Tab Sidebar

Tab Sidebar

Adds a sidebar with foldable tabs.

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What is Tab Sidebar?
'Tab Sidebar' is a highly practical Firefox add-on that amplifies your browsing experience by introducing foldable tabs within a sidebar. This feature enhances user convenience in terms of web navigability by systematically arranging and providing quick accessibility to multiple open tabs. It also supports the application of system icons' color context via about:config.
Merlin
Stats
Users: 1,765 ▲ 2
Rating: 4.37 (43)
Version: 0.7 (Last updated: 2022-09-27)
Creation date: 2017-10-23
Weekly download count: 46
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • menus
  • menus.overrideContext
  • sessions
  • storage
  • tabs
Size: 28.14K
URLs: Website
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Merlin
Summary

Tips including style sheet examples are available on the support site.

To use system icons (e.g. audio icons) color of the theme context, set svg.context-properties.content.enabled to true in about:config.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Simple and easy to customize
  • Does not crash the browser
  • Clever simplicity with features like tab grouping and menu
  • Innovative with marker tabs
  • Open source without needing dangerous permissions
Cons
  • Pinned tab titles do not shrink to the size of an icon
  • Visually configuring it is very labor-intensive
  • Titles do not align properly when there is no icon available
Most mentioned
  • Tabs titles might become cluttered without truncation or fading effect for longer titles
  • Sidebar customization and configuration can be challenging
  • Lack of distinctive name causing confusion with other tab-related add-ons
  • Interest in new features like resizing the sidebar, tab searching, and automatic organization under marker tabs
  • Issues with the simplicity of the addon for some users
Recent reviews
by Marvin, 2024-02-03
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Safety
Risk impact

Tab Sidebar may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Tab Sidebar has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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