TabSubmit Basic

TabSubmit Basic

Makes forms open in new tabs if you're holding down a meta key while you click.

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What is TabSubmit Basic?

TabSubmit Basic is a Firefox add-on by mike_conley. This add-on has 87 daily active users and a good user rating of 4.14. The latest version, 0.5.0, was updated 4 years ago.

Stats date:
Users: 87 ▼ -5
Rating: 4.14 (7)
Version: 0.5.0 (Last updated: 2019-07-03)
Creation date: 2015-05-13
Weekly download count: 2
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
Size: 10.34K
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
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This add-on is a rewrite of the now unmaintained TabSubmit (which is, ironically, a rewrite of the still older SubmitToTab).

It's very stripped down. Once you've installed the add-on, it should inject a page-mod that causes any form to target _blank when you click on any input and hold down a meta key (like Cmd, Ctrl, etc). That should, in theory, open it in a new tab or window, depending on what your pref is set at.

Made during a bout of insomnia for RyanVM, because that guy saves our butt daily.

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Risk impact

TabSubmit Basic requires a number of risky permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install TabSubmit Basic if you trust the publisher.

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Risk likelihood

TabSubmit Basic has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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User reviews
Works wonderfully on Firefox 91 (July 2021). Great extension.

Doesn't seem to work (68.0.1)
by perlancar, 2019-07-24

All hail Mike Conley!
by grahamperrin, 2018-06-30
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