This addon changes the cursor when hovering a link that will open a new tab. It is possible to stay in current tab by pressing `Ctrl`/`Cmd` + `Shift`.
What is target="_blank"-toggler?
target=_blank-toggler is a Firefox add-on that changes the cursor when hovering links that open new tabs. It also allows users to stay in the current tab by pressing Ctrl/Cmd + Shift.
This extension was developed along this blog post: https://augustin-riedinger.fr/en/resources/thoughts-on-target-blank Go read it for full-context.
It does basically two things:
- Changes the cursor to the logo when hovering a
- Toggles the
target="_blank"attributes on links while pressing
target="_blank"-toggler is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive 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 target="_blank"-toggler if you trust the publisher.
target="_blank"-toggler has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.