Anti-spam with the new tab page...
I hid the new tab page, and after I did I got spam whenever I opened a new tab... I changed the new tab to open the home page of firefox and it fixed the problem... However, I want to be able to open a blank tab...
OK, so it seems that you have probably an add-on or malicious software on your computer, turning the tabs.
Try resetting Firefox. Refresh Firefox – reset settings and Add-ons.
Download and install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware, run a full scan. http://www.Malwarebytes.org/
Download and launch TDSSKiller http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208283363
Download and install Microsoft Security Essentials http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/security-essentials (no not official approval, but I personally recommend MSE as a great permanent anti-virus)
Check all Windows updates.
Then, follow the same steps that I posted above to change the tab to a new page.
Suck it features 'NEW TAB', to say clearly in computer talk about the terms. With so many people asking how it works or how to get back to the old design, would it be better to compile all the negative comments and confusion on this new format, and reverse back to the old design? As the saying goes... "IF IT ain't BROKE...". DO NOT REPAIR. "I don't even use the NEW TAB page now that I have no desire to understand or read how get my links to be retained and which stored again. A lot of my links aren't there anymore and even visit the sites, is not put these links on the NEW selection TAB page. Honestly this just unwanted thing. Guys we need to stop changing things that work. Sometimes, when a thing is created... you were right the first time. Sorry, but are running out of Internet Explorer. They did not move, but... when they have did... it was just things that need an update or a hotfix.
I also hate the new shit tab in 38.0.5!
Open a new tab if you need with speed, it's much better all you have to do is write about: config newtab in the search box and and delete what has the newtab value, as you can see in the picture, I don't download.
With the last update to the new tab page, they removed the ability to go for subdomains. For example I can't have abc.com/news, abc.com/sports, abc.com/weather or something similar there, I can go to abc.com
Hello pinkycatcher, you can drag items from your Favorites or your story on the default new tab page in firefox. This works for any url including subdomains...
How can I put ONLY 9 tabs, NO 15, on the new tab Page?
(First OFF... Please do not read this as being written by an angry person.) I'm just frustrated with the browser that I liked for years. I hope someone can help me)
For a long time, I had my Firefox (version 33.0.2 - even if I don't remember getting mentions "update") defined so that every time I clicked on the tab new symbol '+' to create a new tab (which has the "new tab Page" on that), the NINE inch nails would be shown for my SELECTION and PIN sites. I LOVED!
Yesterday, I opened Firefox and NOW when I click on the '+' to open the new tab Page... FIFTEEN thumbnails appear, 5wide x 3down, (and to be honest I probably would have the habit of 15! ha).
Here's the PROBLEM: NONE of the thumbnails are "compressed". They ALL have "liberated" up yellow icon to the left and clicking on does nothing to remedy this of course. Other that THAT, everything else behaves normally. (that is to say moving the thumbnails, deleting, swap... I just can't pin THEM!)
FINALLY, I prefer my 9-repositionable decals on the new tab Page.
I went through ALL the options on the side, upside down and backwards, and I just get more frustrated.
Can someone help me?
If you can see all your tiles, you can change your settings in settings page:
- In the address bar, type Subject: config and press enter. The subject: config "this might void your warranty!" warning page may appear.
- Click on I'll be careful, I promise! to keep the comments: config page.
- Search for browser.newtabpage.columns and change it to 3, or however many columns you like
- Note: browser.newtabpage.rows allows you to change the number of desired lines as well
You can also set a fixed number of tiles with the following extensions:
My browser has been hijacked recently by Trovi search engine, and it changed the home page and the new tab page. I was able to restore the home page, but the new tab page was more complicated. I tried to go to about: config and replacing 'browser.newtab.url' 'about.newtab' (because I want the page with websites frequent return), but it just resets the site you'll find once I clicked OK. I tried editing that it again, this time with a URL, but it resets again. This continued even after restarting Firefox. Finally, I tried the add-on "SearchReset." He wiped my regular home page, but the new site of the tab is always you'll find... Whatever I do, it will not change. It keeps resetting to Trovi.
You must remove the malware that Trovi hijacker.
I followed the link to help you guys already created. He asks to go to the window "Show all bookmarks" and drag a bookmark already created a vacancy in the "new tab" page. This does not work for my PC as once I drag the desired bookmark, just open this page on the new tab page. Please help with adding new tiles to the new blank tab page.
I thought about it.
I can't find anywhere in the manual where it says that Firefox must be set on remember the story so that it works. But he does.
I put the tools-> Options-> life private Firefox Will: do not forget history
and it works very well.
I can understand why remember the story must be about to have FF build this list automatically. But why must it be to build this list manually?
I recommend FF to update their documentation.
Is there a setting where I can limit the number of thumbnails / Web sites that appear on the new tab page? When I opened a new tab - I don't want to see tons of sites I have visited - but also, I don't want to delete them all. For example - there is a setting where the new tab page displays the last ten sites I've visited - with all my pinned sites?
There are two settings 'hidden' for this 'grid '.
Type of topic: config in the URL bar and press ENTER.
So put . browser.newtabpage in the top search bar.
Each of these preferences in the lower panel right-click and select Edit. Then change the value default of 3 for each of these preferences to what you prefer, for "pinned" both sites all browsing history you want to appear in the 'grid '.
I already uninstalled the add-on NTP. I can't stand it. The question sums up exactly what I'm trying to accomplish.
What page you want as the new tab page?
You can use change in the context menu or jut double-click the pref to change its value.
I have my boot settings to open my windows and tabs from last time. If I leave Firefox with one of the new tab page, the next time I start up my home page indicates. New windows displays the homepage too. I want my homepage to remain such what. I had defined it like that before and had no problem. It's always like that? Thank you.
If you always want to start with the subject: newtab page then you can open the properties of the desktop Firefox shortcut and add a space and: target newtab at the command line to specify from this page.
Otherwise, you start with the home page or the pages of the previous era as shown in the startup parameter.
A new window will always open by the home page unless you have an installed extension for that to change.
I have an HTML page stored on my hard drive local. I created a bookmark for it; the url begins with "file://". I can easily add any other web page marked with a bookmark to the new tab page, but I can't add my local HTML page. How do I do that?
Hello, try to do this
Open your page normal HTML (double click on the file), then copy the address address bar (the path of your daughter), then in the address bar, type "subject: config", press ENTER, yes I'm cautioned (some look like this, sorry I don't have FX in English), in the search bar, type "browser.newtab.url" and the option that is displayed, click with the right button of the mouse and click on change... or double click on the option , change its value to a copy the address (address of your file you copied), click OK and test
Sorry my bad English!
The new tab page was going well for MONTHS, had an image I have uploaded. Today, I had a 'safe' mode what to be, and my image disappeared. How do I restore, so my image rises?
I had set up my new tab page with an image I have uploaded. It worked fine for months, or even years.
Today, I had a 'crash' that asked me to start Firefox in "safe" mode or "restore". I chose "restore."
On this, my image disappeared from my the new tab page. I can't find how to restore and Add ons that supposedly allow me to add my own image are not useful. At least, I can't understand them.
Can provide you assistance on a computer for Dummies level?
If you deleted the folder "Old data Firefox" you have not the ability to restore your previous profile data.
If it's an image you have stored on your computer, you can open this image in a Firefox tab (Firefox > new tab > open a file).
This will give you the file:// URL in the address bar and you can use a copy and paste this file is enabled in the new tab page.
You can set the browser.newtab.url pref on the topic: config page and set the value of this pref on this URL for you the new tab page.
You can open the topic: config page via the bar addresses as you open a web page.
It's maddening that I can't fix something so simple.
When I click on the '+' opens a new page with entries unpopulated for Web sites. I tried the steps in 'new Page' tab and was able to drag and drop a bookmark of my "library".
Guests look OK, but the site does not appear in the free text box. It seems like it should work. Is there a simple (stupid) step I'm missing?
Yes, it should work if you are dragging a bookmark or history item in an (empty) the subject: newtab page.
You see at least nine slots on the new tab page?
None of them filled are already?
This problem may be caused by an extension that is not working properly.
Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/tools > Modules > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is the cause of the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/tools > Modules > appearance).
- Do not click on the reset button on the start safe mode window or make changes.
This new tab page allows to store the new bookmarks, right? But I was hoping to return to a bookmark that I jumped, so I pressed on remove again and again until the screen on two of the nine just went completely blank, and now I can't drag a bookmark for them. If I drag a bookmark to one of them, or anywhere else on the page, nothing is saved to the "new tab page", it opens just this bookmark. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I have the window "Show all bookmarks" open. I'm puzzled.
Please try this: open a bookmark and drag its icon site (on the left side of the address bar (address)), hold it on the newtab tab and when it opens, release it on a blank thumbnail.
If the problem persists, you can also reset Firefox and start over.
The reset Firefox feature can solve a lot of problems in restaurant Firefox to its factory default condition while saving your vital information.
Note: This will make you lose all the Extensions, open Web sites and preferences.
To reset Firefox, perform the following steps:
- Go to Firefox > help > troubleshooting information.
- Click on the button 'Reset Firefox'.
- Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is finished, it will display a window with the imported information. Click Finish.
- Firefox opens with all the default settings applied.
Information can be found in the article Firefox Refresh - reset the settings and Add-ons .
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whenever I open a new tab, it allows to open directly on the "new tab" page, the one with the thumbnails of your popular and other sites. but instead of showing this, new tabs have been directly opened recently to the firefox home page instead. could someone help me to get it by opening the new tab page, rather than the homepage? Thank you!
go to Subject: config find browser.newtab.url , right-click on it and select reset.
Before installing the update, when I opened a new tab only the best 4 sites that I pinned would be present. After all other sites in my history make their appearance on the new tab page, and I had to delete them manually. How can I prevent NEW sites from popping up and just keep the 4 I want?
What is the setting for the rows and columns?
You can open the topic: config page via the address bar.
You can accept the warning and click on "I'll be careful" to continue.
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