Why only 4 pin tiles when I open a new tab on v.38?
Right after the update to version 38, my new tab page displays only 4 of 9 tiles PINNED (popular pages) that I had before.
By following some instructions here, I just checked the value of "browser.newtabpage.pinned" and all 9 sites are stored. BUT they are not displayed. Not sure if it is a problem of space with version 38. Maybe someone on your desktop can confirm. It seems that the new tiles are more "real estate". If so, it is a design flaw and let me tell you, inexcusable. The most visited pages/tiles feature is incredibly useful.
BTW, in classic vs. improved settings makes no difference.
Hi, you can change the number of tiles on the Page of the new tab to zoom in or out (Ctrl and + key, or Ctrl and - key).
You can also keep the same zoom setting when a new tab is clicked: Type Subject: config in the address bar, press ENTER, accept the warning, scroll to browser.newtab.preload and double-click on it to change the 'value' of true to False.
It is also possible about: config to change the maximum number of tiles by scrolling to the browser.newtabpage.columns (or Rows), then right-click > modify to set a new number of 'value '.
As an alternative, you might like to try the add-on new tab tools.
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When I open a new tab, NO best sites don't show up... shows just a search engine box. I have Firefox 33.0. Why is there no 'pin' button when I opened a new page? How to make the top sites page appears when I open a new tab?
Here is some additional information on the configuration of the new tab page:
(1) in a new tab, type or paste Subject: config in the address bar and press ENTER. Click on the button promising to be careful.
(2) in the search above the list box, type or paste newtab and make a pause so that the list is filtered
(3) double-click the preference browser.newtab.url and enter your favorite page:
- (Default) page thumbnails = > subject: newtab
- Blank tab = > subject: empty
- Built-in Firefox homepage = > topic: welcome
- Any other page = > full URL of the page
Press Ctrl + t to open a new tab and check that it worked. Fixed?
If Firefox will not let you change this setting: you can have what is called SearchProtect on your system.
Firefox if allows you to save your changes, but he doesn't know: one of your extensions may be the substitution of her. You can consult, disable and/or remove extensions on the addons page:
"3-bar" menu button (or tools) > Add-ons > in the left column click on Extensions
If the modification works during your session, but during the next startup is leads to: you could have a user.js file in your personal settings Firefox (your Firefox profile folder). This article describes how to track down and delete the file: How to fix preferences that will not save.
A little luck?
When I click on + to open a new tab, this tab shows only the address bar, no search box! This problem is created suddenly. Previously, this problem, when I opened a new tab it shows google search box and the address bar. Now, the address bar of the new tab worked for both page looking box and address bar.
I followed: config process and it's worked. But, when I start my computer after a few more hours I see this problem! What can I do? Please tell me.
I have attached a picture of your understanding.
I wouldn't try a reinstall immediately. An ordinary reinstall often not made the changes that it would bring.
user.js file will be a small file in your profile and contained text. If copy you and rename user . txt or user.js.txt it will be readable by any word processor, even if Notepad can open it is.
- Background info see http://kb.mozillazine.org/User.js_file
Paste the content in your next reply. He can give us some clues as to what is happening.
In fact the user.js file will change behavior of Firefox and you want to simply rename temporarily; instead of renaming a copy; in order to disable and see what happens.
Just another thought the usual options used for newtabs
- Subject: white - it's a plain blankpage, no bar to search it.
- Subject: newtab - currently by default has a search bar and the tiles
- topic: home - a search bar and some settings icons etc
You can try one of these out by typing in the address bar Subject: House or whatever, (or try on: subject).
It is has two troubleshooting steps simple which will help, but you don't seem to have tried yet.
First, try fashion without failure of Firefox.
For example, in now the SHIFT key when you click the icon to start Firefox
The second interesting to try procedure is to create a new additional profile for test purposes. Which erases most of the settings and not be affected by file user.js or interfere with your existing settup. You get the choice what profile to use when you start Firefox.
If I press ctrl + t to make a new tab, the new tab load a bing search bar. Why? Why isn't there a blank window? When I open the new tab, the cursor is moved in the address to the search bar bar. It is inefficient to me, because I know the site I'm looking and haven't really needed to search. Is there a way to change this? It actually discourages me to use FireFox and I prefer just to solve this problem.
You have sort of a Bing extension or an extension 'search help' installed, what has changed the new blank tab to Bing.
Starting this weekend when I opened a new tab, I can only type a few letters before my cursor jumps far and I have to set on the address bar to continue typing - what can I do to fix this?
This weekend I started having problems tab that had never happened before. When I open a new tab, I don't have time to type one or two letters before the cursor jumps away. I did a scan of symantec without success. Someone at - it suggestions on how to solve this problem of jumping? Thank you
This has happened
Each time Firefox opened
Is this weekend
Me once again. It is the complement of CoolPreviews, not Firefox.
Since the return of FF 3.6.4 or 3.6.3 does not resolve the issue, I searched further and found the culprit.
After you disable CoolPreviews 3.1.0623, the question came to me.
I try to have faces of color illustrated when I open a new tab in Firefox 42. The instructions say click on the gear wheel at the top right of the page to the new tab in order to activate the function of tiles. It is not a gear when I open a new tab.
What page is the new tab override set the new tab page?
If you want to use the subject: newtab page with the tiles and the gear, you don't need this extension.
The extension new tab replace is only necessary if you want a different home page, and such a page does not include this gear.
See this article on the page tab (topic: newtab):
When you open a new tab, why firefox suggests my recent history when I checked ever "broadcast history" on the settings?
If you have visited sites in no Private Browsing mode then there still may be the thumbnails of the pages in the cache.
Only pages that you visit in PB mode should not show on the subject: newtab page.
Empty the cache must do the thumbnails disappear on refresh.
When I open a new tab, I'm on it to open it with Google Search. How can I change this?
Hi, 41 of Firefox, you must use the add-on tab override (browser.newtab.url replacement), to make changes to the page tab.
Once installed, open the Add-ons (Ctrl + Shift + A) Manager > Extensions, and then look for the new tab override and click Options to set your preference.
Notice, if you want only the new tab to be the same as your home page, you can use the Add on new tab homepage instead.
You will then need to restart Firefox for all changes to take effect.
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I'm on FF new BETA 64 bit version and when I open a new tab, sometimes I listen to music. Is this some kind of new feature or is this something else is the cause on my PC... WINS 7-64
If someone wants to share the destination URL of the tile at the origin of this problem, it may be useful for testing.
The Web page that triggered its for me was http://lotto.pch.com.
Remove the tile from the new tab page by clicking the small 'X' in the upper right of the faulty tile solves the problem. If you want to avoid the problem occurs on the tabs, you can prevent firefox to show your tabs recently on the new tab page.
In the upper right corner of the new tab page is an icon of the gear. Click the gear icon and you have three options: 'Proposed show and your best sites', 'show your best sites' and 'white page '. By selecting "Display the white page" should solve the problem now and in the future.
When I open a new tab, I get redirected to a page that is not google. I want to start with google and go from there.
You can check the browser.newtab.url pref on the topic: config page and set this pref to your preferred the new tab page.
- the new default tab with the tiles page is on: newtab
- the default homepage is Subject: Home
- to a blank page, you can use Subject: vacuum
The pref browser.newtabpage.enabled must be set to true to use the page defined through browser.newtab.url like the new tab page.
See this article on the page tab (topic: newtab):
Your list of details of the system shows that you have a user.js file in the profile folder to initialize prefs each time you start Firefox.
The user.js file is present than if you or another software has created this file and normally it wouldn't be here.
You can check its contents with a text editor (right click: 'Open with'; do not double-click).
The user.js file is read whenever Firefox is started and initializes the preferences to the specified value in this file, so the preferences set via user.js can be changed temporarily for the current session.
You can remove the user.js file if you do not create this file yourself.
You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder currently in use:
- Help > troubleshooting information > profile directory: see file (Linux: open the directory;) Mac: View in the Finder)
When I open a new tab, the music begins to play. It sounds like something Publishers Clearing house could play.
I didn't add everything add on.
I found the answer.
It is only on the new blank tabs. Pages seen playing music.
Looks like an unscrupulous web site had made himself the location of the new default tab. Everytime I open a new tab, it turns out the unscrupulous site. I just get a blank page when I open a new tab. How can I get rid of this "" new tab by default?
You can use the SearchReset extension to reset preferences to default values.
Note that the SearchReset extension runs only once and then uninstalls automatically, so it will not appear on the page "> Firefox Add-ons" (topic: addons).
If you do not keep the changes after a reboot or have problems with preferences, see:
I'm used to be able to type in a search or URL when you open a new tab. Now, I only get the "flaps" which show most recently open tabs. I had to go to alternative browsers to go to websites not in my top 9 or to open new windows, which is a pain.
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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The foregoing. When I opened a new tab in the past, before the new update, firefox would automatically highlight the text in the address bar, and I couldn't just start typing here the address of the site that I wanted to. I could quickly get anywhere I want in less than a second. Now, I need to drag, and then click on in the bar every time to address. I installed an add-on called "custom newtab", but it slows down just me lower due to a lag between opening a new tab and the add-on kick and highlighting the contents of address bar.
What is happening is this:
Click "new tab".
New tab opens blank, and the text appears highlighted "google.co.uk" for about a quarter second.
Loading the Google page and highlight the text becomes not for another second quarter.
The module comes in and highlights the text "google.co.uk" Meanwhile I have already started typing and end up losing the first part of words, sending me random web pages and research.
Why this change? Difficulty please!
Hi ChrisYeomans, a change has been noted in other threads on google.co.uk
The http URL now automatically redirects to https. Since you did not specify the Protocol in your newtab.url setting, Firefox attempts http and it is immediately redirected to the https domain. You should be able to see this happen unless your computer is much faster than mine.
Firefox does not handle this redirect elegantly - the URL in the address bar is not enabled unless you click a different tab, and then click back.
To work around the problem, update your newtab.url to the URL https://www.google.co.uk/ full
Firefox version 16.0.2
I tried the suggestions that I find on the web.
Your support page says:
'Page Firefox new tab shows photos of the sites that you visit frequently. Sometimes, all or part of these images are not displayed. We'll explain why this happens and how to get at the time where it is possible. »
No I don't get all the images at all when I open a new tab - it's empty, but I click on the following link:
I click on the link for the instructions and end up here:
I click on this link: "pictures of my top sites have disappeared - how to make them return?
See the thumbnails on the new tab page is missing - how to get back them.
I click on the link for more information and end up... I had started.
-Someone could be nice and explain how to get thumbnails back?
Because I refuse to use IE, but considering Opera... Please advice!
I associate led to various modules of "Community Toolbar". You also have a toolbar? You may be able to configure or disable here:
Orange Firefox button or classic menu Tools > Modules > category: Extensions
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