Open a blank 'New Tab'
Double-click empty space on the Tab Bar
Open a bookmark in a new tab
Middle-click on the bookmark
Close a tab
Middle-click on the tab will close it
Open your homepage in a new tab
Middle-click on the homepage button to open your homepage in a new tab
Navigate tabs with the keyboard
Ctrl+Tab to navigate tabs to the right.
Crtl+Shift+Tab to navigate the tabs to the left.
Even quicker way is Ctrl+[# of tab]
Set mutliple Home pages
Tools---->Options--->General and seperate each page with the pipe | symbol
(Shift+button above the enter button)
Rearrange add/remove Icons on the toolbar
Let Firefox complete web addresses for you
Type in something like 'yahoo' in the address bar and hit:
Ctrl+Enter to add . before and .com after the text
Similarly, Shift+Enter will add . and .net
and Ctrl+Shift+Enter will add . and .org
Bookmark the current page
3 Simple ways:
- Hit Ctrl+D,
- drag the icon from the location bar to your Bookmarks folder,
- or you can drag the icon to the desktop to make an shorcut for that page
Increase/Decrease font size
Hold Ctrl AND press + or -
Save all open tabs in a bookmark folder
Ctl-D or Bookmarks--->Bookmark This Page, select the "bookmark all tabs in a folder", then select or create a folder
Stop animated gifs from moving
Press the ESC key
Bookmark an Livebookmark (RSS Feed) if the site offers them
Click the orange button on the status bar and select 'subscribe to rss feed'
Add a keyword for a bookmark
You can give "keywords" to your bookmarks by right-clicking the bookmark and then Properties. If you put a string in the keyword field now you can type that keyword in the address bar and it will go to that bookmark. For example, if I have a bookmark for Fox News website, I might give it the keyword "news". Now, when I type "news" in the address bar and hit 'enter', the Fox News site is loaded.