10 Useful Firefox Extensions for Tabs

by on January 1, 2009
in Firefox, Tips and Tricks




Tabs is one of the most important features in browsers these days. All browsers support tabbed-browsing as it allow users to surf as many websites as they want in one single window without cluttering your Windows taskbar.

Tabs in Firefox can be more useful than other browsers as they can be customized by using different extensions.

Useful Firefox Extensions for Tabs

Here’s a list of 10 Firefox extensions that can make tabs more fun to use and help increase productivity.

Colorful Tabs

Colorful Tabs

Colors every tab in a different color and makes them easy to distinguish while beautifying the overall appearance of the interface. [Download]

Firefox Showcase

Firefox Showcase

Showcase provides a new way to manage your Firefox tabs and windows by showing them as thumbnails in a single window, tab or sidebar. Includes a find bar that will filter the thumbnails, and the capability to select the thumbnails in the same way you would select files in your system. [Download]

Group Tabs

Group Tabs

This extension adds group and sort support to tabs in Firefox. [Download]

Undo Closed Tabs Button

Undo Closed Tabs Button

This extension allows you to undo closed tabs via a toolbar and/or tab bar button or the right-click context menu.Saves you time by not going to History > Recently Closed Tabs. [Download]

Tab Sidebar

Tab Sidebar

The tab sidebar extension provides a sidebar in the browser that can act as a replacement to the main tab bar, complete with always visible preview thumbnails and in tab navigation buttons. Just got to View – Tab Sidebar to see it. [Download]

Aging Tabs

Aging Tabs

Makes unused tabs fade with age and highlights the selected tab. [Download]

Multiple Tab Handler

Multiple Tab Handler

This provides features to handle multiple tabs at once, for example, close them, reload them, and so on. [Download]

Duplicate/Merge Tabs

Duplicate/Merge Tabs

With Duplicate Tab you can copy a tab so that the copy has the same history of the original tab. A tab can be copied into a new tab or a new window. “Merge Windows” feature move all tabs from all windows into one single window, and “Detach Tab” which makes a window out of a tab. [Download]

Tab X

Tab X

Makes the close buttons on the tabs always visible, even if there are lots of tabs open, and irrespective of the hidden browser.tabs.closeButtons preference. [Download]

Tab Scope

Tab Scope

Shows a popup on tabs and enables you to preview and navigate tab contents through popup. [Download]

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