When installed this add-on will colorize your tabs depending on the protocol they use (currently [http/https red/green respectively] only). So you would know if you are browsing through a secured connection even if you have hidden the navigation bar.
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Like to use the “View Source” option in Firefox a lot? When you do this neat little option, it always opens in a new window. That can be a little annoying. What if you could get the source to pop up in the same tab? That is the action that the View Source Code in the Same Tab add-on does.
Enables desktop notifications like in Chrome (e.g. Gmail, imo.im) and, if the site doesn’t support them, it can notify new messages or updates detecting changes of the title (e.g. Hotmail, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter). Even if the browser is minimized!
Most Recent Tabs adds a keyboard shortcut to switch back to your most recently selected tab. Useful to alternate between two tabs and to easy go back to your last tab if you switch to another briefly.
The extension for Firefox, Copy Urls Expert, provides options to ‘Copy Urls of All Opened Tabs in Current Window’, ‘Copy Urls of Tabs in All Windows’, ‘Copy Urls of All Links in Selected Text’ and ‘Copy Urls of All Images in Selection’. Allows to open multiple tabs.
Do you enjoy tabbed browsing? Are you annoyed when Firefox is able to display just 7 or 8 tabs (and two scroll arrows) in the tab bar? This simple yet powerful add-on allows your tabs to shrink to a smaller size before going into overflow.
Would you like to access your browser’s history right from the tab you are on? Grab Tab History Menu. When click on the selected tab, a history menu corresponding to it will display. If you find yourself going backwards and forwards while you browse the Internet – this is a handy add-on to have.
Rather than resetting your entire browser to be in Private Browsing Mode, why not just set it to one tab? The Private Tab extension for Firefox adds private tabs to Firefox. This way, you can use the private browsing mode of Firefox in a single tab – while the rest of the browser stays un-private.
Switching tabs in a hurry? Tab Wheel Scroll is a great add-on for Firefox that allows you to use the mouse’s scroll wheel to switch between open tabs in Firefox. It would be really nice if there was an option for switching tab groups when cycling over the Tab Groups button. Aside from that, this extension is perfect.
Can’t you wait a few more minutes to see if anything has been updated on Facebook, Twitter or Google +? Thankfully, for Firefox users, there is a really nice add-on that will check into this for you. Tab Badge will give you uniform notifications of new content in the Firefox tab bar.