Firefox - Configure the behaviour when opening a new window

April 2018

You can configure Firefox to perform a particular action when opening a new browser window (CTRL + N).
Here's how to proceed:
  • Open Firefox.
  • In the address bar type the following command:
  • about:config
  • Click on the "I'll be careful, I promise..." button
  • In the Filter field type:browser. windows. loadOnNewWindow
  • Double-click on this entry and use one of the following value:
    • 1: Homepage
    • 2: Last visited page
    • 0: Blank page
    • -1: Start up page.
Published by jad05. Latest update on August 5, 2011 at 08:34 AM by jad05.
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