Web browsers - Open new tabs to your homepage

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Web browsers - Open new tabs to your homepage

It might be convenient that when you open a new tab, the latter opens to your homepage (instead of a blank page). Here's how to configure this option.

Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome and install the following extension New Tab Redirect
  • A the name already suggest, this exxtension allows you to set the URL of the page that loads in a new tab.


  • Open Firefox.
  • In the address bar type the following command and press Enter: about:config
  • Search for the following entry: browser.newtab.url
  • Double click on browser.newtab.url and type the URL of the website.
  • Click on OK to validate.

Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer and click Tools > Internet Options.
  • Go to General > Tabs
  • For "When a new tab is opened, open:" select "Your first home page".

Published by jak58. Latest update on August 26, 2014 at 06:34 AM by jak58.
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