About this Add-on
Still not possible to implement using WebExtensions without changes from Firefox side.
Adds private tabs.
Usage: see screenshots.
Also you can create private bookmarks to always open some links in private tabs: just prefix “private:” before URL, example: private:https://addons.mozilla.org/
In English: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=2665169
In Russian: http://forum.mozilla-russia.org/viewtopic.php?id=58122
Source code and issues tracker: https://github.com/Infocatcher/Private_Tab
Please read about known issues before reporting bugs:
Some styles for userChrome.css/Stylish to change private tabs appearance:
Works only in Gecko 20.0 and higher (Firefox 20.0+ and SeaMonkey 2.17+) because used API doesn't exist in older versions!
See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=800193 for information about “Warning: Only internal code is allowed to set the usePrivateBrowsing attribute” in the Error Console.
[*] Toggle private state using tab duplication: try restore text in URL bar (#237).
[x] Fixed private protocol in Firefox 37-43 (caused by `nsIIOService.newChannelFromURIWithLoadInfo(…, null)` failure) (#247).
[*] Updated Indonesian (id) locale, thanks to Muhammad Anwari Ramadhan.
[x] Fixed ability to open new private tab in Firefox 54+ (with browser.newtab.preload = true) (#252).
[+] Added privateTab.replaceTabAndTogglePrivate() API.
[x] Fixed ability to open private:… URI in already opened tab (will be used workaround with tab duplication) (#251).
The Development Channel lets you test an experimental new version of this add-on before it's released to the general public. Once you install the development version, you will continue to get updates from this channel. To stop receiving development updates, reinstall the default version from the link above.
Caution: Development versions of this add-on have not been reviewed by Mozilla.
- Version 0.2.2pre