Rated 3.7 out of 5
3.7 Stars out of 5
- by Nick Istre, 10 months agoRated 3 out of 5Does exactly what I wanted when opening new tabs, though it does it after you put in an address in the default container.
Unfortunately, it doesn't allow me to easily open a new window; when you attempt to open a new window from a container tab (Alt/Command-N or File->New Window), the new window immediately closes. You can still open a new window via opening a new tab and dragging it off of the original window, but this is very inconvenient in an multi-workspace environment like KDE, where I often simply want to open a new Firefox window in the current workspace. Moving to the original workspace, dragging a tab out to make a new window, then bringing the window to the workspace I want it is really annoying to do when I simply just want a new Firefox window now.
For my use, this issue makes the add-on basically unusable. Hopefully, this issue can be fixed, or this feature can be part of the base Containers system.
- by piecevcake, a year agoRated 3 out of 5A good interim workaround for bulk tab imports until they get open in set container/open in original properly sorted.
It reopens the tab when the tab is clicked, in the container that was active before the tab was imported.
Drawbacks: Not working properly with tree tabs.
The tab order is changed, tabs are re-ordered into the order they are activated, and tree structure is lost. (This happens using tree tabs addon, may be caused by it??? - Might this be because the old tab is closed before the new tab is opened?)
Brilliant for bookmarks, onetab etc until open in origina container gets sorted.
- by Firefox user 14774199, a year agoRated 4 out of 5Works like a charm - needs to be part of the default container implementation.
Only gripe is that the address bar is not in focus on CTRL+T requiring one to reach out for the touchpad/mouse(or double tab again) on opening a new tab to get the focus back on the address bar.
- by Asim, a year agoRated 4 out of 5Almost did the work what David Lynch explained however slight adjustment needs to be done... From A type container it is going well to new link in A type container however when I tried to open a link from default type container or No Container it didn't work...
- by Firefox user 14110686, a year agoRated 5 out of 5A must-have when you use containers. When using Ctrl+T, it might looks like the new tab is in the default container, but at the moment you enter an URL, it opens it in the correct container. I've been looking for this a long time - I tried a lot of unsatisfying "hacks" - but this extension perfectly does the job.
- by tomjwatson, 2 years agoRated 4 out of 5With this extension containers actually work how they always should have. Containers + this extension is now way more powerful than Chrome's profile switcher.
- by Justin Bailey, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5This extension solves an annoying problem with containers - when you open a URL into a new tab (ALT+Enter on Windows) from the address bar in a container, Firefox does not normally persist the container. This extension does! Great work.
- by Firefox user 14247619, 2 years agoRated 4 out of 5It works pretty well for the main task: opening a new tab keeping the current container. My one gripe is that when this addon is active, when you open a new tab, the address bar loses focus. My instinct is to hit Ctrl+T and then just start typing, but it doesn't work unless I disable the addon. Currently debating whether it's worth it to use the addon with this bug. Thanks!
- by Firefox user 14225755, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5Works great, 30 seconds in!
Usage: In a personal container, I press Ctrl+T and a new blank window opens (that's my default setting) - then I type in the url of a site, and when it loads, it's in the Personal container. Same with Work. Nice!
- by Cyberknight, 2 years agoRated 3 out of 5This add-on makes dealing with containers much easier, but it requires a lot of polishing.
I just found three bugs:
1) Customisation mode cannot be activated, because the add-on tries to "contain" it, what causes it to break (the add-on should check if it's the customisation tab that's being opened and avoid trying to "contain" it). Other built-in Pages work fine (about:config, about:preferences and so on). The bug only shows when the customisation is activated on a window with containers.
2) Control+N or File -> New Window opens a new container tab, instead of a new window! Once again, the bug only shows up when the commands are used on a window with containers. When done on a window without ANY containers, a new window is normally created (it doesn't matter if the active tab is "uncontained"). If, for instance, no window is uncontained, the is no way to create new windows (dragging a tab out of its window, luckily, still work, so it's possible to "produce" new "uncontained" windows by creating an empty tab, which will be contained, drag it out to create a new window, then switch the container of that new tab with Switch Container Plus, which is currently the only add-on able to change containers of empty tabs). Too much trouble just to create a window, but still possible.
3) When recovering from a crash, ALL tabs on ALL windows are "contained" (kind of randomly, depending on the first contained tab Firefox restores (it doesn't have to load it, just its presence in any window is enough to "contaminate" all other tabs). It's, in a word, disastrous, as all tabs change their containers (even uncontained ones), messing with logged in accounts, changing site preferences and whatnot.
Currently, this add-on is unusable (yes, it works fine enough while everything is running smooth, but then it may mess up everything in the event of a crash or restart).
- by beeker, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5It does exactly what I need, which is to bind CTRL-T to whatever the last container tab type was, and open URLs from external programs like (email or chat clients) in a Firefox container of the last type selected.
Someday this'll probably be part of the container tabs add-on, but for now it's a lightweight, stand-alone add-on. Recommended.