Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Well designed and handy

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (7.2). 

It's ok, but not as impressed as others Rated 3 out of 5 stars

This is the best addon I could find to split tabs on the screen. It does this well, but the controls are not particularly user friendly. I end up having to navigate to a menu, a submenu, and a sub-submenu to get anything done. The toolbar button is not very useful to me. I also notice that at least one option in that button is not available in the addon's options window.

So I'd love to see this work with a lot less clicking.


I appreciate the developer's response below, but I already knew all that. We should work on the assumption that I've read the instructions and looked through the addon carefully, rather than assume I don't know what I'm doing.

The core problem is that "their way" of using the browser is not flexibile enough to accommodate me, the end user. All this shift/click/drag stuff gets REALLY confusing if you are already using mouse gestures for other browser functions. If someone wants to memorize this stuff, that's fine for them, but I don't want to. So the only option remaining for me is to click through all the menus and submenus.

Let me be constructive here: My approach would be to include a few extra toolbar buttons with the addon, for functions like tiling the current tab or opening a new tiled tab. Just let the user drag the button(s) he wants onto the toolbar and ignore all the stuff he doesn't want. Much simpler, no?

Anyway, I'm still making use of this addon, so it's not exactly a disaster!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (7.2). 

Tile Tabs does work with a lot less clicking

Tile Tabs has many features and options, which if used correctly will considerably reduce the amount of clicking, most importantly:

• Shift+Drag a link or tab onto an existing tile's contents to open the link's or tab's URL in a new tile.

Other examples are:

• Ctrl+Drag a link or a tab onto an existing tile's contents to open the link's or tab's URL in the existing tile.
• Shift+Click on a tab to assign the tab to the active tile.
• Ctrl+Middle-Click on a link a in tiled tab to open the link in the "next" tile in the group (to the right or below).
• Use the drop-down menu on the Properties popup to assign a tab to the active tile.
• Set the default layout to a user-defined layout and then use the toolbar button to open the default layout.

Also, try automatic assignment of tabs - for a better browsing experience - by enabling these options:

• Assign to active tile when untiled tab selected
• Assign another tab when tiled tab closed

All of these features are described on the add-ons homepage on the Mozilla Add-ons website.

Out of this world Add-on Rated 5 out of 5 stars

One of the best Add-ons I've ever used, and I use it almost everyday. Tileing is unique and easy to use as described, and so useful. 5 stars without a doubt.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (7.2). 

great but Rated 5 out of 5 stars

it conflict with hide tab
when i want hide a tab this not hide because all tab under power of your great script,
please recreate it and fix this problem

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (7.1). 

Conflict with HideTab add-on

Unfortunately, both Tile Tabs and HideTab use the same CSS property ("display:none;") to hide tab buttons. It is not possible for Tile Tabs or HideTab to know whether this property was set/removed by itself, or the other add-on, or by both add-ons.

If Tile Tabs and HideTab are installed together, both add-ons will end up with confused internal states, which will result in unpredictable behaviour. To resolve this conflict would require a significant design change in Tile Tabs or HideTab or more likely in both add-ons.

Amazing Extension Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am literally addicted to this extension.
A big shout out to the developer :) Thanks alot !

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.5).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

mouse over to select tile Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Can make it mouse over that tile to make that as active tile and set default sync scroll bar?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.5). 

超级好用 Rated 5 out of 5 stars


This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.5). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Это просто гениальная разработка. Не видел ничего подобного раньше. К хорошему человек быстро привыкает - без Tile Tabs уже не могу обойтись.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.4). 

Save the money on a second monitor and use this add-on instead Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This add-on does exactly what its name implies. It allows you to tile two or more tabs to view the contents of them at the same time. This allows you to do many things such as multi-task, cross reference websites, and compare two different products. It has some advanced settings such as hotkeys and saving custom layouts. It is helpful to have a high resolution, widescreen monitor.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.3). 

Revolutionary! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Essential add-ons offer practical solutions to increase browser serviceability for the average internet user; however, few achieve the glory of producing a truly revolutionary browsing experience. Standing beside Adblock Plus and Greasemonkey/Scriptish on the pedestal is Tile Tabs (herein TT).

The ease of customizing TT pales when compared to its manifold applications. I use TT predominantly for chat and music usage, but information research, browser and extension troubleshooting, and monitoring multiple feeds are also uses which benefit.

TT is here to stay. The developer is very active and provides continual stable updates and prompt support.

TT can be used out the box, but I recommend experimenting and tweaking the options to acquire maximum usability.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.3). 

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Excellent addon except when saving a new layout will only accept alpha, numeric, and the underline (_) characters. It will not accept a space or any other special characters except the underline. This makes for a sloppy-looking entry. Please allow it to at least accept the space and minus (-) characters.

To MaxStirner, you should be able to drag and drop any link into any tab. Maybe this will help in your Google problem.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.2). 

Available in version 6.3

Tile Tabs 6.3 has been released and allows spaces and hyphens in layout names, as well as letters, digits and underscores.

Feature request :) Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have a feature request - I'm not sure if i can explain it well because I'm not fluent in english but I'm looking for this feature everywhere for years and I can't find it.
Please make it possible that the links from one tab will open in the other - that is - let's say I'm browsing Google and when I click the link then this link opens in the tab below (or above or wherever I choose to). I know that there already exists an option to open the link in the New Tab, but i would prefer not to create new additional tab everytime - instead it should open the link in the preferred position everytime I clik it on my touchpad. Could this be done?
Thank you anyway for this great addon

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.2). 

Similar features already available

You can already do this by dragging a link from one tab to another tab, which will open the link in the second tab. You can also use the "Open In Next Tile" mouse shortcut (by default, Ctrl + Middle-click) to open a link in the "next" tile to the right or below the active tile.

Nice & dense Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Definately my most favorite addon, allowing me side-by-side comparisons, working synchronized in 2 tabs, making the most out of a tablet_PC with this. lt is quick to set up and practical in use. e.g. I have a 4 panel layout concentrating g-mail, g-calendar, g-docs and g-contacts,allowing me to work most efficiently by compressing the information in my focus. I wish this could go native in firefox. Thanks for the great Add-On!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.2). 

Genial para grandes monitores Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Recientemente adquirí una imac de 27" y usandola en un monitor asi de ancho es genial, no solo por que al poder juntar 2 pestañas puedo hacer un comparativo de 2 sitios si no además que puedo sincronizar el scroll que me parece fantástico.

Realmente esta extensión es necesaria para desarrolladores web, como yo.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.2). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This addon is a must have: it simplifies so much having several pages on screen. If you want to have a Youtube video, Fb/Twitter, or a webmail on the side of Ffox, this is it.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.2). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Essentially, this add on changes the internet. For people interested in designing how they view the internet, this is perfect. When you have a ton of pages open for a paper or project, it is always nice to have it all in front of you!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.1). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Every now and then you find something that improves how you work. Having the ability to view two pages side by side, or even several tabs tiled together has significantly changed how I work on the Web.

Referencing documentation, viewing a video, commenting on a blog, can all now happen simultaneously--at least if you're brains up to it and you've had enough coffee. :)

If you find yourself resizing windows so you can see them both at the same time, then this is the add-on for you.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.1). 

Awesome Rated 5 out of 5 stars

An Awesome addon, for multitasking. Great when need to download many files, no need to back and forth. 10 on 10

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.1). 

very good Rated 5 out of 5 stars

First of all, congratulations to developer for his efforts!

Now, i think that there is a small distance to be perfect..
In my opinion, the option "Open in next" should be redefined to be more clear. In what "Next"??
About its actual functionality, i don't like it in current version (6.1).
Upon its appearance and until the previous version (6.0) i was very happy
because i could have a layout of two vertical tiles side by side to open links from
one tile to other. Now i can't any more! :(
For example, think about a tile with youtube or google search results to be
open in the other tile.
It was very convenient to me!
So i suggest to developer that, in combination with this feature, should be also another one
to set the behavior (e.g. open in next tile or in new tab).
This way would be happy all users!

Now, about the snap feature of splitters, i don't understand what's the usefulness
the splitters to be able to snap in edges.
In my opinion, it would be far more useful if was possible, dragging a splitter to reach
the splitter of another tile, to automatically be aligned with it reaching the specified
distance. I know that this can be done by double clicking on a splitter but, the
desirable position of the splitters is not necessarily always the center of tiles.

A restored layout from a previous session when firefox starts, breaks the
functionality of firefox "Don't load tabs until selected". Also, in such a case, some
of the inactive tiles show a weird string instead of their content until be selected.
This also applies when one of the inactive tiles contains the extension manager.
As i realize, according to the expected behavior in a restored layout, only the
active tile should be loaded. Otherwise, in a restored layout of several tiles, we
can't utilize the benefit of "Don't load tabs until selected".

I encourage the developer to find good solutions for the above for this invaluable
extension . . ! ! :)

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (6.1). 

Thanks for these suggestions

Open in Next Tile - There is an option to configure this in 6.2.

Splitter Snap - The requirement for the splitter snap operation is not very clear. Please e-mail more details (and snapshots) to dw-dev@gmx.com.

Restore Layout - When restoring a layout, does it really make sense to delay loading of tabs until they are selected? With normal Firefox, you can only see one tab's contents at any one time. Tile Tabs fundamentally changes the paradigm, so you can see the contents of multiple tabs. The whole point is that you can see multiple tabs simultaneously (not empty tiles). Any tabs that are not currently displayed in the tile layout, will not be loaded until selected. Similar arguments apply if loading a previously saved tile layout (that was saved with its tabs).

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

thanks for this useful add-on

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (5.6).