17 addons other than TMP to work with Tabs(Explained)

by ChessWriter

13 Add-ons in this Collection

Tab Mix Plus by onemen, Gary Reyes

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 2,434 reviews

594,675 users

Tab Mix Plus enhances Firefox's tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager.
Collector's Note The single most important addon in this collection. Other addons have been chosen to work with Tab Mix Plus.

Tree Style Tab by Piro (piro_or)

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Experimental

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 1,303 reviews

87,963 users

Show tabs like a tree.
Collector's Note Use it only if you use only a few addons. In such a case you will absolutely love it. But, if like me, you use 150+ addons, this addon conflicts with other addons and slows firefox down. Overall a great addon.

CleanupTabs by Yurii Zolot'ko

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

962 users

Automatically close unused tabs (keep only N most recent tabs).

Multiple Tab Handler by Piro (piro_or)

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 186 reviews

12,648 users

Provides feature to close multiple tabs.
Collector's Note The second best addon on this list. For it to work with Tab Mix Plus, you have to change the settings for Shift click and Ctrl click(on Tabs). If you do this the two addons will not conflict. (The authors of TMP and MTH, have communicated with each other and this is what they recommend. If you install both of them together, then on restarting firefox a dialog will open up telling you to choose to keep either all of TMP's functions or all of MTH's features. I recommend that you keep all TMP's features and later change TMP's settings to set Ctrl click and Shift click on tabs to do nothing. Once you disable these, the MTH's Shift click and Ctrl click functions will automatically take over)

Hide Tabbar by mr321

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 88 reviews

18,872 users

Hide the tabbar by just pressing a key.
Collector's Note There are 2 or 3 addons out there which hide the tab bar. This in my opinion is the best of them. It can autohide tabs after the time interval you set, or you can also set a hotkey to hide the tabbar when you press it. Useful in fullscreen view. It can also be used to hide your tabbar if you don't want someone else who might be watching to which tabs you have open.

Tab Utilities by ithinc

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 578 reviews

2,365 users

Open Bookmarks/History/Homepage/URL/Search in new tabs, and more utilities for tabbed browsing, including Protect/Lock/Faviconize/Unload Tab, Reload Every, Select and manipulate multiple tabs simultaneously, Tab Stacking/Coloring, etc.
Collector's Note More powerful than even Tab Mix Plus. It supports tab stacking like Opera browser. If you use Tab Utilities, you don't need many other addons, like Multiple Tab Handler for example. But it is less compatible with other tab related addons than TMP is.

TabGroups Menu by char101

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 92 reviews

1,060 users

Access firefox tabgroups using a dropdown menu.
Collector's Note If you have TabGroups Manager, then you do not need TabGroups Menu. Those who use smaller screens might prefer TabGroups Menu even though it has far fewer features than the bigger addon TabGroups Manager.

Load Tabs Progressively by ithinc

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Experimental

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 110 reviews

871 users

Load tabs one by one.
Collector's Note If you try to define a certain number of tabs, say 3, then tabs do not start loading at once. The 4th tab will open only after the first 3 have loaded and so on. If you want to open a tab before its turn, then simply click on it(The tab gets loaded on demand). Very very useful.

Tab Kit 2nd Edition by PikachuEXE

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Experimental

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 74 reviews

798 users

Tab grouping, vertical tab tree, multi-rows, and various tweaks for power users.. Firefox 4+ compatible!!
Collector's Note Has many of the same functions as Tab Mix Plus and Tab Utilities. So, if you use this check the settings carefully so that both the similar addons are set to act in the same way, otherwise there will be conflicts. Its best feature - It adds entries to the Tab context menu to sort tabs by domain, by opener, by name, by last visited etc...

TabGroups Manager by Axel Shootingstar

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 377 reviews

2,171 users

TabGroups Manager helps to classify and organize tabs by dividing them into Groups. Because tabs become easier to manage, you can never have too many! TabGroups Manager is ideal for tab power users.
Collector's Note Is a game changing addon as big as Tab Mix Plus. An absolute must have.

Tabs Menu by Mikel Ward

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

1,509 users

Adds a Tabs menu to the main menu that lets you easily change between tabs.
Collector's Note I recommend that you check out the other addon lists that I have created as well. For example, this addon works better alongwith another addon called 'Personal titlebar'

Close Repeated Tabs by NeoEGM

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

144 users

This add-on simply adds an option to the Firefox’s Tools Menu called “Close Repeated Tabs” which just does that: close the repeated tabs. You won’t ever have to check that page twice again.

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Tab History Menu by gMinuses

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 54 reviews

994 users

When click on the selected tab, a history menu corresponding to it will display.
Collector's Note On Left clicking a tab, the history of the tab is displayed in a drop down menu. Its main use is to help you create a minimalist interface - After installing this addon, you can remove the back/forward button from the address bar. Please note, however that this addon takes some getting used to because you usually use the left click on a tab to shift and select tabs. Also, if you use TMP with it, then you need to change the settings for left click on a tab, so as to allow this addon to function.