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Tabbed Browsing

Tabbed browsing is a feature of modern web browsers wherein additional viewing portals may be opened within the same primary window (and are distinguished from each other with tab-like structures at the top, similar to the folder tabs in a file cabinet). Although innovative browsers have had tabs as far back as the birth of the Web, it wasn’t until the early 2000s that tabbed browsing became mainstream–prior to that, opening a link while simultaneously keeping the parent page open would result in a completely new browser window.

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