Remove the New Tab Button in Firefox

By Akemi Iwaya on October 13th, 2009

Are you annoyed by the New Tab button in Firefox and are looking for a way to remove it? Now you can with the Remove New Tab Button extension.

Before

If you are a keyboard ninja and prefer to use “Ctrl + T” to open new tabs instead of the “New Tab Button” then you might feel irritated with having to look at that button every day. But what to do about it?

Here you can see the “New Tab Button” sitting on the “Tab Bar”…but not for long!

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After

Once you have installed the extension and restarted Firefox there are no options for you to worry with. Just sit back and enjoy the view! As you can see, the “New Tab Button” is history.

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Conclusion

The Remove New Tab Button extension makes a great addition to Firefox for those who prefer to use keyboard shortcuts to open new tabs or just do not like the New Tab Button cluttering up their UI.

Links

Download the Remove New Tab Button extension (Mozilla Add-ons)

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 10/13/09
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