Firefox Settings to Open Search Box Results Page in the New Blank Tab

Mozilla Firefox is one of the popular web browsers, and it is used by a lot of users to surf the net. Mozilla Firefox web browser offers highly customizable tracking system while surfing the web.

This browser has the flexibility so that we can modify its features.

Mozilla Firefox browser contains inbuilt search box. This search box is made to generate the search results and automatically and display them on browser. You could even customize the search engines according to your preferences. The search results normally show up on the existing tab, which is by replacing the website.

However in the Mozilla Firefox you can set your own preferences and depending upon your needs. As a matter of fact you can set the Firefox browser to open the search box results in a totally new tab.

Following are some hacks that will assist you to open the search results in a new blank tab.

First of all, you have to type “about: config” (without quotes) into the URL Bar of Mozilla Firefox.

After that follow these steps:

1. Trace for “browser.search.openintab” (without quotes) in preference name.

2. You have to change its value to “true” by double clicking on that line. Its default value is “false”.

3. This modification takes the effect instantaneously on the browser.

It is also possible to set and configure Google Toolbar Search Box to force to Open search results in a new tab, for those users who use Google Toolbar. Similarly, the users can enable the “Replace Firefox search box” otherwise “Replace Firefox search box and hide Toolbar” options.

Related post:

1> Open Bookmarks in new tabs in Firefox.

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