Most modern Web browsers utilize tabs to let you have multiple Web pages open at once. These are displayed at the top of the browser window, and you can click on open tabs to easily switch between your pages.
But it’s possible that when you click on a link in Firefox that it is opening an entirely new window instead. Some people prefer this method of browsing, but you may find that it becomes a little tedious to switch between all of your open pages. Our guide below will show you the setting to change so that your links open in new tabs instead of windows in Firefox.
How to Open in Tabs Instead of Windows in Firefox
The steps in this article were performed in the 68.0 version of Firefox.
Step 1: Open Firefox.
Step 2: Click the button with three lines at the top-right of the window.
Step 3: Choose Options from this menu.
Step 4: Select the General tab at the left side of the window, then check the box to the left of Open links in tabs instead of new windows.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.