How to Open Links in New Tabs in Firefox

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.

click the button with three lines

Step 3: Choose Options from this menu.

open firefox options 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.

how to open links in tabs instead of windows in firefox

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