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Updated13 Nov 2013
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"New Tab Plus is one great Firefox extension"
The New Tab Plus extension is available for Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Maxthon and Dragon web browsers. The extension uses HTML5 to great effect to provide a replacement new tab page. Instead of seeing a blank page or a basic popular sites page, this extension takes over the new tab screen inside Firefox with its own page instead. The extension allows the user to add their own favorite sites to this new tab page to improve it, plus a background image that is pleasing to the eye. Hundreds of the most popular sites are already indexed in the cloud and so the site information and logo can often be pulled in right from that database quickly. Sync your own favorite sites setup in New Tab Plus to the cloud so they will appear when using the extension in another browser or on another platform. Also, choose which grid layout for your site thumbnails that you prefer from several choices.
The installation can be achieved by downloading the extension while using Firefox. The web browser will then install the extension for you.
Far more time will be spent customizing the background for the new tab page and each site added to the site than it takes to install.
The interface is simple and cool with large thumbnail for selected sites. The interface also looks the same whatever platform you're using because Firefox runs on several platforms and this extension also runs on multiple web browsers.
- New tab page replacement for Firefox
- Multiple dial styles
- Custom background for each site
- Custom labels for each site added
- Local Weather information
- Change the background image to improve what you see each time a new tab is opened
- One button sync of new page layout for use on other computers
- Access new tab plus configuration and sites regardless of web browser or platform
- Opens faster than previous versions
- Extensions available for Chrome, Opera and other web browsers
New Tab Plus has some nice new spins on getting more out of the new tab page in Firefox. Best feature is the sync of favorites sites to the cloud so other devices can share the same new tab setup. The cross-platform and multiple browser support seal the deal with New Tab Plus. The extension is certainly worth a try to see if it'll suit your own browser usage patterns.