Switch Tabs In Firefox

Switch Tabs in Firefox

Switch Tabs in Firefox with Shortcut Key

Switch tabs in firefox by mouse click sometime is troublesome, especially when come to data entry and you need to quickly switch tabs in firefox browser. If you are heavy tabs user like me; When I said heavy tabs user, it means you have at least 20 tabs opened at one time, then switch tab in firefox by shortcut key will be extremely useful.

The shortcut key to switch tabs in firefox are different in various platform, follow instruction below to learn more about switching tabs in firefox with Window, Linux and Apple Mac.

Switch Tabs in Firefox – How to in Windows and Linux

Either you are running Microsoft Windows 7/XP or Linux Centos/Fedora/Ubuntu, tab switching shortcut key in theses operation systems are about the same. Please see the short cut keys below

Ctrl + Page Down: Go to next tab
Ctrl + Page Up: Go to previous tab.
Ctrl + Shift + }: Go to next tab
Ctrl + Shift + {: Go to previous tab
Ctrl + 1: Go to first tab
Ctrl + 2: Go to second tab
Ctrl + 3: Go to Third tab (Subsequent no. for following tabs)

Switch Tabs in Firefox – How to in Apple Mac OS X

Apple Command + Shift + }: Go to next tab
Apple Command + Shift + {: Go to previous tab
Apple Command + 1: Go to first tab
Apple Command + 2: Go to second tab
Apple Command + 3: Go to Third tab (Subsequent no. for following tabs)

Switch Tabs in Firefox – The Plugins

Beside using the default short cut keys, there are plugins specially design to switch tabs in firefox too. One of my favorite plugins is “Single Key Tab Switch“.

There are a lot more plugins for tab management, do search around share with us your favorite plugins.