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It's not the best of habits yet I currently have 3109, recently migrated to Sidebery from Panorama View [0]. I'll likely go pruning soon, yet having time context of what I was looking at (by neighboring tabs and indent levels) is so useful for sparking my memory and associating ideas. I've tried using bookmarks and tagging yet the tooling around that is annoying enough I keep coming back to having an obscene amount of tabs open.

Ideally, I'd like a bookmarking system which allows for referencing tab history, past visits and other tabs viewed in each visit's timeframe, manual tagging, external references, and more, yet that doesn't exist yet. I've looked into developing such an extension, yet tab history APIs are clunky enough I haven't bothered going further. If anyone knows of other extensions that fill this niche, I'd love to hear of them.

[0]: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/panorama-view... This used to be a built-in feature of Firefox, which I used until I was forced to switch to the addon.




I've worked with thousands of open tabs for many years now. (I'm not defending my habits to anyone - this is how I prefer to work, and it is not negotiable.)

AFAIK, this many tabs is only possible with Firefox. In the main window (of five) that I'm typing this in, the OpenTabs extension reports that I have 2260 tabs. The other four windows have anywhere from a few dozen to a few hundred tabs. My max was around 5000 tabs, but that was back before Firefox Quantum.

And yeah, I really miss TabMixPlus, and want a better way to scroll through multiple tab rows. (I currently use a hack to Firefox's chrome file, but it's still a little clunky, and that method doesn't properly support things like dragging tabs to reorder them, etc.) The Moz team gutted the tab history APIs when they killed off XUL which is why TMP has never been rewritten - it really can't be...




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