Some of the important features of the Forget Tab addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Forget Tab.
In short, Forget Tab easily clears current tab history and more!.
6 Reasons to Use Forget Tab
Allows you to clear tab history and more with just one click.
Ultra-lite: no significant memory and CPU usage.
Toolbar icon changes color when the history is cleared.
To operate with this addon, simply click on the toolbar icon when the color is blue. A notification will show you when tab data is cleared.
You can add optional items to clear from current tab (see options page).
Available for all browsers and platforms.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Forget Tab?
Forget Tab is a simple and very lite Addon to easily clear history, cookies, storage and other info from current tab. Just click on the toolbar icon to clear desired items. A notification shows you what is cleared from current tab. When the icon is blue, it means current tab has some uncleaned data. When it is green, it means all desired items (cookies, downloads, local-storage, session-storage and history) are cleared from current tab.
2. Does this addon has a toolbar button?
Yes, the addon has a toolbar icon to easily clear all data from current tab. Please note, when you click on the toolbar icon, all data will be cleared from current tab and a notification will be shown to inform the user about the cleared data.
3. How can I download the source code for Forget Tab?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How to access the settings for this extension?
In order to access the settings, please click on the options button next to the addon name. The options page will be open. Please note, currently there are 4 settings to adjust. In future, more items will be added to the options page. Forget Tab clears history plus 4 other optional items which include cookies, downloads, local-storage and session-storage.
5. How to uninstall this extension from your Firefox browser?
In order to uninstall this extension from Firefox, please go to the Firefox Add-ons page, find this Addon from the list and then press on the uninstall button.
6. How to uninstall this extension from your Opera or Chrome browser?
In order to uninstall this addon from Opera, please go to the extensions page, find this Addon from the list and then press on the remove button.
7. How to disable this extension?
In order to disable this addon, find the addon name from the extensions page in your browser and then click on the disable button.
8. How to maintain history but clear other optional item?
Unfortunately clearing history is mandatory. Beside history, you can clear other optional items such as cookies and more. In future versions more options will be added to the list.
9. How does the notification works?
When you press on the toolbar icon, all data (history plus optional items) from current tab will be cleared. A notification will be shown to inform the user about this action. Inside the notification, the URL for current tab and all optional items are present. Beside the notification popup, toolbar icon color will also be changed. Blue color means some data needs to be cleared and green color shows a cleared state for the current tab.
Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).
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