Some of the important features of the Tab Discard (Suspender) 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 Tab Discard (Suspender).
In short, Tab Discard (Suspender) let you easily free up memory by suspending tabs with just one click.
4 Reasons to Use Tab Discard (Suspender)
Allows you to suspend all inactive tabs with just one click from toolbar.
Has no effect on the active tab.
Reduces memory usage in your browser and improves performance.
Available for chrome browser only.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Tab Discard (Suspender)?
Tab Discard (Suspender) is an extension that let you easily suspend all inactive tabs with just one click. Suspending tabs can greatly reduces the memory and speeds up your browser. When you click on a suspended tab (make it active) it will be loaded with previous content automatically. This addon is useful when you have several open tabs, you can suspend them all (free up the memory) and then visit them one by one to unsuspend. This way your browser will use least amount of memory and has better performance.
2. How can I work with this addon?
Working with this addon is very easy. Simply click on the toolbar button once, all inactive tabs will be discarded and a notification will show you the number of suspended tabs. Please note that, this addon has no effect on the active tab.
3. How can I download the source code for Tab Discard (Suspender)?
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. What happens if tabs are already discarded?
This addon will do nothing when tabs are already discarded. A desktop notification will show you a message indicating that all tabs are already discarded.
5. Can I discard the active tab?
No, as mentioned above, this addon only discards inactive tabs (tabs with no focus on them). If you want to discard an active tab, please first make it inactive, and then press on the discard button once.
6. How can I disable this addon?
In order to disable this addon, please head to the extensions page in your browser and then click on the disable button.
7. Does this addon has any options or settings to adjust?
No, currently this addon has no options to adjust. Pressing on the toolbar button, will discard all tabs at once (except the active tab).
8. Can I discard tabs one-by-one?
No, unfortunately you can only discard tabs all at once. In future, support for this feature (discarding tabs one-by-one) will be added.
9. Is this addon available for browsers other than chrome?
No, currently only chrome browser supports the API for discarding tabs. This addon will be released for other browsers (Firefox and Opera) as soon as the related API is released.
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