Some of the important features of the Tab Reorder 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 Reorder.
In short, Tab Reorder easily moves the active tab to the left or right directions with click of a button (or using keyboard shortcuts).
5 Reasons to Use Tab Reorder
Allows you to move tabs via toolbar button.
You can use (Alt + Shift + A) to reorder tabs or (Alt + Shift + R) to reverse the direction.
Toolbar icon changes according to the tab moving direction.
You can exclude a tab from moving if it is pinned (see addon options page).
Available for Firefox, Chrome and Opera on all operating systems (Windows, Linux and Mac).
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Tab Reorder?
Tab Reorder is a multi-browser addon that help you move the active tab to the left or right directions. When you install the app, default moving direction is left. Simply click on the toolbar button to move tabs to the left direction. Besides, you can use (Alt + Shift + A) key combination to reorder tabs. If you need to reverse the moving direction, please open addon options page and mark the reverse direction setting (setting number 2). There is also a setting in the options page to exclude - pinned tabs - from moving. Please read below FAQs to get more info about this addon.
2. How do I work with this addon?
In order to work with this addon, simply click on the toolbar button once. The active tab will be moved one step to the left direction. If you want to reverse the moving direction, press (Ctrl + Shift + R) on your keyboard or open options page and mark setting #2.
3. How can I download the source code for Tab Reorder?
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. Does this addon has an options page?
Yes, this addon has an options page with two settings. In order to open the options page, please open extensions tab in your browser and then click on the open Options button for this addon. As mentioned above, the first setting is for excluding the pinned tab from moving (reordering) and the second option is for reversing the moving direction.
5. How can I disable the addon?
In order to disable the addon please visit extensions tab in your browser and then click on the disable button.
6. Is this addon available for mobile browsers?
Yes, this addon is available for both desktop and mobile machines. However, on mobile devices reordering tabs does not have a noticeable application, as you will not be able to see tabs while browsing with a mobile browser. Therefore, reordering tabs will not be visible similar to desktop browsers.
7. Does this addon supports keyboard shortcuts?
Yes, as mentioned above, this addon supports keyboard shortcuts. Simply use (Alt + Shift + A) for reordering tabs and (Alt + Shift + R) for reversing the direction.
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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