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    A fresh new Firefox redesign is here

    A fresh new Firefox redesign is here


    Even though we’re in the web browser business, we know you don’t go online to look at Firefox, it’s more that you look through Firefox to get to everything on the open web. In today’s major release, Firefox sports a fresh new design that gets you where you’re going online, fast and distraction-free. And since we’re all about privacy, we’re also expanding integrated privacy protections in Firefox, so you feel safe and free to be yourself online thanks to fewer eyes following you across the web.



    It’s all happening starting today in Firefox.

    A sleek, clean Firefox design backed by research

    Going into the Firefox redesign, our team studied how people interact with the browser, observing their patterns and behaviors. We listened to feedback and gathered ideas from regular people who just want to have an easier experience on the web. We obsessed over distractions, extra clicks and wasted time. The resulting new design is simple, modern and fast and delivers a beautiful experience to support what people do most in Firefox.

    Bright and buoyant throughout

    The fresh new Firefox is easy on the eyes, bright and buoyant on screens of all sizes — computers, phones and tablets. A new icon set, crisp typography and thoughtful spacing throughout all reflect a modern aesthetic for 2021.

    Streamlined toolbar and menus

    The toolbar is naturally where you start every web visit. It’s the place where you type a URL to go somewhere online. After web page content, it’s what you look at most in Firefox. The new toolbar is simplified and clutter-free so you get to the good stuff effortlessly.

    Menus are where key Firefox actions and commands live. We’ve consolidated extra menus to reduce clutter and be more intuitive through the three bars menu in the upper right or by right-clicking to activate it on your computer screen. The new look reorganized and streamlined our menus to put the best actions quickly at your fingertips.

    When privacy protections are engaged in Firefox, the shield icon in the toolbar glows subtly indicating that we’re working behind the scenes to protect you from nosy trackers. Fun fact: Firefox has blocked more than 6 trillion — that’s trillion with a T — trackers since we rolled out enhanced tracking protection, stopping thousands of companies from viewing your online activity.. We’re talking about tracking cookies, social media trackers, fingerprinters, cryptominers and more. Go ahead and click on the shield to see who and what Firefox is blocking… you might be surprised by what you find out.

    A new look for tabs

    Based on our research, we found out that more than half of you have 4+ tabs open all the time, and some of you have more, a lot more. And we feel that! Tab as much as you like, friends. Tabs got a makeover so they are now gently curved and float above the toolbar. It’s an exciting change that also serves as a reminder that tabs aren’t stationary. So grab those tabs, move them around and organize them as you like. Tabs also got a glow-up to be a touch brighter when active.

    🤫 Shhhhhh…. notifications

    No one likes to be interrupted when they’re in the flow, but if you must be alerted to something, at least it can look good. We’ve updated notifications and alerts of all kinds in Firefox to take up less space for less jarring interruptions. Plus, non-essential alerts and messages have been removed altogether. Media autoplay is turned off by default, so you won’t be interrupted by a random video blasting unexpectedly. Spotting a noisy tab is easy, and unmuting/muting takes just a quick click on the tab itself.

    Expanded privacy protections

    Mozilla makes it our mission to put your privacy and security first in the technology we develop. Our goal is for you to worry less every time you go online. The latest Firefox release comes to you with next-level security and privacy that you’ve come to expect from us.

    The best private browsing mode out there

    All browsers have a private browsing mode, but none match Firefox. The popular Total Cookie Protection moves from the optional strict setting to always-on in private browsing. This feature maintains a separate “cookie jar” for each website you visit while browsing privately. Any time a site deposits a cookie, Firefox locks it up in its own cookie jar so that it can’t be shared with any other website.

    An even better Firefox for iOS and Android

    The fresh new look covers Firefox everywhere, from desktop browsers to Android and iOS mobile devices. The iOS experience is optimized for iPhone and iPad, with key actions now taking fewer steps for quicker searches, navigation and tab viewing. With refinements in iconography and menu names, the whole browsing experience is more cohesive and harmonious across every platform.

    “What inspires us the most are the people that love and use Firefox.”
    Firefox design team

    Backed by Mozilla, the non-profit that puts people first

    Firefox was created by Mozilla as a faster, more private alternative to browsers like Internet Explorer, and now Chrome. Today, our mission-driven company and volunteer community continue to put your privacy above all else. Even as the internet grows and changes, Firefox continues to focus on your right to privacy — we call it the Personal Data Promise: Take less. Keep it safe. No secrets. Your data, your web activity, your life online is protected with Firefox, on your computer, your phone and anywhere you use it.

    Things are looking different in 2021

    We’re always excited when a new Firefox launches, and when it comes to this major redesign, we’re even more stoked for you to experience it. If you left Firefox behind at some point, this modern approach — inside and out — is designed to win you back and make it your go-to browser.

    Keep an eye out for the new look in Firefox for desktop and mobile, rolling out starting today. Download and install for desktop, Androidand iOSso you have all the best of Firefox everywhere you browse.


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  1. DJG's Avatar
    DJG
    Posts : 368
    Windows 10 Pro x64 21H1 19043.1110
       #1

    What does the quick site access aspect look like? It's one of the things I love about Opera, their Speed Dial page.

    OK, is that it at the end of the YouTube?
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  2. jrolson's Avatar
    Posts : 109
    Win 10
       #2

    OMG what did they do to FF?
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  3. Zardoc's Avatar
    Posts : 442
    Windows 10 Enterprise
       #3

    Love it!!
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  4. Posts : 13
    Win10 64Bit
       #4

    Yuk they made it look like chrome and I hate chrome
    Firefox was its own individual look and feel, now they are going down the same path as crappy Microsoft Edge and Chrome Noooooo.
    Gone all white and Plain I don't like it.
    Last edited by Wolfzz; 01 Jun 2021 at 13:41.
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  5. Posts : 68
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       #5

    Customization


    More relevant than ever:
    Releases . Aris-t2/CustomCSSforFx . GitHub

    However, if you ask me, one shouldn't use all css-rules from their code.
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  6. Berton's Avatar
    Posts : 11,265
    Win10 Pro Versions 2004 and 2009/20H2, Win10 Pro IP_Dev, Win10 Home 1909
       #6

    Just got updated to latest Released Version 89.0, not much difference.
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  7. Try3's Avatar
    Posts : 8,681
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 21H1 Build 19043.1110
       #7

    I agree with Berton. Much ado about nothing.

    Denis
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  8. f14tomcat's Avatar
    Posts : 54,825
    Multi-boot Windows 10 - RTM, RP, Beta, and Insider
       #8

    I'm on 90 beta 1 as of a couple hours ago. Still Like Denis said...... look like 89 and 88 and 87, and ........

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  9. JGToy's Avatar
    Posts : 1,019
    Windows 10 Pro x64-bit Build Latest
       #9

    Have being using FF for while now so, let's see about this fresh looks!
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