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When I'm on my home page (www.google.com, for example), I would like all links to open in a new tab even if it explicitly orders the link to open in a new window. On the other hand, I would like all links on Hulu to open in a new window.

Is there a method in Firefox that allows you to control how links open based on the domain/site you are in?

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I use Firefox with Tab Mix Plus to do this so sort of do what you want.

While it doesn't allow specific behaviors based on the site you are on, I get the same effect by configuring what the mouse buttons do.

I have it set up like this:

  • LeftClick - Load the page like normal but, if the page tries to open in another window, it forces the page to open in another tab instead.
  • MiddleClick - Open the page in a new tab.
  • SHIFT-LeftClick - Open the page in another window.

You can set it up any way you want.

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What i do is change the option Browser.link.open_newwindow to 1 in about:config. Then left click if I want to open it in the same tab, middle click in a new tab and shift+click in a new window.

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