Tree Style Tab extension for Firefox

A couple of days ago I stumbled across the Tree Style Tab extension for Firefox which organizes tabs as a tree based on what tab was used to what other tab. Since putting all that into the normal tab bar of the browser would have been really too much, UI-wise, the tab tree is shown in a sidebar, completely replacing the default tab bar.

Dialog when closing a branch of tabs

What makes that tree of tabs so useful is that you can easily close a tab and all its “children”. It also helps me tracing back where I originally stumbled upon a page… if I’ve kept all the relevant tabs open, that is.

If that’s not enough, TST even offers its own API so that other browser extensions can enhance it.

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