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How to open links in new tab without loading the page in Firefox [Tip]

In Firefox, you can easily open and load links in a new tab. The thing is what if you just want to open the page in a new tab without actually loading it? This way, you can stop those pages with embedded media (ex. YouTube videos) from automatically playing. The page will only load as soon as you switch tabs. If this is what you want, then just read and follow the steps listed in this post.

How to open links in new tab without loading the page in Firefox

Open Link in Silent Tab Firefox [2]

Keyboard shortcuts

If you prefer to use keyboard shortcuts when opening a link in a silent tab, just press “Ctrl + Alt + left-click” and you’re done.