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How do I change the new tab or new window page in Firefox? Or, how do I setup the startup page to the new tab page?
Open a new window or tab and type in about:config
Search for browser.newtab.url
Change the value (double-click on it) to the new page
Test it by opening up a new tab
You’re done - close about:config
A couple of options you can use, manually type in:
google.com      (or any URL/webpage)
about:home      (Firefox default homepage)
about:newtab    (sties most visited)
about:blank       (blank page)
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How do I change the new tab or new window page in Firefox? Or, how do I setup the startup page to the new tab page?

  1. Open a new window or tab and type in about:config
  2. Search for browser.newtab.url
  3. Change the value (double-click on it) to the new page
  4. Test it by opening up a new tab
  5. You’re done - close about:config

A couple of options you can use, manually type in:

  • google.com      (or any URL/webpage)
  • about:home      (Firefox default homepage)
  • about:newtab    (sties most visited)
  • about:blank       (blank page)
Share iPad-created eBook with DropBox

Teachers in my “Mapping Media to the Common Core: Part 2″ course this semester have learned how to create enhanced eBooks on their iPads using the fantastic app, “Book Creator” by Red Jumper. In this post, I’ll describe how you can share an eBook created with Book Creator via a free DropBox account and the DropBox app, along with a free KidBlog website and the KidBlog app for iPad.

Share iPad-created eBook with DropBox

Teachers in my “Mapping Media to the Common Core: Part 2″ course this semester have learned how to create enhanced eBooks on their iPads using the fantastic app, “Book Creator” by Red Jumper. In this post, I’ll describe how you can share an eBook created with Book Creator via a free DropBox account and the DropBox app, along with a free KidBlog website and the KidBlog app for iPad.

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