Session Boss is a free browser extension for the Firefox net browser to save lots of and restore Firefox tabs for safekeeping, backups or working with totally different tab units.
The well-designed extension saves periods robotically in intervals and helps handbook session financial savings to provide customers full management over the saving of tabs within the browser.
Firefox comes with session saving and restoration performance built-in which works for almost all of customers reliably (supplied that they configured Firefox to recollect the earlier session).
Firefox customers who need extra management or unbiased backups that they could restore, can use extensions like Session Boss to take action. Even when Firefox’s session restore performance fails, it’s attainable to no less than restore the open tabs utilizing third-party extensions.
Session Boss: save and restore Firefox tabs
Session Boss provides an icon to the Firefox toolbar while you set up it. It requires a number of permissions, all of that are defined by the developer on the add-ons web site.
The extension saves tabs robotically in 15 minute intervals and if that’s all you need, you do not have to work together with Session Boss in any respect apart from opening its interface when you must restore tabs.
You might save tabs manually as nicely. It takes two clicks to save lots of the lively window or all home windows, and the method itself is quick. Whereas I didn’t check Session Boss with lots of of open tabs, it labored nicely with a number of dozen tabs open within the Firefox browser.
The extension shows three backup lists in its interface. It lists consumer periods and auto backup periods individually, and lists all periods as nicely.
Every contains a search and varied kind choices to search out periods rapidly if loads are listed. You might kind by time, group or identify. The latter is helpful if you happen to use Session Boss’ rename performance to call saved periods.
Session Boss lists all saved home windows and tabs of the chosen session. You may click on on any tackle to open it individually, or use controls to revive all tabs directly.
The extension provides you many choices to take action:
- Restore periods over current home windows by changing them.
- Restore periods with new home windows retaining current home windows and tabs open.
- Restore one window and its tab by changing the lively window.
- Restore one window and tabs by creating a brand new window.
Session Boss helps lazy load; home windows and tabs are restored over a brief time period to keep away from gradual downs or freezes whereas the operation is in course of.
Cookies are preserved by the extension. Actually, the one knowledge that’s not preserved is the navigation historical past resulting from API limitations. Restoration of inside tab pages is proscribed as nicely resulting from APIs. Session Boss lists inside pages like about:addons nevertheless it can’t restore them. You might copy and paste the URLs to revive them as Session Boss retains monitor of these.
A click on on the menu icon shows choices to delete periods, copy them, create teams, and replace periods.
Session Boss is a well-designed extension for Firefox to save lots of home windows and tabs manually or robotically. I didn’t run into any points whereas utilizing the extension however want to see some choices added to it; as an illustration, an choice to alter the interval of the automated backup may very well be helpful.