new tabs page doesn't distinguish between X.Y.COM and Z.Y.COM




New Tab Page
4 years ago
3 years ago


(Reporter: Dan Jacobson, Unassigned)


32 Branch

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4 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:32.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/32.0 Iceweasel/32.0a2 (Beta/Release)
Build ID: 20140621004001

Steps to reproduce:

Put both and onto the new tabs page.

Actual results:

They looked the same.

Expected results:

They should be distinguishable, like


4 years ago
Component: Untriaged → Tabbed Browser


4 years ago
Component: Tabbed Browser → New Tab Page

Comment 1

3 years ago
In windows7 it works properly.........

Comment 2

3 years ago
In windows 7 and firefox 32 version.

I tried what are all the steps you said above.
It's working properly.

Comment 3

3 years ago
Following we add both and to the new tabs page, and here in Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:34.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/34.0 Iceweasel/34.0a2 indeed confirm the bug is quite still there!

Comment 4

3 years ago
Created attachment 8493534 [details]
proof bug still exists on Linux/FF34

Comment 5

3 years ago
(In reply to Dan Jacobson from comment #4)
> Created attachment 8493534 [details]
> proof bug still exists on Linux/FF34

Let me guess, you want to get a distinguishing identifier for the same title in New Tab page?

However, the titles of the example are different. Does you also want to distinguish for a similar title? This feature request is not clear.

Comment 6

3 years ago
All I know is that even if and share the same HTML <titles> (Facebook), they are quite different sites. Therefore if they both happen to end up on the New Tab page they need differing titles there. Not just "Facebook" vs. "Facebook (16)".

What those titles should be is up to you. Just please make them different.

Comment 7

3 years ago
I don't think they need to be assigned to a different title, they should use the original title, the thumbnails are usually sufficient to determine the differences between them.

I think add an additional identifier will increase the complexity and difficulty of understanding, for example the "Facebook (16) (2)" (title and "(2)") will may happen.

Also, I don't understand why you want to use two different modes for the website.

Comment 8

3 years ago
1. They are not the same website.
E.g., etc. (made up example.)

2. the thumbnails change every day. Flower, bird, tree, rock.

3. the HTML title might just be "Tourism" for all such sites.

4. actually the (16) was just that I had 16 notifications that day.

Anyway, the answer is to use the full "" like I recall
chromium does I think.

Comment 9

3 years ago
I don't think we will gives the always show URLs to users.

If you prefer, use or write an extension.

p.s. I don't think you will get that shows after clicked that tile in chromium, i guess it will get an title.

Comment 10

3 years ago
Chromium 36 seems to mostly have the same problem, yes.
Anyway I maintain my position that the user must mouseover to determine the difference, otherwise just clicking on one is a gamble that he will actually get the other.
若眼無從區隔,除非其 mouseover 動作。
Anyway, I'm just letting you know there is a problem.

Comment 11

3 years ago
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