Closed Bug 1399908 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago

If Activity Stream is disabled from about:config, the old new tab page is wrongly displayed

Categories

(Firefox :: New Tab Page, defect)

defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

()

RESOLVED WONTFIX
Tracking Status
firefox57 --- wontfix

People

(Reporter: mcoman, Unassigned)

References

Details

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(1 file)

Attached image new tab.gif
**[Affected versions]:**
- Nightly 57.0a1 Build ID 20170914100122

**[Affected Platforms]:**
- All Windows
- All Mac
- All Linux

**[Steps to reproduce]:**
1. Open the latest Nightly and go to about:config page.
2. Change the value of "browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled" pref to false.
3. Restart the browser and open a new tab.
4. Observe the new tab page.

**[Expected result]:**
- A blank page is displayed.

**[Actual result]:**
- Old New Tab page is displayed.

**[Notes]:**
- Attached a screen recording of the issue:
The desired behavior of disabling activity stream is to get tiles… for now. Later there won't be an option to disable activity stream
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Component: Activity Streams: Newtab → New Tab Page
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