While checking for new Google Chrome plugins I stumbled upon a plugin called Dual View which makes it possible to display two websites in a split tab. This could actually be very handy for numerous reasons like writing articles with a reference site open on the screen which would eliminate the need to switch between tabs all the time.
Could also be interesting for product comparisons, shopping or watching videos in one half while doing something else in the other half of the screen.
This is obviously best if your screen is not large enough for two browser windows aligned next to each other. If that is the case, it is usually better to open two browser windows and display them next to each other, as you get full browser controls in each window.
A quick check on the Mozilla Firefox website did not bring up the desired Firefox extension that would copy that behavior. The extensions that I found where either outdated or crashing my Firefox. That's when I decided to ask you if you knew of an extension that would mimic the behavior of the Dual View plugin.
All I need is a way to display two websites in one Firefox windows next to each other instead of in their separate tabs. I could open two instances of Firefox and run them next to each other but I would prefer an extension that would enable the functionality so that only one instance of Firefox needs to be running.
So let me know if you are using or remember a Firefox extension that does that. Opera users could also weight in and let me know if Opera supports such a feature as well.
Update: Tile Tabs is an add-on for Firefox that provides you with the same feature. You can use it to split a single tab in the browser so that it displays multiple websites at once.
Unlike Chrome's extension, Tile Tabs enables you to split the tab as many times as you want, which means in effect that you can display five or even ten websites in a single tab at the same time.Advertisement
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