Top Sites are displayed just below the search form on the New Tab page in the Firefox browser. Firefox displays a single row of websites and services by default.
Top Sites are sites that are visited the most. Firefox gives users options to pin sites so that they become available. Each site you pin to Top Sites takes away a spot that is filled automatically by the browser.
You can also dismiss sites to hide them from the Top Sites listing and rearrange Top Sites using drag and drop.
It is easy enough to increase the row count to two as Mozilla added an option to do so. A click on the cogwheel icon on the New Tab page displays options to hide any element on it. You find the "show two rows" option under Top Sites and a second row is added to the Top Sites listing when you check it.
Note: Mozilla plans to move the preferences from the New Tab Page to the Settings. A click on the icon on the New Tab page opens the Firefox preferences then where you can make the change.
Two rows of Top Sites may be sufficient for some Firefox users but what if you want more rows to display even more Top Sites on the New Tab page?
Firefox comes with built-in functionality to extend the Top Sites listing to more than two rows. You need to modify the web browser's configuration for that:
You can undo the change at any time in the following ways:
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