General computer skills/Browser tabs


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Using tabbed browsing is a general skill that applies to all web browsing that you do. It can help you speed up the work you're doing on the web, and make some difficult jobs much easier.

Below are a number of introductions to using tabs in your web browser. You can review any of them. Or if you prefer, check out several to compare and really get the point.

Tabbed browsing works very similarly regardless of which browser you use. But I've noted the browser shown in case you want to have it match closely to your own web browser. You might prefer a video or a written page depending on your personal learning style.

Web pageDescriptionOperating SystemBrowser

How To Geek: beginner guide to tabs


Lehigh University

short illustrated stepsFirefox

GCF Learn Free

includes basics of links and navigationMS-WindowsInternet Explorer

Life Hacker: How to Browse the Web Using Tabs

short illustrated introductionFirefox

How do I use web browser tabs?

Youtube video: a very concrete illustration of tabsMac OSXSafari

Using Tabs in a Browser

Youtube video: good illustration of why you would use tabsMac OSXFirefox

Browser Basics

Youtube video: includes basics of links and navigationMS-WindowsInternet Explorer
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