How to Restore Multi-Line Tabs to Firefox 83

I cannot understand why Firefox refuses to make this a standard option.

Anyway, the full instructions are in the description of this video.
1. Find your FF profile folder (location is in about:support if you don’t know it)
2. Navigate to the Chrome sub-folder (or make one if there is none)
3. Create a file called userchrome.css with this content:

/* Source file made available under Mozilla Public License v. 2.0
See the above repository for updates as well as full license text. */

/* Makes tabs to appear on multiple lines */
/* Tab reordering will not work and can't be made to work */
/* You can use multi-row_tabs_window_control_patch.css to move window controls to nav-bar*/

/* You might want to move tabs-new-tab-button outside tabs toolbar for smoother behavior */

/* Change the --multirow-n-rows to change maximum number of rows before the rows will start to scroll */

--multirow-n-rows: 3;
--multirow-tab-min-width: 100px;
--multirow-tab-dynamic-width: 1; /* Change to 0 for fixed-width tabs using the above width. */

/* Scrollbar can't be clicked but the rows can be scrolled with mouse wheel */
/* Uncomment the next line if you want to be able to use the scrollbar with mouse clicks */

/* #tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox{ -moz-window-dragging: no-drag } */

/* Uncommenting the above makes you unable to drag the window from empty space in the tab strip but normal draggable spaces will continue to work */

min-height: unset !important;
padding-inline-start: 0px !important

@-moz-document url(chrome://browser/content/browser.xhtml){
#scrollbutton-down{ display: var(--scrollbutton-display-model,initial) }
display: flex;
flex-wrap: wrap;
overflow-y: auto;
max-height: calc(var(--tab-min-height) * var(--multirow-n-rows));
scrollbar-color: currentColor transparent;
scrollbar-width: thin;

overflow: -moz-hidden-unscrollable;
display: block;
--scrollbutton-display-model: none;

.tabbrowser-tab{ height: var(--tab-min-height); }

#tabbrowser-tabs .tabbrowser-tab[pinned]{
position: static !important;
margin-inline-start: 0px !important;

min-width: var(--multirow-tab-min-width) !important;
flex-grow: var(--multirow-tab-dynamic-width);
  1. Go to about:config and search for toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations
  2. Toggle it to true
  3. exit and restart firefox

Worked for me!

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1 Response to How to Restore Multi-Line Tabs to Firefox 83

  1. Eric says:

    I’m rooting for that rooted Firefox.

    Adding “about:reader?url=” before a web address will automatically enable reader mode (if available) and/or get past post-html paywall notifications as well.

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