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You're probably wondering how I keep my sanity intact with that many tabs running in a single browser. After all, wouldn't that render each of those tabs so tiny as to be hard to read? And isn't that the very antithesis of using tabs?
After all, the purpose of tabbed browsing is to help make your web browsing experience more efficient and organized.
But when you work with a metaphorical metric ton of tabs, it's hard to be efficient.
That is, unless you make use of a tab management tool. Such tools are supposed to make managing your tabs considerably easier. However, not every tab management feature or add-on is created equal. You'll find they range from the barely usable, to the overly confusing, and everything in between.
There is, however, one web browser that includes a tab management feature that brings tab management perfection into the mix. That browser is Opera, and the feature is called Workspaces and is, hands down, the best tab manager on the planet.
With the Opera web browser open, you'll find a panel on the left side of the window. At the top of that panel, you should see a pair of icons at the top, which serve as the two default workspaces. I have five workspaces:
In the next pop-up, select an icon for the new workspace, give it a name, and click Create. Continue creating all the workspaces you think you might need.
How to use Workspaces
Once you've created all the workspaces you need, all you have to do is click the icon for a workspace to switch. You can then open tabs in the workspace, and they will be isolated to that workspace alone. This brings up a very important point, one that helps to differentiate the Opera Workspaces feature from other tab management options. With Workspaces, even pinned tabs are isolated to the Workspace they are pinned to.
If you already have tabs open, you can move them to a different workspace, by right-clicking the tab and selecting Move tab to workspace > WORKSPACE NAME (where WORKSPACE NAME is the name of the workspace to house the tab).
Each workspace can hold as many tabs as needed, and you can create as many workspaces as necessary. When you use this feature wisely, it will seriously elevate your web browser productivity and keep your tabs from getting out of control in ways that no other tab manager solution can.