How do I open and close a tab on Safari?

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To improve your use of the browser and learn how to optimize your browsing on Safari, it is important to master the tabs. And Safari offers several ways to do it..

Open a tab on Safari

  1. Open Safari


  2. Click on the button "+" located at the top right of the interface. You can also use the keyboard shortcut command + T.

  3. Your new tab opens and takes you to your home page, letting you continue browsing.

Close a tab on Safari

  • When you have multiple tabs open, hover your cursor over the one you want to close. A cross appears to the left of the tab. Click on it, or use the keyboard shortcut command + W to close it.

Opening tabs is a simple way to make browsing on Safari more fluid. But be careful not to open too much! You would lose clarity, and your computer's RAM would be strained. Consider sorting occasionally.

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