WebExtensions port of Private Tab extension for Firefox
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WebExtensions port of Private Tab extension for Firefox/SeaMonkey (see Private_Tab#254).

Issues

Description Part Status Severity Firefox bug
Ability to create private containers Core functionality No API Block #47
Ability to manually clear container data (as a temporary replacement for really private tabs) Core functionality No API Block Bug 1353726
Ability to programmatically enable containers Core functionality No API
Fixed in Firefox 57+
Major Bug 1354602
Browser behavior for “open link in new tab” (browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent & Co) UX No API
browser.tabs.create({ openerTabId: … }) in Firefox 57+
Major
Items in bookmark/history context menu Additional functionality No API Implemented in Firefox 59+ Minor Bug 1370499
Ability to update menu item right before menu opening (to implement “Private Tab” checkbox in tab context menu) UX No API
browser.menus.onShown in Firefox 60+
Minor
Ability to move tab into another container (for “Private Tab” checkbox in tab context menu), to restore not only URL Additional functionality, UX No API Minor
Special private:… protocol to open URIs in private tabs Additional functionality No API Minor Bug 1271553
Cleanup on disabling/uninstalling: browser.runtime.onSuspend(), browser.runtime.onSuspendCanceled() Internals + UX Not implemented Chrome API Minor
Toolbar button after last tab UI No API Minor
Configurable keyboard shortcuts (note: also not possible to assign Ctrl+Alt+X) UX No API
browser.commands.update() in Firefox 60+
Minor Bug 1421811, bug 1303384