The Good 'ol Sidebar

By: FranklinDM

About this add-on

The Good 'ol Sidebar (TGS) is a sidebar control, inspired by Opera's. Click on the left edge of your browser window to open the sidebar and get easy access to all your panels. It lets you quickly switch between sidebar panels, view dialog windows such as downloads, add-ons, and more in the sidebar, or view websites in the sidebar. It includes a slide-out button and a toolbar, all of which can be extensively customized.

This add-on extends the sidebar of Pale Moon with many useful features:

  • Open Bookmarks, History, Downloads, Add-ons, Page Info, Error Console, and Cookies in the sidebar
  • Fully customizable toolbar at the left/right side of the browser
  • Quickly show/hide the sidebar and the toolbar by the use of a switch (that you can customize: invisible, thin, visible control)
  • Toggle the sidebar by clicking or just by mouse movements
  • All panels are optimized for displaying in the sidebar (including slim lists)
  • Place the sidebar on the left or on the right side of the browser
  • Configure the behavior at the browser start or in fullscreen mode
  • Multi Panel for opening webpages and navigating them inside the sidebar, amongst other features
  • Configurable shortcuts and additional buttons
  • Third-party add-ons are supported (they are also displayed in the sidebar panels menu)
  • It can be extensively customized
  • And many other useful features...

Got Problems?

The source code of TGS is hosted on GitHub where you can contribute or make use of the issue tracker to report bugs. The link to the repository can be accessed at the right side of this page. When reporting bugs, check first if it is already reported before you open a new report and if possible, write meaningful reports with as much details as possible. It's time consuming to fix bugs which aren't reproducible or doesn't have a clear way to reproduce it.

You can also suggest features for the improvement of this extension through the issue tracker or if you would like to help in improving this extension, feel free to send a PR!


This extension is a fork of All-in-One Sidebar (AiOS), an extension originally made for Mozilla Firefox, which is now discontinued - you can read his statement about this here.


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Release Information

Version 1.1.0
Updated on February 14, 2020


Pale Moon 28.0.0 to 29.*


GNU General Public License 2.0


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