If you’re a fan of the theming used by Mozilla for its Firefox range of products, you’ll like Firefox 81 when it comes out in the next several weeks. With Firefox 81, users will be able to choose the Alpenglow theme which uses purples and oranges predominantly.
The new theme will be accessible to users from the about: addons, about:welcome, and the Customise UI menus alongside the Automatic, Light, and Dark themes that have been available to pick from for a long time already. The new theme doesn’t offer any practical benefits but if you’re a fan of the aesthetics in the new Firefox mobile browser on Android, you’ll probably be a fan of this theme too.
In its Firefox Nightly News post, Mozilla also revealed that Nightly builds now ship with easier access to search engine one-offs and @aliases. A bug report opened three months ago suggested that one-off searches should be easier to discover.
It’s not clear when the new search engine update will finally make it to the stable Firefox branch but users should expect the new Alpenglow theme in Firefox 81 which comes out in September.