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It’s 2012, all right. Some of us still save web pages locally, and this tip might help if you’re a Google Chrome user. Opening up the saved web page from your local computer will load it with its local address in the address bar. You might be wondering what the actual HTTP URL of the web page is, and thankfully Chrome beautifully saves along with the source code.
Ever opened a web page that’s completely filled with ads? Chances are you’re not alone. Many of us have to wade through blocks of flashy ads before any useful content loads on a page. Some ads can be tolerated, but you can’t stand many of them.
That’s why I’ve made this extension for Chrome. Once installed, you can right click on any link in Google Chrome and choose ‘Open in text only mode’. The web page you clicked on will open in a new tab, devoid of ads and clutter.
Guest Post by Gouthaman Karunakaran
Both Chrome 10 and IE 9 have come out this month and I think this is the best time for a post with totally frank comparisons that’ll help you decide which browser is for you.
Features like background pages, hardware acceleration and an â€œoptionsâ€ web page (instead of the window) also strive to make Chrome a polished, better browser.
I’ve have never loved IE much, but the latest version makes me wants to change my stance about it. It’s finally becoming more standards compliant, faster and secure. The UI has a streamlined look and its ability to pin tabs might just make you fall in love with it.
Without much ado, let’s have a little comparison between these browsers to find out which one’s right for you! There are some categories on which we’ll compare the browsers for the sake of clarity.
Google Chrome’s omnibar was touted as very powerful since the day it was released. It certainly has lived up to our expectations. With the addition of the following extensions, you can add more power to the Omnibar within seconds. Check them out!
1. Cap the number of open tabs using No More Tabs
If you frequently open new sites that kill your time, this extension has been made just for you. No More Tabs lets you set a limit on the number of tabs you can open in a Chrome Window â€“ just dig up the No More Tabs Options to set a number. If your limit has been set as four and if you open tab five, the first tab gets killed automatically.
If your primary browser is Google Chrome, chances are you’ll have plenty of bookmarks saved in the browser and you probably want to back them up for obvious purposes. Backing up bookmarks in Google Chrome is pretty easy. Let’s explore the methods that can be used to backup bookmarks in Chrome:
Pagerank Checker is an extension for Google Chrome that shows the Google Pagerank of the current website.
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A lot of people were expecting support for extensions on Google Chrome and voila! You can now try your hands ona few official Google Chrome Extensions now. The extensions are pretty basic, but the fact that Google Chrome now officially supports them is exciting. In this post, I’m going to take you in a walkthrough on how to go about installing these sample Google Chrome addons.