Every modern web browser attempts to provide maximum default functionality in different constituting modules but maximum is difficult to offer. It is also not possible to satisfy varying requirements of different users. Similar is the case with tabbed interface which can be tweaked in a lot of ways to utilize it in utmost capacity.
Google Chrome’s default tabbed interface has been designed with a different approach while compared to Firefox or other browsers. Still this interface can be tweaked in a lot of ways using chrome extensions. These extensions can offer an overall satisfying experience while dealing with tabs. They bring a lot of shortcuts and customizations at your hand. Following is a list of worthy extensions that can tweak tabs in Google Chrome.
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- Tab Managing Extensions for Google Chrome
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- Modify New Tab in Google Chrome with Extensions
The user may need to reload all tabs in Google Chrome at once. Doing it manually with a large number of tab can cause fatigue. This extension provides a single button to reload them all and adds an exception to pinned tabs.
Typically, a user browses through a number of websites which makes tab managing difficult. Also if user is busy on some other tasks, closing numerous tabs can be cumbersome. This extension will automatically close idle tabs after a predefined time.
A tab may get closed accidentally and the user may lose a lot work performed in the specific tab. This extension can lock the desired tab and will display a confirmation dialog before closing it. The extension provides some configurations to disable dialog box, shortcut support, and auto locking for new tab.
Keyboard shortcuts offer a convenient way for browsing. Different tasks can be employed easily with keyboard rather than moving your mouse around. This extension support many shortcuts for different tasks related to Duplicate, Close, Move or Switch tabs. The shortcuts can be changed according to the user’s preference.
There may a situation arise when user need to join tabs of multiple windows into a single one. This extension does the job easily. A single click on the extension’s icon will merge all separate chrome windows.
If the user has a lot of tab opened at an instance and having difficulty in finding one, this extension provide an elegant thumbnail preview of tabs in Google Chrome and makes it easy to switch tabs.
While in office, home, or campus, the user may be browsing some websites which are not appropriate. This extension will save your face in such awkward situation by hiding all the tabs with a single click or key.
This extension will close all the windows and tabs with a single click and it can be set to open new tab after performing a close call.
If you are looking to navigate through tabs with mouse wheel, give this extension a try. By holding down Ctrl key or Left mouse button and then moving mouse wheel.
Using these extensions in Google Chrome can save a lot of time and an easy way to deal with tabs.