Starting with version 57 of Google Chrome, which recently reached the stable branch, the browser throttles the performance of background tabs. This feature is part of the power optimization changes made to the browser. Here is how to disable it.
As you may already know, Chrome 57 ditches the plugin configuration page. This makes it harder to disable Flash or the built-in PDF viewer in order to switch to an external application like Adobe Reader. Here is how.
If you have a bunch of bookmarks in the Google Chrome browser, you might be interested in exporting them to an HTML file. This is extremely useful because you can have a backup of your bookmarks. Also, you can open that file later on some other PC or mobile device where Google Chrome is not installed. You can also import the HTML file in another browser on the same PC or another device.
Like many modern browsers, Google Chrome is using Page Prediction to load web sites faster. In order to save your bandwidth and improve your privacy, you may want to disable this feature. Here is how it can be done.
One of the new features in Chrome 56 is the ability to scale documents before printing. This change is really useful when you need to print a page which has shrunken text and images. Let's see how it is implemented in Chrome 56.
As you may already know, the Chrome browser allows you to enable or disable installed plug-ins like Adobe Flash, the PDF plugin and Widevine, the DRM content decryption plugin. However, with Chrome 57, this option will no longer be available.
Today, we will see how to make Google Chrome ask before quitting. The default behavior of this browser may be a bit annoying for the user, since it can be closed accidentally. Let's change this and make it show a warning before you close it.
In Google Chrome, you can change the download folder even though it does not ask you each time where to save a file. By default, the browser is using the Downloads folder in your user profile, which is also visible in the navigation pane of File Explorer and in the This PC folder. Here is how you can change it.
You can make a background tab active in Google Chrome automatically. It will be opened immediately instead of in the background. Here is how you can do it.
By default, Google Chrome doesn't allow you to export saved passwords to a file. The browser can save them, and they will be available in the current profile or synced across your devices if you have enabled it. But there is also a way to export saved passwords to a file.