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Make Google Chrome Show HTTP and WWW parts of URL

Make Google Chrome Show HTTP and WWW parts of URL

Starting in Chrome 69, the browser features significant changes to the user interface. These include a 'Material Design Refresh' theme with rounded tabs, the removal of the 'Secure' text badge for HTTPS web sites replaced by a Lock icon, and a reworked new tab page. Also, the browser hides the protocol name (HTTP/HTTPS) and the WWW prefix from the URL when the address bar is not focused. If you are unhappy about this behavior, here's how to disable it.

Change New Tab Button Position in Google Chrome

Change New Tab Button Position in Google Chrome

Starting in Chrome 69, the browser features significant changes to the user interface. These include a 'Material Design Refresh' theme with rounded tabs, the removal of the 'Secure' text badge for HTTPS web sites replaced by a Lock icon, and a reworked new tab page. Also, the browser allows changing the position of the New Tab button (+). Using a special hidden option, you can control whether it appears to the left of tabs or to their right. By default, it appears after the last open tab.

Restore Secure Text for HTTPS in Google Chrome

Restore Secure Text for HTTPS in Google Chrome

As you may already know, Chrome 69 comes with a number of new features and improvements, including a refined look for the user interface, that is called 'Material Design Refresh'. Another change introduced in this release is removal of the green 'Secure' badge for web sites that use the HTTPS protocol. Today, we will see how to restore it.

Enable Native Titlebar in Google Chrome in Windows 10

Enable Native Titlebar in Google Chrome in Windows 10

As of this writing, Google Chrome is the most popular web browser. It is available for Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. By default, Chrome draws its own title bar, which is gray in color and doesn't suit the appearance of Windows 10. If you don't like this feature of the browser, you can turn it off. Here is how it can be done.

Enable Emoji Picker in Google Chrome 68 and above

Enable Emoji Picker in Google Chrome 68 and above

As of this writing, Google Chrome is the most popular web browser. It is available for Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. Starting in version 68 and above, the browser includes a fancy emoji picker which allows inserting emojis in any text field on a page. Let's see how to activate and use it.