Category Archives: Google Chrome

Chrome 87 is out with Tab Search, Direct actions, and more

Chrome 87 is out with Tab Search, Direct actions, and more

A major release of the Google Chrome browser brings a number of new features to the Stable channel. Starting in version 87, it is now possible to search for a tab with a new user interface. Also, there are a couple of other additions, along with security fixes and minor changes.

Create Link to Text Fragment on Web Page in Microsoft Edge

Create Link to Text Fragment on Web Page in Microsoft Edge

How to Create a Link to a Text Fragment on a Web Page in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge, similar to Google Chrome, comes with a handy option that allows you to make a link to any text portion of a web page. It is powered by the ScrollToTextFragment web standard, and allows creating anchored links without having an explicitly specified anchor in the target page's HTML markup. Microsoft has improved the existing functionality and has added a GUI to make the feature more convenient.

Make Google Chrome Download PDF Files Instead of Opening

Make Google Chrome Download PDF Files Instead of Opening

How to Make Google Chrome Download PDF Files Instead of Opening Them

When you are clicking on a link to a PDF file in Google Chrome, the browser will open the document in its built-in reader. Many users find it convenient, as they need no third-party apps to open the PDF content. However, some users may prefer an external app, as it often offers more feature-right experience.

Chrome to get its own root certificate store

Chrome to get its own root certificate store

Google is working on its own implementation of Chrome's root certificate store for certification authorities (Chrome Root Store). The company plans to use it instead of the cert store included in the operating system. The initiative is reminiscent of Mozilla's approach, who maintains a separate independent root certificate store for Firefox. Firefox uses it to verify the certificate chain of trust when opening sites over HTTPS, using the OS cert store as a fallback option.

Create Link to Text Fragment on Web Page in Google Chrome

Create Link to Text Fragment on Web Page in Google Chrome

How to Create a Link to a Text Fragment on a Web Page in Google Chrome

Google Chrome comes with a handy option that allows you to make a link to any part of a web page. It is powered by the ScrollToTextFragment, web standard, and allows creating anchored links without having an explicitly specified anchor in the target page's HTML markup.

Enable Destroy Profile on Browser Close in Google Chrome

Enable Destroy Profile on Browser Close in Google Chrome

How to Enable Destroy Profile on Browser Close in Google Chrome

Chrome to consume less memory by unloading unused profiles from memory. Google is working on memory consumption improvements for the Chrome browser. One of its long standing issues is that user profiles loaded within the browser remain in memory even if you close the Chrome instance that was associated with that profile. Now the browser offers an option to resolve the issue.