Google has released a major Chrome update. Chrome 88 is now available in the stable branch. It is the first version of Chrome that doesn't include support for Adobe Flash. The release is also notable for having a built-in check for weak passwords, and a number of changed to secure your saved login data.
Google Chrome has got a new tab overflow indicator in the Canary branch. It makes it easy to spot that you have more tabs than are currently visible, and you need to scroll the tab row to see the rest of them.
How to Remove Puzzle Icon from Chrome PWA Title bar for Extension Button.
If you have installed some extensions in Google Chrome, for the sites installed as a PWA you will see a puzzle icon that allows opening the list of the installed extensions without leaving the PWA window. Google now allows disabling that icon.
How to Enable Line Wrap in Source View in Edge and Chrome.
The Chromium project, which serves as base for both Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome browser, has got a nice addition to its built-in source viewer. Now, when you are viewing the source code (HTML markup) of a web page, you can enable the line wrap option.
You can now enable Chrome Labs in Google Chrome. It is a new feature that will allow you to quickly turn on or off experimental features in the browser.
Google has launched an experiment in its browser that reveals some experimental features to the user.
How to Enable Uninstall Chrome PWA from Settings and Control Panel
The ability to remove an installed PWA app using traditional methods that we covered earlier has finally become available in Google Chrome. When enabled, it allows uninstalling Progressive Web Apps with tools like Control Panel and the Settings app. It also adds the appropriate Uninstall option to the Start menu shortcut context menu for installed PWAs.
Chrome 88 will come with Manifest V3 support for the Declarative Net Request API and other changes proposed as part of it. It clarifies API and feature changes in the Chromium project that also bring a number of restrictions for extensions. The most affected extensions are ad blockers, that will stop working properly. One of them, uBlock Origin, is already known for being incompatible with Manifest V3.
How to Enable Tab Groups Auto Create in Google Chrome
Starting in Google Chrome 80, the browser introduces a new GUI feature - Tab Groups. It allows combining individual tabs into visually organized groups. Starting Chrome 85 comes with the Tab Groups feature generally available, and allows enabling the collapsing option for them.
How to Permanently Disable Incognito Mode in Google Chrome
Almost every Google Chrome user is familiar with Incognito mode, that allows opening a special window that doesn't save your browsing history and personal data. This way, Google Chrome Incognito mode protects your overall privacy by not keeping local data that could be read later. However, there are some reasons to disable it permanently.
Disable Extension Toolbar Menu Button in Google Chrome - a working method for Google Chrome 87
Some time ago, Google has added a new toolbar button to Chrome, which is hiding extension icons from the toolbar to a menu. This is now enabled by default. Instead of adding them to the right of the address bar, the extensions are now listed in that menu. Today we will review a working method that allows disabling the Extension Toolbar Button in Google Chrome 87.