How to remove the user profile button (You) in Google Chrome 44 and above

Previously, we covered how to disable or enable the Google Chrome profile button in the window title. It could be done with a special flag in chrome://flags/. Unfortunately, the appropriate flag described in the mentioned article was removed in Chrome 44, which is in beta now. Here is an alternative way to remove the user profile button (You) in Google Chrome 44 and above.

Restore old bookmarks manager to Google Chrome

With recent updates to the Google Chrome browser, Google developers introduced a new bookmark organizing user interface in Chrome. If you got updated to Google Chrome 42, you might have noticed it already. The bookmark manager UI is the one you get when you press Ctrl+Shift+O in Chrome. The appearance of the new bookmark manager reminds me of the Start screen from Windows 8, as it contains tiles and represents every bookmarked page or site as a separate tile. In this article, we will see how to disable this new interface and restore the old bookmarks manager in Google Chrome.

Disable or enable the Google Chrome profile button in the window title

In the latest versions of Chrome, Google developers added a special button to manage your profile to the browser's title bar. This profile is used by the browser to sync your preferences, add-ons and bookmarks. If you are not happy with having this button in the title bar, here is how to disable it.

The ultimate list of Google Chrome hotkeys

Hotkeys or keyboard shortcuts for any app save your time and improve your productivity. You can usually operate faster by pressing key combinations than using menu commands in the onscreen user interface. We have covered Mozilla Firefox hotkeys previously (HERE and HERE); now we should like to share the ultimate list of Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts.

Enable save as MHTML option in Google Chrome

For years, Internet Explorer has supported saving a web page as a single file web archive (.MHT). You might be surprised to know that Google Chrome has also added native support for saving pages as MHTML but it is not enabled by default. MHTML is an extremely convenient format for sharing with someone because everything from the HTML page is saved to a single *.mhtml file - all the text, CSS styles, scripts and even images will be saved. It also keeps your folder with saved web pages tidier. Let me show you how to activate the MHTML support in Google Chrome without using add-ons or plugins.

Speedup Google Chrome by enabling fast tab/window close

Google Chrome has a number of hidden settings, some of which are disabled by default because they are experimental. Many of these make it eventually into Chrome as a regular feature, or some of them get dropped. In any case, you should note that the experimental settings can disappear any time. I would like to share with you some of the interesting Google Chrome hidden settings which can improve your browsing experience. We will start with a secret option called "Enable Fast Tab/Window Close" which affects the browser's tab closing performance.

Tip: Mute several tabs at once in Google Chrome

Recently we covered how to mute the audio of a tab in Google Chrome. Read this article if you are interested to know how to do that: How to mute audio for a tab in Google Chrome. Today, I would like to share with you a simple tip to mute the sound from several tabs at once. This can be useful if you have opened two or more YouTube videos. Let's see how it can be done.

How to mute audio for a tab in Google Chrome

Google continually improves their Chrome browser. Here is good news for all Google Chrome users regarding audio. The latest release from the Canary branch of Chrome features a new useful option - the ability to mute the audio of a specific tab. At this moment, this option is experimental and can be turned on with the flags editor. Let's see how to turn on and try this feature.