The Chrome browser has many little-known features that might help you work faster or smarter. We’ve compiled some of the best below:
Side note: Who uses Chrome? The Chrome browser has been nipping at the heels of Internet Explorer as the most popular web browser with Subscribers, but did you know Google Chrome is the world’s most popular web browser?
1. Save a Web page as a PDF without a plug-in
To save the webpage you’re viewing in Chrome as a PDF, press Ctrl+P (Mac: ⌘-P). You’ll be able to preview the page and adjust the basic page settings. Then, under “Destination”, click “Change” and choose “Save as PDF” under “Local Destinations” to convert the page into a PDF file.
2. Use keyboard shortcuts
Ctrl + T – opens a new tab
Alt + click on a link – downloads the linked item
Home – takes you to the top of a Web page
End – takes you to the bottom of a Web page
3. Turn on experimental Chrome features
Type “About:Flags” without quotes into the Chrome address bar and press Enter to turn on experimental Chrome browsing features (at your own risk).