Chrome notes

From raju

Configuration

favorite configuration on desktop

  • chrome://settings or Menu -> Settings
    -> Show advanced settings -> Privacy -> Content settings ->
    • Location -> "Do not allow any site to track your physical location"
    • Notifications -> "Do not allow any site to show notifications"
  • Disable automatic playing of videos on facebook.com using this extension. Once the extension is installed, hide the icon in the toolbar by right clicking on it -> select "Hide in Chrome menu".
  • Show the bookmarks toolbar

Settings -> Appearance -> Show bookmarks bar -> slide right

set up custom search engines

Right click in the address bar -> Edit search engines
or
preferences button -> Settings -> Settings -> Search -> Manage search engines
Add a new search engine Keyword URL with %s in place of query
Wikipedia.org wiki https://www.wikipedia.org/search-redirect.php?family=wikipedia&language=en&search=%s&go=&go=Go
raju.shoutwiki.com rwiki http://raju.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Special:Search?search=%s&go=Go

To access the search engines, enter the keyword in the address bar and press tab.

Another easy way to add a custom search engine is to go to the website, right click on the search bar -> select "Add as search engine..." -> edit the fields if necessary -> ok

Manage passwords

Settings -> Show advanced settings -> Passwords and forms -> Manage passwords

Blocking ads

  • uBlock Origin. It was mentioned in http://www.enricozini.org/blog/2016/i-chipped-in/

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Useful links

  • chrome://settings/syncSetup - to sync passwords across chrome sessions over different machines