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How to enable reader view in Chrome on Mac

Chrome Reader Mode Webpage

Safari and Firefox both offer a reader view by default. So if you want to read a webpage without all the extra banners, ads, navigation, and such, it’s just the click of a button. But for Chrome users, it’s not that easy.

Google offers a hidden flag you can use for reader mode in Chrome. While this is still considered an experimental feature as of this writing, it is still an option. As an alternative, you can install a Chrome extension for reader view. Here, we’ll show you both methods so you can enable reader mode in Chrome on your Mac.

How to change your homepage in Firefox and Chrome

Firefox Hompage and New Tab on Mac

To many people, a browser’s homepage is one of those tiny things you rarely give any attention. But to others, it’s how they start their day or their browsing experience. Whether you use it to catch up on the news, check on your own blog, or start a Google search, you can make your homepage anything you want in Firefox and Chrome.

We’ve already explained how to change your Safari Homepage on Mac and iOS. So here, we’ll help you change your homepage in Firefox and Chrome on Mac. Firefox users can also change their homepage on iPhone, and iPad. (Sorry Chrome fans, you can’t currently change your homepage on iOS.)

How to automatically make new tabs active in Safari, Firefox, and Chrome

New Tab Concept

If you’re tired of your new tabs opening in the background, it’s time to make a change. You can have a new tab become active immediately, which moves you right over to it to do what you need. It’s one less click and one less thing to slow you down when you need to open tab after tab.

Why wait or have to click the tab yourself? Here’s how to automatically make new tabs active in Safari, Firefox, and Chrome on your Mac.

How to use Tab Groups in Google Chrome to organize tabs

How to Use Tab Groups in Chrome Mac

If use Google Chrome on Mac and open multiple tabs at once, you’ll like this handy feature added to the browser. Tab Groups let you collect, name, colorize, and of course, group tabs together. This lets you organize your open tabs and keep track of them.

Tab Groups were first announced for Chrome Beta users in May 2020. But even after several months, you may not have even noticed that it rolled out to everyone. If you use Chrome and could use a little help managing your tabs, here’s how to use Tab Groups.

How to get a direct link to text on a webpage in Chrome on Mac

Copy Link to Selected Text Chrome

Have you ever wanted to reference specific text on a webpage? Sure, you can copy the link and save it or share it, but that doesn’t help later when you have to search for that text on the page. If you’re looking for a way to do this and happen to be a Chrome user, then you’re in luck!

An extension for Chrome called Link to Text Fragment solves the problem we just described. You can select text on a page and get a direct link to it. So if you’re ready to make life a bit easier when it comes to referencing webpage text, here’s how to use Link to Text Fragment in Chrome.