New Tab Override New Tab Override

Load a custom URL when opening a new tab.

By: Mustang
Rating: 3.52 (21)
Users: 3,000+
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2017-09-22)
Size: 10.63K
Permissions:
Most extensions that allow a custom URL for the new tab page do so by redirecting to the URL then attempting to focus on the address bar.

The second step of focusing on the address bar when using the redirect method was broken in Chrome 61.

This extension fixes the second step by using a new method, rather than redirecting it loads the URL in the background then injects its content into a empty new tab page.

This means there is no redirect, and therefore the address bar never actually loses focus in the first place.

Permissions:
* Read and change all your data on the websites that you visit - Used only to load the URL in the background, none of your data or websites you visit are ever read or changed.
* Replace the page that you see when opening a new tab - Duh!
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