Open New Tab Here

Open New Tab Here

A shortcut to open a new tab next to the current one

Open New Tab Here
What is Open New Tab Here?
'Open New Tab Here' is a Chrome extension designed for efficient tab management. By default, a new tab opens at the end of the row, but with this extension, users can open a new tab next to the currently active one. Its keyboard shortcuts are customizable and different for Windows/Linux and macOS. Open New Tab Here also allows opening a new tab in the background without immediate switch-over. For an enriched browsing experience, this open-source Chrome extension could be a valuable addition to your browsing tools.
Users: 675 ▼ -21
Rating: 4.77 (22)
Version: 1.1.0 (Last updated: 2021-04-14)
Creation date: 2017-07-11
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 16.08K
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By default, Chrome will only open a new tab at the very end of the row of tabs, which isn’t always what you want. This is a quick shortcut to open a new tab to the right of the one you’re currently viewing.

You can either use the button to the right of the address bar, or a configurable keyboard shortcut. The default keyboard shortcut is:

• For Windows & Linux: Alt + T • For macOS: Ctrl + T

There is also a shortcut to open the new tab in the background instead of switching to it straight away:

• For Windows & Linux: Alt + Shift + T • For macOS: Ctrl + Shift + T

You can change these shortcuts by going to chrome://extensions/shortcuts

The code is open source at

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Customizable shortcut keys
  • Does not interfere with other tab opening actions
  • Works as intended
  • Improves productivity
  • Doesn't work in Kiwi browser
  • Not compatible with Chrome 90
  • Limited customization options for tab appearance
Most mentioned
  • Customizable shortcut keys
  • Improves productivity
  • Works as intended
Recent reviews
Brilliant! Finally I can open a new child next to current with a customised shortcut Alt + t. :-)
by Robert Orzanna Robert Orzanna, 2018-05-19


The only extension to do it properly!
by Justin Justin, 2023-10-25
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Risk impact

Open New Tab Here is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Open New Tab Here has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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