Link Blanker

Link Blanker

Open link in new tab.

What is Link Blanker?
"Link Blanker" is a convenient Chrome extension designed to enhance your browsing experience. It allows you to open links in new tabs automatically, even in the background, and manage multiple tabs effectively. It's a perfect tool for users who dislike using the browser's 'back' button. You can close cluttered tabs altogether for a more streamlined browsing experience. More details are available at the Link Blanker homepage.
Users: 20,000+
Rating: 4.30 (37)
Version: 3.0.1 (Last updated: 2022-08-02)
Creation date: 2019-02-21
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • tabs
  • unlimitedStorage
Size: 373.76K
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Analyze keywords

When you click a link to open in a new tab.

Anyway open in a new tab. (You can also open in the background. )

And you can close tabs cluttered together.

The browser 'back' how to hate, why strangers.

Detailed features, how-to, help, etc. is found in

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 Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Ability to open links in new tabs is greatly appreciated and convenient
  • Simple and easy to configure settings
  • Has the option to turn on/off for the same domain, enhancing usability
  • In the updated version, the toggle key function was removed causing inconvenience for users who switch states frequently
  • Some users experience issues with specific sites, like YouTube where links previously opened in the same tab now open in new tabs, impeding functionality
  • Lack of an import/export function for settings causes inconvenience when reinstalling the extension or changing environments
Most mentioned
  • Opening links in a new tab automatically
  • Loss of toggle key function in the new version leading to usability issues
  • Issues with unwanted behavior on certain websites after updates
Recent reviews
by u n u n, 2024-03-10

by Mac Mac Mac Mac, 2023-10-15

Great extension, is it possible to apply the rules to a subdomain, instead of "invalidate function"?
by lawrence d'Aniello lawrence d'Aniello, 2023-06-20
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Risk impact

Link Blanker may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Link Blanker has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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