Paste and Go Key

Paste and Go Key

Adds a changeable keyboard shortcut that pastes the clipboard into the URL bar and loads it/searches for it.

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What is Paste and Go Key?
"Paste and Go Key" is a convenient Chrome extension that allows users to instantly paste clipboard content into the URL bar and either navigate to the website if it's a URL or perform a search using a specified search engine. This tool enhances browsing efficiency by providing users with a configurable keyboard shortcut to speed up the process of visiting sites or searching online. It supports customizable searches, uses the default search engine if unspecified, and includes multiple language translations.
By: AQmx
Users: 10,000+
Rating: 4.25 (4)
Version: 1.3.1 (Last updated: 2024-06-25)
Creation date: 2021-04-14
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • clipboardRead
  • offscreen
  • search
  • storage
  • tabs
Size: 40.18K
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Adds a keyboard shortcut to paste the clipboard into the URL bar of the current tab or a new tab and loads it if it is a URL or otherwise searches for it. The search function is disabled by default and the search engine that is used can be changed in the settings.


  • The keyboard shortcut can be changed through the "Keyboard shortcuts" tab in the browser's Extensions page.
  • If the search URL is left blank then searches will be done using the browser's default search engine.

Translation credits:

  • Chinese Simplified - Jiong Guo (JEANX58)
  • Italian - Elena Giannoni (ellieG)
  • Portuguese - Rodrigo Leye (rleye)
  • Swedish - Ben Skoglund (Mjuke)
User reviews
Thank you. Very useful!
by Akram Rahmanov Akram Rahmanov, 2024-04-23

Despite the description stating that the key is "changeable", I can't find any way in the options dialog to configure the hotkey. On my Mac, it's just Cmd-Shift-V. That's fine, but not what's advertised.
by Sam Clayton Sam Clayton, 2023-09-14
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