• 1. Disable Images in Webpages – Speed up Browsing

    Text only mode – Is that really possible?

    Yes it is.

    Use any of these option as per the browser you are using. Enter these options in address bar:

    Note: See 3 more – exciting tips, by scrolling down further.

    Chrome & Firefox – Image Switch Off


    Use this option to disable images being loaded on the webpages.

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    Edge or IE:

    Switch of images in IE – Just un-check the boxes under this section.

    • Internet Option -> Advanced -> Multimedia.

    or you can use this Excel VBA macro code. Both does the same.

    VBA Code – Disable Images – Compatibility mode ON

    This will stop images being loaded to all the websites browsed in Chrome/Firefox, giving you lightening fast page loads.

    While doing any quick Internet research, if the Internet speed is too slow: You can quickly turn on ‘Text mode’ to see immediate results.

    Wait. What other tips do we have?

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    2. Open Closed Tabs – Last Active Session

    If your Chrome accidentally closes or your system shuts down suddenly when you have opened so many Tabs & researching on many websites.

    Follow this step:

    1. Chrome: Shift + Alt + T.
    2. FireFox: Control + Shift + T or Right Click on any Open Tab -> Undo Close Tab
    3. IE: Control + Shift + T or Right Click on any Tab -> Reopen Closed Tab
    4. IOS X: Control + Z  or Edit menu -> Undo Closed Tab

    This will open all the Tabs that were open before Chrome closed accidentally.

    KeyBoard shortcut: CTRL + SHIFT + T

    3. Night Reading Mode

    I just started typing what is Night mode, then I realized that it is self explanatory. Lets get to the point straight. You need to install “Dark Reader” or similar plugin to enable this.

    Go to Chrome Web store & install this handy tool. It just saves the burning eyes if you are staring at the computer for a long time. Here is the link for the extension.

    Once you enable this plugin, it just inverts the colors from each website that you browse. Quite useful.

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    4. Site Audit – For Bloggers & Web Admins only

    If you are an Website Owner or a Blogger, then this option will be very useful. Yes. Chrome can be used to audit the technical aspects of your website.

    Keybaord Shortcut: Press F12, Choose Audit from Developer Menu, Click on “Perform an Audit” which is visible when you scroll down under the Developer menu.

    It will start auditing the website for correctness, Mobile compatibility & a big list of things & produces the mistakes. You can correct them one by one to improve your website performance.


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