Dec 3, 2008

Firefox Extension: Open In Google Chrome Version 1.0

If you are using Firefox as a default browser and you still want to open some web site in Google Chrome, this Firefox extension might be useful. Open in Google Chrome Firefox extension will open any websites in Google Chrome from Firefox in one click. Once you install this extension into Firefox, you can easily open up your current page in Chrome. As an extra bonus feature, you can configure it so that certain pages like Gmail always open in Chrome. It can also be configured to always open certain web pages in Chrome - e.g. *google*, gmail, etc.

Install “Open in Google Chrome” for Firefox 3
Download open-in-google-chrome.xpi on to your desktop and then drag it inside Firefox 3 much like what you did for Send to Google Docs..

  • Restart Firefox. Then go to Tools -> Add-ons -> Options and browse for the chrome.exe file on your Vista / XP / Windows 2000 machine.

firefoxgooglechrome-jadi-1 10 Google Chrome Tips and Tricks

  • In Windows XP, Google Chrome installs under \Documents and Settings\\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\ while in Windows Vista, Google Chrome installs in \Users\\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\
  • The Google Chrome Firefox extension can also be configured to open a group of website(s) directly in Chrome even if you try accessing them from Firefox. For instance, you may add “yahoo” to the list and any site that has yahoo in the URL would open in Chrome automatically. That includes “maps.yahoo.com”, “news.yahoo.com”, “yahoo.com” and even “bbc.com/news/yahoo-shares.html” so be careful while picking these wildcards.

 
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