DDT - Don't Dupe Tabs - Chrome Web Store
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Overview

Tries to help people with a compulsive tabs opening habit by preventing duplicated tabs

DDT tries to help people with a compulsive tabs opening habit by preventing duplicated tabs. It won't cure you, but hopefully you'll suffer less. The Context I tend to open and reopen the very same tabs again and again, just to refresh their content. I've usually got lots (150+ on several browser windows) of open tabs, and even with the use of some Chrome extensions it takes too much time to find the one I want to refresh. So, since my Bookmarks Bar is full, and I reopen the website I want to read once again. And again. And again. The Need I don't want to care anymore about duplicated tabs. Please remove them for me, oh mighty browser, whenever I open another tab with a link already present somewhere else. The Result Whenever the user opens a new tab, either via CTRL/CMD+click on a link or Right click -> Open in new tab, the extension looks for any other open tabs with the very same url and close them if found. You can enable/disable the extension by clicking on the extension action icon. Is it safe? DDT requires two kind of permissions from Chrome: -tabs: to access the tabs list with their urls -storage: to save the enabled/disabled state It does not: access the network (in any way, not even for checking for updates) read the contents of the opened pages It could: close some tabs you don't want to close: this extension is in Beta stage. I've never lost anything I did not expect to lose in all the testing I did, but please don't hold me responsible if anything bad happens Known limitations It activates only when the user requests a new tab, not when you are clicking on a link that opens a new tab If you really want a duplicate tab, you can open a blank tab (only one a time ;) ) and then paste the link If a link/bookmark does a redirect in more than 250ms, thus changing the tab url or scheme (i.e. http page redirecting to the same page served in https) later, it won't be matched

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Андрей АкуловApr 28, 2021

Sorry, but it stupidly doesn't work. I am opening several tabs with the same site - no effect. Trying to reload them - no effect.

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Bilal RajaDec 18, 2020

Unreliable, for me it doesnt work 50-60% of the time.

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  • Version
    0.2
  • Updated
    November 4, 2017
  • Offered by
    psychowood
  • Size
    447KiB
  • Languages
    English (United States)
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