Link Control - Chrome Web Store
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Manage whether links are opened in the same tab or a new tab

A lightweight extension that puts you in control of how links open. The extension lets you: - Always open links in the same tab - Always open links in a new tab - Choose the behaviour for specific websites Useful for stopping the behaviour of sites such as eBay, Etsy, Temu and others that open a new tab every time you click on a link, or it can be used to add that behaviour for other sites.

4.3 out of 515 ratings

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cooper beamanFeb 8, 2024

This extension used to work, but now it appears to have stopped. For example, a new tab now opens when clicking a different google account to switch to it on a google app page, despite link control global or site settings set to open in same tab. Back to the original drag to url bar method 🤦🏻‍♂️

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David JohnsonFeb 6, 2024

Excellent. Thanks for fixing Etsy's dreadful default behaviour!

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Gregory GardnerJan 4, 2024

Was hoping it give control over external links (such as bookmarks placed on a PC's desktop), but seems they're not supported.


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