Skinny - Chrome Web Store
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This extension lets you limit the width of any web page, for better readability on big screens.

When a web page has lines of text that run the full width of the page, it can become hard to read on high resolution monitors. If you find yourself making your browser window smaller just so you can read Wikipedia comfortably, this is the extension for you! Just click the Skinny icon to instantly make the page narrower. (The extensions doesn't change any pages until you click the button.) Two vertical bars are added to the page, visible only on hover, that you can drag to change the width. It will keep track of pages that you have set to be 'skinny', except any pages you visit in incognito mode. If there's a site that's not behaving well with this extension let me know and I'll check it out.

4.4 out of 513 ratings

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Aaron PetrikinMay 31, 2024

Does the opposite of this exist? I want to force news articles to take text lines to full width instead of fixed.

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Ruchir RakeshJun 14, 2023

great extension, i hope it's updated more in the present. this will blow up if any community finds about it. I have one request for the extension to adjust the page if the page zoom is change, it causes the page to aligh left side in some scenarios. thank you to the dev! i genuinly am gratefull

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tyler relytFeb 27, 2023

By far my favorite extension of its kind. It's a shame this doesn't have more users. Also, it hasn't been updated in nearly 3 years, but still works perfectly, so I guess there's no real reason to update it. Highly recommend this extension for anyone who happens to come across this hidden gem.


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  • Updated
    May 15, 2020
  • Offered by
    David Gilbertson
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    English (United States)
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