One way to customize your online experience is to set what is going to be displayed when you open a new tab in your browser. Here is a short run down of the various options you have in this area.
Most people opt for showing the same homepage all the time — a favorite website or, more probably, their favorite search engine.
You can also choose one of the many available start page add-ons for your browser. There are especially many of them available for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.
A list of the more prominent ones follows:
Speed Dial 2
for Google Chrome — 466000+ users
for Mozilla Firefox — 409000+ users
Awesome New Tab Page
for Google Chrome — 249000+ users
for Mozilla Firefox — 91000+ users
Then you have the option to display a website that will function as a start page. This is a combination of the previous two options. The most well-known such website is Symbaloo.
You can even display a simple text editor. Just use the following code the same way you would copy-paste a website’s URL address:
data:text/html, <body contenteditable style="color:e9eb5a; background-color:01243b; font-family:Tahoma; font-size:26px; margin:5rem; padding-left:3rem;">
You can tweak the code by setting a different background color, text color, font size, or font family.
Lastly, you can choose to show nothing or a blank page. Some people prefer this because they consider anything else a distraction.
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