Changing Your Home Page in Google Chrome
By Dave Taylor
The Question:I’ve recently switched to Google Chrome on my Windows 8 PC and can’t figure out how to set the home page to something other than a Google search page. Help!
While it’s generally easy for you to change the default opening home page on a Web browser, there are two things working against you here: First, there are also a lot of programs that seem to sneakily change your home page to their site or their own search engine with their adverts, etc, and second you’re also having to deal with the often confusing experience that is Windows 8.
Now that isn’t to say that every application in Windows 8 is confusing, but after years of everyone getting used to the menu bar at the top of app windows with File, Edit, Help, etc, it can be a bit daunting to figure out where things are. Fortunately, the Chrome development team has your back because everything you need is tucked into the drop-down menu behind a single button on the browser’s window.
To demonstrate the sequence, I’m going to show you how to set the home page of this site, AskDaveTaylor, as your Chrome browser’s home page.
This post is excerpted with permission from Dave Taylor.
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