Our browsers revolve around our usage of the internet a lot. And you can feel comfortable during your browsing if your internet speeds are good. But if your browser tends to look more like a workstation than a simple and fast browser, then it really does dim the mood.
You always need to keep your browsers clean from too many add-ons and cosmetic changes. Here are 8 easy ways your browser can be fast and fluid while still remain gorgeous and minimalistic.
If you're a person who has almost 10 to 15 extensions installed to get the most out of your work and browsing time, then it might be the best time to reconsider a makeover. Too many add-ons can make your browser look ugly and also drag down the performance. So to make it easier, it would be best to decide which add-ons you really need on the face of the browser and which ones you need installed as well.
Saving a lot of web pages into the bookmarks section is not always a great idea, but things get worse when they're a mixed bag of favorite pages and most visited sites and are saved below the address bar. You need to first prioritize the web pages you need and keep only the most needed ones. The rest can also be arranged into smart folders for your easy reference.
Opening different browsers is not a great idea as it drains more of your processing power. When in the habit of opening multiple pages, it would be beneficial to open the pages that you need at that moment, and then bookmark the rest for future use.
When you have more pages to work on than needed, multiple tabs are opened in multiple browser windows. Keeping all those tabs open really does get irritating and may not help you in proper work management. You may want to keep all your work in just one browser and open the related web pages in the same browser through tabs.
New tab intro
While already having your browser open, you can change the content that appears whenever you open a new tab. For one thing, it is better to get a variety of different content turning up rather than the same old most visited sites. You can set it for Google Art Project and discover amazing art designed by many around the globe. Try out Momentum for starters!
Work and play!
Your browsing habits revolve around to lives that you lead. Your work culture requires you to browse through a different set of web pages, or use other online services. While outside your workplace, you may have different web pages and services altogether. To keep work and social life separate, it would be great if you use separate login sessions of different purposes.
There are many who prefer the minimal design of an app from the original version. Keeping it all simple is the primary concern of many users. With various plugins available in Chrome, you can keep the interface of many of the apps and services to a minimum when using it thereby loading it faster.
Opera and Safari are two browsers that speak a lot about simplicity and minimal design. Apart from these, Yandex too has just released its minimalist version of their browser. If all else still fails to impress, you can try out Firefox's Light.