We spend a lot of time browsing the web through our phones. And an equal amount of time using the browsers on our laptops and desktops. If things start to slow down, we start checking and clearing the cache, and other system checks too.
But of all the precautions you take to speed things up, there are hidden factors within these browsers that you need to be aware of. Features that could cause us more than just performance problems.
Whenever you visit a web page, there are background codings which work to provide page analytics to the host website and also help in giving all the ads the shine and glorious animations. It is powerful in every way but is also a dangerous tool that tracks your keystrokes, and also your browsing habits.
Update your browser
Though Google's Chrome gets updated automatically in the background, the case is not the same for others. Sticking to the old versions of your browsers is dangerous as it may have security flaws and bugs that may be fixed in the latest version. It is always recommended to use the latest versions of your browser. To see if you're using the latest version, check through the "Check for updates" option or you can visit FileHippo and get it manually.
"It Won't Happen To Me" Thinking
Just because you say and think that no security breach will happen on your systems, it does not keep you safe from foreign attacks. You need to be fully aware of the security measures you put up every now and then to ensure that no one else can breach your account or data.
Opening up multiple tabs does slow down your system. it is always recommended to group tabs into one window and use them for later. These tabs can be closed and restored at a later stage.
It can be a real headache when we see 10 to 15 tabs open horizontally. A quicker way to manage it all will be to stack them all vertically. In this way, you can easily browse through the open tabs and switch to them quicker.
Too many plugins
Using too many plugins in your browser is like downloading as many apps as you like on your smartphone and causing you phone to perform slow and drain the battery faster. To get the optimum usage of your browser it is recommended to keep only the essential ones. You should get rid of the others.