OnLoad Unload Tabs

OnLoad Unload Tabs 0.0.2 CRX for Chrome

A Free Productivity Extension

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OnLoad Unload Tabs (gnnecemmbmmndkehiaakohldifipncah): When you open chrome, and it restores all your tabs, this extension unloads all tabs except the active tab... Read More > or Download Now >

OnLoad Unload Tabs for Chrome

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Tech Specs

  • • Type: Browser Extension
  • • Latest Version: 0.0.2
  • • Require: Chrome 89 and up
  • • Offline: No
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  • • Current Version Downloads
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  • • Updated: January 29, 2023

OnLoad Unload Tabs is a free Productivity Extension for Chrome. You could download the latest version crx file or old version crx files and install it.

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When you open Chrome, start up Chrome... Chrome might restore all your tabs from your last session. This extension will unload all those tabs, so you aren't wasting computer resources loading those webpages.

As soon as you click on an unloaded tab, it will load the webpage as normal.

Firefox browser does this by default, and now, with this extension, you can have this feature in Chrome too.

Why did I make this?

I didn't like that I would open Chrome and all my tabs would start loading. I don't need all of them to load, I might not even click on most of them. I liked that in Firefox, I didn't need to worry about how many tabs I had open, since I knew when I restarted the browser, none of those tabs would load until I clicked on them (but the tabs were still there, ready to be clicked if I wanted them).

After some research, I found that Chrome does have this feature, but it's only available to extensions. So, I created this extension for myself, so I can once again use Chrome with tonnes of tabs open, and not worry about wasting my computer's resources on those tabs.

Additional Features

Besides unloading all tabs when you open Chrome...
1) Added a right click menu option: you can click this option and it will unload all your inactive tabs immediately.

That's it. This is a very lightweight extension. Enjoy :)

This extension only unloads tabs:
a) when you open Chrome, or
b) when you click the menu item.
It doesn't unload tabs at any other time.

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