Open A Lot Of Tabs In Chrome? Download The Great Suspender Chrome Extension.

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I have a tendency to open hundreds of tabs in the Google Chrome browser every single day.  Tab browsing is important for people that spend a lot of time multi-tasking.  However, the more tabs you open up, the slower your computer gets.  Since the Google Chrome opens up every tab as a separate process to prevent the browser from crashing, it takes up a lot of hardware resources and slows down the computer.  This is why you should download a Google Chrome plugin called The Great Suspender.


I just started using it today after reading about it on CNET and it is one of the best plugins I have used on Chrome so far.  I actually hard-tested it by opening 50 tabs at once on my computer, tapped on “Suspend All Tabs” from the plugin button and my computer did not slow down at all.

When I am ready to have a tab loaded, I just simply had to tap on a yellow bar that says “Tab suspended: click to reload.”  The plugin pauses the page from loading until you want to look at it.  You can also white-list certain websites so it is not included in the list of websites you want paused when clicking on “Suspend All Tabs.”

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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