Markdown New Tab
Take down notes
🗒️, save reminders ⏰, paste links 🔗, create checklists ☑️or tables, all using markdown... directly in your 'New Tab' page! Markdown New Tab is a replacement for the default 'New Tab' page on Google Chrome 🆕 🎉.
Markdown New Tab is a replacement for the default Google Chrome new tab page. Refer to this brilliant cheat sheat to get familiar with the markdown syntax.
Take down styled notes
🗒️, create checklists ☑️, links 🔗, tables and reminders ⏰, add images 🖼️(and all other frills associated with ｍａｒｋｄｏｗｎ [M↓])
⏰ 💾Automatically saves (and deletes) revision history for you to look back and reminisce
⌨️Use keyboard shortcuts to toggle between edit and save the notes
💪 💪ACTIVATE POWERMODE! (enable in settings)
Sync notes, revision history and settings between all Chrome browsers you are logged into
Change background and foreground colours
Split editing to show live preview
Support for Mozilla Firefox (???)
You can edit and save the notes either by pressing the buttons on the top right, or by using the shortcuts Ctrl + X (or Cmd + X on Mac) to edit the text and Ctrl + S (or Cmd + S on Mac) to save the text.
To save and edit the notes by using Ctrl + ↵ (or Cmd + ↵ on Mac), go to settings and enable it.
Revision history can be accessed by clicking "Last Edited: ____" on the bottom right corner.
- Clone this repo:
$ git clone https://github.com/plibither8/markdown-new-tab
- Open Chrome and go to
- Enable 'Developer Mode' by checking the tickbox (on the top of the page).
- Click the 'Load Unpacked Extension' button and select the
dist/folder of the cloned repository.
- The extension should be loaded now and the 'New Tab' page should be Markdown New Tab.
The code makes use of
localStorage()to save the raw text, revision history, last edited time and date, settings and last cursor position.
Testing in Firefox
In Firefox the extension can be installed temporarily until you restart the browser. To do so:
about:debuggingin the URL bar
- click "Load Temporary Add-on"
- open the extension's directory in your local repo and select
More info here.
Copyright (c) Mihir Chaturvedi. All rights reserved.
Licensed under the MIT License.