Redirect Chrome's New-Tab URL
Note: The newest version (1.0.2) requires additional permissions. You will have to re-enable it on the Chrome extensions page. See #8.
This is a simple extension to redirect Chrome's new-tab page (
to a URL of your choice. By default, it redirects to this more-or-less blank
page, but you can change
that on the extension's options page. The extension was written as a
super-simple, lightweight alternative to New Tab
One use for this is with Vimium. Vimium does not run on the built-in new-tab page. After redirecting new tabs (opened with
Ctrl-T) to a blank page, say, Vimium is immediately active.
Available on the Chrome Store.
If you select Allow access to file URLs on the extensions page, then you can set the redirection URL (on the options page) to a