Rearrange Tabs is a tiny Google Chrome Extension that allows users to rearrange the position of the tabs in a window by moving them around using keyboard shortcuts.
To move a tab to its left
To move a tab to its right
It's as simple as that. Here's how it looks like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1X3geKtF8A
Here's the introduction blog post: https://mt.cx/rearrange-tabs
Shortcuts are configurable via
Install the extension by visiting this Chrome Web Store link: Chrome Web Store
- Go to
chrome://extensionsand scroll to the bottom of the page.
- Click on
Keyboard shortcutsto open
Keyboard Shortcuts for Extensions and Apps.
- Scroll down to locate
- Click in the greyed out fields for
- Press the desired key combination to create a new shortcut.
- Move regular tabs around in a window
- Move pinned tabs around in a window
- Move multiple highlighted tabs around in a window
- Once the changes have been made to the the extension, run
make dist. This will update the
distdirectory with the new files
- If for some reason you want to remove the
- It might be necessary to install
makebefore you can use it. If you encounter an error, open the terminal and run
sudo apt-get install zip make
- Mohinsh Thallavajhula (@mohnish)
- Anže Videnič (@avidenic)
- Sandeep Appikonda (@appikonda)
- Rob Yang (@unknownbreaker)
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