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1. A shortcut to any website.

Whatever you type into the URL bar can be surrounded by www. & .com by pressing
control + enter.
2. An easy way to browse photos on a subreddit hands-free.
When viewing picture based subreddits, add a p into the url like so: redditp.com/r
/subreddit to get a picture slideshow of the posts on that subreddit. This is pa
rticularly useful when you want to browse a picture based subreddit ahemhands-fr
ee.
3. A shortcut to downloading music.
Type -inurl:(htm|html|php) intitle:index of +last modified +parent directory +descript
ion +size +(wma|mp3) weezer into a google search bar.
And for other searches, replace weezer with whatever youre looking for. It finds mu
sic downloads on public ftp and http sites.
4. How to do a reverse image search.
Hold S and right click an image to do reverse image search in Chrome.
5. How to skip the boring intros of most Youtube videos.
The Wadsworth constant, which was proposed by /u/wadsworth, states that the firs
t 30% of any YouTube instructional video is skippable. YouTube added it as a fea
ture. Tutorial video? Add ?wadsworth=1 to the end of the URL and skip the awkwar
d introduction by the host about their hobbies, genetic history, what they had f
or breakfast, and the explanation you could have gathered from the videos title.
6. How to restore a closed browser.
ctrl + shift + T
Opens up the last tab you closed.
7. How to make your cursor move by words.
Most of the good ones are gone, but, holding control makes your cursor move by f
ull words, instead of by characters.
So CTRL + backspace will delete the entire previous word. CTRL + arrow keys will
jump to the start of the previous word.
8. A shortcut to highlighting a URL.
CTRL + L highlights the url/address bar in Chrome.
9. How to access private Youtube videos and subscription-only sites.
If a YouTube video is marked as private Im pretty sure you can gain access simply
by deleting the watch? In the URL.
I didnt include this before because I never personally tried it, but Ive heard tha
t if you remove the ? In a New York Times online URL you can avoid having to buy a
subscription or whatever they want you to pay for.
10. The new cntrl+Alt+delete.
Dont hit control+alt+delete, hit control+shift+escape to go directly to the task
manager.
11. How to stop a distracting GIF.
One weird trick is pressing ESC to halt animated GIFs that are distracting. Anim
ators hate me.
12. How to switch between open windows.
So many dont know about alt-tab, which lets you switch between open applications
quickly. It changed my life.
13. A shortcut to reenabling browser right-click.
Putting the following into a favorite/shortcut on the toolbar re-enables browser
right click. Good for sites that disable it to stop you stealing pictures, or i
f their own right click context menu is buggy.
javascript:void(document.oncontextmenu=null)
14. How to open up an incognito window (and what its good for).
Im positive everyone knows this, but ctrl + shift + n opens up an incognito mode
tab on chrome. You can browse freely being sure that nothing of what you do is s
aved in browsing or downloads history. No cookies either.
15. A simple way to clear your cache.
CTRL + SHIFT + R = Clear cache and then refresh page.
16. How to access a blocked subreddit.
If certain subreddits are blocked at your school or work you can type the subred
dit name with a + at the end of it.
ex. /r/AskReddit+
17. Apparently, plug-ins are whats up.
Plug-ins make your internet experience 100x better:
YouTube Center: allows you to customize YouTube to your liking, auto HD, remove
annotations, and other annoying things that normal people have to adjust every t
ime they watch a video.
Imagus: allows you to view images by just hovering over the link. Works great fo
r reddit.
AdBlock: Everyone should know about this already. Blocks ads. Allows you to whit
elist sites that have tasteful, non-intrusive ads (like reddit).
18. An alternative way to pause a Youtube video.
Tired of hitting spacebar to pause a YouTube video and having it scroll down a p
age instead? Hit k instead.
19. How to access paywall sites.
For websites like washingtonpost.com that allow you a certain number of free sto
ries per month before you hit a paywall, just delete the cookies from the site a
nd it will reset your count. Alternatively, you can browse it in incognito mode
(yes its useful for more than porn).
20. A fast and easy way to track your UPS package.
If you Google a UPS tracking number, it will link you right to the tracking page
for your package.
21. How to excise words from a Google search.
When searching things in Google, you can type a minus sign and then the word you
dont want (-stuff) to remove that word from the search.
22. How to make Google do a barrel roll.
Googling do a barrel roll results in a barrel roll on Google.
23. How to access video websites that are restricted in your country.
Youtube video or website not available in your country? Try https://hola.org/ le
ts you proxy from a different country really easily.
24. A hidden game in Google images.
A lot of people probably already know this, but
Go to Google. Type in Atari Breakout. Go to Images.
Enjoy.
25. How to make Google look off-balance.
Try searching tilt in the address bar in chrome
Google engineers must have fun. :)
26. A website that usually has discounts on everything.
Always check retailmenot.com for coupons before buying anything online.
27. How to find an updated version of a now-dead website page.
Run into an old, dead link? Copy the url to archive.org they often have a preserv
ed copy. TC mark