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It there a reference for all the magic strings which one can type on Google Chrome and Firefox?

For instance I forgot how to create/show profiles in Chrome beta. I later found that it was about:flags. I am sure I can find more magic strings if I were to sift through code or plough through documentation.

But any reference here would be appreciated.

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Let me Google that for you: "complete list of Chrome URLs". –  larsmans Oct 2 '11 at 9:25

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Google Chrome

In Google Chrome, it's either of these:

  • about:about
  • chrome://chrome-urls

The page will list all possible pages. In Chrome, all about: pages are internally treated as Chrome URLs, with the chrome:// protocol handler. Therefore, these are equivalent.

chrome://appcache-internals
chrome://blob-internals
chrome://bookmarks
chrome://cache
chrome://chrome-urls
chrome://crashes
chrome://credits
chrome://dns
chrome://downloads
chrome://extensions
chrome://flags
chrome://flash
chrome://gpu-internals
chrome://histograms
chrome://history
chrome://ipc
chrome://media-internals
chrome://memory
chrome://net-internals
chrome://view-http-cache
chrome://newtab
chrome://plugins
chrome://print
chrome://quota-internals
chrome://sessions
chrome://settings
chrome://stats
chrome://sync-internals
chrome://tcmalloc
chrome://terms
chrome://tracing
chrome://version
chrome://workers

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox has the same meta-page: about:about, but here's a list as well:

about:about
about:addons
about:buildconfig
about:cache
about:config
about:crashes
about:credits
about:home
about:license
about:logo
about:memory
about:mozilla
about:plugins
about:privatebrowsing
about:rights
about:robots
about:sessionrestore
about:support
about:sync-log
about:sync-log.1
about:sync-tabs
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excellent, thanks alot –  Shahzada Hatim Aug 17 '11 at 13:37

Just enter this in your chrome browser for a complete list:

chrome://chrome-urls/
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I'm not sure if this is the most exhaustive list out there, but it expands the list you gave us:

about:blank – the empty page
about:cache – disk and memory cache information
about:net-internals – network information including Proxy, HostResolver, URLRequest, HTTPCache and SocketStream
about:crash – the page shown when a tab process crashes
about:credits – list of libraries and other code used in Chrome, with links
about:hang – this seems to kill a tab for me (I haven’t linked for that reason – use at your own risk)
about:memory – memory usage of the various processes
about:shorthang – see about:hang above
about:terms – Google Chrome Terms of Service
about:inducebrowsercrashforrealz – not many lolz here
chrome://extensions/ – installed extensions
chrome://history/ – your browsing history
chrome://newtab – the new tab page
chrome://thumb/http://www.google.com/ – thumbnail for a page you’ve visited
chrome://favicon/http://www.google.com/ – favicon for a page you’ve visited
view-source:http://www.santiagolizardo.com – view the source of a web page
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