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I tried searching in the Chrome's History (chrome://history/) for a word but it didn't find anything.

Is there an addon to search the content of visited pages?

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Yes. –  Synetech Jan 3 '14 at 15:04
    
@Synetech how about this extension chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/deeper-history-your-histo/… –  avirk Jan 3 '14 at 15:09
    
I tried searching in the Chrome's History (chrome://history/) for a word but it didn't find anything. What word? Was it a word that was in a page that you have visited in the past four months? –  Synetech Jan 3 '14 at 15:16
    
@avirk, I’ve never tried it, but it sounds promising (though it has no reviews). –  Synetech Jan 3 '14 at 15:17

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No you can't search the page with its content in the history but a very useful extension called Sexy undo closed tabs can help you, it will keep the record more than history of chrome and easy to find the closed page with the search option with their title

Edit: You can try deeper search addon which can do the job for you. Install it and then in omnibox type dh and press Tab key and search the content and match the history of your browsing data.

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No you can't search the page with its content in the history Actually you can; Chrome keeps a list of keywords from the contents of visited pages, that is why the history files are so large. People complained that the history was getting too big, so they changed it so that Chrome only keeps the full history index for the past four months and deletes them for months before that. (It still keeps a record of URLs and dates for visits before that.) –  Synetech Jan 3 '14 at 15:14
    
@Synetech I put the word in the search tab "as we all know" which was appeared on one of my question on SU but search result return to null? –  avirk Jan 3 '14 at 15:20
    
It worked for me. Chrome only keeps the contents of pages for four months now; have you visited that page in the past four months? –  Synetech Jan 3 '14 at 16:08
    
Don't know why it is not working at my side then. May be any issue with my chrome. :( –  avirk Jan 3 '14 at 16:10
    
What version are you using? Do you have any history-related extensions active? Try creating a temporary, dummy profile, visit a couple of pages with a lot of text (e.g., Wikipedia), then close Chrome (to make sure that it writes everything to the databases), and start it again with that profile and do a search. –  Synetech Jan 3 '14 at 16:30

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