Google has released a new feature in Google Chrome 87 that lets you run commands from the address bar.
This new feature is called "Chrome Actions" and allows you to type a command, causing an action to appear in the search results in the address bar. When you select this action, it will run in the browser.
For example, if you want to delete them cookies in Chrome, you could type "clear cookies" in the address bar and a result will appear search which will say "Clear browsing data" which will look like button.
The images below show exactly what the search results in Google Chrome will look like.
There are hundreds of commands that can execute the action you want. You can find a complete list of available commands in source code of Chromium.
How to enable the feature in Chrome
Google is slowly releasing this mode, but for those who want to use it right away, TechDows has found a way to enable it.
To enable actions in Chrome 87, follow these steps:
- Go to the Chrome menu: // flags
- Search for "Omnibox suggestion button row" and "Omnibox Pedal suggestions" and activate both flags.
- When both are enabled, restart the browser.