Get Enhanced Speed Dial Goodness in Chrome and Iron with ChromePlus Dial

By Akemi Iwaya on April 7th, 2011

Have you been looking for a speed dial extension with a bit more under the hood and better functionality? Then join us as we take a look at ChromePlus Dial for Chrome and Iron.

When you first install the extension things look pretty bare as seen here.

The drop down menu for the search box allows for a nice selection of search sub-categories as well as other search engines. The list of sub-categories is available for each of the search engines shown here.

Hovering over the thumbnails provides a quick overview of how to customize them.

Clicking on the Settings/Options Icon for a thumbnail will open a window where you can edit the current URL or select a website for that individual thumbnail.

Note: You will need to click on the thumbnails afterwards in order to activate the thumbnail/screenshot for each.

You can access basic settings for the speed dial view or go directly to the more advanced settings.

The advanced settings are separated into three categories…first are the General Settings. You can really pack in the thumbnail dials if desired!

Followed by the Search Settings

And finally the Advanced Tab.

When you have everything set up the way you desire all that is left to do is start filling up the speed dial with all of your favorite websites!

Install the ChromePlus Dial Extension [Google Chrome Extensions]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 04/7/11
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