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Is there an easy way to see amount of compression in Chrome?

Updated answer for 2017: Yes. The size column in the Network tab in Chrome Developer Tools has both the compressed and uncompressed size, for gzip, brotli and whatever comes in future. Eg: Here the ...
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Why does my IP address become Google's IP address when using Chrome on the mobile?

You have Data Saver turned on in the settings of Google Chrome. It proxies all your HTTP (not HTTPS or incognito) traffic through an optimisation server at Google to make the pages smaller.
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Are there other options besides HTTPS for securing a website to avoid text input warnings in Chrome?

is there any other way to make my connection secured ? Google isn't just complaining about "security" (which could include a number of different topics), it is specifically targeting encryption / ...
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How to prevent pictures from being downloaded by right-clicking on them or Inspecting the web page?

You can't prevent it, you can only stop people who don't understand coding. Generally it is done with Javascript which is easy to disable. Further, it is a trivial matter to take a screenshot of an ...
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How to prevent pictures from being downloaded by right-clicking on them or Inspecting the web page?

By definition, if a visitor can view an image, it has already been downloaded. That's how a web page works. You can however use a variety of tactics to make it more difficult to do so. As you've ...
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Is there an easy way to see amount of compression in Chrome?

Update for 2017 When using large icons, the chrome dev tools show a before and after compression size in the network tabs. I confirmed by switching gzip off and on on my webserver.
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How to prevent pictures from being downloaded by right-clicking on them or Inspecting the web page?

One more trick to make it a little harder, which also works with Javascript disabled. Use CSS to position a transparent element over the image, so that right clicking it does not show the image-...
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Do I need a wildcard SSL certificate for inclusion in the HSTS preload list?

Do all subdomains need to use HTTPS? Technically, to be included only the root domain needs to be using HTTPS, but once you get included then any sites under the root domain need to use HTTPS, ...
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Why does Chrome resolve websitename.localhost as localhost?

From https://ma.ttias.be/chrome-force-dev-domains-https-via-preloaded-hsts/ There's a proposal to add the .localhost domain as a new standard, which will make lives of developers way easier. It would ...
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How to create site search feature in address bar of Chrome?

Assuming that you have a search feature on your site then you can take advantage of the OpenSearch functionality in Chrome. Taken from the Chromium documentation: To enable this for all users (even ...
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Why is Chrome caching my login page?

no-cache is not as strong as no-store. Chrome's documentation indicates that no-cache indicates a re-usable document, while no-store indicates that it should not be re-used. Based on this ...
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HTTP webpage is showing "Not Secure" in Chrome

This is a move to make the web more secure. Additionally, it protects all visitors to your site. The long-term solution is to implement SSL on your website(s), as all websites will eventually need to ...
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What browser is Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 10; SM-A202F) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/91.0.4472.120 Mobile Safari/537.36?

Below is the syntax for the User Agent header: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (<system-information>) <platform> (<platform-details>) <extensions> In your case we have. Mozilla/5.0 (...
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My Chrome Developer Tools is missing the Animation Inspector button

Ah, found another way to get it working: Click the 3 dots to the top right, then More Tools, then select Animations
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How did Google, Comscore and Grapeshot learn of a secret page

"It feels like I have spyware on my computer." Oh, it's much worse than that. There is spyware on everything but your computer, probably. Grapeshot is an Oracle service. Here are a few ...
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Chrome's built-in PDF viewer won't display our PDF forms

You need to fix your PDF files to not use these inaccessible features. This is endlessly annoying to end users, and in your power to fix. Potentially you could offer two versions of the file, one to ...
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Chrome doesn't remember vertical scroll position of my website when reloading the page?

In my case was a css issue at body (Firefox, Safari not affected by the problem): overflow: auto; After I remove it, it seems to work well.
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Are there other options besides HTTPS for securing a website to avoid text input warnings in Chrome?

I don't recommend, but you can bypass this message, by not using the original input text fields. You can create your own input fields, using regular div that have onkeypress event. Or you can create a ...
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Are there other options besides HTTPS for securing a website to avoid text input warnings in Chrome?

If you're just serving static files or can put a proxy in front you could use a server like caddy server which handles all of this for you by using lets encrypt, this takes the pain out of ...
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Are there other options besides HTTPS for securing a website to avoid text input warnings in Chrome?

nobody else seems to have mentioned, if you own every machine that connects to your site eg "this is probably not what you want" , like a corporate setting, you can create a certificate ...
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How to find which script is causing my website to keep loading

Use the below links to find out which scripts/resources are taking longer time to load: Notes: These are performance tests for your webpage. https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ ...
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Does Google index hidden pages based on direct visits on Chrome?

No. Google would not take the right to do that (I don't think any browser has done such). Also many "hidden" pages would anyway not be accessible; i.e. I may have many pages on my computers that are ...
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How to prevent pictures from being downloaded by right-clicking on them or Inspecting the web page?

For mitigating direct URL access you would have to implement a token system which allows images to be downloaded only when the page is visited. When the web page loads, generate a token and save it to ...
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How to show line numbers for HTML in Developer Tools?

What you're viewing may appear to be HTML, but it's not really HTML in the sense of a text document that has meaningful line numbers. It's the live Document Object Model (DOM) for the page, and it's ...
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Chrome's built-in PDF viewer won't display our PDF forms

I have this same problem with one specific PDF form made with LiveCycle Designer, while other PDF forms made with the same tool were working. And I've just found the cause and the solution: the ...
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Why is Chrome not allowing resources to load?

I am seeing this on Chrome 63 where there is a bad proxy. To resolve: Open chrome://net-internals/#proxy Click Clear bad proxies The chrome://net-internals/#events tab can be useful to view what is ...
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Where does "Google Favicon" useragent come from?

This appears to be a "Chrome thing" from as far back as 2010. It has been reported and marked as a verified bug and also reported as fixed as of version 29 back in 2013 but this doesn't seem to be ...
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What to do about certificates being distrusted by Google Chrome?

Quick Summary March 15th 2018: Chrome 66 is released as beta and it will stop trusting Symantec-issued certificates issued prior to June 1, 2016. April 17th 2018: Chrome 66 will change status from ...
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What is "resources" in Google Chrome Develper Tools Network Section?

I did some research and found this: https://www.lifewire.com/web-browser-developer-tools-3988965. "Resources: This is where you can inspect cookies, local storage, app cache, and other local ...
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Chrome 80 clears session cookies for users returning from payment gateway

At first glance the problem does not appear related to SameSite restrictions in the new Chrome v80. Apparently, that is exactly what causes the problem. When the user is in the bank payment portal ...
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