When the Google Chrome browser is started or a new tab is opened a default page is provided to the user. This default page is called a Homepage or Start page. They are not the same where the Start page will be shown when Google Chrome is first launched.
Homepage is navigated when the home icon is clicked. But if you set both the same URL they will refer to the same page.
Set HomePage and Show Homepage Button
Homepage Button is used to navigate a specific page when clicked. This page is called the Homepage. By default, the homepage button is hidden on Google Chrome. In order to enable homepage button first the
Settings should be opened like below.
Then scroll down to the
Appearance where the
Show home button config appears. Enable the Show home button setting by sliding down. This will open the following text box in order to set the homepage URL. We will set the homepage as “www.poftut.com” as below.
Set Startup Page
Startup page is the page which will be opened when Google Chrome started the first time. Keep in mind that adding new tabs will not open the startup page. In order to set the start page first open the settings of Google Chrome which is explained in the previous part. Then navigate to the On startup a configuration like below and check the
Open a specific page or set of pages configuration.
Then we will click to the
add new page where we will see the following text-box. We will set “https://www.poftut.com” as the start page and click to the add.
Below we can see that the start page is set as “https://www.poftut.com”.