How to find all internal pages in Chromiums and Firefox
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I just read the article "URLs: It's complicated..." and learned a few nifty tricks about internal pages in Chromies (Edge, Chrome, etc.) and Firefox.
Let's have a look at three things that make internal page handling easier!
As described on web.dev, Chromium browsers rewrite not-matching browser schemes, if you enter an incorrect one. You can access
chrome://flags in Edge and it'll be rewritten to
edge://flags. That's already pretty handy, but there's more!
You can also use the
about scheme to "resolve" to the correct browser scheme.
edge://flags depending on your browser. This rewrite is a great addition and I made it a habit to use
about for all internal pages already!
While playing around with the about pages, I noticed that you can make the URL even shorter. Enter
about:flags and it's correctly resolved to
chrome://flags. That's pretty nice, too!
And here's the kicker, if you wonder what internal pages your Chromium browser or Firefox provides, you can enter
And there you have it,
about:about lists all internal pages! I'll continue poking around all these pages now. 👋
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