extension ExtPose

Keyboard Shortcuts to Reorder Tabs

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Reorder shortcuts using ctrl-shift pgup/pgdn on Windows/Mac just like you can already do in Linux.

Image from store Keyboard Shortcuts to Reorder Tabs
Description from store What's New? No permissions now required for this extension to work. About Chrome on Linux lets you re-order your tabs using the keyboard shortcuts ctrl-shift-pgup and ctrl-shift-pgdn. If you use Windows or Mac these shortcuts are not available to you. This tiny, unobtrusive extension fixes that. Shortcuts Move active tab left - ctrl-shift-pgup Move active tab right - ctrl-shift-pgdn Move active tab to first position - ctrl-shift-1 Move active tab to last position - ctrl-shift-9 Move active tab to nth position - ctrl-shift-<2..8> Changelog v1.7 Thanks Yonathon Randolph! - Listen on keydown instead of keyup - Update to manifest verison 2 - Prevent events from reaching webpage - Minor code cleanup F.A.Q. Q: It's not working on this page! A: Please note that NO Chrome extensions with a content script (such as this) are allowed to run in the Google Chrome Webstore (i.e. this page!) Q: It's not working on other pages! A: Tabs you had open prior to installing this extensions need to be reloaded before this will work. Q: I use a MacBook Pro. The extension doesn't seem to work! A: Fn-up/down arrow is equivalent to pgup/down. This means that using ctrl-shift-fn-up/down arrow is what you need! Q: I sync my extensions across different Operating Systems. Will this break things on Linux? A: No. The extension does nothing on Linux to avoid ctrl-shift-pgup/down moving the tab twice. Q: What did you test this on? A: Chrome 11/12 on Mac / Windows 7 / Windows XP / Ubuntu Lucid Lynx Q: Still having problems? A: Let me know and I will fix it. Don't make me ask for obvious details though. I would need browser version and operating system. Did you try it with no other extensions installed?

Latest reviews

  • (2022-06-02) Faris Hijazi: does exactly what it says
  • (2021-04-02) Carlos Morales: Does what it supposed to do. A very simple, but very productive functionality, so much i think it should be chrome native. Thanks for create it and sharing.
  • (2021-02-06) Jesse Ω: Exactly what i wanted ty!
  • (2020-02-18) ANRK ALT: works perfectly.
  • (2020-01-02) David Gray Lassiter: Doesn't work
  • (2019-11-09) Dohyun Jang: It's amazing.
  • (2019-03-14) Prayank Lalan: Hey mate! I desperately want to use your extension for it implements the unique feature of reordering tabs to a specific position. However, after a successful demo run, its functionality has completely broken down in subsequent uses. I suspect that it might be clashing with another extension that I'm using in conjuction with it ('The Great Suspender') but that's just a guess. Please suggest a fix if one occurs to you or I'm afraid I reluctantly would have to switch to an alternative.
  • (2019-01-12) Luciano Callero: Must have! I've been using this feature in Linux since ever, got very used to it. Never really understand why the feature is missing in both Windows and Mac. Thanks a lot.
  • (2018-11-12) Jason Gomez: Essential plugin!
  • (2018-11-08) Douglas de Jesus: For anyone saying it doesn't work, have you tried restarting the browser? That fixed it for me. Works well but a couple suggestions: - Allow users to set their own key combinations - When using the arrow keys, wrap around (e.g. if you try to move the first tab left, move it to the end)
  • (2018-07-16) Eric Chang: doesn't work on Mac, and causes me to be unable to log into a company site
  • (2018-06-14) Eddie Velez: Doesn't work. Chrome 67, OSX 10.12.6
  • (2018-05-20) whole product: blue tabs
  • (2018-04-05) Ádám Szi: works as intended
  • (2018-03-29) I C: Thank you so much! Answers precisely what I was looking for, coming to Windows 10 from Ubuntu. The "need to reload tabs that preceded installation of this extension" should be made a more frontal note :D Is there a way it'd opt to override Google Docs so even G-DOCS tabs could be moved?
  • (2018-03-16) kyujin kang (digiry): It's useful for Mac user.
  • (2018-03-12) Cory Pollard: Brilliant. Should be default keyboard shortcut on all platforms of Chrome. Thankfully there are brilliant developers like bonstio.net to help us out.
  • (2017-11-09) Robert Walczyk: Little thing but helps a lot! Thanks
  • (2017-10-23) mzma: It just doesn't work at all. Windows 10, Chrome 61.0.3163.100. The keys don't do anything. There's no key combination that can move a pixel. I tried to click on the tab first so not to have focus on some text field or anything but nothing works. I'll keep it active just in case. EDIT: deactivated it. I found another identical extension that does exactly the same (and works).
  • (2017-10-06) Javier Pelliza: works as described! Excelent job! thanks!
  • (2017-08-23) Spencer Yue: This is a nice extension. If possible, could you make the transition faster? Like around 0-0.15sec if possible? Then I'll give 5 stars.
  • (2017-08-02) Casey McGinty: Doesn't seem to work. Even if any of the combos would work, my keyboard does not have PgUp/PgDown and I don't see any way to re-assign the shortcuts.
  • (2017-07-15) Tyler Braun: Overview claims that it requires no permissions which is not true and it didn't work on my computer. Hoping he can fix these problems so I can give it a better review.
  • (2017-05-11) Darius Daftary: Doesn't work on Mac
  • (2017-05-09) Andrew Aponte: Doesn't work with Chrome on macOS Sierra.
  • (2017-02-27) Michael Fryar: My only request is the ability to disable ctrl+shift+7 and ctrl+shift+8 since these are reserved shortcuts to create numbered lists and bulleted lists in Google Inbox.
  • (2017-02-10) Drew Spencer: Can't fault it. Does the job!
  • (2017-01-26) Michal Szymulanski: Does not work on macOs Sierra v. 10.12.3 with Chrome v. 55.0.2883.95
  • (2017-01-18) baskar babu: Really liked this extension. It satisfies me in a way that I am not forced to use the mouse for just moving the tabs or rearranging the order.
  • (2016-12-29) Teodor Sandu: Thanks! Works on W7
  • (2016-11-04) Gerry Tan: Works in most cases, but not if cursor is on the address bar.

Latest issues

  • (2021-09-29, v:1.8) Masoud Ghaffarinia: Add support for ChromeOS
    It would be great if you can also add the support for ChromeOS where this feature would be used more frequently. Thanks.
  • (2020-07-02, v:1.8) Joe Greenheron: Stopped working on MacOS
    Hello, I have MacOS 10.15.5 and Chrome 83.0.4103.116 (Official Build) (64-bit). The extension used to work (I know you have to do shift+ctrl+fn+arrow) but it stopped working. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling. Any tips? Thanks!
  • (2019-01-25, v:1.8) Pablo Sorribes Bernhard: Rebind Shortcuts / Custom Shortcuts
    Hi! Is it possible to assign your own shortcuts instead of the default ones? I find that the default shortcuts interfere with pre-existing functions in other pages (eg. the shortcut for making Bullet Lists in Asana is "Ctrl+Shift+8", which this extension overrides). So a small shortcut-editor would be nice. Click on the plugin's symbol → Shortcut Editor → assign your own shortcuts for the 5 functions you have. Thanks /Pablo
  • (2018-10-19, v:1.8) Benyamin Noori: Can't reorder pages before the contents of the page is loaded
    What the title says. BTW, it's excellent. I couldn't live on Windows without it.
  • (2018-09-19, v:1.8) Luciano Callero: Windows 10 + Chrome 69
    Hi, It's not working on windows 10 with chrome 69, have you tested? Is there a way to debug or something?
  • (2017-11-03, v:1.8) Julio Alvarado: On Mac
    using this as suggested its not working Fn-up/down arrow is equivalent to pgup/down. This means that using ctrl-shift-fn-up/down arrow is what you need!
  • (2017-10-12, v:1.8) Patrick Pfahlberg: Does not seem to work for me
    Unfortunately this extension does not work for me. I added it to my Chrome but pressing the designated buttons does nothing. Version 61.0.3163.100 (Offizieller Build) (64-Bit) OS: Windows 10 Pro
  • (2017-07-15, v:1.8) Tyler Braun: Doesn't work
    Installed the extension and it didn't work. Restarted Chrome, didn't work. Restarted my computer, didn't work. I am running Windows 7 and Chrome Version 59.0.3071.115 (Official Build) (32-bit)
  • (2017-05-21, v:1.8) Not working
    I press the buttons listed for the shortcuts after installing, and it doesn't work. Nothing happens. My operating system is Windows 7. Google Chrome version 58.0.3029.110. Thanks
  • (2017-05-14, v:1.8) M Hobson: TAB relocation to NEW Window
    Chome open. I have (forexam) 3 tabs active, I navigate to tab 3 and decide I want to DETACH it from the panel of other tabs. Without DRAGGING IT OFF THE panel: how to execute WITH keyboard / hotkey combination ALONE? NO MOUSE OR TOUCH PAD. Keyboard alone perhs with window key combination? Possible? Thanks so much. Appreciate it.
  • (2017-02-27, v:1.8) Michael Fryar: Ctrl+Shift+7 and Ctrl+Shift+8
    ctrl+shift+7 and ctrl+shift+8 are reserved shortcuts to create numbered lists and bulleted lists in Google Inbox so it would be nice to have the ability to disable these shortcuts for reordering.
  • (2017-01-25, v:1.8) Very close, but has a few flaws that make it not super useful for me
    This is exactly the type of functionality I need but unfortunately it's missing a few things that would make it perfect: 1) It doesn't appear to work consistently when the active tab is a Google Doc or Sheet. 2) It steals shortcut keys that I really like (example: gmail on Windows binds control + shift + 8 to add bullets). Would be wonderful if extension allowed to customize key combinations. 3) This requires several Chrome permissions when the extension description says it is permissions free.
  • (2016-12-12, v:1.8) Keldon Alleyne: Does not function when viewing source
    Ctrl+Shift+PgUp/PgDn does not work for: 1. Viewing source 2. Viewing chrome webstore (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions)


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4.0 (129 votes)
Last update / version
2015-04-08 / 1.8
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