You’ll be surprised to know this: Google Chrome till now doesn’t allows to drag and drop any web address onto home button on toolbar to make it a homepage, where Firefox has this feature since ages. Better late than never!, latest update for Chrome dev. channel brings this feature.

Drag URL onto home button in Chrome to set it as home page

To test this feature, first make sure Home button is on Chrome toolbar by selecting settings from Chrome menu and under appearance check “Show Home button”.

setting homepage in Chrome now more easier

Now try to drag and drop favicon next to domain name in the URL bar, take for instance, Chrome shows the pop up message “your homepage has been set. with Undo “ button.

Setting any site as homepage is more intuitive this way than visiting Chrome settings page.

What do you say? have you found this feature useful? till now how you’ve set homepage in Chrome? share with us in comments.