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Do You "Skin" Your Browser Start Page?

By on September 28, 2010 10:01:30 PM from JoeUser Forums JoeUser Forums

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Well maybe skinning isn't the correct word for this.  How about "customize" your browser start page?  I have used iGoogle for ages as my browser start page.  It displays some news headlines, a few RSS feeds, my inbox, weather info, etc.

So back to the question.  Do you "customize" your browser start page?

Post a screenshot if you do!

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September 28, 2010 10:10:47 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Oh hellz yeah I skin that!  I use iGoogle's ThemeMaker http://www.google.com/ig/tm and create them with the wallpapers I use.  Here's my current one:

 

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September 28, 2010 10:31:54 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I use Speed Dial

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September 28, 2010 10:36:08 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

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September 28, 2010 10:36:26 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Bara skins my start page.

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September 28, 2010 11:28:24 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I've been using the free version of  Flavors.me as my start page because I can use any wallpaper, change colors and fonts to match my desktop.

 

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September 29, 2010 9:51:26 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Quoting karmat,
I've been using the free version of  Flavors.me as my start page because I can use any wallpaper, change colors and fonts to match my desktop.

That looks interesting.  Bookmarked to check out later.

I used to customize my browser start page but nowadays I keep it to a minimum - Google Hot Trends (for amusement), Google Calendar, and Weather.  I'm always opening new windows and preferred a quicker loading page over gimmicks.

I do like Firefox's Personas.  I'm currently using Simple Firefox.

 

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September 30, 2010 5:39:53 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Bara skins my start page

Ditto.

I always start my day with WC.

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September 30, 2010 8:46:39 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

guess this doesn't apply to IE8?

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October 1, 2010 4:46:48 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Mozilla Version of About:blank

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October 1, 2010 4:57:26 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Does appreciating minimalist art and music mean I can count starting with a blank page as 'skinning?'

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October 1, 2010 5:20:20 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Bara skins my start page.

Ditto.

Ditto.

I always start my day with WC.

And end day at WC.

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October 1, 2010 5:21:30 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

There's a skinning knife around here, but it would be too much work.

 

Function before form, who cares what it looks like.

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October 1, 2010 6:58:16 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Quoting psychoak,
Function before form, who cares what it looks like.

Do you live by this motto when it comes to choosing a significant other?

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October 1, 2010 7:06:10 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

I don't really use a browser start page, firefox just restores the tabs I was using when it shut down.

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October 1, 2010 7:19:24 PM from Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Sins of a Solar Empire Forums

Do you live by this motto when it comes to choosing a significant other?

 

Indeed I do!  I'm disfunctional, so I'm not in the market.

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October 6, 2010 8:08:35 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

i use a html page that just has a background image and some hyperlinks to my most commonly visited sites.

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May 24, 2013 10:52:05 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Same for me, simple homepage with hyperlinks.

Also while we're at it, I'm quite fond of how skinnable Opera can get, even if still ways behind Firefox.

Opera and homepage

 

 

 

 

 

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May 24, 2013 10:58:29 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Antique thread...

But here it's just boring old IE9 with 4 'home pages'...auto-loading WC Admin....WC...Flightsim.com and Sim-outhouse.com ...

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May 25, 2013 8:04:52 AM from GalCiv II Forums GalCiv II Forums

Actually, instead of a start page on my desktop, I use Session Manager to restore the tabs that I last had up.  Usually there are a few pages that I'm working on and having them load up every time saves me the trouble of navigating.

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May 25, 2013 8:24:17 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I just have multiple tabs open up to the pages I want to see.

 

Wow, I didn't realize this thread was that old.

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May 25, 2013 9:06:12 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Yes I do all so webpages. my speed dial (Ice Dragon Comodo)my  speed dial (Ice dragon ) comodo

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