One tweak for a more pain-free Google Chrome browsing experience

Web notifications are a plague. Here's how to stop being plagued by them!

Do you get plagued by websites throwing up notifications offering you the chance to get more notifications? Something like this (this one is not real, and is instead a test notification from a handy test site):

Web page notifications are a pain!

Web page notifications are a pain!

They're a pain, and a huge speedbump to fast browsing.

But you can put an end to them easily.

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Type the following into your Google Chrome address bar and hit ENTER (desktop browsers only):

chrome://settings/content/notifications

Now you have two options.

The nuclear option is to flip the toggle on Sites can ask to send notifications and make them go away:

The nuclear option

The nuclear option

If you want to still see notifications, but want to tame them down, you can toggle Use quieter messaging (blocks notification prompts from interrupting you) on:

Tame the notifications

Tame the notifications

A quick. And simple way to streamline your web browsing experience. Making this one tweak has dramatically lowered web page clutter and annoyances, as well as my blood pressure!