Awesome New Tab Page is a Chrome extension that supercharges your new tab page with your favorite shortcuts and widgets. You can install it for Chrome from the Chrome Web Store:
How do I create a shortcut to my favorite website?
Open ANTP. Using the padlock on the left side of the screen, unlock Awesome New Tab Page; the grid should appear. Click on an empty tile to start editing. You’ll want to change at least the Name, URL, and Icon (under Background).
Pro Tip: When editing the shortcut, go to the “Search” settings and configure the value to search the website quickly! For example, if you have a Wikipedia shortcut, you could set the search URL to
With ANTP locked, now when you mouseover the tile, a search box will appear that you can use right from your home page.
How do I remove a shortcut or widget?
Open ANTP. Using the padlock on the left side of the screen, click to unlock. Mouseover the shortcut you want to remove and click the X icon. If removing a widget that was installed from the Chrome Web Store, you can also visit chrome://extensions to remove the extension from your browser as well.