I'm always on the look to extend or add new features to the tools that I use. This time I decided to make a simple extension for Chrome after getting tired of the way it handles the next active tab when you close a tab.
For now, the extension simply allows you to choose whether to select the left or the right tab after you close a tab, as well as adding a few shorcuts for some features you only get by right clicking a tab.
Alt + Shift + T: Open a new tab to the right
Alt + Shift + P: Pin selected tabs
Alt + Shift + M: Mute selected tabs (the tab, not the whole site)
Alt + Shift + S: Go to the first tab playing sounds
If you find this interesting or useful, I'd like you to give it a try and tell me what you think about.
In the future I plan to add more interesting features such as choosing the last active tab from the same domain after closing a tab or the last active, if there is none from the same domain. Useful when you go back and forth between a set of tabs.
Link to the extension: TabPal