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🧰 New Page Sidebar Browser Extension – Enhancing Web Browsing Experience in 2024

This is a shared blog post from the official developer of the Turn Off the Lights browser extension. Offering you a new experience in your internet desktop web browser to improve your productivity.


In today’s digital age, web browsing has become an integral part of our daily lives. With the vast amount of information available online, it is crucial to have tools that enhance the browsing experience. One such new tool is the Page Sidebar Browser Extension. It is a FREE and Open-Source browser extension.

Page Sidebar browser extension opens any new tab in the side panel
Page Sidebar browser extension opens any new tab in the side panel

What is a Page Sidebar Browser Extension?

Page Sidebar Browser Extension is a powerful tool designed to enhance your web browsing experience by providing easy access to any web information directly from the side panel. It allows you to browse the web while keeping other important content visible in front of you, eliminating the hassle of toggling between multiple tabs on top of the web browser tab strip.

Drag and Drop Links or Search Words

When the side panel is open, you can effortlessly drag and drop your favorite website link and view them side by side. Whether you are juggling work tasks, catching up on social media, or diving into online research, Page Sidebar streamlines your browsing experience like never before.

Drag and drop zone in the side panel
Drag and drop zone in the side panel

Watch YouTube videos from the Side Panel

While you playing a YouTube video with the Turn Off the Lights browser extension. You can drag the YouTube video and play it in your side panel while searching the internet. The side panel stays open, allowing you to adjust its width to customize your viewing experience.

YouTube video in the side panel
YouTube video in the side panel

Integrated Search

Forget switching between tabs – the integrated search feature of the extension allows you to perform quick searches directly from the sidebar. Whether you’re looking for information or searching within a specific website, this feature streamlines the process and saves valuable time. You can choose the default search engine (Google, Bing, Baidu, DuckDuckGo, and Yandex) on the Page Sidebar Browser Extension Options page.

Customizable design

But that is not all – Page Sidebar goes beyond basic browsing. I understand that everyone’s browsing habits are unique, which is why I have packed my extension with customizable features to suit your individual needs. From adjusting the sidebar width to choosing your preferred layout, showing or hiding the navigation bar, context menu to open the current page in the side panel, custom toolbar icon, customizable search engine, etc. You have full control over your browsing environment for a personalized experience like no other.

How to Install Page Sidebar Browser Extension

Installing the Page Sidebar Browser Extension is simple and straightforward. It is a FREE browser extension. Follow these steps to enhance your web browsing experience:

  1. Visit the Chrome Web Store or Mozilla Add-ons Store.
  2. Search for “Page Sidebar Browser Extension”.
  3. Click on “Add to Chrome” or “Add to Firefox“, depending on your browser.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.
  5. Once installed, you can access the extension by clicking on its icon in the web browser toolbar.


In conclusion, the Page Sidebar Browser Extension is a valuable tool that enhances your web browsing experience. With features like quick access to bookmarks, note-taking capabilities, customizable widgets, integrated search, and enhanced privacy and security, this extension is a must-have for anyone looking to optimize their online activities. Install the Page Sidebar Browser Extension today and take your browsing experience to the next level! Also, if you appreciate my free and Open-Source Page Sidebar, please consider making a small contribution to support my work.

About The Author

Stefan Van Damme