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Complete List of Special Google Chrome URLs

Google Chrome has quite a lot of special URLs. Some of these are covered over at Lifehacker in their post on Chrome’s about pages, but the meta “about:” protocol isn’t the only one that Chrome uses.

Waha, a user on the chromeplugins.org site posted a much more complete list of URL schemes that Chrome uses. Waha was looking at the url_constants.cc source file, along with some other stuff, to work this list out.

I’ve ignored the virtually universal set of protocols that are in just about every browser: http, https, ftp, file, data, feed and javascript, and also the URLs that cannot be entered into the address bar (not using Chrome 5 on OS X Snow Leopard anyway).

Without further ado, here’s the list: