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Turn Webflow into a Desktop App With Google Chrome

Are you tired of push notification distractions? Are those pesky tabs, URL bar or bookmarks row becoming an eyesore? Do you crave having an extra 160px of canvas space on the top row? Maybe its time to turn your browser based webflow experience into a pseudo desktop app!

  1. Create a new google chrome profile. (help link)
  2. Go to and log in first.
  3. Then go to (r=1) and bookmark that link. Save your current webpage as a bookmark Ctrl + d (Windows) / ⌘ + d (Mac)
  4. Convert the book mark into an app with chrome://apps and add to desktop (help link)
  5. Add whatever add-ins you’d like to use to this new chrome profile instance.
  6. Enjoy using ‘Webflow Pseudo Desktop App’ :smiley:

Also, this could be purely placebo effect, but WF feels like it runs a lot faster and smoothly when I use it in Pseudo Desktop App mode than in regular browser mode.

Here is my site Read-Only: LINK
(how to share your site Read-Only link)


Tried this once - think I ran into a limitation of “site copy paste” where you essentially cannot open multiple instances of Webflow to copy/paste elements across sites.

Pretty neat though.

Also Webflow on iPad with Touch/Apple Pencil is pretty close to fully functional - couple of things that still don’t work - mostly scroll overflow on the Collections Panel and a couple of others.

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