How to open multiple URLs or links at once in a single click

Have you ever faced a situation where you have to open multiple URLs in  different tabs at once, using Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera or Chrome? What do you usually do in such situation? Do you open them one by one or paste them in the new tabs? There is actually a better way out.

Open multiple URLs at once

There are many websites which can open many URLs simultaneously. Check out a few of such websites and extensions which helps you to open multiple URLs at once in a single click.

RapidLinkr.com

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This is a safe and useful tool, which helps you in opening multiple URLs simultaneously. Just open the tool, paste the URLs and click on ‘Submit Links’ and then on ‘Open Links’. The tool will then open the links in different tabs.

URLopener.com

rapidlinkr

This web tool works same as the RapidLinkr. Paste all the URLs you want to open and click on ‘Submit Links’ and then ‘Open All’. The tool will open all the URLs at once in different windows.

Openmultipleurl.com

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Again, all the tools work in the same way. This web tool too will help you open a number of links at once in a single click. Just copy and paste the links in the given box and click on ‘GO’. The tool will open all your links at once. The only difference I noticed is that this tool accepts the URLs in the format – www.thewindowsclub.com whereas the earlier two tools accept the complete URL – i.e. http://www.thewindowsclub.com.

Before you start using these web tools to open multiple links at once with a single click, we recommend making sure that the browser settings allow Pop-Ups.

Now let us have a look at some extensions that can help you do the same when using Firefox or Chrome browsers.

Multi links Add-on for Firefox

Multi Links lets you open, copy or bookmark multiple links at the same time in your Firefox browser instead of opening them all individually.

Just right click on the link and hold it to drag a box around the links. When you release the right click of your mouse, all those links will open in new tabs. Open links in new tabs are the default action of the add-on, but you can change it open in new windows. If you want to cancel your selection, simply press the Esc keyboard key or left click on your mouse or and your selection will be canceled.

This add-on is customizable and you can change the look and feel of Multi links by editing colors, border styles and more.

Linkclump Chrome Extension

Similar to the Multi Links Firefox add-on, Linkclump lets you to drag a selection box around the desired links with a mouse click. You can open the links in new tabs, in a new window, save them as bookmarks, or copy them to your clipboard.

With LinkClump you can set a delay between the opening or closing of each tab. This Chrome extension also has a Smart Select feature which tries to select only the important links on the page. You can also include or exclude links that contain certain words, using this Chrome extension.

Do share with us, your favorite way, to open multiple URLs or links at once in a single click.

You can also create & share single URL to open multiple links.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.