Windows 8 Metro Style is basically similar to Windows Phone 7 which has the unique Home Screen which display all the installed programs in Windows 8 and some other features and utility about system resource and everything.
Here’s an awesome tweak for your Firefox and Internet Explorer so that it will display the Metro Style look everytime you open a new Tab in the browser.
Set the home page to your favorite browser with “EIGHT”. This pre-defined website will display your website in tiles such as Windows 8 Metro Style. You can put your favorite website in such way as in the start tiles page in chrome and opera home.
Edit the “source.xml” for your own website shortcut by replacing the URL and add the background and thumbnail images in the package folder. There’s tutorial included for customizing “EIGHT” for your browser.
- Download and extract the folder from the download link below.
- In the folder you’ll see an “index.htm” file wich will be displayed as your homepage. Double click it.
- In the browser setting window set “Use current page as homepage”