Full list of Chromium Puppeteer flags and command line switches

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After quite a bit of research, I found the full list of Chromium Command Line Switches.

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Here you can find more information about flags.

mega-scraper sane defaults

mega-scraper has a mature and battle-tested list of default flags, check it out here in the file get-puppeteer-options:

  ...
const args = [
'--no-sandbox',
'--disable-setuid-sandbox',
'--disable-infobars',
'--single-process',
'--no-zygote',
'--no-first-run',
`--window-size=${options.width || 1280},${options.height || 800}`,
'--window-position=0,0',
'--ignore-certificate-errors',
'--ignore-certificate-errors-skip-list',
'--disable-dev-shm-usage',
'--disable-accelerated-2d-canvas',
'--disable-gpu',
'--hide-scrollbars',
'--disable-notifications',
'--disable-background-timer-throttling',
'--disable-backgrounding-occluded-windows',
'--disable-breakpad',
'--disable-component-extensions-with-background-pages',
'--disable-extensions',
'--disable-features=TranslateUI,BlinkGenPropertyTrees',
'--disable-ipc-flooding-protection',
'--disable-renderer-backgrounding',
'--enable-features=NetworkService,NetworkServiceInProcess',
'--force-color-profile=srgb',
'--metrics-recording-only',
'--mute-audio'
]
...

Additionally, if you want to see what is enabled/disabled, you can navigate to chrome://flags and see the full list:

chrome-flags.png