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You probably know by now that Netflix has thousands of secret categories that make it easier to browse its vast library by genre. You also probably know it can be a pain to look up those codes when you’re looking for something new to watch. With the help of a Chrome extension, that process just got a little easier.
Netflix categories are identified by a string of numbers in the URL. So for example, if you wanted to browse Netflix’s list of action comedies, you would need its unique code. That just happens to be 43040. So when you’re on the computer, you can navigate to the following:
You will then see a list of all the content available on Netflix under that genre.
So how do you find out all those secret codes? One of the easiest ways is using the Chrome extension, Netflix Categories. The extension allows you to search that list of categories and add your favorites to a short-list. Favorites are viewable as soon as you click the extension button, and you can expand to view the full list of categories.
Click on any given category and the extension will load the list of movies and shows available in your current tab.
It’s worth noting that the extension currently does not include all the available categories, but many more categories should be added soon. If you’re not a Chrome user, you could always opt for a Netflix category search engine like NetflixCodes.me.
How do you find new content to watch on Netflix? Let us know in the comments.
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