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Questions tagged [google-chrome-extensions]

Extensions extend the functionality of Google Chrome browser. Questions which ask for an extension or plugin to be recommended are off topic.

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How can I download an old version of Google Chrome

For testing purposes, I need to download an old version of Goolge Chrome. I need the stable release of Google Chrome version 69.0.3497.81 to test some of its features. I need to open it and navigate ...
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I need to clear websql on a specific domain in chrome

How to repeat it programmatically in Chrome? websql clear on current domain(my extension) I need to clear websql on a specific domain. https://developer.chrome.com/extensions/browsingData has no ...
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How do I stop BeeLine from automatically coloring every website?

BeeLine seems quite a cool Chrome extension yet it's extremely annoying that it automatically start on every website I visit and I have to disable it for every particular website. I would really like ...
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Authy - iPhone and iPad working, Windows Chrome not working

I'm a long-time user of Authy for 2FA on many of my Internet-based accounts. Authy has a cool feature whereby you can use it across multiple devices, with the help of a backups password. This has ...
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uBlock Origin : Cross-site cosmetic filtering?

Is there a way to block cosmetic elements on multiple sites. For example on StackExchange, I would like to block ##.site-footer--container ##.site-header ###left-sidebar But, I don't want ot just ...
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How to use Firefox in Private mode with only *some* add-ons?

On Chrome browser, you can select which extensions are active in private mode (incognito). How to do the same in Firefox please? (By default Firefox allows all add-ons in Private mode).
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Keyboard shortcut to reload unpacked Chrome extension after code change?

I'm working on an extension whose code frequently changes. It's loaded as an unpacked extension in Chrome. To refresh it after a code change, I have to click on the refresh icon in its box in the ...
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Install unpacked Chrome extension for multiple users

I am trying to install an unpacked extension in Google Chrome for multiple users in our organization. The extension is hosted on an internal file server. Does anyone know how this can be done as a ...
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Remove extension popup in Chrome?

I have added my own extension to chrome, but now every time I launch it I get a popup about it. I want to get rid of it, but all things that I have found didn't work or required Windows 10 Pro. Also, ...
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How to use Chrome or other browsers on small screens so that they are maximized ½ of the screen without tabs and address bar, and properly navigate?

Laptops are getting smaller and lighter. I have a 14 inch screen and I find it not satisfactory to see enough web pages, because the address bar, the tabs, the margins take a lot of vertical space on ...
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How to move Chrome extension from one browser to second browser between two computers?

I have extention called Speed Dial [FVD] on first computer. This extension has a lot of tabs. How I can move this extension with ALL TABS from one to another computer? Thank you.
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What does this setting for individual Chrome extensions do?

I feel like I should have been able to figure this out, but I don't understand what this switch does. It's located on the page for individual settings for every installed Google Chrome extension, ...
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Chrome: Disable x-frame options for a given website?

Is there any way to whitelist webpages for ignoring the XFrame-options header of their iframes sources? My particular usecase would be comic-rocket.com, which serves as a manager for webcomics. It ...
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How to remove malware from Google Chrome Windows 7? [duplicate]

When I search in Google Chrome it first shows the ads and then the search results. On clicking Ads it navigates to search feed tech website, which seems the malware/virus It has been happening from ...
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Chrome extension to change HTML tags automatically when loading pages?

Is there any Chrome extension that intercepts a page loading and converts specific tags before showing the final page? For example, if some page contains <br> and I want it to be <p> ...
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Migrate data of a Chrome extension from one computer to another

I'm looking for how to migrate data of a Chrome extension from on computer to another. I'm not looking for migrating extension installation, but extension's stored data.By data, I mean the normal user'...
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Chrome disable extensions while keeping icons

Do you know if there is a way to disable a specific extension while still keeping its icon on the top right bar? I have an extension that I rarely use and it's pretty annoying while I'm not using it, ...
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Prevent Chrome extensions in macOS

I'm trying to prevent macOS users from installing a particular extension in Chrome as a default for all users with their deployed laptops. The Macintosh laptops are managed by Apple Profile Manager. I'...
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Google chrome extensions are corrupted constantly… It's really annoying

Some of google chrome extensions have been corrupted constantly. In the period of 2 or 4 days, some extension's status are changed to "corrupted". Then, I need to "Repair" every corrupted extensions. ...
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What causes chrome to automatically install extensions?

I have installed Chrome Beta on my computer. Immediately after opening it for the first time, it warned my about several extensions that where installed automatically:screenshot of warnings The ...
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Make Google Translate extension read selected text automatically

I am using Google Translate extensition on Google Chrome. I already set up to immediately popup of any selected text as below. However, there is no option to make the extension read the selected text ...
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What does it mean when a Chrome extension asks for permissions for 'eth and test sites'?

Metamask asks for permissions to Read and change your data on all eth sites and all test sites What is 'an eth site'? Is it a site with eth in its URL?
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Bundle chrome, firefox default profiles with extensions and settings- Ublock origin (lighter adblock) with premade settings

I'm trying to figure out a way to create c:/users/username/AppData/Local and Roaming/ for Chrome and Firefox profile to be in place with clean extensions and one added with customized settings for in ...
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Change Browser version and Resolution in Firefox or Chrome

Is there any way/addon to "automatically" change the browser size and user agent every time a new instance of Firefox/Chrome is opened? For example I want to test webpage on my machine and I want to ...
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Amazon Wishlists: Select and Move multiple items at same time from One/ Default Wishlist to others? Extensions or Grease Monkey scripting? [migrated]

Amazon Wishlists: Select and Move multiple items at same time from One/ Default Wishlist to others? Have collected a lot of items on Default Wishlist and would like to MOVE and organize them. As ...
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Blocking all YouTube videos, including those embedded in websites

I'm not just talking about auto buffering, nor related videos. I would like to not play any YouTube videos embedded in any websites. Is that possible with Firefox (first priority), or IE and/or ...
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Chrome RSS Viewer similar to Firefox where registration / external website is not required [closed]

I've tried 8 different RSS viewers and each of them either force me to sign up for their RSS aggregator or redirect to some external website without signing up. I'm looking for no external dependency ...
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How to copy Epichrome (SSB Chrome) apps to other workstations with active Extensions?

Epichrome is an absolutely great tool when it comes to site-specific-browsing. I've found it's useful to be able to copy Epichrome apps to other systems, however it appears that Chrome itself must ...
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Why does Cisco WebEx only work by running a temporary application?

When starting or joining a Cisco WebEx meeting using Chrome on Windows 10, it always requires the use of the provided temporary application. Why does the add-on not work or what is required to get it ...
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Is there a way to customize the file browser in google chrome?

It has such a plain white background and it looks like it's from the 90s. Is there an extension or easy hack to make it sleeker?
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Provisioning browser extensions on Linux

I've always struggled with getting new Linux systems set up to my preferred specifications, and I've finally started to look into solutions for provisioning, saving dotfiles in git, etc. There's a lot ...
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program/script/etc that auto-refreshes a chrome tab until a certain word/phrase/number is found/not found and then it stops

Something I can use to automatically refresh a web-page (with specified time intervals) that searches the page for a certain text and stops refreshing once its found/not found. I found this script ...
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How to identify, after opening links, from opened tabs in Chrome without focusing on them which are all bookmarked?

In chrome I am opening a lot 50-100 links and then bookmarking them all, but want to remove already bookmarked ones from opened so that I would bookmark only ones which are not bookmarked yet.
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How to block un-installation of extensions in Chrome/Chromium, using ExtensionInstallForcelist?

In order to prevent de-installation of the chrome extension "stayfocusd" In a windows 10 pc with both Chrome Version 67.0.3396.62 (Official Build) (64-bit) and chromium Version 67.0.3396.62 (Official ...
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Search in Chrome is occasionally being hijacked by a rogue extension. Short of testing each one, how can I figure out which one it is?

Every few searches I do from the omnibar, the Google search results will appear, then the page flashes, reloads, and shows search results in Bing instead. I'm on a relatively clean macOS install, so ...
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Notepad++ like highlighting in Chrome

In Notepad++ if I highlight a word other instances of that word in the document will also be highlighted. This is independent of, and in addition to, the actual search/find functionality. Chrome has ...
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How can i safely isolate on-line activity such as banking from chrome browser extensions?

I have seen advice (from an earlier post) stating that simply running separate instances of chrome will not help, and that it is necessary to create separate windows users, one of which (user A) has a ...
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Error with Chrome remote desktop on Ubuntu 18.04

When I execute /opt/google/chrome-remote-desktop/chrome-remote-desktop --start I get the following: [0519/101800.292827:INFO:remoting_user_session.cc(688)] Daemon process started in the ...
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If a Chrome Extension is installed but turned off, can it still spy on me?

Say a Chrome extension is turned off and has the permissions: "Read and change all your data on the websites you visit" and "Read your browsing history", or other similar tracking permissions. Can ...
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Chrome/Firefox bowser column paste in multiple cells

Using NP++ there is an option to put the cursor in various lines/locations, and type or paste whatever text in all of those locations at once. Is there a similar way to do that in browser cells (like ...
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How to get more extension shortcut flexibility in Google Chrome

In the newest Google Chrome version, as of May 5th, 2018, there is very little flexibility for shortcuts to open a Chrome extension. In the chrome://extensions menu, you can click on the menu bar ...
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How to host Tesseract OCR for a Chrome Extension?

Currently, I'm working on designing a Google Chrome Extension that takes an image. This image supposes to be passed to Tesseract OCR using the command (cmd) and get the output as a text. A text area ...
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Malwarebytes identified Google Chrome user data as “potentially unwanted”!

A few days back I faced irritating popups called "Ads by Advertise" in Google Chrome, which displays ads when certain highlighted keywords were hovered over. The issue was specific to Chrome (it did ...
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Where does MetaMask chrome extension store password locally (if it does)

I lost access to MetaMask Chrome extension by mistake and i really need to restore it. Does anybody know, does MetaMask Chrome extension store encrypted password locally? And if so where can I find ...
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Bundle Chrome with particular extensions

I am currently responsible for the IT-security of a rather large group of people. A majority of our issues come through simple mistakes that could have been avoided with an integrated adblocker for ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop Curtain Mode on Mac - Does it work for anyone?

I've looked everywhere for instructions on how to make the host Mac's screen go dark when connecting to it from another Mac, to no avail. I'm connecting to a Mac running Sierra from a Mac running ...
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Use SOCKS5 with auth in Chrome

I am trying to configure Google Chrome to use my proxy. It works fine with curl: curl -v --socks5-hostname bla-bla.example:1080 -U bla:bla-bla https://www.google.com/ I've tried to use FoxyProxy, ...
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What are the quickest ways to reload Chrome extension?

Chrome extensions often either crash, develop memory leaks, etc. Restarting them is slow: open task manager (no keyboard shortcut on Mac), locate, click 'End process'. Are there any quicker ways?
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How can I stop Chrome from syncing my extensions/apps every time?

I like to sign into Google Chrome when I use different computers, such as the computers in the library at my University campus. Whenever I do so, Chrome automatically downloads and installs the ...
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Saving a self contained copy of webpage using IE, Chrome or Firefox

I have tried to save a html page using IE in mht format and IE,Firefox Chromes full page html "Web Page Complete" and then edit it using MSWord but all the styles disappear and images there are links ...