Questions tagged [google-chrome-extensions]

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How can I view how much lag / CPU time a Google Chrome extension adds when loading a page?

For example, I would like to know how much lag / CPU time the Google Chrome extension Dark Reader adds when loading the webpage How are pseudorandom and truly random numbers different and why does it ...
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is there some chrome plugin which allows refreshing a page until some DOM condition is met

I want to refresh a page until a chat window appears enabled. It seems that this only happens when a person is available to help and since traffic on the site must be high, it is very difficult to ...
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My Google Chrome remove cookies after I Close browser

Every time I turn off the system or the browser closes, I have to login to all sites again. I was skeptical of only one option, but the problem did not go away. please help. enter image description ...
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Chrome Extension MV3: How to Make popup.html on specific URL [migrated]

PopUp.html doesn't work on specific URL I want to enable popup.html to open on a specific URL just Like google.com for example Manifest.json v3 { "name": "test", "version&...
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Switch between collapsed tab groups in chrome for mac

I'm currently using chrome for mac and want to utilize the tab group feature. There is one thing that I believe will help me though and that is being able to switch between collapsed tab groups. So ...
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Install chrome extension on ec2 ubuntu server command line

I want to install a chrome extension on a chrome browser using the command line as it's an ec2 ubuntu server. I followed this link but I do not see the extensions folder at ~/.config/google-chrome/ ...
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How to prevent user from removing "Custom Made" Chrome extension?

I want the extension which i created to be unremovable from chrome for monitoring it. I have tried creating registry values, but it only works with extension from webstore. When i create registry ...
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Is there a way to download this documentation as a pdf file(may be generated by gitbook)?

documentation link It looks like this: It seems to be generated by gitbook. How can I download this as a pdf file? Is there such tools(or add-ons for browsers)? I only know a troublesome approach is ...
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How can I open a file with a Chrome Web App?

I am trying to open a specific file type (not html files or web links) with a Chrome Web App. Through some registry edits, I have managed to set the web app to be the default for the file type, but I ...
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How do you find what program is installing third-party Chrome extensions?

When I added a new profile to my Chrome installation I get the alert message in the top-right New extension added (Web Safety) Clicking on the alert message opens a message saying that another ...
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How to prevent users from installing new Chrome extensions

I am trying to prevent users from installing new extensions on Chrome. I have tried the registry method outlined in this website, but the problem I am having is that it deletes previous extensions, ...
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What could be causing this on multiple sites?

I have added no new chrome themes or extensions, and I have not changed my dark mode settings. I just woke up this morning, and some websites have graphical glitches like the one above and ...
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How to zoom all pages in Chrome?

I needed to switch to different display size due to WFH. Sometime connecting to desktop from laptop using remote desktop, sometime connecting the laptop to monitor etc. I needed to change my chrome ...
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Configure auto updates for extension in chromium linux

Is there a way to disable auto updates on Chromium extensions? I do not see this in: ~/.config/chromium/Default/Preferences /etc/chromium/master_preferences man chromium Seems like there should be a ...
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Chrome doesn't save extension settings and loses state after closing all windows

In Google Chrome, when I change the setting "Site access" to "All sites" on extensions it only saves this state until I close all windows (but not necessarily quit). As an example, ...
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How can copy any styled text into notebook apps?

I use an online Longman dictionary (https://www.ldoceonline.com) and I want to copy text from this site to notebook apps like (notion or Joplin or Rem-note). When I copy text from this site, suddenly ...
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How can I use the capability of a VPN extension of Firefox or Chrome for my activities out of these browsers?

I am currently using a very good VPN in Chrome (also in Firefox). Is there any way that when I turn on the VPN, I can also use its ability in other browsers or for every internet connections on the ...
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Why Google Chrome doesn't set registry entry for extensions in some systems?

I am playing with Google Chrome, Chromium and some other browsers to understand their structure. I am also using Windows 10. I want to know what they do to install an extension and how to make it ...
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Pin or enable extension in Chrome only for certain domains

I frequently use different Chrome extensions that are relevant only for a specific domain/few websites. For example: A Xdebug helper that I only need to use on ".local" domains. An ...
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Removing a Chrome Extension "Added to Desktop" from Phone - without syncing

When Chrome extensions are "Added to Desktop" from an iOS device that is signed in - it seems that they are stuck somewhere until that Google account enables "Sync" on a chromium ...
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Extension/Script to manually alter page's language tag in Google Chrome?

Many non-English websites I visit can be translated manually by right-click "Translate" in Google Chrome (despite Chrome seeing it as "Detected Language" it does correctly ...
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How do I allow site access on all sites for the LeechBlock extension in Incognito mode?

I'm trying to get LeechBlock (a Chrome extension) to work in Incognito mode, and to do that, it needs to be able to read and change data on all sites. However, once I allow the extension in Incognito, ...
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How to prevent a chrome extension from auto updating on Windows?

I realize there's a similar question posted here, however, the solutions no longer seems to apply. At least I'm not even able to find the directory they are referencing any more. (e.g. the "...
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Hide useless Extensions icons in Chrome

I am using Debian Buster, and I have upgraded Chromium from version 83 to 90. Now, in addition to the individual Extensions icons, there is also new icon for managing the extension: This is ...
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OneTab data recovery from old boot drive [duplicate]

My computer failed, so I removed my SSD to connect it to my new computer (as an external hard drive). Is there a way to recover all of my OneTab data from the old drive? What is the path to this data?
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What can a Chrome extension see about my activity outside of Chrome?

I have an extension that I need to add to my Chrome. The extension has these permissions: "-Read your browsing history -Display notifications -Manage your apps, extensions, and themes" I ...
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AutoHotKey script to copy text from a chrome extension?

I am using Windows 10. I want to assign a hotkey to automatically copy and paste text from a chrome extension's default popup window (the one you can access for example by left clicking on an ...
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How to make Chrome stop lowering the toolbar and tabs when hovering MacOS menu bar in fullscreen ? (extension or flag)

On Chrome, in fullscreen on MacOS 12, whenever I put my mouse on the top edge of the screen, the whole tabs/URL/Bookmark goes down, forcing the web page to adapt. And when I leave the top edge, it ...
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How to edit the bookmarks bar provided by an extension?

I am using Infinity Tabs Pro extension on Ungoogled Chromium because neither can I disable recently visited sites nor pin top websites on the default new tab. However, like all chromium browsers, &...
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How to restore my tabs from onetab chrome extension backup?

As many on the net I had a problem in my Windows 10 and I had to create a new user. I lost thousands of tabs inside the onetab extension so I tried to copy leveldb from backup to new user folder and ...
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How do I deploy Edge/Chrome extensions for all users on the same computer?

When I say "all users", I mean Windows users, not Chrome users. Just like when you install an application, you choose "Install for everyone on this computer" instead of "...
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Why does my audio produce weird fluctuating (sometimes static-like sounds) every time I use the Volume Master (Chrome extension)?

I'm a new superuser member. I'm not entirely sure if I'm doing this right. If not, I hope you can extend your patience to me. Anyway, this is the extension I'm referring to: https://chrome.google.com/...
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File Integrity Check Permissions

does file integrity check require write permissions Am just curious as some download managers extensions has removed the ability to check files sums, which kinda super unpractical move from browsers ...
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Remove Mcafee webadvisor from Chrome

I am not sure if this is the right platform to be asking this but I am desperate. I once installed software and allowed it to install a trial version of mcafee. It is an irritating piece of software ...
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Always enable paste in Google Chrome?

Is there a way where I can disable JavaScript from disabling paste in Google Chrome. I don't want JS to be able to stop my pasting into a field. I want paste to always been enabled.
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Chrome - OriginType is controlling Search Engine Setting

My Chrome's default Search engine is set to http://search.5k8zh0i.com/s/e/search And i was not able to remove or change this settings as all the options were disabled. It says "OriginType is ...
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Default-zoom-setting for pdf-files in google-chrome

I use google-chrome as my default application for pdf-files. The problem that I have is, that the default-zoom of 100% is automaticaly applied (I would like 150% zoom) when I open a pdf document, ...
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How to unload/kill Chrome browser tabs when they use too much memory?

I'm already using The Great Discarder and my OOM Killer, but today Chrome became unresponsive again due to this Mirror page using 4 GB RAM: Closing that tab helped, and now my 16 GB Window 10 machine ...
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Chrome web store shows "No result for 'search-terms'. "

Whatever I search in Chrome web store, it shows "No result for 'search-terms'. Make sure all words are spelled correctly, or try a different search." The following image shows in detail. ...
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How can I copy Chrome's formatting of XML with Ctrl+V or otherwise?

If I open an XML file in Chrome, I get a nice visual. I want to somehow copy this formatting to other programs like OneNote. It never copies the format/color though. Anything I can do to get it? ...
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Tabs Outliner - Is it possible to minimise and maximise its window with Chromes main UI

In Tabs Outliner, the window stays put even though the main UI of chrome is minimised. See here the UI of the extension and Chromes showing what I would like. Is it possible in the settings or even ...
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Chrome's find text fails to highlight for a .pdf file

I open a .pdf with Chrome and do ctrl-F but when it finds the text, it doesn't highlight it, so I can't find on a page with a ton of text.
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Prevent overwriting of chrome extension source file

I recently had to upgrade my chrome from 73 to 92 version. I used only one extension with a little bit of modification in the source code. It was working fine with version 73, however with version 92 ...
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google chrome: make find on page work for entire page

It looks like "Find on page" actually only finds on the current screen, or content closest to one displayed at the moment. This mostly occurs on pages/websites with a long feed of content. ...
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Chrome Tab Group Migration/Sync

Since Google rolled out the grouping of tabs feature, I have made heavy use of it. It has helped me reduce the number of Chrome windows I need open as I can shrink the group to reduce the number of ...
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How to stop syncing a specific chrome extension on a specific computer?

I would like to stop syncing a certain chrome extension on my working laptop while keeping it synced on my other computers. Is it possible to do that? I tried to search and got this thread, which ...
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Can a Chrome browser window detect if I am using software like Anydesk?

I use Chrome to work online. I want to demonstrate my work to my friend using Anydesk. Can Chrome or installed 'Work extension' on Chrome detect if the content on the tab is being captured by Anydesk?
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Chrome uses Preferences and Secure Preferences to manage extensions, what's the difference?

I found this post: What is the difference between Preference and Secure Preference file in Google Chrome? But I want to know further: When does Chrome decides to use Secure Preferences and when to use ...
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How to restore chrome extension user data without backup? [duplicate]

I already reinstalled the extension so the previous data were now replaced. I do not have any back up, how can I still get the data from my previous extension?
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I cannot install Google extensions on Brave

I'm not able to install Google extensions on Brave, I'm using Version 1.26.67 Chromium version: 91.0.4472.114 (Official Build) (64-bit) in a Contabo Windowns Server 2019. "An error has occurred ...
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