Questions tagged [google-chrome-extensions]

Questions about Chrome extensions are only on-topic here if they involve the interaction with a specific web application. Otherwise, like all other questions about web browser functionality, seek your answer on Super User.

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Is it possible now (late 2023) to create a paid Chrome extension? [closed]

I saw information on the Internet that this was suspended in 2020, but there they were talking about the official API for creating paid subscriptions in the extension, and it seems like how else can ...
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Chrome extension reply to review, name, publisher name and nickname

There are 3 names associated with my extension my publisher name P my real name N from the Google account a nickname K (currently blank) from the Google account I would like to post a reply to a ...
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How to hide suggested posts on LinkedIn?

Suddenly my feed on LinkedIn is full of "Suggested Posts" that I've no interest in. How do I hide them? The support page only recommends selecting "I don't like this subject" or &...
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Can't switch off YouTube dark mode

I can't switch off YouTube dark mode; the image here explains it: Can someone help? Restarting the browser doesn't help. If I switch mode and restart it, it is dark again.
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What is Google Dictionary? [closed]

Google Dictionary only exist in the form of a Google Chrome addon. Does the addon use Google Translate's definitions?
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All extensions disabled in Chrome managed with Family Link [closed]

On my computer and on my children's computers, there are Chrome profiles for my children's accounts. These are logged into Chrome with their credentials. These browsers are "managed by your ...
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All adblock extensions disabled in Family Link managed chrome browser [closed]

On my computer I have Chrome profiles for my children's accounts, logged into Chrome with their credentials. These browsers are "managed by your parent", which is me. Today I opened Chrome ...
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How can I filter Amazon.com results to exclude 3rd party merchants?

I'd like to search Amazon.com for products that Amazon sells without having to see all the third party merchants products. I've tried using some userscripts and some chrome extensions that claim to ...
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Youtube player shortcut or extension to change to next higher or lower video resolution

I watch general videos on youtube at 720p and programming/ tutorial videos at 1080p I have searched a lot and its almost certain there is no keyboard shortcut to jump to the next higher/ lower video ...
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Quickly create a pre-determined filter in gmail

I receive a large number of cold inbound marketing emails. Relatively few offer an unsubscribe link and so I'd like to be able to quickly create a rule to archive/add a tag to all emails from that ...
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How do I search the Chrome Web Store for apps?

Ok, Chrome apps still exist, u just cant search for them because you will get extensions results… BUT, here is an example of one App Cookies if u search “cookies” this app wont show up… very simple ...
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How to add extensions no longer listed in the Chrome Web Store?

On Google Chrome I have an extension known as Font Changer which can previously could be accessed on the Chrome Web Store via it's "View in Chrome Web Store" link present within the ...
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Vimium for Google Docs

I like to use Vimium all the time, but I'm having some difficulty understanding how to use it for Google Docs. In Google Docs, I can't seem to stop the cursor from blinking (i.e. it's as though I'm ...
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Looking for a Chrome web extension to alert when a TLS cert expires soon [closed]

It would be great to have a Chrome extension (or Firefox, or Edgium, or Safari) that throws some kind of error starting a couple of weeks before a site's TLS Certificate expires. Is there such a ...
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Google G-Suite Marketplace - No results - can't add Chrome Remote Desktop or any Microsoft apps

Sorry if this isn't the right place to ask this, but I can't find anywhere better. I've set my users up with Google G-Suite so that they can use Chromebooks and Chrome Remote Desktop to work remotely ...
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How can I add the British Columbia holidays to my Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar, I can search for British Columbia, (Calendar/other calendars/Browse Interesting Calendars) and get all the vacation dates for that province, as a long list of dates, which may be ...
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Hide "What's Happening" and "Who To Follow" on Twitter

Because the divs have random hash classes I can't figure out how to hide them or what to hide them with. These sections take up an insane amount of space and the content is terrible, would love to ...
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Google search: any way to easily toggle between search in one country and one other?

I need to make many searches, and for each search I first need to restrict my searches to USA (where I am now), then to Italy. I know both Italian and English very well. Google preferences allows ...
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Is there a Google Chrome Extension archive anymore? [closed]

There used to be a couple of websites that archived Chrome extensions because Google does not provide a way to download old versions of extensions. However, those sites appear to longer be maintained. ...
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Development of a password manager as Chrome extension [closed]

I want to start developing a passowrd manager as Chrome extension and I am really devastated and confusused. I search the internet and can't find a clear pass to reach it. I am kindly asking for your ...
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How to view full images on hover in Google Sheets?

Given a URL to an image, how can I easily insert images into cells into Google Sheets and then have the full images viewable on hover? I'll be doing this on the fly with many images throughout the ...
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Can I create a new Google Keep note from Chrome's omnibox?

Chrome's omnibox features are really great, e.g. to create a new Google Calendar event. Is someone aware of any possibility to create a new Google Keep note from the omnibox?
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How to block the YouTube ads that AdBlock can't block?

As of June 2020, YouTube appears to display ads that AdBlock doesn't seem to block. Is there a way to block these? Example:
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How to save a web page as PDF in Computer (I need convert the webpage into PDF with exactly What I see)

I am viewing a docker tutorial. I am running the docker image of https://github.com/dockersamples/101-tutorial in my local. Now when I try to print the webpage using chrome browser then in the print ...
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How to transfer ownership of an extension without losing the download count in the Chrome Web Store?

I need to transfer one of my extensions to another account and also need to keep the download count the same as it is right now. Is there any safe way to do it? By "safe way" I mean that it would be ...
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Chrome shortcut to immediately get a word's pronunciation?

Is there any chrome shortcut that you can press to have the word pronounced out loud just as though you'd opened a separate tab, typed the word in google, and clicked the sound icon to have it read ...
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Does LastPass browser extension store my passwords locally on browser storage?

Does LastPass browser extension store my passwords locally on browser storage? Is it safe? LastPass browser extension working insights required to confirm safe & secure logins to web application ...
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Is there a way to better filter through YouTube videos?

Is there a way to better filter through YouTube videos? The standard filter is pretty limited. For example, what if I want to sort by most liked videos, but only see videos with more than 1,000 views?...
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Browser extension to delete Facebook messages for everyone

Is there a browser extension to delete all Facebook messages automatically, but for both parties, like deleting a message for everyone (sender and receiver).
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What does clicking the word "`(change)`" do in Google Chrome's Extension "Save to Google Drive"?

What does clicking the word "(change)" do, in the window the "Save to Google Drive" Extension (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/save-to-google-drive/gmbmikajjgmnabiglmofipeabaddhgne) pops ...
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Google Sheets images

When I insert an image in a cell in Google Sheets from my camera how is that image stored in the cell? I know it creates an image in my phone in a folder called images, but if I want to link that ...
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Google Docs Chrome extension - what does it do / why does it exist?

In some Chrome instances, several extensions (apps?) called Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc. are installed (I've seen various subsets of these across different Chrome instances). What are these for / ...
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Where are all the not-free Chrome extensions? [closed]

Chrome Web Store seems to allow for apps that cost money. However, I can't find any of them in the actual web store. What does this mean? Are paid apps just hugely unpopular and a bad way to go? ...
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Any way to auto-approve requests to join Facebook group? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Facebook group open for joining? I run a group on Facebook and I get bombarded with requests to join it. I just want to allow anyone to join without me having to ...
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How to get rid of background arts in Chrome Themes from Chrome Store?

There is a whole slew of themes in Chrome Store. Many have pleasant colors for Chrome skin but unfortunately go with useless background images or wallpapers. How to install a theme and then get rid ...
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YouTube center extension for Chrome moves the video window to the right

I am using Google Chrome 32. I wanted to disable DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) on YouTube and hence I installed the extension YouTube Center. It did disable DASH but posed a few other ...
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How can I preload videos in a playlist? [closed]

It annoys me how I can't have the next video loading when the current is done buffering. Or can I? I'm looking for a Chrome extension to be specific but any other mainstream browser's extension would ...
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Why Google Hangout has two extensions for Google Chrome? [closed]

There are two extensions by Hangout available on Google Chrome web store (ext1 & ext2). Both versions and app sizes are the same. Why have they got two extensions then?
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How to enable support ticket notification in Chrome Web Store

I have an extension listed in the Chrome Web Store. Apparently someone logged a support ticket in July for an error they were getting when trying to run the extension, and I only happened to see it ...
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Extension for Google Chrome to display network accesses as Firebug does? [closed]

Is there an extension for Google Chrome that displays all requests and responses via network, how long they take and status as Firebug on Firefox does?
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I used to have a Trello sidebar in Chrome. Where can I find it?

Here I am not talking about the menu-sidebar in Trello, but a "very small strip of Trello" that has split my screen in two parts: Chrome + Trello that sticks to the right side of my screen. It was ...
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Selectively remove/disable syncing Google Drive documents on Chrome

I have installed the Google Docs app (extension) on Google Chrome (v43.0.2357.65 (Official Build) beta (64-bit) on Ubuntu Linux 14.04), and enabled offline sync on my Google Drive account. Offline ...
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Google removed the Stop Download command from the context-menu of YouTube videos

Google recently removed the Stop download command from the context-menu of videos on YouTube. Reports indicate that videos stop buffering in the background when you pause while others indicate that ...
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How to permanently get rid of the Yahoo Extension overlay

For about a week now, every time I log in to Yahoo Mail from Chrome an overlay appears asking me to install an extension, in order to “get the full Yahoo experience in Chrome”. How do I get rid of it ...
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Google Hangouts chat - No notification occurs for incoming messages

My company uses Google Hangouts chat as an IM client. When there is a new incoming message in a Google Hangout multi-person chat that I have joined, neither the Windows taskbar icon for the Hangout ...
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Is it safe to install Google Chrome extensions which explicitly state needing access to my data on all websites?

I'd like to install a Google Chrome extension (in particular, StayFocused) and it warns me that it will have access to my data on all websites. I find this quite scary as I'd like to keep some ...
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Is there a difference between the gmail Inbox site and Chrome extension?

Google Inbox is now generally available without any invites. However, the Chrome Inbox App is still alive and maintained (last version was February 9th). Does the Chrome extension provide any extra ...
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Gmail inbox: older emails first

Gmail puts the newer emails first as follows: [email protected] | Dogs issue | 19:40 [email protected] | Important facts from Jupiter | 14:03 [email protected] | You coming? | 09:25 Everything ...
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Getting Google Keep shortcuts to work with Category Tabs

Pressing ? in Google Keep gives an overview of the shortcuts that can be used. However, after I have installed Category Tabs for Google Keep, some shortcuts don't seem to work anymore. For instance, ...
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Making websites as small as possible [closed]

So I am about to be in a position where I have an extremely limited amount of data use for the next 2 weeks. I am just wondering if there is an application out there(native or addon for a browser, ...