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Send to Google Plus from Reader [closed]

Is it currently possible to send to Google Plus from Google Reader? Either a Chrome extension or a custom Send To link would work. Update: This question is now obsolete. With the changes to Reader, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What happens when I browse items in my Lastpass vault on Chrome while running other extensions that can "Access all your data on all websites"?

The way I use Lastpass with Chrome, I often open and browse my vault items, including the passwords. I just noticed with horror that I have several other extensions enabled that have permission to "...
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Any way to auto-approve requests to join new-style Facebook group?

Re-posting this since my previous post got closed as a duplicate, and the question they said it was a duplicate of does not fix my problem. I have a new-style group. Back when the new Facebook groups ...
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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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What information is being accessed by a third party that supports "log in with Google"?

There are some applications that you can add to Google Chrome. However, some of them require you to log in to a Google account. During that process you get a message along the lines of "xxx is asking ...
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What is the best Google Chrome extension for Delicious? [closed]

I use a Chrome extension which works very well with Google Bookmarks, allowing syncing with local bookmarks and easy adding and reference to existing Google bookmarks. The Delicious extension that I ...
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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't Pay Initial $5 Chrome Developer Dashboard Fee [closed]

I've built an extension to Chrome and have loaded it into the developer dashboard, but I get a message that: A one-time developer registration fee of US$5.00 is required to verify your account and ...
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How to make Google search not redirect [duplicate]

When I click an entry in the Google search results, it first queries Google server and then redirect to the page. For example, search foobar gives: <a href="/url?sa=t&amp;rct=j&amp;q=...
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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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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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How to scrobble Google Music to Last.fm?

Is there a way to scrobble my music from Google Music to last.fm? I tried some extensions which did not work for Chromium (sorry for the vagueness, but I don't remember which I tried) so I was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to keep Facebook chat online in Google Chrome with facebook tab closed

I was just trying to stay in touch with Facebook without keep the Facebook tab always open. Now I can check any notification with this Google Chrome extension And I have to open the tab only when ...
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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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Wikipedia Spam Filter Notice

I've been an occasional Wikipedia editor and user for many years. Twice recently when I tried to make a minor page edit, I received the following error: "Spam filter notice" Your edit was not saved ...
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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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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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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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How to get LastPass Binary Chrome Extension to work across synced machines

Setup: I use Chrome Sync regularly across two machines I use LastPass as my password manager (it's already paid for this year so no alternatives suggestions, please) The binary version allows you to ...
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Is there a link to launch Google Scratchpad instead of pop-up?

I installed Google's Scratchpad extension in Chrome. I'm wondering if there is a way to launch it within the main window. I hate the way it opens as a popup.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How can I make evernote web clipper sync to my desktop app faster or instantly?

I use the Evernote web clipper in Chrome quite a bit, and sometimes I want to immediately open the item in the Evernote desktop app on my Mac. However, the fastest sync setting is "every 5 minutes". ...
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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 do I mass click on a link to save time?

I know of linkclump, but it doesn't work on the "remove" link as shown in this gmail screenshot. I hate having to individually click on each "remove" link. What's a way to solve this problem?
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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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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 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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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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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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