Build a chrome extension to resume the browsing experience revolution

Build a chrome extension to upgrade browsing experience


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However, here is a quick summary of the steps:

Create a javascript project

This is no requirements on the frameworks, developers can choose whichever prefered either plain javascript, react, angular or vue. I have been building extensions with jquery, angular and react. As long as the final package can be rendered as normal web page, it will work with chrome extension.

Set up the manifest

We need to have the manifest set up. Here are some of the configurations:

most importantly, we need to have the background, popup, options and content script configured as needed. To invoke the extension by keyboard, the browser and page actions need to be set up.

Build and Test out

You can load the extension locally using the `developer mode`

Note: if you are using react and react-scripts for packaging, you need to set up for the CSP policy:

Publish to the market

You need to create a developer account and publish using the chrome developer console.



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