Questions tagged [google-chrome]

Google Chrome is a web browser available on mobile, TV, and desktop platforms. Developed by Google, it uses the Blink layout engine and application framework.

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WebExtensions add-on for highlighting insecure links

My first Firefox add-on (WebExtensions compatible, so it works without modification in at least Chromium) puts a red border around insecure links, including plain HTTP links and links with a ...
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Dynamic DOM Text Editor Performance

I am creating a text editor that will need to work in the browser, syntax highlight, and allow users to edit files up to 50MB in size (i.e. the space allowed by indexedDB) without an "out of memory" ...
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Navigate to three pages in parallel with Selenium, ChromeDriver, and NUnit

As an experiment, I've created an NUnit test project that should, when running all tests, open three browser windows simultaneously, and each should load a particular page before closing. My question ...
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Add script to clear Chrome upon logoff

This program automatically makes folders to add scripts to be ran once a computer is logged off a user. It checks to make sure it is not overwriting any previous scripts (windows). ...
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Simple Dictionary Chrome Extension

I have created a Simple Dictionary Chrome Extension. It is using JavaScript/ some HTML/ some CSS. The Manifest.jso file talks about the extension. The HTML is for a small/simple pop up and the JS is ...
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Chrome Extension Code: LOL Link Sharer

I made a hacky version of a chrome extension to compliment a weekly literary/arts publication. The extension helps me curate links from my publication's readers since there's only so much I can curate ...
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Queue Notifier Extension Script

I am trying to keep the progression of the Review Queue Notifier moving forward. My next big move is to turn it into an extension for Chrome and FireFox and eventually Edge. I would like the ...
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WebRTC screen recording plugin performance testing

I am building a screen recorder extension for Google Chrome, it works as expected but I am deeply considered about the performance since it chucks data collected through screen sharing and microphone. ...
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Use local storage event

I use the following code which is working OK to register and emit event for local storage on the browser. It will be great if you can give me some ideas on how to improve it for production use since I'...
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Chrome extension — replace words on a page from a large dictionary

This works, but is very very slow. Any recommendations on better, less trivial ways of accomplishing this would be appreciated. With a smaller dictionary it's fine, but the dictionary is about 80 ...
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Log all Google Chrome browser activity

This script documents every website visited and writes the text content of each webpage to its own individual file. It seems to work as intended. Is there anything I could do to improve it? ...
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Chrome extension that marks Reddit entries with clickbait sources

So, I've created my first Chrome extension! What this does is it highlights every post on Reddit that comes from a source of dubious quality. It provides a few sources by default and allows the user ...
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A dashboard for my university's commonly used resources

This is my first big JavaScript project and I wanted to know what I could improve in terms of coding practices and design. It is a Chrome extension made for Vanderbilt students (VandyTab) that takes ...
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Auto backup Chrome bookmarks

This script, once added to the Windows Scheduler, automatically creates a backup of your Google Chrome bookmarks. ...
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Chrome extension to get youtube video's URL

I needed something that would get the URL of a chosen video from YouTube and store it in a file. Since I didn't find a way to write/edit an existing file with the URL alone, I had to use a patchwork ...
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Making a selection in a dropdown based on several possible values

I'm making a Chrome extension that lets you choose a size of an item and check out quickly. I have a value called "Large" in sizePref array in my chrome.storage. ...
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Callback functions to select the tab to the left in Google Chrome

I'm a JavaScript rookie, but I wrote a JavaScript function as part of a Chrome extension that will activate the tab to the left of the currently active tab. The function is pretty ugly, but I couldn't ...
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Remove sections of content from Quora.com

I wrote a Chrome browser extension to hide Top Content posts from Quora, which bother users following too few topics. A user's feed in Quora.com starts as a list of posts relevant to the user, ...
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Stylish range input, Google Chrome only

I have an input[type=range] element which is customized using CSS to look more modern. I'm unhappy with my CSS because of the need to use ...
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ASCII flow chart drawer

After some free ASCII flowchart drawer started charging money, I decided to write my own. Salient features are that you can draw a box (mouse down, mouse move, mouse up), then ctrlB will draw a box. ...
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Injection with Chrome extension

I am building a Chrome extension that injects a small overlay in to all websites using a content script. At this point all the injected elements do is sit in the bottom left corner. It has two buttons ...
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Automated finals calculator in JavaScript/jQuery

I've been coding for a while, but this is the first actual project I've made. I generally do contest programming, and as you might imagine, good code practices are not exactly the top priority. I'd ...
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Chrome extension that lets you push changes from Chrome Developer Tools directly to GitHub

2 months ago, I wrote a chrome extension called hotfix. I recently went back to look over the code and it made me cringe a bit. I refactored it a little, but before I get knee deep in it, I would like ...
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Website with images that pan to different sides

I've just started programming with JavaScript and I am currently working on this hobby website project of mine. The site is supposed to display pages filled with product images than can be "panned" to ...
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Instantiation/Inheritance Helper

For the sake of learning JavaScript better and getting used to the Google Chrome Extension API, I'm currently writing a little Chrome extension. To keep things simple and being able to make use of ...
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Help optimizing a function to count the rows in a textarea

I am writing a script to count the number of rows in a textarea, and as it will be called on every keypress I want to make sure it runs as fast as possible. I'm not aiming for a general solution: we ...