I am creating a Google Chrome extension and am trying to open a custom url scheme with (window.open) without having a new blank tab open up. For sake of argument lets try the 'mailto' url scheme.  My code:  window.open("mailto://Bob Lawbl...
I can't get browser.browserAction.setIcon to work in Microsoft Edge when manifest.json is specifying a default icon in multiple sizes:  manifest.json  {   "manifest_version": 2,   "name": "test",   "version": "...
Before giving up on my extensive googling, I thought I'd make a last ditch effort and ask here...  In Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Opera - it's very easy to write browser extensions using javascript (and some native javascript functions to eac...
The W3C Browser Extensions Community Groups has been working for a while on compatibility between browser extensions on different platforms (Chrome/Firefox/Edge/Opera/Etc.).   They have a list of keys which should be safe to use. An important one bei...
I'm creating an extension using Crossrider that allows users to bookmark the page they are viewing.  For this purpose, I created a button popup that when clicked opens with the UI for managing the list of bookmarks. When the user clicks on the ex...
I'm building a browser extension with the WebExtension API in FireFox. I'm in the middle of writing a content script, and when I pass any DOM object into console.log, it is not printed out.  Instead, I just get the string <unavailable>....
I intend to modify the display of existing websites.   For example, when Google returns search results, can I customize the web page displaying (such as adding some bubble visualizations onto that page's blank places) ? Could it be done using bro...
Is there some predicate or variable that one can use in the extension code to determine whether it was installed normally or in developer mode?  (I'd like to put some debug output visible only in developer mode.)...
I am trying to download a selected word or text on my browser (mozilla or chrome). When i select a word and right click on it, I can see the option "save this selected text to file" option. But I could not get the functionality working.It doe...

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