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Documentation for the original Chrome extension model.
Comprehensive documentation on the original API provided by Chrome.
MDN wiki for the WebExtensions API.
Compatibility table for Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera.
Detailed WebExtensions support for Edge.
Developer documentation on building Safari extensions. Technically not WebExtensions, the API is completely different.
Guide to prepare, install, and debug Chrome extensions to be ported in Firefox.
Libraries and Frameworks
Helps you manage and autosave your extension's options. Chrome and Firefox.
WebExtensions module: Map-like promised cache storage with expiration. Chrome and Firefox
WebExtension module: Automatically registers your content_scripts on domains added via permission.request
A lightweight polyfill library for Promise-based WebExtension APIs in Chrome
Redux for WebExtensions
Upload/Publish Chrome Web Store extensions from the CLI
A command line tool to help build, run, and test web extensions
A NodeJS module for reporting new version of Chrome extension being published on Chrome Web Store
A simple utility for downloading Chrome extensions
Chrome Webstore API
Add-on / web app to view the source code of Chrome / Firefox / Opera 15 extensions and zip files.
Automate the process of shipping Web Extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and Edge
Webextension Manifest Generator that you specify
manifest.json properties to appear only in specific browsers.
Webpack loader that loads browser tailored manifest.json. It also imports all importable properties, allowing you to have 'manifest.json' as your only webpack entry point.
Testing chrome extensions with Node.js
Load popup, sidebar and background with JSDOM based on the manifest.json for testing purposes
In-memory WebExtensions API Fake Implementation for testing purposes
WebExtensions API as sinon stubs
Programmatically consume the WebExtensions Schema JSON files
📕 Barebones boilerplate with webpack, options handler and auto-publishing
create a new WebExtension with only one command
Advanced WebExtension generator that creates everything you need to get started with cross-browser web-extension development.