Google Chrome extension

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Google Chrome Extensions
Google Chrome icon (2011).svg
Web address
Commercial? Yes
Available in English
Owner Google Inc.
Created by Google Inc. and extension developers
Launched Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Google Chrome Extensions are browser extensions that modify the Google Chrome browser.[1] These extensions are written using web technologies like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.[2] Google Chrome Extensions are downloadable through the Chrome Web Store[3] (formerly the Google Chrome Extensions Gallery).[1] As of February 2010, over 2,200 extensions have been published by developers.[4] All users with a Google Account are able to add extensions after developing them.[5]

Notable examples[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Google Chrome Extensions Blog Announcement". Google Inc. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Google Chrome Extensions Help Page". Google Inc. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Nield, David. "20 best Chrome extensions". TechRadar. Retrieved 16 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Mentovai, Mark. "Google Chrome Update Blog". Google Inc. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Developing Chrome Extensions Overview Page
  6. ^ "Chrome Web Store - Adblock Plus (Beta)". Retrieved 2012-05-16. 

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