Google Chrome Extensions (Add-Ons) Are Here

By | June 1, 2009

Google Chrome Extensions (Add-Ons) Are HereUnderstanding the importance of extensions/add-ons, Google Chrome team did their job and finally released first developer builds, which adds an early alpha feature to support them. Geek Technica reports 4 Chrome extensions:

1. Cleeki: IE8 Accelerators for Google Chrome. “Cleeki can capture keyword(s) anywhere on a screen with as simple as one click, search it on the Internet, and preview the results immediately.”

2. Adsweep: The very first Google Chrome ad blocker.

3. Page Rank for Chrome: If you are into SEO (Search Engine Optimization) business, then this is a great one for you. As the title says, it shows a page rank of your web site.

4. CustomNewTab is a Chrome extension fully compatible with Chrome that allows you to change how it looks, for instance: hide or show specific section of new tab page, display another page inside your new tab page, etc.

How to install/enable Google Chrome extensions?

As Geek Technica writes:

-> To Enable extensions on developers build right click chrome shortcut > properties and on the “target” field add “- -enable-extensions” after “chrome.exe”. There should be a space in between. You will need to restart Chrome.

-> To Install extensions go to the extension developer website and click on the download link and it will prompt you to install extension.

-> To Uninstall extensions, on your chrome browser visit this link: “chrome://extensions/” and it will list all the extensions currently installed and you can choose to uninstall from there.


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. Fantastic list…this list would definitely help a makes job of a web master a lot easier…thanks for sharing this