Browser Plugin Extension — Making own web plugin extension

  1. Create a folder for web plugin e.g. Scribble Notepad
  2. Inside the Folder, create a Manifest.json file.
  • manifest_version: Defining version of manifest. Using version 2 for this project and version 1 is deprecated and Google had launched version 3.
  • name & description: Name and Description of the Plugin
  • icons: Provide plugin icon in different sizes to support browsers and extension.
  • browser_actions : To provide toolbar to extension and it provides icon, tooltip, badge and popup (base file to act as landing page of extension)
  • content_security_policy: CSP is a policy to mitigate against cross-site scripting issues. Learn more from
Folder Structure

Installation of Plugin

  1. Open chrome://extensions/
  2. Switch to Developer Mode -> Should be visible to you on your top right
  3. Click on LoadUnpacked Button and Select your Plugin folder which contains Manifest.json
Scribble Note

Next : Will be working on Web Extension using React JS




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