Adding New Permissions To Chrome Extension

Wanted to share a quick tip to save you a lot of frustration if you are a Chrome extension developer. Never add a new permission to an existing extension that has “warnings” especially if you have a decent amount of users. If you do, your extension will be disabled for all users. They can reenable but you may lose some users that never reenable the extension. Here is a list of permissions that will disable your extension when updating.

This can be avoided by making the new feature optional and adding new permission updates to optional_permissions in your manifest file. Read More

Top Five (4/30/21)

This is the list of the top five things I found interesting this week. This could range from movies, websites, apps, books, YouTube videos, and more. My goal is to do this every week. Be sure to let me know what you find interesting so I can include it in my list.

Ninja Blender

I’ve been making smoothies at home for years now and this blender has been great. It makes cleanup easy since the cup is washable. I recommend buying the frozen bags of fruit from the store and add milk, honey, and anything else you would like.

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Top Five (4/23/21)

This is the list of the top five things I found interesting this week. This could range from movies, websites, apps, books, YouTube videos, and more. My goal is to do this every week. Be sure to let me know what you find interesting so I can include it in my list.

John Malecki

John Malecki used to be an offensive lineman in the NFL. He now runs a YouTube channel that teaches woodworking and other related content. Right now they are in the process of remolding his kitchen. Great content and he will make you laugh!

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