Google-chrome – How does one install an extension for Chrome browser from the local file system

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How does one install an extension for Chrome browser from the local file system?

Best Answer

Found a set of instructions online for loading your own custom extension:

  • Navigate to chrome://extensions
  • Expand the Developer dropdown menu and click “Load Unpacked Extension”
  • Navigate to the local folder containing the extension’s code and click Ok
  • Assuming there are no errors, the extension should load into your browser