chrome-webstore-manager

0.4.1 • Public • Published

chrome-webstore-manager

INSTALL

$ npm install -g chrome-webstore-manager

HOW TO USE

Create new item

  • $ chrome-webstore-manager insert /path/to/your_extension.zip
    • caution: it requires zip NOT crx
  • return value: chrome-web-store-item-id

Only this command, your items is under draft. So you should publish item. I write about it on below.

Publish item

  • $ chrome-webstore-manager publish ITEM_ID
    • ITEM_ID: chrome-web-store-item-id

Update item

  • $ chrome-webstore-manager update ITEM_ID /path/to/your_extension.zip
    • ITEM_ID: chrome-web-store-item-id

Example

Sample webapp for release chrome extenison on heroku

https://github.com/pastak/chrome-extension-release-heroku

Use on NodeJS

const ChromeWebstore = require('chrome-webstore-manager')
const fileBin = fs.readFileSync('./extension.zip')
// chrome web store item id
const itemId = 'XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX'
 
// Initialize with ClientID and ClinetSecret
const chromeWebstore = new ChromeWebstore(client_id, client_secret)
 
// Get authorize URL
const getCodeUrl = chromeWebstore.getCodeUrl()
 
const code = open_browser_and_input_authorized_code(getCodeUrl)
 
// Get OAuth access token
const token = chromeWebstore.getAccessToken(code)
 
// Create new item
chromeWebstore.insertItem(token, fileBin).then((data) => { do_something })
 
// Update item
chromeWebstore.updateItem(token, fileBin, itemId).then((data) => { do_something })
 
// Make item publish
// target is 'trustedTesters' OR 'default'. default is 'default'
const target = 'trustedTesters'
chromeWebstore.publishItem(token, itemId, target).then((data) => { do_something })
 
// Get new token with refresh_token
chromeWebstore.getRefreshToken(refreshToken).then(function (data) {
  const json = JSON.parse(data)
  const newToken = json.access_token
})
 

More Info about token

Get access token

  • Prepare the client ID and client secret to use Chrome Web Store API according to https://developer.chrome.com/webstore/using_webstore_api#beforeyoubegin
  • You can get access token via this commands.
    • $ chrome-webstore-manager token --client_id [YOUR_CLIENT_ID] --client_secret [YOUR_CLIENT_SECRET]
    • After a while, open your browser then accept Google OAuth.

Set your access_token

  • You can pass access_token to command.
    • You can set command's optional value -t or --token
    • You can set access_token as environment value named WEBSTORE_TOKEN
      • If you use it on *CI, it is useful export WEBSTORE_TOKEN=[YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN]

Get access token using refresh token

  • You get new access token with $ chrome-webstore-manager refresh_token --client_id [YOUR_CLIENT_ID] --client_secret [YOUR_CLIENT_SECRET] --refresh_token [YOUR_REFRESH_TOKEN]
    • You can use environment variable WEBSTORE_REFRESH_TOKEN instead of refresh_token

Usage Example

$ WEBSTORE_TOKEN=$(chrome-webstore-manager refresh_token ...) chrome-webstore-manager update ITEM_ID extension.zip

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version

0.4.1

license

MIT

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