get-manifest-external

    1.0.4 • Public • Published

    get-manifest-external

    Include this file in a Chrome App or Extension's background page and it will allow you to request the manifest file from an external page.

    Usage

    Installation

    npm install get-manifest-external --save

    background.js

    // require the file in background.js
    require('get-manifest-external');
     
    // or import the file into background.js (requires babel)
    import 'get-manifest-external';
     

    manifest.json

      
      ...
     
      "externally-connectable"{
        "matches": ["your-external-page-here"]
      }  
     

    External page

     
    chrome.runtime.sendMessage(<your extension key>, { message: 'getManifest' }, function(manifest) {
      console.log(manifest);
    });

    Why?

    Can be used to check if an extension is installed as well as displaying the currently installed extension's version.

    Install

    npm i get-manifest-external

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    Version

    1.0.4

    License

    MIT

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