In the past, we have covered many browser related tricks that required you to install user scripts that were not listed on Chrome Web Store but still worked flawlessly. However, the latest version of Chrome now doesn’t let you do that. It restricts the installation of scripts from external sources. Chrome introduced this particular change to keep its users safe on the web as the number of malicious extensions and scripts floating on the web were increasing.
So if you know that the script or the extension you are trying to install is clean enough, here’s a way you can install it forcefully on Chrome.
Installing Script and Extensions
Now drag and drop the extension or script file on the Chrome Extension page and install it after reviewing the permissions. Please note that it’s important that you drop the script exactly on the extension page or Chrome will put it in the debugging mode instead of installing it.
You can now install any external script but make sure you research well about the apps and extensions you are going to install. You should know what you are doing in this case.
Last updated on 03 February, 2022
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