Create a Google Chrome extension

Offered By
Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Set up the extension with manifest.json

Interact with style and build functionalities with scripting

Packing and installing the extension

Clock1 hour
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to set up the extension with manifest.json, interact with a web page style and perform operations with scripting, set up a pop up button, pack and install the extension. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

Web Developmentbrowser extensionsoftware develpmentgoogle chromeextension development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction and getting started

  2. Set up manifest.json

  3. Interact with style

  4. Create the pop up content

  5. Write the background script

  6. Install, debug and pack the extension

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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