Google Chrome to Finally Get Context Menu Support for Extensions

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By Lowell Heddings on August 24th, 2010

Google Chrome extensions have only had the ability to create buttons on the menu bar, and we’ve been waiting a long time for support that integrates with the context menu, or some other method that doesn’t waste space on the menu bar.

Now there’s a new API that lets extension developers interact with the context menu—and a few more new APIs coming up that will allow interaction with the location bar search and an info bar on the tabs. It’s great to see Chrome moving forward!

New in Google Chrome Beta: More Extension APIs, Free Hoodies [Chromium Blog]

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 08/24/10
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