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Google will block all Chrome extensions from outside it's st

Post by mdgairaud » Wed May 28, 2014 3:12 pm

Hi,

Today google has announced that all the Chrome extensions that are not in its official store will be blocked.

How does this affect the Ranorex extension for Chrome?

http://chrome.blogspot.ca/2014/05/prote ... cious.html

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Re: Google will block all Chrome extensions from outside it's st

Post by krstcs » Wed May 28, 2014 3:49 pm

This topic was already discussed on the forum here:
http://www.ranorex.com/forum/ranorex-ch ... t5787.html

Ranorex is working on a solution.

You can, in fact, still enable Ranorex by checking the "Developer mode" checkbox at the top of the "chrome://extensions" page.

Chrome will popup a warning the must be dealt with before the extension will work. You MUST click the "Cancel" button, not the "Disable" button. You can do this in Ranorex by making a new module just like any other.

Or you can have Chrome run in the background (enable this in the advanced settings section on the "chrome://settings" page). Then, the dialog will popup the first time you launch Chrome after a login, but not after that (until logout/login again).
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Re: Google will block all Chrome extensions from outside it's st

Post by mdgairaud » Thu May 29, 2014 4:47 pm

I already know about this post, but seems to be inminent with next Chrome update when Google blocks extensions that are outside it store.

The solution provided there will work with blocked extensions? that's the question. :?:

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Re: Google will block all Chrome extensions from outside it's st

Post by krstcs » Thu May 29, 2014 5:01 pm

Google has already implemented this policy and it has not changed how my tests are working with Chrome 35.

The information I posted is accurate according to Google's own information. Developer Mode will still allow developers (us) to side-load extensions, but it will popup a warning dialog.

See this article in PCWorld from yesterday.
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2198142/ ... sions.html
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Re: Google will block all Chrome extensions from outside it's st

Post by mdgairaud » Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:58 am

To Support,

Entering in Chrome's developing mode isn't an option to our test, when will your extension available in Chrome Store to avoid this issue?

From now i'm using a modified portable version of Chrome v32 as workaround because Chrome's version isn't important for us.

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Re: Google will block all Chrome extensions from outside it's st

Post by Support Team » Wed Jun 25, 2014 1:17 pm

Hello mdgairaud,

The Ranorex extension for Chrome will be available in the store starting with Ranorex 5.1. We have planned to release our new version within the next two weeks.

We reserve the right to change the roadmap at any time. Also features might not be in a certain release as well as delays might occur.

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Re: Google will block all Chrome extensions from outside it's st

Post by mdgairaud » Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:55 pm

Thanks for your reply Robert. :D