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  1. External Themes

    i want a external skin or themes from 3rd party (example: chrome) because i want a new design from community

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  2. 3 votes
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  3. Ask Hola extension maker which makes this extension for google chrome, firefox, etc., also make the extension available for microsoft edge

    Hola extension is the best vpn service provider I have used so far. Please make this extension available for microsoft edge as well.

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  4. "extension permission to use this extension type"

    Hello,
    The process of getting permission to use the appx extension type (which seems to be required in order to publish an edge extension) is blocked by Microsoft. It is unclear why I don't get permission and I didn't receive any response on my questions for about three weeks now. My customers are waiting however and I did pay Microsoft so I do expect support to get the extension published.
    My extensions store ID is 9P16GP71KWZT.
    The chrome version of the extension is available in the chrome store.

    1 vote
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  5. Extension for mobile

    Extension for the mobile app (android/ios) of Edge! This would push Edge on top of the rest for many users.

    5 votes
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  6. options_ui

    Please add support for the options_ui manifest key and the relevant apis.

    6 votes
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  7. pdf

    stop hijacking PDFs with your terrible Edge app. I don't use Edge as my browser, but when I select open with Adobe, and set the default app to Adobe, Edge overrides it every time. Terrible. Adobe reader is great and Edge is very weak. please please stop it. it is the biggest flaw with Windows 10 (even worse than the games and bloatware)

    11 votes
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  8. tab

    open a .html file(file:///C:/Users/Jian_Zheng/Desktop/long.html), tabs[0].url and tabs[0].title are undefined.
    browser.tabs.query({active: true, currentWindow: true}, function(tabs){
    var method = new Object();
    method.URLs = tabs[0].url; //undefined
    method.title = tabs[0].title;// undefined
    });

    3 votes
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  9. Option to disable auto-disabling of unsigned extensions

    There are plugins I have either written or ported from chrome myself, which I have no intention of submitting to the store either because I intend them for my own personal use or don't own the rights to redistribute them.

    Edge, however, wants to make life difficult for me, by automatically disabling these plugins every time I start the browser, forcing me to manually re-enable them.

    I would very much appreciate an option somewhere, perhaps in about:flags, to disable this unwanted and unwelcome behavior. You don't need to overstep your bounds when it comes to trying to protect me; I'm…

    3 votes
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  10. Unable to upload .appxupload pakage

    I am not able to upload my edge extension package.
    Every time I am getting error -

    Package acceptance validation error: com.microsoft.edge.extension is a reserved extension type. Your app does not have permission to use this extension type. To request permission, please use our extension submission form.

    It has been passed 2 months that i had reserved my app name.
    Not able to understand as what is happening.

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  11. Allow cookies for whitelisted pages only

    Due to privacy violations, I decided to block permamently browser cookies and allow only certain websites (eg my bank or auction site) to access cookies. There was a "Cookie Monster" plugin in Firefox.

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  12. Remove Share/ Add Notes or a turn off option

    Not everybody wants a share and add notes button. I personally have no use for them and it simply clutters my browser. I would like to see a turn off option for these add ons. I don't like them and don't want them. Having the option to remove pointless and annoying add ons that YOU have decided I want or need should be an option. Whatever happened to freedom of choice. I should have that option to choose whether I want these add ons or not. And I don't PLEASE rectify this as I know many are unhappy these add…

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  13. 3 votes
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  14. Terrible extensions guide

    I'd like to know how to write extensions for Edge without having to write them for Chrome first and then port them over.

    9 votes
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  15. Give extensions access to Windows.Services.Store for in-app purchasing

    It would be useful to give Edge extensions access to Windows.Services.Store so that they can easily integrate in-app purchasing and trial-restricted features via the Microsoft Store.

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  16. Please support imageData for pageAction.setIcon

    I've been attempting to port a simple Chrome extension which builds its icon dynamically to reflect the state of the current page (which would otherwise require 40 distinct icons), and this is currently blocking me. Can't imagine I'm the only one by a long chalk.

    6 votes
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  17. Implement externally_connectable from webpages to extensions

    Chrome enables webpages to send messages to cooperating extensions who allow this via the externally_connectable manifest property.

    This is better than hacks using content scripts because content scripts give the extension full access to the webpage. Chrome can present a much more palatable permission prompt as a result ("Communicate with cooperating websites" rather than "Read and change all your data")

    Firefox is tracking this feature here: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1319168

    15 votes
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  18. Proxy API support for extensions

    Proxy extensions such as SwitchyOmega needs Proxy API.
    It's not convenient to use IE proxy settings for more than one proxy server.
    We need proxy API. Chrome and Firefox have already support it many years ago.

    47 votes
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  19. 3 votes
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  20. A way of automatic installation of extensions

    All other major web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer) provide some way to install an add-on/extension by the application installer. Most antivirus programs and download managers make use of this capability.

    With Edge, the end user, after installing the main application, has to go to the Store and add the corresponding Edge extension manually herself.

    There should be way for the extension publisher to obtain Microsoft-signed extension package from the Developer Dashboard, and include it along with the main application installer, to be added later to users' systems by powershell's Add-AppxPackage, or its equivalent.

    80 votes
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