September 27, 2022
Before we get into
Fundamental Understanding Of Chrome Extension
Some Fundamentals On Chrome Extension As A Product
Understand that Chrome Extension is also a SaaS application and that if you are about to build a product most likely you will need to manage its services outside the chrome extension. These services could be user log-in, subscription management, and more product-specific functionality.
Critical Functionality For Your Product Success
- Manage Onboarding Really Well
Here are some use-case to managing onboardingAsk Users To Pin The ExtensionOff-Extension Login – Ask users to download the extension from Google Chrome Store
Provide Working vs. Not Working Status
Provide Notification Badge
- Manage ‘No-Use’ Sign-up Loss Of Extension
Here are some cases to manage when managing
During InstallDuring UpgradeDuring Uninstall
- Educate Your Users Upfront On Product Use
Here are some cases to educate them on
Clearing Cookies will clear anything store locally.
Cross-tabs browsers need to be reloaded on some use-cases in order to get the right local content.
- Build Single Sign-On
- Image And Video Rendering
Technically Build The Extension
Publishing To The Chrome Store