Implement chrome.management.setEnabled

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Toolkit
WebExtensions: Untriaged
P5
normal
11 months ago
4 months ago

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(Reporter: mattw, Unassigned)

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(Blocks: 2 bugs)

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(Whiteboard: [management]triaged)

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Description

11 months ago
Chrome documentation: https://developer.chrome.com/extensions/management#method-setEnabled
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Updated

11 months ago
Blocks: 1282855
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Updated

11 months ago
Blocks: 1282856
No longer blocks: 1282855
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Updated

11 months ago
Blocks: 1283654
Blocks: 1281815
No longer blocks: 1282593
No longer blocks: 1282856
Some examples of usage from "popular chrome extensions":

- Video Downloader Pro is using it to enable a particular extension (Google Cast), after asking the user's permission.

- Adblock has a feature that allows a user to disable all other extensions, for which it uses setEnabled.
Summary: Implement chrome.management.setEnabled for WebExtensions → Implement chrome.management.setEnabled
Whiteboard: [management] → [management]triaged
Version: 34 Branch → unspecified
We are going to hold off on implementing this API method until some compelling use cases are presented by the developer community.
No longer blocks: 1282979
Priority: P2 → P5
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