extension ExtPose

Youtube Description Preview

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Description from extension meta

Provides a unobtrusive description preview under youtube video thumbnails.

Image from store Youtube Description Preview
Description from store On YouTube click the "+" button to get a preview of the description of the video. Change the text that shows and hides the description preview to whatever you want it to be by clicking on the description preview icon in chrome when on youtube.com. View full descriptions with API implementation. Create your own API key (directions here: https://github.com/despreview/Youtube-Description-Preview) and view full descriptions on videos before you click on them. Note: This feature requires that you make your own API key due to restrictions. You can still get a small preview of the description without an API key. Permissions: declarativeContent: Needed to detect if you're on youtube.com. storage: Used to store the users choice for the view description and hide description text. hostPermissions: Used to run script that provides all functionality for when the user visits YouTube.

Latest reviews

  • (2021-02-18) abdoxch: when i click on the extenstion it doesnt show me a menu to put the api key in pls fix edit: i restarted chrome it works now
  • (2020-10-13) Justin Ng: Simple and effective, it doesn't get better than this.
  • (2020-10-07) chase m: Great! Just tells you what you need to know.


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5.0 (3 votes)
Last update / version
2020-12-17 / 1.23
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