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Build Status npm package js-standard-style


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Advanced WebExtension generator that creates everything you need to get started with extension development.

This generator uses:


  • ES2015
  • Modules (ES2015, CommonJS, AMD)
  • Multi browser support (chrome, firefox, opera, edge)
  • Vendor prefixed manifest keys
  • Sourcemaps
  • Linting
  • CSS, Sass, Less
  • Environment variables
  • Image optimization
  • Livereload
  • Packaging
  • Version management


$ npm install -g yo generator-chrome-extension-kickstart

Getting Started

  • First make a new directory, and cd into it: mkdir my-new-chrome-extension && cd $_
  • Run: yo chrome-extension-kickstart.


  • --skip-install

    Skips the automatic execution of npm after scaffolding has finished.


Check out the documentation


See the contributing docs



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