Google Web Store | Installation and Management of Extensions
Google Web Store, It’s really bad that most Google chrome users don’t know about the Google web store, it’s not really that surprising.
I only became aware a while ago, and I spend most of my research time on the Google chrome app which is mu favorite browser by the way.
So by now you’re probably wondering what the Google web store, well this article intends to educate you so let’s get right on it.
By now you should know how to create a Google account, you most definitely have installed the Google chrome app on your various device.
The Google web store is a different place entirely, think of an online marketplace where you can get various chrome apps, extensions and themes.
The popular Google search engine is also applicable to the Google app store to a certain degree.
The Google app store give users access to extension items, you can view the list of items, purchase one of their liking and even install said extension.
The items inside the shop are built with web technologies that enable the to run inside the Google chrome browser.
In 2011, Google had over a hundred and fifty million users of the Google chrome app, but what if you are not a user of the app.
Well, luckily for you the Google app store runs on any browser.
What is Google Chrome Web Store?
Google chrome web store is an online marketplace on the Google app that allows you to publish app and games on the shop.
Google chrome users can who have access to the shop can easily have access to these app amd games.
Think of the opportunity of having millions of users of the chrome app having access to your app and games.
This is achieved by you creating your metadata file and publishing it to the app. This can be done in minutes.
Also you can create chrome specialized app, the requirement for this is that you have to be a chrome developer.
If you are not a developer and simply a customer shopping for games, application, extensions and themes to install,
The Google app store is sure to satiate you craving. It’s important to note that your app in the platform has the ability to reach millions of people.
How to Access Google Web Store
By now you are surely aware of what the Google app store is; now how do you access it, well its quite easy.
The URL link given below is your ticket to the store https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions?hl=en
Like earlier stated this link is not restricted to Google chrome users alone, it can be easily accessed on any web platform.
Keep in mind that you must have a Google account to be able to access this app.
How to Install and Manage Extensions
The URL link given below gives you acess to the amazing platform, now you’re probably wondering how to install or manage extensions.
How to carry out Installation of Extensions.
Here below are the steps required to install extensions.
- Click on the URL link https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions?hl=en to open the web page
- Scroll through the list of extension and find one that’s to your liking.
- Select the “Add to Chrome” icon.
- Select the “Add Extension” for extensions that require certain permissions.
How to manage extensions on the Google app store.
- Select the Chrome web browser on your device.
- Choose the ‘’more’’ icon located at the top right of your screen.
- Select ‘more tools’ and then “Extensions”.
- Toggle through your extensions to manage it.
Publishing your App on Google Web Store
The most important feature on the Google a[p store is perhaps the ability to publish your app, the process is rather tedious.But hey the results are often worth it.
Steps to publishing your Apps to Google store
- Start by selecting the web app you want to publish, note the homepage URL and its associate URL’s
- If you don’t have an app, create a free one at Google blogger and treat it as an app.
- Make a manifest file, manifest’s file is a JSON extension file that explains then app.
- Add the images you want to show in the app pages including your app icon.
- Make sure that the file is working by loading the unpacked app into the browser.
- Zip the app; create a ZIP archive that contains the manifest.json file plus your app icon.
- Upload the app; also upload your previously created ZIP file.
- Fill the required form and upload your images.
- Preview and progress your app’s listing.
- Test, arrange, distribute, progress, repeat.