JSON live editor

JSON live editor

Live editor for JSON documents

What is JSON live editor?
The 'JSON live editor' is a Chrome extension primarily designed for effortless manipulation of JSON documents. It functions both online and offline, featuring an integrated HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code editor. It automatically detects JSON documents and accommodates advanced functionalities such as syntax highlighting, search, replace, and auto-complete. The tool also supports versioning using local storage, and easy sharing of code via URLs. It even goes a step further to enable users to save and drop code to/from the file system.
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 3.43 (14)
Version: 1.2.1 (Last updated: 2019-03-08)
Creation date: 2019-03-08
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • *://*/*
  • <all_urls>
Size: 258.05K
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Little online and offline HTML, CSS and JavaScript code editor for messing around with JSON documents. For example, this tool will be useful if you want to manipulate and display JSON data outputted by a REST API.

The editor will be activated automatically in the browser if a JSON document is detected (e.g. with http://jsondoc.eu01.aws.af.cm/api/jsondoc).

Features :

  • HTML / CSS / JavaScript editor with syntax highlighting, search, replace and autocomplete
  • Live code preview
  • Drop code from File System
  • Save code to File System
  • Versioning using browser’s history and local storage
  • Easy sharing via URL
  • JSON Validator (invalid JSON is not editable)
  • Key shortcuts:
  • cmd + s / ctrl + s => live update / save
  • cmd + e / ctrl + e => toggle preview / code editor
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User reviews
it wont let me edit anything
by Robert Delaney Robert Delaney, 2020-12-13

For file// links, shows the HTML for some reason, doesn't work on online JSON stuff that doesn't identify itself as JSON content type
by Rubat Rubat, 2016-09-15
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Risk impact

JSON live editor may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

JSON live editor has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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