Github Side-by-Side Diffs

Github Side-by-Side Diffs

Support side-by-side diffs in Github, and other improvements to Github's diff viewer.

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What is Github Side-by-Side Diffs?

Github Side-by-Side Diffs is a Chrome extension by Mack Duan. This extension has 36 active users, an average user rating of 3.75, and was removed from Chrome Web Store a year ago. The latest version, 0.0.11, was updated 10 years ago.

This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2023-01-21
By: Mack Duan
Users: 36
Rating: 3.75 (4)
Version: 0.0.11 (Last updated: 2014-01-13)
Creation date: 2014-01-13
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • tabs
  • webNavigation
Size: 273.41K
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Features include:

Show more context: Increase the number of lines that are shown around insertions and deletions to get more context about the changes.

Side-by-side view: View diffs so that insertions and deletions are side-by-side rather than the default inline view.

Word wrap: Wrap lines that are too long.

To reports issues and make suggestions visit the repo at

User reviews
Doesn't work
by Jordan Hansen Jordan Hansen, 2014-04-23

For now it is the only side by side that works for github Still a lot of work to do to make it look like beyond compare
by Be Peas Be Peas, 2013-12-05
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Risk impact

Github Side-by-Side Diffs is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Github Side-by-Side Diffs may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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