Hide YouTube Shorts

Hide YouTube Shorts

Disable YouTube Shorts effortlessly with this powerful browser extension

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What is Hide YouTube Shorts?

'Hide YouTube Shorts' is a comprehensive browser extension to manage the visibility of YouTube Shorts. It is designed for users to control where YouTube Shorts appear, effortlessly disable them in different sections like the Home feed, Trending portion, Subscription feeds, Search results, and Notifications menu. It further handles the disabling of the Shorts tab and Shorts videos on Channel pages. Key features include a custom block list, support for the mobile browser version of YouTube with Kiwi Browser or another compatible browser, and auto-play of Shorts videos in a regular format.

Version: (Last updated: 2023-11-07)
Creation date: 2022-10-11
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • scripting
  • tabs
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 301.06K
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With Hide YouTube Shorts you can;

• Disable YouTube Shorts on the Home, Trending, and Subscription feeds • Disable YouTube Shorts in the Recommended list, Search results, and Notifications menu • Disable the Shorts tab and Shorts videos on Channel pages • Disable Lives and Premieres on the Home and Subscription pages • Custom block list allows users to block content from specific channels • Automatically play Shorts videos in a regular video format ..and much more

Customizable options that allow you to control where you want to show or hide Shorts videos

Also works on the mobile browser version of YouTube when installed with Kiwi Browser or another compatible browser

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Effectively hides YouTube shorts, leading to less distraction and cleaner interface
  • The extension is free
  • Adds features regularly
  • Doesn't work on YouTube mobile app
  • Extension stopped working for some users after a while
  • Doesn't hide shorts on search page
  • Potentially recognized by YouTube as an ad blocker leading to limitations
Most mentioned
  • Request for a mobile app version
  • Improved user experience
  • Desire to have options for hiding other distractive features besides shorts
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Risk impact

Hide YouTube Shorts is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Hide YouTube Shorts if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Hide YouTube Shorts has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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