Reload on Focus

Reload on Focus

Reload a tab whenever it receives the focus.

Reload on Focus
What is Reload on Focus?
Reload on Focus is a Chrome extension designed for developers who want a convenient way to automatically reload tabs whenever they receive focus. It is perfect for those who want to quickly view the results of their work in Chrome.
Users: 100 ▼ -4
Rating: 4.50 (4)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2019-01-05)
Creation date: 2019-01-01
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • <all_urls>
Size: 38.23K
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This is a very simple extension which (for pages matching a list of RegExps) reloads a tab each time it receives the focus.

It is intended for developers who work a bit, then revisit Chrome to view the fruit of their labors.

User reviews
It's working, cool.
by Sergiu Burduja Sergiu Burduja, 2024-07-22

Simple and work!
by Ratanachai S. Ratanachai S., 2024-06-20

It reloads, but: 1. Could have regexps in popup, not in options. 2. Could have time threshold (not reload in short period of time). 3. Could have permissions only for active tab, I suppose. 4. It doesn't watch URL change on the tab.
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Risk impact

Reload on Focus may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Reload on Focus has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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