Clipboard Inserter

Clipboard Inserter

A simple addon that inserts clipboard contents into the page. Uses icon made by Google from licensed by CC 3.0 BY

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What is Clipboard Inserter?

"Clipboard Inserter" is a user-friendly Chrome extension tailored to streamline your browsing experience. It monitors your system clipboard and auto-inserts its contents onto the active webpage when any changes occur, thus eliminating the need for manual pasting. Users can customize the parent element and tag name for the inserted contents. To access local files, users must adjust the extension's settings to allow file URL access.

By: Unknown
Rating: 4.45 (11)
Version: 0.3.2 (Last updated: 2018-12-06)
Creation date: 2018-12-06
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • clipboardRead
  • storage
  • file://*/*
Size: 10.53K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge

This addon, when turned on in a tab monitors your system clipboard and inserts its contents into the page whenever they change. You can customize tag name of the wrapping element, and chose the parent for inserted elements using a css selector in app options.

In order for this extension to work on local files (the file:// protocol) you need to change the "Allow access to file URLs" setting in the extension details.

Uses icon made by Google from licensed by CC 3.0 BY

User reviews
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  • Works as expected
  • Perfect functionality
  • Useful after initial setup
  • Does not work on local files despite settings
  • Inconvenience of not having an always-on option for allowed domains
  • Difficulty in understanding how to use the extension
Most mentioned
  • Functionalities
  • Issues with local files
  • Usability
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Risk impact

Clipboard Inserter is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Clipboard Inserter has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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