HTTP Request Blocker

HTTP Request Blocker

This extension blocks HTTP Request based on configurable URL patterns.

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What is HTTP Request Blocker?

'HTTP Request Blocker' is a specialized Chrome extension designed to block HTTP requests according to designated URL patterns. This handy tool enhances browsing efficiency and security by preventing unnecessary HTTP requests. The patterns must conform to a specific Chrome extensions match pattern guide. Full source code of this extension is openly available on GitHub.

Merlin
Stats
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Rating: 4.41 (22)
Version: 1.0.6 (Last updated: 2020-08-18)
Creation date: 2017-07-01
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • storage
Size: 157.70K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge
Merlin
Summary

Blocks HTTP requests based on URL patterns.

The patterns must conform to this specification: https://developer.chrome.com/extensions/match_patterns.

Source code is available at: https://github.com/wolfascu/ChromeHttpRequestBlocker

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Simple and easy to use
  • Allows users to block specific URL requests
  • Non-intrusive interface
Cons
  • Doesn't block all HTTP/HTTPS requests according to user expressions
  • Doesn't function correctly with omnibar autocomplete
  • Lacks feedback when an incorrect URL expression is entered
Most mentioned
  • Blocks specific URL requests
  • Ease of use
  • Issues with omnibar autocomplete
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Safety
Risk impact

HTTP Request Blocker 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 HTTP Request Blocker if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

HTTP Request Blocker has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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