Header Editor

Header Editor

Manage browser's requests, include modify the request headers and response headers, redirect requests, cancel requests

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What is Header Editor?
"Header Editor" is a Chrome extension specifically designed to manage and assist in customization of browser’s request and response headers. With this, you can redirect and cancel requests with ease. The extension also supports importing rules from 'Redirector' and allows the users to contribute to translating the extension with their preferred languages via 'Transifex'. It's a critical tool for any individual who wants complete control over their browsing experience.
By: ShuangYa
Users: 200,000+
Version: 4.1.1 (Last updated: 2020-01-05)
Creation date: 2019-12-25
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • contextMenus
  • storage
  • downloads
  • *://*/*
  • unlimitedStorage
Size: 459.78K
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Modify the request, include request headers, response headers, redirect requests, and cancel requests. If this extension does not have the language you want, you can help us translate this extension on Transifex: https://www.transifex.com/sytec/header-editor/ You can aslo import rules from Redirector: http://redirector.team.firefoxcn.net/

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 Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Works without spam and ads; open source
  • Able to modify headers and block requests
  • Functionalities for redirecting requests and modifying user-agents
  • Features not working as expected like overwriting body response or editing response headers, especially on non-Firefox browsers
  • Unintuitive user interface and not user-friendly for quick tasks
  • Problems with the extension becoming nonfunctional or failing occasionally
Most mentioned
  • Ability to change headers and block/redirect requests
  • Issues with specific features not working as intended
  • Difference in extension capabilities between Chrome and Firefox
Recent reviews
Everything you'd expect from header extension (setting header per url/domain/regex) without useless fluff.
by René Klačan René Klačan, 2024-05-23

Works as expected and actually is spam-ad-free, it's open source on Github. Thx. I am coming from "ModHeader", which nowadays is contaminated with spam, ads and silly decision, just a crapware now.

This does exactly what I needed it to do, I force some mobile website on desktop
by Nghia Truong Trong Nghia Truong Trong, 2023-10-17
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Risk impact

Header Editor 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 Header Editor if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Header Editor has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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