GitHub Whitespace

GitHub Whitespace

Redirect GitHub pull request pages to ignore whitespaces

  • GitHub Whitespace
  • GitHub Whitespace
What is GitHub Whitespace?
"GitHub Whitespace" is a smart Chrome extension that effortlessly redirects GitHub pull request pages to ignore whitespace changes. It eliminates the need to switch 'Hide whitespace changes' option manually, saving you three clicks per session. The extension boasts a minimal design and easy enable/disable option from the Chrome Extensions tab. It now also supports GitHub Enterprise. Simply by clicking the Extension icon, you can enable "GitHub Whitespace on this domain".
By: jackchuka
Users: 975 ▲ 5
Rating: 4.80 (10)
Version: 1.2 (Last updated: 2021-09-02)
Creation date: 2020-08-12
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • contextMenus
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • *://**
Size: 10.97K
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Tired of switching GitHub's "Hide whitespace changes"? This extension saves you three clicks!

The extension is minimal, you can simply enable or disable it from Chrome Extensions tab.

Update: Nov 6th, 2020 Now you can enable this extension on GitHub Enterprise by clicking the Extension icon -> "Enable GitHub Whitespace on this domain".

User reviews
by Moamen Ezzat Moamen Ezzat, 2024-06-25

Small and compact extension, reviewed the extension code less than a minute. Works without any hassles.
by Cserveny Tamas Cserveny Tamas, 2024-06-14

OK workaround, but for the use case "hide whitespace by default but allow showing it", this extension doesn't work. The extension ignores trying to show the whitespace changes.
by Calle Helmertz Calle Helmertz, 2022-04-20
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Risk impact

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

Risk likelihood

GitHub Whitespace has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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