XML Tree

XML Tree

Displays XML data in a user friendly way.

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What is XML Tree?
'XML Tree' is a Chrome extension designed to display XML data in a more human-friendly way. This extension removes the hurdles faced in reading XML files, making it easy for users to understand the data. The extension also includes features such as XSLT2/XPath2 support via Saxon-CE and local file access. It has undergone various updates to optimize its functionality, despite a few known issues. The extension was originally created by Josh Moont, with contributions from Arjan van Bentem, TarquinWJ, and Jakub Roztocil.
Users: 100,000+
Rating: 4.03 (554)
Version: 2.0.3 (Last updated: 2020-05-21)
Creation date: 2020-05-20
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 432.13K
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XML Tree
XML Tree (v2.0)
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A benefit of XML is that it's "human readable". Egyptian hieroglyphics and EULAs are also "human readable", but not necessarily human friendly. This extension is your friend.

Local file access (file://) is controlled via the chrome://extensions page.

Recent Updates 2.0.3 - Remove "tabs" permission 2.0.2 - Create utils.js script tag dynamically as Chrome broke allowing static tag. Remove webintents logic/permission. Remove View Source and Options as Chrome blocks those now. 2.0.1 - Fix bug in XPath1 functionality. Updates to address localStorage issues when Options have never been saved. 2.0 - XSLT2/XPath2 support via Saxon-CE. Facelift. - Updates due to webintents changes. 1.9.2 - Added webintents functionality to allow application/atom+xml and application/rss+xml to be viewed. Fixed ... bug on self-closing elements. Fixed js exceptions due to updates.

Known Issues

  1. Collisions with other extensions inserting unwanted markup (i.e. <style/>).
  2. Some XML are served up with an inappropriate Content-Type header or reference unreachable files in DOCTYPE or xml-stylesheet PI causing issues with rendering.
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • User friendly view
  • Helpful for developers
  • Able to view XPath for a selected element
  • Functional for formatting XML returned from websites
  • Useful for quickly finding elements and performing XPath queries on them
  • Does not work anymore
  • Does not work in 2019
  • Only allows reading files with xml extension
  • Source and Options buttons are not working
  • Does not work on local files
Most mentioned
  • Useful for developers
  • Does not work anymore
  • Provides a user friendly view
Recent reviews
I don't know how to use it.
by A Google user, 2019-02-12

Renklendirme güzel
by A Google user, 2014-10-30

I don't know how to use it.
by A Google user, 2019-02-12
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Risk impact

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

Risk likelihood

XML Tree has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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