Leftside Back

Leftside Back

Allows you to navigate back by just hitting the mouse on the left or right side of your screen.

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What is Leftside Back?

Leftside Back is a Chrome extension by Philipp König. This extension has 1,000 weekly active users, a good user rating of 4.65, and is most similar to Bookmark beautifier and Bookmark Sidebar. The latest version, 2.0.0, was updated 13 days ago.

Stats
Stats date:
Install link: Chrome Web Store
Users: 1,000 ▲ 49
Version: 2.0.0 (Last updated: 2023-01-24)
Creation date: 2020-05-22
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • contextMenus
  • storage
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Featured: No
Size: 31.56K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
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Not available on Firefox
Leftside Back
Leftside Back (v2.0.0)
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Summary
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Due to security restrictions, the extension is not working in the Chrome Webstore. So to test the extension simple navigate to another website, where everything should work fine :)
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This extension turns your left side of your browser window into a large back button. It allows you to navigate back by just clicking your mouse button on the left side of your screen. You can configure whether to display an indicator bar, increasing the width of the tolerance area or enabling to also navigate forward by right clicking the edge of the browser window.
Safety
Risk impact

Leftside Back requires a number of risky 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 Leftside Back if you trust the publisher.

Risk impact measures the level of extra permissions an extension has access to. A low risk impact extension cannot do much harms, whereas a high risk impact extension can do a lot of damage like stealing your password, bypass your security settings, and access your personal data. High risk impact extensions are not necessarily malicious. However, if they do turn malicious, they can be very harmful.

Risk likelihood

Leftside Back has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

Risk likelihood measures the probability that a Chrome extension may turn malicious. This is determined by the publisher and the Chrome extension reputation on Chrome Web Store, the amount of time the Chrome extension has been around, and other signals about the Chrome extension. Our algorithms are not perfect, and are subject to change as we discover new ways to detect malicious extensions. We recommend that you always exercise caution when installing a Chrome extension, especially ones with higher risk impact and/or higher risk likelihood.

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User reviews
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by a a, 2023-02-02

マウスジェスチャーみたいに色々な機能が必要ない私にとっては、本当に助かるアドオンです。 今日やっと、進む方法を知ることができました。(面倒だなと思ってたので、嬉しかったです) ありがとうございました。
by ねろ ねろ, 2022-08-03

Ok butnot good for me with 2 monitors 2nd is TV aha, and it just isnt practical
by H G H G, 2022-02-12
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Manifest

The manifest file declares the requirements and permissions that a Chrome extension will have access to. By reviewing the manifest, you may be able to determine if a Chrome extension is over-reaching (for example, if an extension is overriding your new tab page, or search provider, or requesting access to your web activities without any good reason).

{
  "update_url": "https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx",
  "manifest_version": 3,
  "name": "__MSG_extension_name__",
  "short_name": "__MSG_extension_name__",
  "description": "__MSG_extension_desc__",
  "default_locale": "en",
  "version": "2.0.0",
  "version_name": "2.0.0",
  "minimum_chrome_version": "109",
  "homepage_url": "https://extensions.redeviation.com/",
  "background": {
    "service_worker": "js/background.js"
  },
  "content_scripts": [