GitHub Code Folding

GitHub Code Folding

Enable code folding when viewing files in GitHub.

What is GitHub Code Folding?
"GitHub Code Folding" is a Chrome extension designed for developers that enables them to manage and navigate code on GitHub more efficiently. It introduces a feature familiar to text editors and IDEs, allowing selective hiding and displaying of sections of code, ensuring an easier code review process. This extension supports any form of indentation, be it spaces or tabs, and is continually updated for enhanced performance and user experience.
By: noam3127
Users: 3,000+
Rating: 5.00 (16)
Version: 0.3.3 (Last updated: 2022-07-14)
Creation date: 2019-04-10
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • scripting
Host permissions:
  • *://*
Size: 1.11M
URLs: Website
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Code folding - the ability to selectively hide and display sections of a code - is an invaluable feature in many text editors and IDEs. Now, developers can utilize that same style code-folding while poring over source code on the web in GitHub. Works for any type of indentation, spaces or tabs.

--- CHANGELOG --- v0.3.3

  • handle multi-level nested blocks


  • don't expand previously collapsed inner block when expanding outer block
  • styling fix that prevented copying code


  • remove host permission


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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Easy to use
  • Author is super responsive and actively maintains the plugin
  • Useful
  • Cannot copy the folded block of code
  • Doesn't have a 'collapse all' feature in UI
Most mentioned
  • Does what it says
  • Useful
  • Needs 'collapse all' feature in UI
Recent reviews
Would be nicer if we can highlight the line to copy the folded block of code, but can't fault it - it does what is says.
by Kerry Johnson Kerry Johnson, 2023-01-20

A useful little tool; works as intended.
by Franklin Yu Franklin Yu, 2021-01-05

It would be nice to have "collapse all" in UI
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Risk impact

GitHub Code Folding 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 Code Folding has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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