Github Fork Confirmation

Github Fork Confirmation

Adds a confirmation dialog to the Github and Gist Fork button.

What is Github Fork Confirmation?
Github Fork Confirmation is a Chrome extension that adds a confirm dialog to the Fork button on Github repositories and Gists, preventing accidental forking of repositories.
Stats
Users: 113 ▲ 6
Rating: 5.00 (1)
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2015-08-26)
Creation date: 2015-08-25
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • https://github.com/*
  • https://gist.github.com/*
Size: 17.49K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

Chrome-Stats Rank

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge
Want to check extension ranking and stats more quickly for other Chrome extensions? Install Chrome-Stats extension to view Chrome-Stats data as you browse the Chrome Web Store.
Chrome-Stats extension
Summary

Are you always accidentally forking repositories? I know I am.

This Chrome Extension (or User Script!) will help. It adds a confirm dialog to the Fork button on Github repositories and Gists.

The source code is available on Github. https://github.com/alexcpendleton/GithubForkConfirmation

Updated! August 25, 2015: v1.0.1 - Fixed to accommodate new Github HTML. Sorry for the inconvenience.

User reviews
Works just as you would expect it.
by Scott Adie Scott Adie, 2014-06-05
View all user reviews
Safety
Risk impact

Github Fork Confirmation 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 Fork Confirmation has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

Upgrade to see risk analysis details
Screenshots
Similar extensions

Here are some Chrome extensions that are similar to Github Fork Confirmation: