Twitch Chat Hider Twitch Chat Hider

Hides chat on all or chosen Twitch channels automatically

Twitch Chat Hider is a Chrome extension by royaltroyka. It had 2 weekly active users and an average rating of undefined before it was removed from Chrome Web Store 9 months ago. Twitch Chat Hider is similar to Twitch Emote Autocomplete and Twitch Chat Overlay. The last published version was 1.0.1, updated 6 years ago.

This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2022-01-04
Users: 2
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2016-04-16)
Featured: No
Size: 44.30K
Summary
Twitch Chat Hider disables chat and hides the side bar automatically on all or chosen Twitch channels when the channel pages load. This may help reduce lag during huge streams with multiple hundreds of thousands viewers and chatters.

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The project is open source can be forked and developed further: https://github.com/tsuriga/twitch-chat-hider
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Safety
Risk impact

Twitch Chat Hider requires some risky permissions and may not be safe to use. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

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Risk likelihood

Twitch Chat Hider may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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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": 2,
  "name": "Twitch Chat Hider",
  "description": "Hides chat on all or chosen Twitch channels automatically",
  "version": "1.0.1",
  "short_name": "twichahi",
  "icons": {
    "48": "icon_48.png",
    "128": "icon_128.png"