RSS Subscription Extension (by Google)

RSS Subscription Extension (by Google)

Adds one-click subscription to your toolbar.

  • RSS Subscription Extension (by Google)
  • RSS Subscription Extension (by Google)
  • RSS Subscription Extension (by Google)
What is RSS Subscription Extension (by Google)?
RSS Subscription Extension (by Google) is a Chrome extension that provides an efficient way to subscribe to RSS feeds. Upon detecting an RSS feed on a page, it displays an RSS icon in the Omnibox for one-click subscription and preview. The extension includes predefined feed readers like Newsblur, My Yahoo, Feedly, Inoreader, The Old Reader, and additionally allows you to add any web-based feed reader of your choice. The extension is regularly updated for performance and security enhancements.
Stats
Rating: 3.96 (3,460)
Version: 2.2.7 (Last updated: 2023-06-18)
Creation date: 2014-08-25
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • storage
Size: 144.38K
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Summary
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This extension auto-detects RSS feeds on the page you are reading and upon finding one will display an RSS icon in the Omnibox, allowing you to click on it to preview the feed content and subscribe.

The extension comes with a few feed readers predefined (Newsblur, My Yahoo, Feedly, Inoreader, The Old Reader) but also allows you to add any web-based feed reader of your choice to the list.

What's new in version 2.2.7?

  • Fixed truncation in feed preview.

What's new in version 2.2.6?

  • Added a couple of more Feed reader services.

What's new in version 2.2.5?

  • This version contains security fixes.
  • Replaced deprecated Bloglines RSS service with Newsblur.

What's new in version 2.2.2?

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User reviews
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Pros
  • Enables users to obtain the URL of a page's RSS feed
  • Can be used to paste the feed URL into feed aggregators
Cons
  • Doesn't work for many websites
  • Causes images in feeds to not load properly
  • Redirects to chrome-extension:// URL
  • Not maintained by Google
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work
  • Doesn't display feed for many websites
  • Causes images in feeds to not load properly
  • Not maintained by Google
Recent reviews
pendant un moment j'ai cru que j'étais niais ... pourtant je suis allé à l'école ... fonctionne pas
by Viet DAO Viet DAO, 2024-06-09

It was fine but under unknown reason stopped.
by ERTM Medias ERTM Medias, 2024-05-23

Sadly "by Google" become notorious to be abandonware and a reason to avoid.
by Sorin Sbarnea Sorin Sbarnea, 2023-01-25
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Safety
Risk impact

RSS Subscription Extension (by Google) is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive 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 RSS Subscription Extension (by Google) if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

RSS Subscription Extension (by Google) has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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