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Access to all (about:about) pages in a stylish toolbar popup.

Under the Hood gives you access to all (about:about) pages, such as plugins, cache, sync and etc. right from toolbar popup UI.  Please check the YouTube Tutorial at the bottom of this page to get an idea of how this Addon works in your browser.  If you want to contribute to the developement of this Addon, please Fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

Some of the important features about Under the Hood addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview about this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function and features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form in this page or the contact form in the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. Next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided in this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Under the Hood.

6 Reasons to Use Under the Hood

  • Allows you to access all about:about pages in your browser.

  • Drag and drop icons in toolbar popup to your desired order.

  • Easily change the color of toolbar popup UI to your choice.

  • You can also change the icon size and popup width and height within the settings toolbar at the popup.

  • In total, there are 60 pages (with icons) available.

  • Currently available for Chrome only.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Under the Hood?

    This addon aims to simplify the user access to the browser internal pages such as sync, inspect, histograms and more. Working with this addon is very easy, simply open the toolbar popup UI and click on the desired icon. If you do not like the default ordering for the icons, please drag and drop them to desired order. There are few settings available at the bottom-toolbar within the popup UI such as background color, icon-size and etc. It is important to note that, this addon is extremely lite and is very easy on the CPU and memory of your machine.

  • How to access to the settings for this extension?

    In order to access the settings as mentioned above, please open the toolbar popup UI and click on the settings icon at the bottom left corner. All the settings are auto saved to the memory.

  • What icons (about pages) are available within the toolbar popup UI?

    In total there are 60 pages available within the popup UI. Some of the most important ones are, cache, dns, credits, conflicts, components, help, flags, histograms, media, plugins, network, profile, sync, translate, usb, webrtc, and user.

  • What is the bottom-right button (the expand icon) within the toolbar popup UI?

    This button, is for expanding the UI to show all hidden icons. When you first install the addon, some icons are hidden (those that are not very useful). But if you need to access them or drag them to the visible area, please click on the expand button. Please note, when you close the popup, the expanded area will be hidden again.

  • How to uninstall this extension from your Chrome browser?

    In order to uninstall this addon from Chrome, please go to the extensions page, find this Addon from the list and then press on the remove button.

  • How to disable this extension?

    In order to disable this addon, find the addon name from the extensions page in your browser and then click on the disable button.

  • Submitting Bugs

    Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this Bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).

    Comments | Reviews

    • Please note: Keep these reviews clean, and avoid the usage of derogatory or inappropriate language or terminology in references to individuals or groups based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, gender and etc. Do not submit bugs in your reviews, use the above bug-report section instead. Also, never post any personal information in these reviews.

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