Some of the important features about Flag Plus 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 Flag Plus.
Flag Plus displays country flag based on the location of the website's server. Besides, clicking on the flag icon, shows a UI with detailed info about the server. 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.
6 Reasons to Use Flag Plus
Gives you the GEO info of the visited website server (active Tab URL).
Supports more than 240 countries.
Has 3 different flag sizes (see Addon options page for more details).
The popup UI shows the server GEO location in a small map (static image from Google maps).
The flag icon tooltip text shows a brief info about the current server GEO location
Available for all browsers (Firefox, Chrome and Opera) and platforms.
Flag plus is a multi-browser extension that shows you extensive country and server information on every page that you visit. For every new link that you visit you can collect a country flag as well as determine a wealth of information about the particular site. This simple add-on can make the process of finding a server location extremely simple and it can help you maximize your web browsing experience especially in accessing sites that require region specific web access. With the help of a proxy and the flag plus extension you will no longer be restricted on any website.
Some of the main features that Flag Plus has to offer includes the following. The first one is GEO tagging which means receiving instant geographic info on any website that you visit as well as its server location. It has support for 240 different countries; with enhanced data on over 240 different countries and their server logs Flag plus makes the process of looking up server information a breeze. Having many UI options; you can set the size of the flag and the data that is displayed through the application. Rather than having an application UI that fills your entire screen the pop-up UI can be showcased in a small format giving you just the data that you need. Wide map support; you can receive close geographic data including small map readings for every server that a website is hosted on. This means that you could find and contact server owners directly if you happen to need this info. And finally, huge browser support; Flag plus is accessible across all browsers and many different mobile platforms as well. With flag plus installed in your browser, you can have a wealth of pop-up information about any website that you visit which can be extremely useful for developers as well as businesses. If you regularly view international content or you are simply interested in the areas that your favorite websites might be located in, try out Flag plus Addon today. In order to add this Addon to your browser, simply scroll to the Bottom of this page and click on the desired Browser's icon to download the extension (you will be directed to the related addon store in order to download the addon). We do NOT host any extensions/addons/plugins in our website, all the download links will direct you to the related Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari Addon Stores.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Flag Plus Addon?
Flag plus is a browser extension (addon) that shows a country flag based on the server location in the browser URL bar (address bar). Working with this Addon is very easy. Just browse as you normally do, on any page, simply click on the flag icon in the address-bar to open the popup panel. Within the panel you will see details about the server GEO and a small map. As mentioned above, there are few options to adjust for this addon, for example you can change the size of the small icon in the address bar. To see all the options please see the Addon options page.
2. What kind of info does Flag plus provides?
If provides the country name, region, city, plus the time zone and zip code. Moreover, it shows the current location in a small map within the popup UI. The map is derived form a static image in Google maps. Moreover, within the toolbar panel, there is a button to open the current domain with Alexa website. Alexa is an amazon company that gives you a lot of information for a given host or domain. So, if the information in the Flag Plus panel is not enough, simply click on the Alexa button to get a whole bunch of useful info for the current Tab URL (server).
3. How do I access the settings?
To change Addon's settings, go to your browser settings page, find the Addon and click on options. Once the page is open you can adjust the settings. Alternatively, you can open the panel UI and click on the (Open Settings) button at the bottom of the panel. Currently there are three options to adjust for the Addon.
4. What kind of settings does Flag Plus Addon has?
Currently, Flag plus has only 3 settings. You can choose the flag icon size (3 options available). The second option is related to showing the default Flag icon in cases when the Addon fails to load the correct info for the current tab URL (server). If this option is checked, it shows a default icon in the first place, and once the correct info is loaded, the icon will be changed to the related flag. The last option is for the support page and whether you would like the Addon to open the support page or not.
5. How to uninstall this extension from your Firefox?
In order to uninstall this Addon in Firefox, go to Firefox -> Add-ons -> Flag Plus, then press Uninstall button. For Opera and Chrome browsers, follow a similar approach to remove the Addon.
6. How accurate is the Flag Plus GEO location data?
Based on our test on a variety of websites, the geo location module is very accurate (note: we use free Geo location APIs to get server info).
7. Does this addon works without connecting to internet?
No, Flag Plus needs internet to get GEO data. However, if you have visited a website before (within the current session), it does not need to load the server GEO data and uses cache to render the UI. But, if you disable and enable the Addon or remove the Addon, all the cache will be lost.
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