Some of the important features of the Insight™ addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its 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 on this page or the contact form on 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. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Insight™.
In short, Insight™ Gives you site information such as Rank, and checks URLs against suspected or unwanted pages.
5 Reasons to Use Insight™
Gives you concise information about websites (such as rank and visitors).
Uses Google SafeBrowsing to provide information about Site Health.
Uses Amazon Alexa to provide information about Site Rank.
URL bar icon changes color based on SafeBrowsing data.
Available for all browsers and platforms
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Surfing the internet is becoming one of the most important parts of most people's life. For those whose whole business depends on over the internet realm, surfing the internet and that too in an effective way is very important. With the extreme revolution we faced in the 21st Century, related to the internet and the online world, we have seen the number of websites increasing over the internet with heaps and bounds. The internet tends to give you a lot of conveniences, as it offers you every single information you need for specific purposes. For individuals, the daunting task of collection data has been made easy, and on the other hand, for the management of businesses, the computer resources have been made readily available. Apart from that, the internet has provided an edge to the digital warriors, and has offered several opportunities to prove their metal in the market. However, with the increase in the numbers of websites, it is very important to know which site is up-to-the-mark, and which is not. In such cases, Insight™ addon comes in handy.
Insight™ is an easy-to-use extension, which helps in providing legit information about each website and user visits. This convenient addon provides a concise information about every website you visit and also helps in safekeeping your information. It can notify you about the traffic on the site and the site rank, and with the help of Google Safe-browsing, also tells you about the site health. It uses Alexa website, to let you know about the site rank. Moreover, the Insight™ addon changes the URL bar icon color, according to the data provided by Safe-Browsing. We would recommend this add-on to everyone, especially people who want to check the viability of a website, before surfing for information over it.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Insight?
Insight is a browser Addon to to give you several metrics about the visited website (or any other desired URLs). Plus, it gives you information about site health, whether it is listed as a malicious website or not. Insight is using Amazon Alexa and Google SafeBrowsing for its data.
2. How accurate is information provided by Insight?
According to our test, the data is pretty accurate. Amazon Alexa is famous for its analytics on world wide websites, and Google is famous for accurate and reliable information. Insight is using these two famous site for its data.
3. How can I download the source code for Insight™?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. What information are available in Insight?
Insight gives you info about website visitors (most visitors and their country), global and local rank. Also, it gives you advise from Google of whether the website is malicious or not. To get a complete info, there are two links available in the toolbar popup. One directs the users to Google SafeBrowsing where you get comprehensive info about Site Health and one to Amazon Alexa where you get info about site Analytics such as rank.
5. How can I access Insight?
You can access insight from the icon available in the browser URL bar. Clicking on the icon (green, yellow or gray circle) will open a small window containing information about the website.
6. What are different colors for the URL bar icon?
URl bar icon has three different colors. Green means the site is clean and no malicious contents are detected. Yellow is for malicious websites and means the site has some sorts of malicious content (Acording to Google SafeBrowsing website). Gray color is when the addon is loading or searching for data. Please note: results form Google SafeBrowsing may be differes from other websites such as VirusTotal.com. In other words, VirusTotal may list a website as malicious, but Google may say it is Clean. Insight Addon only gives you a concise info about each website and it is not designed to thoroughly check websites for malicious or works as a anti-virus. Plus it does not block you from entering any website. For all these purposes please install and use comprehensive anti-virus softwares.
7. Can Insight be used as Antivirus or Anti-Phishing Addon or Software?
No, Insight is not intended for these purposes. It is only an Informative Addon to give you concise information about websites.
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