Some of the important features of the What is My IP Address 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 What is My IP Address.
In short, What is My IP Address is a lite tool that enables you to view your public ip address in toolbar popup, uses six different third-party API engines.
4 Reasons to Use What is My IP Address
Renders your public IP address in toolbar popup UI
Uses six different ip api engines.
Has the ability to show city and country in the popup.
Available for Firefox, Chrome and Opera browsers on all operating systems.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is - What is My IP Address - addon?
What is My IP Address is a lite and multi-browser add-on that let you view your public IP address in toolbar popup UI. Simply open the UI and click on a desired API engine. You can view your IP address via, ipify, ip-api, seeip, amazon, geobytes and geoplugin engines. In general, all these engines should show a similar IP address. But, in some situations, they might show different IP addresses. Please note that, item number 7 in the UI can show you the current city and country as well. Moreover, if you want to see you ip address from all sources, please click on the last item.
2. How can I work with - What is My IP Address?
In order to work with What is My IP Address addon, simply click on the toolbar icon to open toolbar popup UI. Then click on a desired API engine. A – loading… - message will show up until the addon finds your ip address. As mentioned above, all API engines should render the same ip address, but sometimes if you are using an ip address masking service, such as VPN, different engines may show different ip addresses. In order to show the city and country for the current IP address, please click on the last item in the UI.
3. How can I download the source code for What is My IP Address?
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. How does this addon work?
This addon uses six different third-party API engines to render your ip address. Please note that, unless you click on an API engine, this addon does not interact with any third party website. Moreover, it does NOT store your ip address or any other information in any remote location. However, third party websites have their own policy and rules for storing ip addresses.
5. Can I choose a custom API engines to render my ip address?
No, unfortunately, you can only use default API engines. Please note that, these api engines are among the free services available for general use.
6. Is there any options or setting page available for this addon?
No, this addon does not have any settings or options to adjust.
7. Can I open each engines in a new tab showing my ip address?
Yes, please click on the blue API name in each item (end of the line) to render your API in a new tab. Please note that, the same ip is also rendered in toolbar popup UI.
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