Some of the important features of the Offline Mode 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 Offline Mode.
In short, Offline Mode is a lite addon that let you easily disconnect your browser from the internet to work offline. Press on the toolbar button to switch the addon ON or OFF.
4 Reasons to Use Offline Mode
A lite addon that lets you easily switch your browser to offline mode.
Has a toolbar bottom to turn the addon ON or OFF.
Has no options or settings to adjust. Click on the toolbar button to toggle the offline mode.
Available for Firefox, Chrome, Edge, 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 Offline Mode?
Offline Mode is a lite and multi-browser addon that lets you easily disconnect your browser from the internet. The toolbar button serves as an ON|OFF switch. When the addon is active toolbar icon is dark grey and when it is inactive, the toolbar button is light grey. Pressing on the toolbar button will toggle the offline mode. When offline mode is active, all internet requests to, and from the browser, are blocked. This is similar to disconnecting your computer from the internet. This addon is very useful if you are a web developer and want to test your addon when there is no internet connection.
2. How can I work with this addon?
As mentioned above, working with this addon is very easy. Simply add it to the browser and press on the toolbar button to activate or inactivate the addon. When the addon is active, the toolbar icon is dark grey. Your browser is completely disconnected from the internet and all websites are redirected to the local - Offline Mode - page. Within the offline mode page, there is a - Go back - button to navigate to the original page. Please remember to turn off the addon before pressing on the go back button.
3. How can I download the source code for Offline Mode?
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. Does this addon has a separate options or settings page?
No, as mentioned above, this addon does not have separate options or settings page.
5. Is this addon available for mobile browsers?
Yes, this addon is available for both mobile and desktop machines on all operating systems. Please note that, on mobile devices, the popup UI might not fit perfectly on the screen.
6. Can I block custom pages with this addon?
No, this addon is not working similar to a block site addon. When it is active, all internet traffic is blocked for all tabs, as well as all background activities (service workers, WebSocket, etc.). Currently, there is no option to customize the offline mode.
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).
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