Awesome browser extensions for GitHub

A curated list of browser extensions for GitHub. Updated daily!

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Useful for developers who frequently read source in GitHub and do not want to download or checkout too many repositories.

Stars on GitHub⭐️21,433
Installs334,199
Last update26 Jul 2021

The Sourcegraph browser extension gives GitHub IDE-like powers when you're viewing code, pull requests, and diffs: 1. Go to definition 2. Find references 3. Powerful code search with regexp matching, diff searches, and other filters 4. Hover tooltips 5. File tree navigation

Stars on GitHub⭐️4,908
Installs100,599
Last update19 Jul 2021

ZenHub is the first and only project management suite that works natively within GitHub; enhancing your workflow with features built specifically for startups, fast-moving engineering teams, and the open-source community. The product is a browser extension that injects advanced functionality including real-time drag-and-drop Issue Task Boards, peer feedback via a +1 button, and support for uploading any file type directly into the GitHub interface. ZenHub makes it easy to centralize all processes into GitHub, keeping your team lean and agile.

Stars on GitHub⭐️n/a
Installs70,000
Last update23 Jul 2021

gitpod streamlines developer workflows by providing ready-to-code development environments in your browser - powered by vs code.

Stars on GitHub⭐️42
Installs63,212
Last update15 Apr 2021

Extension that simplifies the GitHub interface and adds useful features.

Stars on GitHub⭐️15,033
Installs45,211
Last update18 Jul 2021

Displays size of each file, download link and an option of copying file contents directly to clipboard

Stars on GitHub⭐️1,307
Installs40,345
Last update22 Apr 2021

OctoLinker is the easiest and best way to navigate between files and projects on GitHub. It supports languages such as JavaScript, Ruby, Go, PHP, JAVA and more. It works with package.json as well as with Gemfiles.

Stars on GitHub⭐️4,767
Installs30,724
Last update2 Jan 2021

Neat hovercards for GitHub.

Stars on GitHub⭐️1,612
Installs22,306
Last update12 May 2021

Displays your GitHub notifications unread count. Supports GitHub Enterprise and an option to only show unread count for issues you're participating in. You can click the icon to quickly see your unread notifications.

Stars on GitHub⭐️1,337
Installs10,390
Last update31 May 2021

Allows you to toggle between the normal GitHub contribution chart and an isometric pixel art version.

Stars on GitHub⭐️2,991
Installs10,000
Last update5 Apr 2021

A browser extension which gives different filetypes different icons on GitHub.

Stars on GitHub⭐️974
Installs10,000
Last update9 Oct 2020

Automatically adds repository size to GitHub's repository summary.

Stars on GitHub⭐️909
Installs10,000
Last update26 Jun 2020

file tree for github, and more than that.

Stars on GitHub⭐️n/a
Installs8,538
Last update19 Jun 2021

Quickly browse the history of a file from any git repository.

Stars on GitHub⭐️12,586
Installs7,203
Last update6 May 2020

Replace browser new tab screen with GitHub trending projects.

Stars on GitHub⭐️300
Installs6,000
Last update21 Jun 2020

Octohint adds IntelliSense hint feature to GitHub.

Stars on GitHub⭐️917
Installs5,000
Last update25 Dec 2018

Easily search GIPHY to add a GIF into any GitHub comment box.

Stars on GitHub⭐️67
Installs2,237
Last update1 Jul 2021

Code folding - the ability to selectively hide and display sections of a code - is an invaluable feature in many text editors and IDEs. Now, developers can utilize that same style code-folding while poring over source code on the web in GitHub. Works for any type of indentation- spaces or tabs.

Stars on GitHub⭐️251
Installs2,173
Last update10 Apr 2019

When viewing a repository on github.com that has a package.json file, this extension will introspect the dependencies in package.json and display links and description for each dependency, just below the repo's README.

Stars on GitHub⭐️557
Installs2,128
Last update31 Jan 2021

Make tab indented code more readable by forcing the tab size to 4 instead of 8.

Stars on GitHub⭐️279
Installs2,000
Last update31 Jan 2021

Add breakpoints at 1400px, 1600px and 1800px for full GitHub experience on large screens. Also removes the truncating of file and directory names in the repository browser.

Stars on GitHub⭐️124
Installs2,000
Last update24 Jul 2020

See forks with the most stars under the names of repositories.

Stars on GitHub⭐️392
Installs1,244
Last update4 Jul 2021

Show [vscode-icons](https://github.com/vscode-icons/vscode-icons) in the repository browser.

Stars on GitHub⭐️152
Installs1,232
Last update25 Mar 2021

This extension adds the simplicity of WYSIWYG editing to issues, comments, pull requests, wikis and discussions in GitHub. It accepts Markdown input and offers productive writing, starting with tables.

Stars on GitHub⭐️240
Installs1,105
Last update27 Jan 2021

Colorize issue and PR links to see their status (open, closed, merged).

Stars on GitHub⭐️267
Installs1,071
Last update8 Jun 2021

Highlight selected word in GitHub source view like Sublime Text.

Stars on GitHub⭐️135
Installs1,000
Last update8 Oct 2019

Chrome extension to see story points in GitHub projects.

Stars on GitHub⭐️48
Installs720
Last update17 Aug 2020

Extension to get back current and longest streak.

Stars on GitHub⭐️203
Installs719
Last update30 Jun 2021

Set custom tab size for code view on GitHub.com

Stars on GitHub⭐️61
Installs706
Last update6 May 2019

Are they tabs? Are they spaces? How many? Never wonder again! Renders spaces as `·` and tabs as `→` in all the code on GitHub.

Stars on GitHub⭐️66
Installs662
Last update25 Aug 2018

The CoderStats link for GitHub Chrome extension displays a link to the CoderStats page for the currently displayed user or organization profile page on GitHub.

Stars on GitHub⭐️13
Installs650
Last update20 Nov 2020

Hide dotfiles from the GitHub file browser.

Stars on GitHub⭐️285
Installs606
Last update19 Nov 2020

Helps you keep track of incoming and outgoing PRs, and notifies you when you receive a pull request on GitHub.

Stars on GitHub⭐️55
Installs602
Last update15 Jul 2021

Generates a pie chart on user profile pages displaying a breakdown of what languages they have used in their repositories.

Stars on GitHub⭐️37
Installs577
Last update9 Jul 2021

Displays npm package stats on GitHub

Stars on GitHub⭐️47
Installs509
Last update31 May 2020

A Chrome and Firefox extension to quickly see your notifications in a popup without leaving the current page.

Stars on GitHub⭐️121
Installs437
Last update9 Mar 2021

Revert GitHub's UI back to its classic look (before the June 23, 2020 update that has a flat, rounded and more whitespaced design).

Stars on GitHub⭐️202
Installs370
Last update29 May 2021

This browser extension allows you to open files in your IDE directly from GitHub, assuming the repository you are working on is cloned on your computer. When a fragment of a file is displayed, your IDE opens the file and puts the cursor at the desired line.

Stars on GitHub⭐️18
Installs269
Last update18 Apr 2021

Easily navigate through the changes in a file that has been edited on GitHub.

Stars on GitHub⭐️13
Installs189
Last update24 Jun 2020

Shows notifications when you get a new notification on GitHub and provides quick access to all notifications in a popup.

Stars on GitHub⭐️53
Installs189
Last update21 Jun 2021

Next level code navigation for GitHub.

Stars on GitHub⭐️25
Installs178
Last update3 Jun 2021

Find the best GIFs for your awesome pull requests.

Stars on GitHub⭐️17
Installs157
Last update4 Aug 2019

Visualize GitHub repos as d3 force-directed graphs. The extension gives you a quick overview of the size and composition of any repo.

Stars on GitHub⭐️8
Installs142
Last update27 May 2021

Create, save, edit, pin, search and delete filters that you commonly use on the Github Issues and Pull Requests pages. You are able to scope filters to be shown globally (on each repo) or only have them show up on the repo you create them on. Pinning filters is also a feature that this extension allows you to do. So if you have several filters you use daily - you have a way to quickly access them, at the top of your list.

Stars on GitHub⭐️n/a
Installs135
Last update11 Apr 2021

OctoPermalinker is a browser extension that searches GitHub comments/files for links to files on branches, and adds a link to where the branch pointed when the comment/file was made/updated. This helps you avoid following a link that was broken after being posted. For context, here's some discussion about broken GitHub links: [Don't link to line numbers in GitHub](https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8046710). For example, suppose you're looking at a gist that links to a file on the master branch of a repo. At the time the gist was made, the link worked, but if the file gets removed, the link is broken. OctoPermalinker uses the gist creation date to add a permalink that still works.

Stars on GitHub⭐️15
Installs104
Last update20 May 2017

An extension that creates direct links to imported modules, external or internal, on source code on GitHub. Supports multiple languages, including common ones like Rust, Go, Python and Ruby, but also odd ones like Nim, Haskell, Julia and Elm.

Stars on GitHub⭐️232
Installs89
Last update27 Nov 2019

Chrome extension that adds a button in browser and links this button to a GitHub repository that you will configure, then on any webpage just click this extension button and it will add the given link with the title of the page in that repository.

Stars on GitHub⭐️219
Installs76
Last update26 May 2018

Helps you see easily which activities happened since you last visited GitHub.

Stars on GitHub⭐️20
Installs66
Last update18 May 2020

Filter your pull requests/issues in different categories giving you a big boost in productivity. Also suggests new trending repositories.

Stars on GitHub⭐️99
Installs65
Last update5 Mar 2020

Browser extension that shows which pull requests contain changes related to a file.

Stars on GitHub⭐️93
Installs58
Last update15 Oct 2020

Introduces the Explore tab in the pull request interface where you can review changes ordered by importance and see the semantic context surrounding each change.

Stars on GitHub⭐️n/a
Installs53
Last update10 Aug 2020

Chrome extension which helps you not to miss important changes in your news thread related to your repo

Stars on GitHub⭐️11
Installs22
Last update1 Oct 2018

Removes clutter from your pull request by automatically marking as viewed files that aren't worth reviewing.

Stars on GitHub⭐️3
Installs20
Last update7 Jul 2020

GitHub provides a page that only shows diffs with a .diff at the end of the URL of the pull request. This browser extension makes it easier to view csv diffs by using daff on that page.

Stars on GitHub⭐️n/a
Installs6
Last update18 Apr 2021

That's everything from this list, for now. Come back soon to explore other awesome browser extensions for GitHub. Meanwhile, you might want to check outStefan Buck's website.