Getting Started with Building WebExtensions

This is an opinionated guide to developing WebExtensions. It isn’t the right way to do things, but it is a way. Hope it helps.


  1. Install Visual Studio Code (VSC).
  2. Install VSC extension: Debugger for Chrome.
  3. Create a new folder and open in VSC.
  4. Create a debug configuration (launch.json).
    1. For Chrome, see this StackOverflow thread.