In this article, we will provide a tip on how to launch Unpacked chrome extension in selenium.
Chrome extensions can either be bundled or unpacked. Packed that are bundled extensions are a single file with a .crx extension. Unpacked extensions are a directory that contains the extension. To unzip a bundled extension, just unzip the file.
We can run the Chrome browser by using the below set of lines in selenium
ChromeOptions unpackedChrome = new ChromeOptions(); unpackedChrome.addArguments("load-extension=/path/to/extension"); DesiredCapabilities capabilities = new DesiredCapabilities(); capabilities.setCapability(ChromeOptions.CAPABILITY, options); ChromeDriver driver = new ChromeDriver(capabilities);