bbCode for Web Extensions (bbCodeWebEx)

bbCode for Web Extensions (bbCodeWebEx)

This is an extension for Firefox 57 and Later, which allows you to apply commonly used tags, and create custom tags for bbCode, vBulletin, Html, XHtml, and Markdown.

What is bbCode for Web Extensions (bbCodeWebEx)?
bbCode for Web Extensions (bbCodeWebEx) is an extension for Firefox 57 and later that brings the functionality of BBCodeXtra back to Quantum. It provides a wide range of tags for bbCode, vBulletin, Html, XHtml, and Markdown, allowing users to easily style their content and create custom tags.
Stats
Users: 145 ▲ 1
Rating: 4.67 (12)
Version: 0.3.3 (Last updated: 2021-04-20)
Creation date: 2019-03-05
Weekly download count: 3
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • <all_urls>
  • notifications
  • contextMenus
  • downloads
  • menus
  • storage
  • tabs
  • alarms
  • activeTab
  • clipboardRead
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Size: 190.28K
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Summary

This is intended to be as close as possible to the functionality of BBCodeXtra, which was not migrated to Quantum.

There is only 1 top level menu because of the limitations of Webextensions, with what were the top level menus below it.

The latest version adds a symbol submenu, and the ability to work with rich text elements on https:// pages.

Note that the icons bbcwbx-menu.svg, bbcwbx.png, and bbcwbx.svg are NOT covered by the FOSS MIT license, they are © 2019 Charles E. Saroff [w4t3rf1r3] and licensed for use in this program.

Check out his Deviant Art to contact him or to get license details before using on any fork or for any other purpose.

Source code is available from its Github Page.

Update, April 19, 2021: Corrected errors in localizations.

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User reviews
I have used BBCode extensions for years now and swear by them, this add on make it quicker to use the BBCode markup language and I have introduced it to some that have no knowledge of the codes and they love it as well. Thanks for this add on.
by Kaligar Prime, 2023-11-22
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Safety
Risk impact

bbCode for Web Extensions (bbCodeWebEx) is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install bbCode for Web Extensions (bbCodeWebEx) if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

bbCode for Web Extensions (bbCodeWebEx) has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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