Instance Assistant for Lemmy & Kbin

Instance Assistant for Lemmy & Kbin

Instance Assistant is a collection of tools to enhance your browsing experience on Lemmy and Kbin

What is Instance Assistant for Lemmy & Kbin?
Instance Assistant for Lemmy & Kbin is a Firefox add-on that simplifies your Lemmy & Kbin experience by providing tools for your instance and communities. It allows you to conveniently redirect to your home instance, open links in your home instance, and improved error pages. The add-on also offers customizable popup and sidebar menus, as well as various settings to personalize your experience.
By: cynber
Users: 212 ▼ -2
Rating: 4.13 (8)
Version: 1.2.6 (Last updated: 2023-10-07)
Creation date: 2023-06-19
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • activeTab
  • scripting
  • contextMenus
  • *://*/c/*
  • *://*/m/*
  • *://*/post/*
Size: 175.47K
URLs: Website
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  • Support for Lemmy and Kbin instances, as well as Alexandrite & Photon frontends.
  • Post to Lemmy/Kbin:
    • Instance Assistant can generate a draft post with autofilled title/link/body
    • Use the popup menu for most news sites, videos, and other webpages
    • For images, you can rightclick on the image itself
  • Search for posts:
    • Find and open all posts that have a link to the site you are on. Use it to find posts about news articles, videos, and more
  • Search for communities and content without leaving the page:
  • Redirect to your home instance:
    • When you are on a foreign instance, buttons will be available in the sidebar to open the community, post, or user in your home instance, allowing you to participate immediately
  • Open links in home instance:
    • If you come across a Lemmy/Kbin link anywhere on the web, you can right click to open it in your home instance
  • Improved Error Pages:
    • 'Community not found' pages now have better information and buttons to trigger a fetch, open the community in the source instance, and more. This also supports alternative front-ends
  • Customizable:
    • Customizable list of instances in popup/sidebar to let you quickly switch home instances. This is great for if you have multiple accounts on different instances
    • You can change the default behaviour of the extension, customize the popup & sidebar menus, and turn off features you don't want to use.
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Risk impact

Instance Assistant for Lemmy & Kbin may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Instance Assistant for Lemmy & Kbin is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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