Live Server Web Extension

Live Server Web Extension

Live Reload feature for Dynamic content (PHP, Node.js, ASPNET - Whatever, it doesn't matter). This extension is for Live Server - VSCode Extension (required v3.0.0+).

What is Live Server Web Extension?
The 'Live Server Web Extension' is a Firefox add-on designed to work in conjunction with the VSCode Extension Live Server (v3.0.0+ required). It provides a live reload feature for dynamic content across various tech stacks, such as PHP, Node.js, and ASPNET. To use this add-on, you have to install VSCode & Live Server extension for Vscode.
Merlin
Stats
Users: 6,618 ▲ 21
Rating: 4.65 (23)
Version: 1.3.1resigned1 (Last updated: 2024-04-25)
Creation date: 2017-10-22
Weekly download count: 217
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 32.25K
URLs: Website
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Merlin
Summary

Live Server - Web Extension is a browser extension that helps you to live reload feature for dynamic content (PHP, Node.js, ASPNET -- Whatever, it doesn't matter).

This extension is for Live Server (VSCode Extension - required v3.0.0+).

You have to install VSCode & Live Server extension for Vscode in order to use this Add On.

Demo : Gif

Follow this link to setup : https://github.com/ritwickdey/live-server-web-extension#setup

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Works well with PHP
  • Saves time by avoiding the need to launch a server through command line or XAMPP
  • There is also a working Chrome-extension
  • This extension is a must-have
Cons
  • Doesn't work well with index.php file as root file
  • May not work with Firefox Quantum
  • Doesn't seem to work for .html
Most mentioned
  • Works with PHP
  • Great for developers
  • Efficient and time-saving
  • Potential issues with compatibility
Recent reviews
by Chagas, 2023-11-29
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Safety
Risk impact

Live Server Web Extension 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 Live Server Web Extension if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Live Server Web Extension is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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