Unofficial Hypothesis extension

Unofficial Hypothesis extension

An unofficial extension to collaboratively annotate the web using Hypothesis.

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What is Unofficial Hypothesis extension?

The 'Unofficial Hypothesis extension' is a Firefox add-on designed for annotating, highlighting and tagging web content collaboratively using Hypothesis. It allows users to have discussions, read socially, manage research and take notes on webpages, PDFs and EPUBs. This third-party extension is not officially endorsed by Hypothesis.

Stats date:
Users: 667 ▼ -11
Rating: 4.95 (20)
Version: 1.470.0.2 (Last updated: 2020-10-31)
Creation date: 2020-06-07
Weekly download count: 10
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • <all_urls>
  • storage
  • tabs
  • identity
  • contextMenus
Size: 5.06M
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

This unofficial extension let's you use Hypothesis to collaboratively annotate, highlight, and tag web pages and PDF documents.

Use it to hold discussions, read socially, organize your research, and take personal notes on webpages, PDFs and EPUBs.

This is an unofficial extension and it is not endorsed by Hypothesis.

Once installed, click on the extension's button to see public annotations on the websites you visit. Log in to your Hypothesis account to make your own public and private annotations.

  • Select text to annotate. Add tags and post publicly or save privately.
  • Reply to or share any annotation. Link to notes or whole pages.
  • Annotate together in groups. Collaborate privately with others.
  • Search your notes. Explore all public annotations and profiles.

Do you like this extension? Please, review it here and star it on GitHub.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Easy to use
  • Great for educational purposes
  • Useful for annotating local PDFs
  • Need to relogin often
  • Not an official extension
Most mentioned
  • Great work on the extension
  • Hope it becomes an official extension
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Risk impact

Unofficial Hypothesis 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 Unofficial Hypothesis extension if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Unofficial Hypothesis extension has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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