Fix paste in WhatsApp Web

What is whatsapp-paster?

whatsapp-paster is a Firefox add-on by jcondor. This add-on has 89 daily active users and a perfect 5.0 rating. The latest version, 1.1, was updated 3 months ago.

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By: jcondor
Users: 89 ▼ -2
Rating: 5.00 (4)
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2023-08-20)
Creation date: 2023-08-18
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
Size: 8.99K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

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Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

UPDATE: On 2023/08/21 the problem has been resolved on Firefox. Keeping this extension installed in the browser should not cause any issue. It has been a pleasure to offer some help, thank you for having installed this extension!

Since 2023/08/17 pasting does not seem to work in Firefox in WhatsApp Web. This extension fixes this bug.

NOTE: In order to make the extension work, you have to enable the asyncClipboard interface in the Firefox configuration. You can do it with the following process:

  • Go to about:config (in the URL bar)
  • Search for dom.events.testing.asyncClipboard
  • Set the property to true
Risk impact

whatsapp-paster 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

whatsapp-paster is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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