You can use one of the following two approaches to test a
extension (add-on) with
- Install the extension as a .crx file when starting
- To test a
Google Chrome extension that is installed as a .crx file, add the following command line to the base state:
You can only install a single extension in
as a .crx file. To install multiple extensions in
, use a comma separated list of .crx files. For example:
For information on adding command line arguments to a browser, see
Modifying the Base State.
- Add the extension to a profile
- Add the extension to a
Google Chrome user data directory and use that profile for testing. For additional information, see
Testing Google Chrome with User Data Directories.