[webkit-dev] Is it possible to programmatically set the Safari Extension Whitelist?

Andy Estes aestes at apple.com
Mon May 14 14:53:59 PDT 2012

Hi Sam,

Apple's developer forums would be a more appropriate place to ask this question. You might try <https://devforums.apple.com/community/safari/extensions>. This list is for discussing the development of WebKit itself.


On May 14, 2012, at 2:39 PM, Sam Halliday <sam.halliday at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> (I hope this is the right list to be asking on - I couldn't find a specific
> mailing list for Safari Extensions development).
> I have successfully written my first Safari Extension. It loops through all
> input elements and removes "autocomplete" attributes from type="text"
> elements. This overrides idiotic websites which turn off autocompletion
> (e.g. remembering usernames and passwords).
> I define the Whitelist of my extensions (in the Extension Builder developer
> tool) to be the websites I want this to work on. A major disadvantage -
> which is stopping me from publicly releasing this extension - is that every
> time I want it to apply to a new website, I have to add it to the Whitelist
> in the Extension Builder and reload the extension.
> Is there a way to programmatically edit the Whitelist or expose it to users
> (and not just the developers)?
> Regards, Sam
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