Type String
Mandatory No
Example
"author": "Walt Whitman"

The extension's author, intended for display in the browser's user interface. If the developer key is supplied and it contains the "name" property, it will override the author key. There's no way to specify multiple authors.

This is a localizable property.

Example

"author": "Walt Whitman"

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic Support (Yes) (Yes)15252 (Yes)

1. This key is mandatory in Microsoft Edge.

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