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

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 14
Notes
Full support 14
Notes
Notes This key is mandatory in Microsoft Edge.
Firefox Full support 52Opera Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 52

Legend

Full support  
Full support
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

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