I'm trying to setup group policy for Google Chrome (http://support.google.com/installer/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=146164) particularily I'm working on setting up the Configuring the list of force-installed extensions. I can find the extension ID by looking in tools-extensions in Google Chrome but I cannot find the update URL for extensions like Adblock or Google Mail Checker, where would I find these?
I can't help you with group-policy, but each extension includes its update URL in
So, for the current version of adblock (id:
The extension will query that URL for updates, as per the documentation.
We can therefore construct a URL that will return the update XML from the above URL (just change the ID as needed) - for adblock:
The XML that is returned reads:
We are interested in the
The above worked except for acquiring the .crx file. I was, however, able to download using this site: http://chrome-extension-downloader.com/