Reviews: Blue Dot Replacement

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Yu ChoJun 5, 2021

Hi After Chrome is update to version 91.0.4472.77, this great extension can not work anymore, because Chrome changed the tab name showing method, Sad!!

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J YenNov 26, 2020

Works as stated, even after all those version updates.

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Jeremy RiceNov 20, 2020

I am happy to be able to tell when my pinned tabbed have notifications that require my attention. Thanks. ...But I *really* wish it didn't also flash on the bookmarks bar. A) it seems to do this when there aren't actually any notifications for the given page (this seems like a bug), and B) I habitually click on those icons, which mucks up which page my pinned tabs are actually on, interrupting my workflow. :S I imagine this is NOT something the dev can fix, due to the nature of how icons ar... Show more

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Allen WilsonNov 9, 2019

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!!!

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A Chrome Web Store userJan 23, 2019

I've added an animated gif and it seems to work in the Options preview, but not on the live tabs on chrome. Any suggestions on making that work?

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Will GroenendykDeveloperJan 28, 2019

Unfortunately, Chrome does not support animated GIFs as favicons (source: Sorry!

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bonnieNov 21, 2018

works great unless you want to customize: 1. the option to add your own icon doesn't work for me. it says to "paste" an image into the form, but that does nothing. then tried a URL, but the alert I got on my gmail tab was a "broken image" icon. I checked, the URL for my image is not broken. I tried different URLs and different file types (.ico and .png). none worked. (sorry to put this here! would have loved to send this feedback directly to the developer but could not find a way to contac... Show more

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Will GroenendykDeveloperNov 26, 2018

I'm sorry you had these difficulties, including contacting me. If you would be willing to open issues for these two problems at, I'll investigate as soon as I am able to (typically within 2 days).

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Dan MicsaSep 20, 2018

At last I can have notifications back. TYVM Will! Life is fun again.

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Mohammed AboodSep 13, 2018

I like it very much after the google chrome removed the Bule dot notifation.. Great job... Thanks

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Pedro Pereira da CostaSep 11, 2018

Great extension! This is vital to my workflow, thanks! I would suggest creating an option for choosing a different icon, or insert a new one from an image.

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Will GroenendykDeveloperSep 13, 2018

Thank you for the feedback, and I am glad you found this helpful! I have updated the extension to allow for customizing the icon; this update should be live within an hour.

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