HN Special - An addition to Hacker News
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Overview

This extension refreshes the visual style of Hacker News and adds a few features, like infinite scrolling. Everything is toggleable.

HN Special adds a completely new visual style to Hacker News and a few new features, such as: - Infinite scrolling - Open links in new tabs - More accurate domain names - Comment folding - Mark as read - Sticky header Even more features are going to come in the future! You can choose which features you want to enable right from the settings menu. If you want, you can also disable the visual style and keep the rest of the features enabled. This extension is completely open source. If you wish to add a new feature or make some changes, feel free to contribute to it on GitHub! https://github.com/gabrielecirulli/hn-special

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Ozkan AltunerMay 29, 2021

The reason I use MS Edge to read Hacker News. Wunderbar!

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Dakota BenjaminJul 9, 2019

Hands down the best visual upgrade you can make to HN. It even has a dark theme!

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Jeff KahuthuJul 31, 2017

Really liked it, second time that I'm using it (after a previous un-install). Biggest problem (for me, at least) is the submit to HN page...there is very little space to work with when editing the title of the submission...in that respect, HN Special is far inferior to the Post to HN bookmarklet. If you ever do manage to push an update (no pressure Dan), do let me know (with a reply/etc). Otherwise, functional extension.

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Details

  • Version
    1.4.11
  • Updated
    October 5, 2022
  • Offered by
    hn-special-publishing
  • Size
    834KiB
  • Languages
    English (United States)
  • Developer
    Email
    hackernews@pxlbuzzard.com
  • Non-trader
    This developer has not identified itself as a trader. For consumers in the European Union, please note that consumer rights do not apply to contracts between you and this developer.

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  • Not being sold to third parties, outside of the approved use cases
  • Not being used or transferred for purposes that are unrelated to the item's core functionality
  • Not being used or transferred to determine creditworthiness or for lending purposes

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