Browser Extension, Google Chrome, Javascript, Look-It-Up

Look-it-up A Google Chrome Extension that Looks Up Selected Text on


  "name": "Look-it-up",
  "description": "Adds context menu item that looks up selected text on",
  "version": "0.1",
  "permissions": ["contextMenus"],
  "background": {
    "scripts": ["app.js"]
  "manifest_version": 2


chrome.contextMenus.create({"title": "Look-it-up", "contexts":["selection"],"onclick": lookItUp});
function lookItUp(i, t){
	var createProperties = {url: "" + encodeURIComponent(i.selectionText)};

Simple Google Chrome Extension that looks up selected text on Obviously you should only select one word as will not define more than one. Same as Google-Translate-it, demonstrates getting selected text and processing it in a GET request.


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