Web Browser Extensions Installation

The Protocol Application supplied with Ajax File Browser is provided with Google Chrome, FireFox, Safari and Edge web browser extensions that pass cookies to the protocol application. Browser extensions also help detecting protocol application presence and make document opening reliable and fast. Web browser extensions are automatically installed during protocol application installation, but may require additional steps to confirm activation.

Important! After installing web browser extensions you must reload a web page.

Google Chrome Edit Document Opener Extension

The Edit Document Opener Google Chrome extension is installed automatically with Edit Document Opener protocol application on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. It is required by protocol application and must be enabled if you are using Google Chrome.

Important! If Google Chrome Extension is manually uninstalled it will NOT be automatically reinstalled with protocol app installation, this is a Chrome limitation. You must manually install the extension from Chrome Web Store. In this case use the following link to install the extension: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/it-hit-edit-document-open/cjjlbggljfhecdnkfdpajagmiidgengd

When opening Google Chrome first time after installation you will see a notification that a IT Hit Edit Document Opener extension was installed:

 Notification that a IT Hit Edit Document Opener Chrome extension was added.

 

Enable the IT Hit Edit Document Opener extension:

 Enable IT Hit Edit Document Opener Chrome extension.

 

If the Google Chrome extension is disabled or uninstalled for any reason, the protocol application would not function in Google Chrome. If the IT Hit Edit Document Opener protocol application can not be detected in Google Chrome and requesting installation, the first thing to do it to check that the extension is installed and enabled: 

 Check that IT Hit Edit Document Opener Chrome extension is installed and enabled.

Firefox Edit Document Opener Extension

Important! You must restart Firefox to activate the Edit Document Opener web browser extension.

When you run FireFox first time after protocol app installation you will see a notification that a IT Hit Edit Document Opener extension was installed:

Edit Document Opener web browser extension confirmation in FireFox

Enable the IT Hit Edit Document Opener extension:

 Enable IT Hit Edit Document Opener Chrome extension.

If the IT Hit Edit Document Opener protocol application can not be detected in FireFox and requesting installation, the first thing to do it to check that the extension is installed and enabled:

If the protocol app is not functioning in FireFox, check the if Edit Document Opener web browser extension is installed and enabled.

Safari Edit Document Opener Extension

The Edit Document Opener Safari extension is installed automatically with Edit Document Opener protocol application on Mac OS X. It is required by protocol application and must be enabled if you are using Safari.

After the protocol application installation wizard completes, the Safari Preferences dialog will automatically open, offering Safari extension installation. Select "Trust" to install the extension: 

Safari Edit Document Opener extension

If the Safari extension is disabled or uninstalled for any reason, the protocol application would not function in Safari. If the IT Hit Edit Document Opener protocol application can not be detected in Safari and requesting installation, the first thing to do it to check that the extension is installed and enabled. You can find the extension in Safari preferences on Extensions tab:

Edge Edit Document Opener Extension

Important! While IT Hit Ajax File Browser provides extension for Microsoft Edge, Microsoft currently approves only a limited number of extensions in its store. The Edge extension should be re-enabled each time Edge starts. As soon as IT Hit extension is approved this will not be required.

When you run Edge first time after protocol app installation go to Extensions:

To enable Edit Document Opener Extension in Edge go to Extensions

and enable IT Hit Edit Document Opener extension:

Enabling Edit Document Opener Edge extension

Next time when starting Edge you will see the following message. Enable the extension selecting "Turn on anyway" or go to Extensions menu and enable it manually:

During next Edge start you will see a message about disabled extensions at the bottom of the Edge window and can enable it selecting "Turn on anyway".