Web Extension Helper

Web Extension Helper is a command-line tool that simplifies the process of building web extensions. It provides a convenient interface to streamline the development and packaging of your web extensions.


- Easily scaffold a new web extension project.

- Automate common tasks like bundling and minification.

- Simplify the process of building and publishing your web extension.


Web Extension Helper can be installed via pip:

pip install web-ext-helper


python -m pip install web-ext-helper


To use Web Extension Helper, run the web-ext-helper command followed by the desired action. Here are some examples:

Build the web extension

web-ext-helper build

Sign the web extension

web-ext-helper sign

Publish the web extension

web-ext-helper publish

Create a new manifest.json file

web-ext-helper manifest --create

View the current manifest.json file

web-ext-helper manifest

View the help menu

web-ext-helper --help


This project is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL v3.0 license.


Contributions are welcome! If you encounter any issues or have suggestions for improvements, please create an issue or submit a pull request.


This project was created, developed and is maintained by AppSolves.


If you need any assistance or have any questions, feel free to contact me at