Some developers create extensions that distribute malware or show users pop-up ads, flashing banners, and other intrusive advertising. This is why classic Yandex.Browser only allows you to install extensions from the Chrome Web Store and Opera Add-ons, where all the extensions have passed a security check.
If you install an extension from another website, the browser will disable it immediately after installation and inform you of this. If this is a trusted source, you can enable the extension for one session by clicking the Enable link in the bottom left corner of the dialog window:
You can re-enable an extension you previously blocked in the browser settings:
In Yandex.Browser, extensions can only be installed from Chrome Web Store or Opera Add-ons. The browser disables all other extensions. If the browser disables an extension that you developed, try to solve the problem in one of these ways:
If you're developing an extension, use the Yandex.Browser beta-version, which does not verify extensions.
If your extension is not included in these stores, enable it every time you launch your browser using either the dialog window or browser settings.
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Sometimes attackers try to replace the files in installed extensions with advertising files or malicious code. To protect you from this type of deception, the browser periodically verifies the authenticity of extensions.
Yandex.Browser verifies the authenticity of extensions in order to protect users from fakes with advertising or malicious code. If your extension didn't pass verification, try to solve the problem in one of these ways:
The Yandex.Browser beta version does not check extensions.
Make sure that the user's version of the extension matches the version that you get when you click on the link in the update_url field in the manifest.json file.
If an extension was installed but its button doesn't appear on the browser panel: