Disable auto-update for Chrome extensions

Sometimes a Chrome extension gets very popular and then the authors choose a commercial path. Or some feature is discontinued, but you want to keep it as is. Below I describe a way to keep the extension from auto updating itself with the help of the Chrome extension source viewer. This extension is very useful for learning how to develop chrome extensions (how did they did this/that?). First install the Chrome extension source viewer from the Chrome webstore. Or if you are planning to use it once, you can use the online version.   Steps to modify a Chrome extension (to disable auto-upda... [More]