How To Make A Chrome Web App

make a chrome web app

Google is the most useful browser in the internet world nowadays. And every person uses it and fined new web apps for chrome. Now you can make a chrome web app for your browser and enjoy building new web apps every day 🙂

I’m showing you how you can create your app for Google and customize it. And feel like you are a developer 🙂

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How To Create Web Apps For Chrome

I will teach you to step by step to create an app. Just follow these steps to make this task very easy for you. See below-

Step #1:

Create a new folder in your download and rename it, which app do you want to create in chrome? For example I am creating a Twitter web app for my browser.

Step #2:

Now create your icon for your app in PNG. (Remember that the Icon.png size is 128*128).

Note: Make sure your icon file size is 128*128 and its only supports PNG file

Step #3:

Now open a notepad file and paste the following code into a text editor.

“name”: “App Name”,
 “description”: “App description (132 characters or less, no HTML)”,
 “version”: “1.0.0”,
 “manifest_version”: 2,
 “icons”: {
“128”: “icon_128.png”
 “app”: {
“URLs”: [
 “launch”: {
“web_url”: “”

Step #4:

Now save this notepad file in “manifest.json” Extrusion.

(Note: make sure the .txt Extrusion is gone.)

make a app folder

Step #5:

Now copy both files (ICON.png and JSON file into your app folder which we will create in Step #1:

Step #6:

Developer mode

Now all is done, now we will test it 🙂

Open Google chrome-> click on this icon -> tools -> Extensions.

Now tick “developer mode” and click on load unpacked Extensions. And after it selects your web app folder.

Now you custom web app installed in a new tab and you can use it now 🙂

See Video Tutorial For Web App

Final words!

These tricks help you to make a chrome web app. This looks like a shortcut to the webpage which you like and wants to bookmark it. It’s a very simple trick to do and enjoy it.

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  1. I have to admit that this is very cool inspirational tutorial. I would be very happy to see more about developing “real” chrome web app.

  2. Hi Vishal,

    I am really thrilled with this great piece of yours. With Google Chrome being my latest favourite browser, I will definitely give it a try with respect to creating an app with Chrome.

    Thanks for the insights shared through this post.

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