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What You Should Know Before Installing
Before you install Acrolinx for Chrome, make sure that you have the following software installed:
Check our compatibility guide if you want to know if Acrolinx for Chrome works with your local platform and with your Acrolinx platform.
IntroductionYou can use Acrolinx for Chrome to check content in editable fields on most web pages. Acrolinx for Chrome is great if you have web content that you want to check but don't yet have an Acrolinx product to use in your web CMS.
For example, you can check content in articles you write in an online help center like Zendesk. You can even check an email in Gmail or check content in a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool.
To get started, review the following tasks and concepts:
The following table shows whether we support Acrolinx for Chrome on some social media sites or other web tools:
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Here's how to install Acrolinx:
- Open Chrome and go to the Chrome web store page.
- Search for Acrolinx for Chrome.
- Click and you'll see a notification appear.
- Click Add extension to grant the extension access to your data and install Acrolinx for Chrome.
You don't need to do anything to update Acrolinx for Chrome, it happens automatically.
If you click to show the Sidebar and the icon turns red , it means that we can't show the Sidebar on that page. Try to show the Sidebar on a different page.
Secure the Acrolinx Server with SSL
Secure the Acrolinx Server with SSL because Acrolinx for Chrome only connects to Acrolinx Servers using HTTPS. This means that the server address in the Sidebar has to start with the prefix HTTPS and follow this pattern: https://<SERVER_ADDRESS>:<PORT>.
Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
To use Acrolinx for Chrome you'll need to Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on the Acrolinx Server. Check out this article on how to Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on your Core Server.
Optional: Configure Acrolinx to Recognize Your File Type
Older servers might need some extra help recognizing some https files. You can Configure Acrolinx to Recognize Your File Type. In the Acrolinx Dashboard go to Maintenance > Configuration Properties > server/bin/format.properties to edit. Add the property 10000.HTML = https?://.* and save the file. Make sure to restart the server to activate your saved changes.