Sourcegraph chrome extension

Adds code intelligence to GitHub, GitLab, and other hosts: hovers, definitions, references. For 20+ languages.
4.61 Based on 166 user rates

What is Sourcegraph?

Sourcegraph is a docs extension for chrome. also, it is github extension. it's a free extension and is featured in Developer Tools, it has 100,000+ active users since released its first version, it earns an average rating of 4.61 from 166 rated user, last update is 271 days ago.

What’s new in version

                The open-source Sourcegraph extension adds code navigation and code intelligence to GitHub, GitHub Enterprise, GitLab, Bitbucket Server and Phabricator.

•  Code intelligence on your code host:
* Hover tooltips with documentation and type information
* Go to definition
* Find references

•  Integrations with third-party services like Codecov coverage overlays, open-in-editor buttons and many more with Sourcegraph extensions

•  Browser shortcut (src + Space) that performs the search on your Sourcegraph instance 

It works for 20+ languages on public and private code on popular code hosts (see below).


•  GitHub - No action required. Your extension works here by default.
•  GitHub Enterprise, GitLab, Bitbucket Server and Phabricator - grant additional permissions in the extension menu

Browser extension docs:


To use the browser extension with your private repositories, you need to set up a private Sourcegraph instance and connect it to the extension.

Installation docs:

After adding the extension you install it, try it out on any of these public repositories:

•  Go: or

•  Java:

•  TypeScript: or

•  C#:

•  Python:

This extension is open source:            

How to install Sourcegraph?

You could download the latest version crx file or older version files and install it.

Preview of Sourcegraph

Technical Features:

  • Latest Version:
  • Requirements: Windows Chrome, Mac Chrome
  • License: Free
  • Latest update: Friday, March 10th, 2023
  • Author: Sourcegraph

Sourcegraph Available languages:



  • What about others talk about sourcegraph chrome extension?

    77% user give 5-star rating, 3% user give 4-star rating, 6% user give 3-star rating, 13% user give 1-star rating. Read reviews of sourcegraph

  • How could i get help if there is something wrong with sourcegraph chrome extension?

    You could find more help information from sourcegraph support page.

  • How could i contact the developer of sourcegraph chrome extension?

    You could send emails to publisher, or check publisher's website.

  • What privacy data sourcegraph chrome extension collect?

    • User activity

  • What are the required permissions for extensions?

    • activeTab
    • storage
    • contextMenus
    • tabs
    • http://*/*
    • https://*/*

    More about manifest_file of sourcegraph.

  • How could i report abuse of sourcegraph chrome extension?

    You could click to report abuse of sourcegraph.

Reviews of sourcegraph:

Dong Cai August 23rd, 2020
Dong Cai

It's pretty neat and helpful. Avoid the fuzz for downloading source code.

Zihao Jing February 26th, 2020
Zihao Jing

love it

Jan Fabian May 8th, 2019
Jan Fabian

Useful stuff especially when exploring public repos, no need to inspect them locally. In combo with Octotree, I like it.

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