Tools for the Nuxeo Platform

Nuxeo Dev Tools Extension

Updated: July 5, 2017 Page Information Edit on GitHub

The Nuxeo Dev Tools browser extension places some of the more commonly performed actions in the Nuxeo Platform at the administrator's fingertips in a popup window in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Nuxeo Dev Tools extension
Nuxeo Dev Tools extension



The Nuxeo Dev Tools extension requires Nuxeo Platform 8.2 and above.

Installation from the Stores

You can install it directly from the Chrome Web Store or Mozilla Add-ons.

Building from GitHub

Alternatively you can build from our GitHub repository:

$ git clone [email protected]:nuxeo/nuxeo-chrome-extension.git
$ cd nuxeo-chrome-extension
$ npm install && bower install
$ gulp build:<browser>


Features include:

  • Hot Reload on related Studio project
  • Link to Studio project
  • Link to Automation Documentation
  • Restart server
  • Rebuild Elasticsearch Index
  • Connect to API Playground
  • Toggle Automation Call Tracing
  • Useful Links menu
  • Document Search with JSON export (search with path, GUID or file name)
    Searching documents from the Nuxeo Dev Tools extension
    Searching documents from the Nuxeo Dev Tools extension

  • One-click JSON export of document in current active tab
    JSON Export of a document using the Nuxeo Dev Tools extension
    JSON Export of a document using the Nuxeo Dev Tools extension


  • Multiple Nuxeo projects are not supported.
  • The extension is only active when a Nuxeo instance in the current active tab.
  • The Hot Reload and Go To Studio buttons are only active when a Studio project is associated with the current Nuxeo server.
  • CORS config must be activated in your Nuxeo server to connect to your repository on API Playground.


Planned improvements for the browser extension:

You can also give us your feedback and suggestions through our feedback portal.

16 days ago manonlumeau small improvements
23 days ago Solen Guitter NXDOC-1257: Embed Prodpad roadmap
23 days ago Solen Guitter Move University info panel after features list
a month ago Solen Guitter Insertion of NX University links
4 months ago Arnaud Kervern NXDOC-1138: Add Nuxeo CLI and Discover pages
7 months ago Solen Guitter Fix screenshot size, remove empty lines and '&nbsp;', update review dates
7 months ago Solen Guitter NXDOC-966: Review Nuxeo Dev Tools doc
8 months ago Andrew Goodricke content-review-lts2016 label added
8 months ago Kevin Leturc NXP-19481: Update MarkLogic page to detail how to configure range element indexes
History: Created by Kevin Leturc