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491 votes

Notification on every change

Notify whenever there is a change in the webpage instead of just notifying for a specific text.
293 votes

Auto Hard Refresh

Rather than just a normal refresh, reload the page without relying on cached data.
183 votes

Specific Text has Changed

Refresh until "selected" or highlighted text has changed i.e. I would highlight "Sold out" and the page would refresh until that specific line of text has changed.
158 votes

Assign Hotkey To Pause/Stop Timer

Assign a key or key combination to pause or stop the timer. Without having to manually click extension popup and click Stop.
128 votes

Find for multiple text

Like BestBuy, they don't use "add to cart" only. Sometimes they use "see details". It will be very nice to FIND multiple texts at the same time. Thanks.
65 votes

Restart auto refresh feature once target is found/not found

I constantly forget to press start again once the target text is found, and then realize too late that I've had the refresh feature turned off the whole time. Would be great if once the target is found, you can set it to restart automatically. Maybe this can be hacked by opening the page in a new tab--I'll try that.
56 votes

Open Tab Once Target Is Found

Whenever I use the auto-refresher, I have a few tabs open. Every time I hear the alert, it's a guess for me to figure out which tab caused the alert. Please add a feature where it automatically selects and opens the tab!
53 votes

Be able to check both for text being present and for text being absent.

On some pages, I need to look for something like "Out of Stock" to disappear. On others, I need to look for something like "Add to Cart" to appear. I want to be able to monitor both types of pages at the same time.
39 votes

List of tabs where auto refresh is working

I want a tab in the toolbar menu to see the entire list of tabs where refresh or page monitor is in operation.
38 votes

Improving the Auto Click option

It would be nice to have the option to auto click on a link but without opening a new tab, some links will only work on the same tab.
30 votes

Set Refresh Number

Let us set how many times we want to refresh the page.
20 votes

auto refresh mobile

auto refresh is perfect, Id love it could also work on my mobile
20 votes

Context-menu for adding text to page monitor

it will be easier if you add a feature in Context-menu so the user will select any text on the page and via Context-menu add-in page monitor
19 votes

HTML source code

I want the HTML source code to be able to detect alerts, as in previous versions.
15 votes

Hotkey

Hot key for starting or stopping the countdown to refresh instead of using the mouse to stat or stop the timer.
15 votes

Default text for page monitor

If you monitoring the same text value every time it would be convenient with a default text setting.
15 votes

Load Links list with auto-refresh on automatically

This will make it easier without having to open tabs one by one to activate auto refresh
13 votes

Save "Page Monitor" text

Every time I start the extension, I need to input the Page Monitor text that I want it to stop on. Would be nice if this field remembers what I previously had set up.
13 votes

Random Interval Time can be save!

When I open Chrome next time, no need to input the Random Interval time every time!
12 votes

Search for CSS selector

Allow searching by classes and ids in addition to text
11 votes

When text is gone

So I'd like to see when this "out of stock" is gone off the page- because other things are being sold here, so I can't alert when it goes to "add to cart." A reverse text alert would be great.
9 votes

Auto Start URL

I would like to have a random refresh feature on this. Thanks
9 votes

Delay test

Provide a delay timer after the page refreshes to test for the text. Often times, websites use javascript to swap text. Thus, it would be great to have a small delay to give the javascript a moment to initialize and change anything before the test happens.
7 votes

Stop refreshing if you click anywhere on the page

If you don't stop the refresh, then you could miss the very opportunity you're trying to catch. Bringing up the popup, along with the cognitive context swap, takes a few seconds. Stopping with a click solves the problem nicely (and also pass the click through to whatever you clicked on).
6 votes

range of numbers

There should be an alert or notification for those users checking range of numbers, time, date, period, amount, and the like (ex: 1-100; January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2020; $50-$100)
5 votes

Look for whole HTML code for button and not text in it

Many sites using related products bar, which has same button memo "Add to Cart". But these related products has different html code for button, for instance: Product that i am looking for has that HTML code: Related products has: So there is not way to distinguish between these if text "Add to Cart" is used. In previous versions i was able to search for the html code "data-selenium="addToCartButton"" in order to correctly identify needed button.
5 votes

An OR situation to check for text

I wish I could define multiple strings that I want the monitor to look for and notify if ANY of those is found.
5 votes

Set time of day window

Looking for something to be in stock? In-store pickup is only available certain times of day. Save some bandwidth by not refreshing outside a certain window of time.
4 votes

CSS Selectors / JS Execution on the page.

Option for CSS selector (or JS execution) to return true/false. For example, I would like to target a button (add to cart) being NOT disabled. So something like: !document.querySelector('button.checkout').disabled When this button is not disabled I would like a notification.
4 votes

Multiple Tab Refresh

Allow auto refresh to refresh multiple tabs at once.
3 votes

Delay on text search & Search text after complete page reloading

An option to delay the text search after the page refresh. I'm trying to refresh a page and search for text currently, but it doesn't show up for a few seconds after the page loads because the page has to search for the information.
2 votes

Continuous to refresh

Do not stop when the keyword is found, continue to refresh。
2 votes

Link filter

Add functionality where it refreshes through various predefined links rather than just one predefined.
2 votes

Monitor Changes Only - No Refresh

Please provide for monitoring for changes without refreshing. This is for dynamic web pages, or virtual waiting rooms that already refresh themselves.
2 votes

notification when the pages or an item changes

thank you for this great tool but i wish if it was complete i mean it refreshes the page automatically but we have to keep looking if anything changes in the pages or something new happen. i suggest adding a notification sound alert t tell when a new item has been added or something changed in the page without stopping the refresh, so we wont be looking at the page waiting for the new items to be post and when refresh and the tool find changes we get the sound. thank you very much Damon Andrawos
2 votes

Force Immediate Refresh on HTTP 5xx errors

Rather than waiting on the preconfigured timer, detect HTTP 5xx errors and force an immediate refresh.
2 votes

Set the refresh start & end time

Refresh the page during the set period of the day. For example, Reload the page during working hours (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM).
1 votes

Select element using Xpath

I would like to be able to select an element on a page using it's Xpath. Some buttons on websites aren't being registered by your current detection logic. Xpath, however, does work to detect these elements.
1 votes

i want to be able to find a text with a count

say i want to find a text "challenge" exactly 5 times in a page. not more not less. i would like to have 2 feilds -> 1. Text that i want to search. 2. Number of times that text has to be in the page
1 votes

Page Monitor launch pre-defined link

Have an option on page monitor so that when a match is found you can specify a pre-defined link to launch. This link should be launched but does need to be monitored.
1 votes

Refresh page but keep the same page location

when you refresh a page it always goes to the top this would make it so it keeps the last scroll location of the page
1 votes

Button clicker

Some pages need an XHR refresh instead of a full refresh
1 votes

To automatically not refresh when working in browser.

When working in a browser window that is actively auto refreshing, sometimes the work you are doing is interrupted by a refresh actions. In some cases causing entries to be lost. The auto refresh add-in should be able to be configured to pause the auto fresh until the window does not have any activity like typing, I have seen other add-ins do this kind of pause action. Thanks,
1 votes

Possibility to look for x amount of pattern

Possibility to look for x amount of pattern
1 votes

countdown timer also showing on the page

It would be nice if the countdown timer also showed on the page.
0 votes

Ability to define JavaScript (callback) function to be executed when a text is found

It would be great if there were the ability to execute custom JavaScript code when a match occurs with the DOM element containing the found text as an argument. This would be useful in situations where one normally would need to press a button first to open a dialog and then perform another operation on the dialog. The ability to execute custom code could help automate this process in order to minimize human intervention when a match occurs.
0 votes

when 404 not found becomes 403 forbidden

will be notified when a 404 not found page changes to 403 forbidden or so
0 votes

Text changes to a link

Add the option to trigger when text changes over to a hyperlink (e.g., website has text placeholder that will be updated when their link goes live).
0 votes

Match non-breaking spaces " "

I am trying to find the target text "Results Found: 1" on my page. This doesn't match for some reason. Checking the source, it uses a non-breaking space: "Results Found: 1". I have tried matching this target text, but I can't seem to get it to work
0 votes

setting a number of times for page to be refreshed

exactly as it says, refreshing the page only for a specific number of times instead of an endless loop
0 votes

Provide a paid service to send notifications to mobile phones

This would help attend to things like PS5 stock updates.
0 votes

Notify if instance of text increases beyond defined threshold

Useful when looking for "Add to basket", but if there are also some items already for sale on the same page. It would be great to be able to trigger notification when, for example "Add to basket" occurs more than 4 times on the page. Some websites have "related items" at the bottom of the page of the thing you are looking at, which result in false positives - as they are usually in stock, when the item you want is not.
0 votes

add delay field

some pages will load mock data, or the homepage before loading the proper queried list. In my case, it's loading a list from the homepage and triggering the "in stock", even though the page doesn't have any. A small delay before the checking starts would solve it for me.
0 votes

Handle Leave Page/Reload Page/Confirm Resubmission Popup

Sometimes these popup dialog appear when refresh the page. "Leave Page" "Reload Page" "Confirm Resubmission" Please add an option to hard refresh in these situation.
0 votes

Korean language support issues

Thank you for supporting Korean. However, very poor quality translations hinder the use of the feature. Is there any way to change it to English until a better quality translation is available? In addition, it would be nice to have translation support through a simple site. For example, min = 의사록 This is a completely wrong translation and I wish there was a site that could suggest a better translation of this. It would be nice to collect these suggestions in the form of a one-page wiki and update them later after the developer checks them. Updates every certain period of time will lead to better translations over time, even for bad translations.
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