Browser Integrations

Choose the Right Components Directly from your Browser

What’s it all about?’s Browser Integration allows your developers to see a snapshot of the component’s open source security details before downloading it to their repository. The Chrome extension quickly identifies open source component package references on web pages such as Stack Overflow, Maven Central, and more.

With a simple click of the icon on the page, developers can view important details to help them decide whether or not to add a new component. Details include known vulnerabilities, quality scores, and whether the component is currently in use within your organization.

Selecting the right component the first time can make your team’s development process more effective, saving you valuable time and money by preventing costly tear and replace ops later down the line when nearing release deadlines.


What information does it provide?

Once you click on the Mend Browser Integration extension, it scans the page and detects all package references and provides the following information on each open source component.

  • Version: Informs you if there’s a newer version.
  • License: Identifies the component’s license.
  • Policy Violations: Shows you whether the component meets your company’s policy as configured in your Mend account.
  • Projects: Shows you if your organization is already using this library and number of occurrences.
  • Vulnerabilities: Each shield accounts for a different vulnerability and severity is demonstrated by
  • Quality: Provides an overall score based on the number of commits, version releases, etc.

Make your development more agile with Mend Browser Integration

The Mend Browser Integration is offered as part of the Mend For Developers bundle that empowers your development to choose better components the first time. If you aren’t already a Mend customer, this is your opportunity to take advantage of our wide range of benefits.

Reach out and ask to connect it to your account empowers businesses to develop better software by harnessing the power of open source. Your developers depend on open source components to work faster and focus on developing strong and innovative products.

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Try’s open source security and license compliance solution:

  • No installation required.
  • Unlimited reports and full access to all features.
  • To start, we’ll contact you for a quick set-up call to create your account. You’ll be able to start running immediately after.