Types of Mods

Types of Starter Bricks

There are 5 different ways you can start a mod with PixieBrix:

  • Button: a customizable button to the webpage that runs an action

  • Context Menu: a right-click menu that runs an action on the selected text or element

  • Quick Bar Action: a menu item in the PixieBrix Quick Bar that runs an action. Learn how to set up your Quick Bar here: Quick Bar Setup

  • Sidebar Panel: a custom persistent panel displayed in the PixieBrix Sidebar. You can open the sidebar by clicking the PixieBrix icon in the Chrome toolbar

  • Trigger: an automatic trigger that runs an action. Examples of triggers are page loads, elements appearing on the screen, and more.

We call these Starter Bricks, and the following docs dive into each.

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