- Sep 24, 2020
Google to Shut Down its Chrome Web Store Soon
Google is all set to shut down its Chrome Web Store payments. This will further stop the process wherein developers can charge for extensions through its payments system. The shut down of the Web Store will take place over the months to come.
The current developers who are earning through the platform will have to search for other options when it comes to making money. Additionally, developers will also be required to switch to another way of tracking user licenses.
A major reason for this move seems to be due to the rising number of fraudulent extensions and payment scams. Owing to that, Google had temporarily placed a ban on the new paid items back in March.
By the start of the next year, Google will also head over to disable the free trials for extensions as well. However, developers will still have the access to all of their licensed data.
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