This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Latest Chrome


This sidebar widget will show the latest version numbers of most branches of Google Chrome.

There is also a tip telling if the user is using one of the latest versions of Chrome / Chromium.

Only the cron script will consume incoming bandwidth.


  • widget in work


  1. Unzip latest-chrome folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add /wp-content/plugins/latest-chrome/cron.php as a cron job in your server’s control panel


How accurately do the scripts work?

Checks for Chrome browsers are based on official data, while only the branch number will be checked for Chromium’s User-Agents.

Contributors & Developers

“Latest Chrome” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Translate “Latest Chrome” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • Fixed a typo during the script call.


  • Initial release.