Giphy for Chrome: plugin search GIFs with one click, see tricks

GIFs make your conversations and posts more fun and relaxed. By downloading the Giphy for Chrome extension, you can quickly search and share animations in your Google browser. The plugin opens a discreet window on the side of the browser, which allows you to find fun images without having to close the current Chrome page. The extension gathers thousands of GIFs from the GIPHY database. You can copy links, generate codes to use on websites, and download images to your computer. Here's how to install and use the Giphy for Chrome plugin.

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Chrome extension lets you find GIFs quickly

Step 1. Go to the Giphy for Chrome extension download page and click on the "Use in Chrome" option;

Option to download Giphy for Chrome extension

Step 2. To download and install the extension, click the "Add Extension" button.

Action to download and install the Giphy for Chrome extension in Chrome

How to find GIFs in the plugin

Step 1. After installation, click the Giphy icon in the upper right corner of the screen to open the extension;

Option to start the Giphy for Chrome extension

Step 2. Click the search bar, type the type of GIF you want to find and press the 'Enter' key on your keyboard to continue;

Option to fetch a GIF in Giphy for Chrome extension

Step 3. You can click on "Copy Link" to copy the link to web. This link can be used in comments on social networks and online messengers.

Option to copy a GIF link in the Giphy for Chrome tool

How to search for GIFs by theme suggested by extension

Step 1. To start the extension, click the Giphy icon in the upper right corner of the screen;

Option to start the Giphy for Chrome extension

Step 2. Click the list icon, located in the lower left corner of the screen;

path to access the Giphy for Chrome extension GIF themes options

Step 3. Click on one of the categories to continue;

Giphy for Chrome extension GIF theme option

Step 4. Click on one of the GIF subtopics to view the animations;

Giphy for Chrome extension GIF themes options

Step 5. Click on one of the GIFs to open it on the sharing screen;

Giphy for Chrome extension screen and GIFs

Step 6. Click on the "Copy Link" option to keep the link leading to the GIF on the computer's clipboard. You can paste this link into posts on social networks. However, you can click the left mouse button on the image to copy the embed code of the image or use the "Copy Full Size GIF Image" option, as we will do in this example;

Options for downloading and sharing a GIF in the Giphy for Chrome extension

Step 7. Paste the link in the Chrome address bar so the animation will open in full screen. After that, right click the GIF and choose the option to download it to the computer.

Option that downloads to PC GIFs found in Giphy For Chrome extension

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