Crossrider Community to Reach 300 Million Users

May 01, 2013, 13:45 ET from Crossrider

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Browser Extension Development Company to Award Round the World Ticket

Crossrider, the leading solution for building cross-browser extensions has launched a contest to celebrate its rapidly growing community expected to surpass 300 million end-users by next week. Developers will be eligible to receive a prize of a round the world airline ticket for two when he or she opens an account through the company's website and writes an extension - if it happened to be installed by the 300 millionth user.  At the launch of this contest, the home page counter showed 293,333,517 installations, growing at a rate of approximately 700 thousand to 1 million new installs daily.

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Since the release of its beta in May of last year, Crossrider has grown its community by hundreds of thousands of new users daily. "We're proud of the popularity our platform has attracted in the last year," said Koby Menachemi, CEO of Crossrider. "We have launched this contest to reward the developers of our community who have not only contributed to the success of Crossrider but also to encourage new developers to become familiar with our one-stop-shop platform for developing, promoting and monetizing browser extensions in a fraction of the time."

Crossrider provides a scalable platform for JavaScript programmers familiar with jQuery, who can create extensions for the major internet browsers - Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari without having to spend time developing extensions for each individual browser.  Free to register and use, Crossrider community members can roll out their applications to potentially millions of end-users, without having to learn a new language or having to update their extensions when a new version of a supported browser is released. Crossrider provides all the necessary tools for building, managing, promoting and monetizing apps including online IDE, analytics, as well as 24/7 email support.

About Crossrider

Founded in 2011, Crossrider eliminates the need for developers to create multiple browser extensions by offering a cross-browser solution they can use to develop apps that work on all major browsers with a single JavaScript code. Crossrider provides a powerful API that takes care of the rest and a robust suite of tools developers can use to build, manage, monetize and track app performance. Crossrider was purchased by in December, 2012. Discover more at

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SOURCE Crossrider