Features

  • Get notifications of your all Google+ Communities from anywhere
  • Communities(tabs) will be sorted by the number of new posts and the timestamp of the latest activity in each community, except the community which you selected last time will be at the left end and loaded automatically.)
  • Posts in a community(tab) will be sorted by the timestamp of the latest activity in each post. (The latest timestamp will be displayed as well, instead of the posted timestamp.)
  • Posts with light pink background color are new.
  • Posts with light yellow background color have been updated since you opened the community last time. (It includes edited and commented activities, but +1'd and reshared.)
  • In the Options page, you can omit communities which you don't want notifications from.
  • Keep unread marks, unless you click "Mark all as read" or go to the community page. (v 0.17.0 ~)

Downloads

Supported browser Download link
Google Chrome v21 ~ GoogleCommunitiesNotifications-0.17.5.crx
Opera Next v15 ~ GoogleCommunitiesNotifications-0.17.5.nex

FAQ

Is your Google+ Pages extension available in Chrome Web Store? I can't install the .crx file in the latest Chrome. (via Balazs Nadasdi's post)
No, it isn't at this moment. Please refer to the following page to install it.
Adding extensions from other websites - Chrome Web Store Help
It says, "We recommend you only add extensions from other websites that you trust. In Chrome, you can follow these steps to add the extension:
  1. Download the extension file from the website and save it to your computer.
  2. Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar.
  3. Select Tools > Extensions.
  4. Locate the extension file on your computer and drag the file onto the Extensions page.
  5. Review the list of permissions in the dialog that appears. If you would like to proceed, click Install.

Support / Comments

Please mention to YungSang NaN at Google+ or below.

Release Notes

August 20, 2013 : v0.17
Follow new Google+ API which can't keep posts unread. Currently it's the only way I've found to get a stream in a community.
May 15, 2013 : v0.16
Follow new Google+ API
January 11, 2013 : v0.15
Open a window in background on click a link to stay at the popup window
January 18, 2013 : v0.14
Some UI/UX improvements
January 13, 2013 : v0.13
Support "Mark all as read"
December 26, 2012 : v0.12
Add options to omit notifications of a specified community
December 16, 2012 : v0.11
Internationalization for ja and de.
Special thanks to +Michael Gehlert, +Takashi Ogawa, +Terushi Arakawa and +K Schenk.
December 13, 2012 : v0.10
Add +1 button on each post
December 11, 2012 : v0.8, v0.9
Add the latest comment on each post
December 10, 2012 : v0.7
Distinguish new posts from unread/updated posts
December 9, 2012 : v0.6
- Omit to update communities's info in the background while the popup is opened.
- Reset an unread count of a community, right after clicking its tab and getting notifications.
December 8, 2012 : v0.4, 0.5
Released beta version
December 7, 2012 : v0.1-0.3
Released alpha version