July 20, 2023
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Your Resource Override Alternative is here!

Neha Badiani
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Are you using Resource Override to modify request/response headers, redirect URLs, insert scripts, and more?

Then you might knew this: Resource Override went into Maintenance Mode a while back.

What does it mean? Let's hear it directly from the creator of Resource Override, Kyle Paulsen, himself:


I will continue to fix any critical bugs that cause basic functionality to break. No new features will be added and any features that were never working in the first place (if any) wont be fixed

Additionally, in case Chrome or Firefox make changes in their requirements, this extension might stop existing on these platforms. From the

So what do you do now?

Requestly has got your back! But what is Requestly?

Requestly is an open-source and lightweight web debugging proxy available as a browser extension and desktop app to intercept and modify network requests.


Okay, why use it instead of Resource Override?

Apart from being open-source, Requestly does all and more than what Resource Override does with a cleaner UI!  

Requestly can:

Additionally, you can create mock APIs endpoints, recording web sessions with network and console logs, and also has a light-weight web based API testing tool to test your APIs. Currently, we have 185K+ users using our extension with stellar reviews! We also got accepted into Y Combinator for the W22 batch, read our announcement here: YC announcement


  • Requestly works with Selenium,
  • supports delay in both XHR & fetch based API requests,
  • Export/ Import rules and maintain a back-up of your rules,
  • A marketplace with pre-created rules

Want to know more? See what our users have to say about us!

If you're looking to migrate your rules from Resource Override to Requestly, you can reach out to us here [email protected] and we will help you out.

Happy debugging!

Requestly is an Open-Source frontend development platform with essential tooling & integrations that helps frontend developers write, test & debug their code 10x faster. Using Requestly, you can create mock API endpoints, test, validate & override API responses, modify request & response headers, setup redirects (Map local, Map remote) and use Requestly sessions for faster debugging.


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