Extensions in Scratch extend the scope of the Scratch editor and let you add extra features to your Scratch project. With Scratch extensions, you can connect hardware like Makey Makey, micro:bit, etc. to give your projects a physical outlet. Let us discuss how to delete Scratch extensions with a step-by-step procedure. Scroll down to find out more.
With this blog, you will learn how to delete Scratch extensions!
This is Chapter 2.13 in the
Advanced Scratch Tutorial
How to delete Scratch extensions?
Deleting a Scratch extension is an easy and straightforward process. Let’s discuss the steps to deleting an extension in Scratch in detail:
Method 1: To delete an Extension block from the Scratch editor
The steps to delete an extension block from the Scratch editor are given below:
- Step 1: Locate the extension block in your Scratch editor that you want to remove.
- Step 2: Right-click on that block.
- Step 3: Now, you will see a drop-down menu with three options, “duplicate,” “add comment,” and “delete block”. Click on “delete block”.
- Step 4: Your block is now deleted from the Scratch editor.
Method 2: To delete an Extension block from the Scratch block Palette
The steps to delete an extension block from the Scratch block palette are explained below:
- Step 1: If you want to delete the extension block from the Scratch block editor, click on the refresh icon in the top-left corner of your webpage.
- Step 2: The webpage will be reloaded now and the extension block will also be deleted.
Note: Refreshing the page will also delete other blocks if you have used any in your Scratch editor.
About Scratch Extension
Extensions in Scratch add new blocks to the block palette. There are a total of nine basic blocks in the Scratch block palette. We can add extra blocks from the extension block like music, pens, etc. We can also connect external hardware like micro:bit, LEGO Mindstorms, etc., with the help of the extension block in Scratch.
The extension block in Scratch is located at the bottom of the block palette, as shown in the image below. There are a total of 11 extension blocks in Scratch.
How to add extensions In Scratch?
There are a total of 11 extensions in Scratch that you can add to your block palette. You can add extensions to your Scratch project in a few simple steps. Read the steps below to add extensions to Scratch.
- Step 1: Open a new Scratch project.
- Step 2: In the block palette, you will find the icon for the extension block at the bottom, as shown in the image below:
- Step 3: Click on the extension-block icon.
- Step 4: After you have clicked on the extension block, it will take you to the extension page where you can select the extension that you want to add to your project.
- Step 5: There are a total of 11 types of extensions that you can add to your project. They are music extension, pen extension, video sensing extension, text-to-speech extension, translate extension, makey makey extension, micro:bit extension, Lego Mindstorms EV3 extension, Lego Boost extension, Lego Education WeDo 2.0 extension, and Go Direct Force & Acceleration extension.
- Step 6: Simply click on the extension that you want to add, and it will be added under the extension block in your block palette.
FAQs on deleting the Scratch extension
How to delete extensions in Scratch?
To delete an extension on Scratch, simply refresh the page and your extension block will be deleted.
How do I delete the Scratch account?
To delete your Scratch account, click on the account settings. Here, click on “I want to delete my account.” Then you will be asked a few questions, like if you want to keep showing your projects, etc. Then you will be asked to enter your password. Your account will be deleted within 2 days of this.
What are the extensions in Scratch?
Extensions in Scratch are blocks in the block palette that add extra blocks and features to your Scratch project. This extends the scope of the Scratch editor.
What is the Scratch 3.0 extension?
In Scratch 3.0, you can add extra blocks to your Scratch project apart from the 9 basic blocks in the Scratch block palette.
What are Scratch add-ons?
Scratch add-ons are extensions that you can add to Google Chrome, like animated thumbnails, etc.
Adding and deleting are easy and straightforward processes, just like everything is in Scratch. We hope that our blog has answered your question and has added some educational value to your life. Let us know what other topics you want us to cover.
For further reading, read our blog on extensions on Scratch!