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Archive for June 2nd, 2010

Bookmarklets: empower your webbrowser

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/06/02

Next to Greasemonkey – the script engine that empowers FireFox and Chrome, there is another very powerful way to enhance your browser:
Bookmarklets.

Bookmarklets are like shortcuts, but they don’t point to a static URL: they add action, usually by some JavaScript.

If the bookmarklet returns a string, then the browser will follow that as a URL.
But the since bookmarklet  has access to the current page, it can also perform just a local action.

The cool thing is that most bookmarklets work on almost any popular browser.

These are a few bookmarklets that I use on a regular base, most are from bookmarklets.com: Read the rest of this entry »

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