Bookmarklets: simple plugins for your browser
A bookmarklet is a bookmark whose URL (web address) contains a small program that does something useful with the currently displayed web page. To execute the program, you click on the bookmark.
- Installation: Usually, a bookmarklet is provided on the web as a link that you drag to your bookmarks bar.
- Examples of useful bookmarklets:
- Tip: bookmarklets can be quickly invoked via browser keywords.
A simple example would be the following program inside a URL.
You can click on the link to execute it, you can also add the link to your bookmarks bar.