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Convert Bookmarklets Into Chrome Extensions

Chrome: If you’re looking for a way to put your favorite bookmarklets, complete with custom icons, onto your Google Chrome toolbar, this handy web-app converts them to true extensions.

Convert Bookmarklet to Chrome Extension is a simple tool that takes the JavaScript from your bookmarklet and converts it to a Chrome extension. Although the site offers instructions on downloading installing the extension, they don’t offer any guidance on customizing the icon. For that, we recommend you check out the full guide at Freeware Genius below.

How to Convert a Bookmarklet into a Chrome Extension [Freeware Genius]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 02/21/12

Comments (2)

  1. Paul Clifford

    I did a screencast on using this website to create extensions and added how to change the icons.


  2. Paul Clifford

    Oh, here’s the link:

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