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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 warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. 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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