Ask the Readers: What Are Your Must-Have Bookmarklets?

By Jason Fitzpatrick on February 8th, 2012

Bookmarklets, tiny chunks of JavaScript packaged in a browser bookmark, offer uses a simple and cross-platform way to interact with the web. What are you must have bookmarklets?

Image courtesy of, a bookmarklet search engine.

You can use bookmarklets for everything from streamlining a page for easy reading to turning an otherwise boring website into a round of Angry Birds. This week we’re interested in hearing how you use bookmarklets to enhance your web browsing experience.

Sound off in the comments with your favorite bookmarklets (don’t forget to include a link for other readers to go grab a copy for themselves) and an explanation of how they improve your browsing experience. Check back on Friday for the What You Said roundup to add some new bookmarklets to your collection.

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 02/8/12
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