Bookmarklets allow you to always keep your common tasks on a web page just a click away. This article tells you what bookmarklets are, and explains how to install and use them.
A bookmarklet is a "one-click" tool which adds functionality to the browser, such as modifying the appearance of a web page, querying a search engine with search terms provided by previously selected text, or submitting the current page to a translation or blogging service.
To install a bookmarklet, simply:
That's all there is to it!
The process is very similar for other browsers; usually the only hard part is figuring out how to show your browser's Bookmarks Toolbar – but once that's taken care of, you're good to go!
All you have to do is:
Now that you know what bookmarklets are and how to install and use them, here are some cool bookmarklets to start your own collection:
You can find more at http://marklets.com/.