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Added my suggestions as separate answers so people can vote on individual bookmarklets. – Tom Savage Jun 30 '10 at 22:26
You should really link each one of them to a the place that provides them. – Adam Tuttle Jul 1 '10 at 0:52
I <3 Bookmarklets! They are some of the best web apps! – Greg Bray Jul 1 '10 at 4:54
one could also argue that bookmarklets are for browsers and thus this question belongs to superuser :) – akira Jul 1 '10 at 17:36
Delicious will soon be gone. Leaked info from an internal Yahoo meeting has confirmed this. Be prepared to soon hear about its demise. Start backing up your bookmarks. Meanwhile, the search is on for something as good as or better than delicious. Know any? – Mamta D Dec 18 '10 at 7:42

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A couple for the Twitter web interface:

  • DeClutter Twitter: Filters out all tweets which match pre-defined keywords (iPad, 4square, etc)

  • Hovercard Removal: Stop hovercards from automatically appearing and blocking a whole tweet whenever you mouse over a username

Both of these are quick bookmarklets I threw together to scratch an itch, and use most days. Keyword filtering in particular is something that is supported in several twitter clients but still hasn't made it to the web interface yet, so that bookmarklet makes my timeline much more readable on Apple product launch days / during sport games I'm not interested in / etc!

Couple of simple non-twitter ones based on the url of the site you're on:

  • When a site you're visiting is down, check DownForEveryOneOrJustMe.com to quickly see if it's a network issue your side or not javascript:window.location%20=%20'http://www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com/'+window.location.host;

  • Probably pretty niche, but do a WHOIS lookup on the current domain: javascript:window.location%20=%20'http://who.is/whois/'+window.location.host;


Shameless plug, but in addition to the Amazon Wishlist bookmarklet I use the Woot This Deal Button when I find a good deal for a product online that I want to buy.


PageZipper loads multi-page articles onto one page.


I use this from time to time:

Probably worth mentioning what it does, and why it's useful? – GAThrawn Oct 14 '10 at 15:08

I use this one, from the W3C validator, very handy for web developers:


Kippt for saving URLs I also want to access from my mobile devices.

Readability for making article more readable for my eyes.


It prevents the page from capturing mouse events in JavaScript, useful for sites that won't let you right-click or select text. I am not sure where it's originally from, though.


Visual Event to show all attached event handlers


WTF - to determine what JavaScript libraries are in use on the current page.


I use view source on Internet Explorer It lets me see the real dom (including all javascript manipulations) of the current page


A simple one : "View Cookies"


While Opera has an option to automatically reload a web page at pre-defined intervals, Internet Explorer, Firefox & Safari do not have any such feature by default.

Here's my version of a bookmarklet to automatically refresh any web-page after a specified interval. This is useful for tracking web-pages that serve info dynamically but may not have implemented AJAX to auto-refresh.


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