Inside Technique : Bookmarklets Introduction
Bookmarklets are small scripts that are contained within a link. These links can be added to your toolbar to extend your browsing experience. In this article we show you how to create three bookmarklets that add new lookup features to your browser.
by Microsoft and Netscape and allows you to execute simple scripts on the client through a URL.
Click Me. The HTML for this link is as follows:
The above link becomes a bookmarklet when you add it to your favorites or add it to your toolbar (you can drag links onto your toolbar in many browsers). Now every time this link is chosen from your favorite menu you get the alert.
Bookmarklet are also fully cross-browser and cross-platform compatible and are only limited by the script your create. Our bookmarklets on the next page rely on accessing the user's selection so they only run in Internet Explorer 4.0 (non-Mac) and Netscape Navigator 4.0 and later.
Next we show you how to create three simple bookmarklets that can help you improve your vocabulary.
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