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bookmarklet

A special type of Web browser bookmark that includes processing. Written in JavaScript, the bookmarklet is dragged from the website offering it to the user's favorites/bookmarks bar. When clicked, it performs some task such as opening up a search box that when filled out goes directly to the search engine of the site. For more information, visit www.bookmarklets.com. See bookmark and pinmarklet.
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With the Bookmarklet, you can "highlight a quote, click the button and now it's on your blog.
As mentioned above, the Sharing Bookmarklet application will allow you to share any article, webpage or online source on LinkedIn Updates, Twitter, to your groups or even to individuals from one place.
The product sounds interesting, but will have few takers - dependency on users to download the bookmarklet/remember that there is a bookmarklet while commenting etc is too much to ask for.
If you're looking for a bookmarklet for a specific task, it's a good idea to Google for it, including the name of the browser you're using, just to see what's available.
Released initially as a web browser bookmarklet, Fill It works for logins and passwords, checkouts and registration pages and helps save time on much longer forms.
Flipboard offers online tools--such as a bookmarklet and a Google Chrome browser extension--that let you "collect anything from anywhere," meaning you can flip articles, audio, videos, and images from anyplace on the web into a Flipboard magazine.
A benefit to Pocket is that it is also a web-based tool that can be added as a bookmarklet to a web browser, allowing users to add items via two methods.
Microsoft provides a bookmarklet called Clip to OneNote, which will save an image of an entire page to a note.
PosterPin offers its own PosterPin Bookmarklet (similar to the Pinterest Pin-It Button) that can be dragged to the users bookmarks-bar.
But feeding the services requires a bookmarklet that you can put in your browser toolbar or a desktop droplet (what an icon on the Mac is called) where you drag a URL and it captures the page.
In late October 2011, Storify unveiled new site features such as a revised bookmarklet and allnew Storypad that lets users collect and save media from all over the web.
The read later bookmarklet adds pages to unread list without prompting for further information.