What are Bookmarklets?

Web browsers use "Bookmarks" (or "Favorites" in the Internet Explorer world) to store and save pages you frequent for quick access in the future.  A bookmark is no more than a reference to a web page’s specific Uniform Resource Locator, or URL… the long string of text starting with, for example, this website: http://www.connectedwell.com

a BookmarkLET is a bit of intelligent "code" (normally javascript) which performs some kind of custom function for you when you click it. It is similar to a spreadsheet macro for the Internet—it helps quickly automate something for you so you don’t have to do it yourself.

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What is your favorite bookmarklet? Please enter it in the comments!


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