I have compiled a list of bookmarklets that I find useful and use regularly.
Updated: 09/03/08: As this list is rather getting long and I will be updating this frequently with more bookmarklets as I find and use them, I have categorized them so it’s easier to find what you need. If you would like to contribute to this list, leave your favorite bookmarklet in the comments and I’ll add it in.
- Stumble This! – StumbleUpon Toolbar less stumbling link. Very useful if you don’t want any other extra features that the toolbar provides. Become a power stumbler quickly! [via Firefox Facts]
- Share This! – A very useful WordPress plugin also comes as a bookmarklet that lets you share a link via different social networks or by email.
- Digg Submit – Submit a site to Digg easily with this bookmarklet
- Add to Delicious – Lets you bookmark a site to delicious.com without the delicious toolbar.
- TwitThis – Send a quick Tweet if you have a Twitter account. (my Twitter account)
- TinyUrl! – Make a long url a short one with TinyUrl with this bookmarklet
- Share on FriendFeed – Lets you share bookmarks in the new kid on the block FriendFeed
- Gmail This! – One of my most used bookmarklets. Opens up a compose window with the url I am at in the email body and the title of the page in the subject. Based on a reader request, i previously showed how to create a custom gmailthis bookmarklet out of this for your most frequent contacts.
- Google Notebook – Note This bookmarklet now lets anyone to quickly select a block of text and hit the bookmarklet to save it in Google Notebook. Don’t select anything and hit the bookmarklet to save the url of the page you are in.
- PassPack It! – This is a bookmarklet for my favorite online password manager program, PassPack. Once setup, it lets you quickly login to websites with your saved username/passwords.
- Add to RTM! – A bookmarklet to add tasks
- Google Talk (gadget) – Opens the Google Talk gadget. Read how to open Google Talk gadget in Sidebar here.
- Clip to Evernote: Evernote is a great alternative to Google Notebook and is at times better. You can use this bookmarklet to quickly clip notes to your Evernote. [Evernote Review]
- Subscribe.. (Google Reader) – Subscribe to a website/blog’s RSS feed with Google Reader in one click. You could also try a Google Greasemonkey script to do this automatically when you hit any RSS feed.
- Analytics Today (Google Analytics) – This bookmarklet will take you to your Google Analytics account and show you today’s stats for your site. You have to edit this url and insert your Google Analytics id (you’ll see it in the location bar when logged in) where it says .
- RSSFwd – It’s a bookmarklet for a service that lets you have any RSS feed emailed straight to your inbox.
- Enlarge Text Areas - Use this to enlarge text areas in forms in any website or blog.
- Press This – A bookmarklet to automatically blog a page you are at, in your WordPress blog. You have to edit this bookmarklet and change the website to your own URI for it to work.
- BugMeNot – Hate websites that force you to register to read? BugMeNot.com has tons of usernames & passwords for those sites. This bookmarklet makes it even easier to get them. (thanks doshdosh)
- Map your Flickr Photos – A very cool bookmarklt that enables mapping, geocoding and geotagging directly in your Flickr photo page [via Sumaato]
- All-In-One Video – The all-in-one bookmarklet supports YouTube, Google Video, Metacafe, Myspace, Break.com, Putfile, Dailymotion, Sevenload, MyVideo.de and Clipfish.de. Bookmark the link below and access the bookmark when looking at videos on any of the supported websites. The bookmarklet will give you the download-link(s) for the video you were looking at.
- SecondBrain – You can easily add websites to your SecondBrain account.
- PricePinx – Just highlight the price in a product page and use this bookmarklet to receive price drop alerts from ProcePinx. (3/13/08)
- Firebug Lite – If you are a Firefox junkie, you are going to love this bookmarklet as it lets you use it any browser like Opera, Safari and Internet Explorer and get the familiar Firebug for debugging.
- Zoom images in – This one lets you zoom into images in any website.
- MRI – Enter a selector and hit MRI and it will highlight any element in the page that matches the selector. Very useful and works in most browsers. [more on MRI]
- Open in IE – Quickly open a webpage you are viewing in Firefox, Opera or Safari in Internet Explorer.
A great resource I found while collecting bookmarklets I could use and that might be of interest to you, is Jesse’s Bookmarklet site. He has nicely categorized various bookmarklets into different sections.
Do you know of any other bookmarklets that’ll make this list better? Let me know in the comments and I’ll add them to this list. As the other posts in the Top Stuff series (look below for other posts), this list will be an evolving one with updates as I come across useful ones.