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Bookmarklets: Final Thoughts -

A Final Word

In this column we showed you how to create and use bookmarklets. Bookmarklets are very easy to write and install. They are safe, flexible, and extremely convenient. They enable you to perform useful tasks by selecting a bookmark or clicking a button.

We explained the "javascript:" protocol and its implementations, including two examples: bookmarklets that speed up search engine queries, and a bookmarklet that swaps the banners on the current page with Doc JavaScript's banner. We also introduced a handy utility that assists you in the process of creating bookmarklets. In this column you learned:

Produced by Yehuda Shiran and Tomer Shiran

Created: February 1, 1999
Revised: February 1, 1999