tiny scripts for a button in your browser
Bookmarklets are a small bit of code you can put in a bookmark button in a browser. Here are a couple I keep that are handy.
💾 Archive.org's Wayback Machine
You can instantly archive the webpage you're on with the click of a button. Add a new bookmark to your browser. In Firefox, I right click the shortcut menu bar and say add new bookmark.
Give it a name then under location put this:
That code is run on the current web page when you click your bookmark. It'll direct you to the archive.org site to save the page.
Looking at the script, you could also just load "web.archive.org/save/[URL]" in a browser.
I use pinboard a lot to save links.
12ft is a tool to get around paywalls. It doesn't always work.
Here's a tool for Medium to get around their registration requirement. You just relace medium.com in the URL with scribe.rip.
🖼️Open Cleveland Art
Open a random piece of art from the Cleveland Museum of Art open collection.