Why are bookmarklets so good?
- They save time
- They are easy to use
- The work with all browsers
- They can perform various different functions
Check out our list of the best bookmarklets developed to boost your productivity and make the life of an online marketer easier.
1. Page index
Checks whether or not a page was indexed by Google . With the help of this bookmarklet, you can also look at a page’s snippet and check the title, description and other elements.
Shows the pages of a website that were indexed by Google during past week.
3. Site index
Shows all the indexed pages of a website and their approximate number. This bookmarklet comes in handy when analysing your competitors’ websites.
Directs you to the Structured Data Testing Tool section in Google Webmaster Tools in one click. There you can see how a page is displayed up in SERPs and check the accuracy of its microdata code.
5. Page rank
A simple Bookmarklet which shows PR (PageRank).
6. Page speed
The quickest way to test a pages speed and get recommendations on how to improve it.
Dynamically displays how popular a search query is within a specific site domain.
8. Cache viewer
Goes to Google cache and retrieves a screenshot of a page, taken when a search engine robot last visited this page. This way you can view a page even if it doesn’t load or loads too slowly. You can also track recent changes to a page.
9. Site history
It allows you to see what a website looked like in the past.
Counts the number of words and characters in text you highlight.
11. Meta data
Displays all the available information about the meta data of a page including: title, description, keywords, Twitter cards, Open Graph and so on.
Highlights all headlines (H1-H6) on a page with different colors.
Highlights all links with the ‘nofollow’ attribute on a page.
14. External links
Shows a list of all the external links on a page.
All external links are highlighted with blue, whilst internal ones are highlighted with red. It’s very helpful on sites with a lot of links.
16. Text to link
Replaces anchor texts with links.
17. Show robots.txt
Gives you immediate access to the robots.txt file of a site you are currently viewing.
18. Canonical URL
Shows a canonical page URL and checks if the current URL matches this.
Shows the site you came from to reach the page you’re currently viewing.
21. Delete cookies
Deletes all cookies from the website you are currently viewing in one click.
Turns a page you are viewing into a template.
Turns all images into alt texts.
24. Hide images
Hides all images on a page.
25. Simple design
Makes all the text on a page black and the background – white. Any links are colored in blue and violet.
Sorts spreadsheets alphabetically (A to Z and vice versa).
27. Number of lines
Adds a serial number to each line of a spreadsheet.
Shows which pages of a website are the most popular on Twitter. You can select results for various timeframes.
29. Social shares
Shows how many times and on what social networks a page has been shared.
Allows you to download videos from YouTube in the following formats: MP3, iPod, FLV, MP4 and AVI. It doesn’t just work on YouTube, but also on any pages containing embedded YouTube videos.
Good luck! I hope you’ll find these bookmarklets helpful.