Google Chrome: Use Bookmarklets to Create a Customized Toolbar

Posted September 5, 2008 by Rob Rogers in Google

By using bookmarklets, you can compensate for Chrome’s lack of support for extensions. You can create a customized toolbar to utilize the functionality of other sites like StumbleUpon, Delicious, Evernote, and others.

Here’s some good bookmarklets to start with. Simply drag any of these links to Chrome’s Bookmarks bar:


Bookmark on Delicious

Post to Twitter

Clip to Evernote

Submit to StumbleUpon

Share on FriendFeed

Take Screenshot

Generate TinyURL

Supercharged GmailThis (via Lifehacker)

What bookmarklets do you use?


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  • crispinr

    ‘Share on FaceBook’ would be great!

  • Cool
    Thanks so much…I’ll be putting these to use

  • Drew

    I use “Download YouTube HD” from Lets you download the new HD videos from youtube as an .mp4 with the click of a button. Thanks for this list, keep adding to it!

  • For sharing to your Facebook profile you can make new bookmark “Share on Facebook”

    and paste this link below to the URL field:

    javascript:var d=document,f=’’,l=d.location,e=encodeURIComponent,p=’.php?src=bm&v=4&i=1234538055&u=’+e(l.href)+’&t=’+e(d.title);1;try{if (!/^(.*.)?facebook.[^.]*$/.test(;share_internal_bookmarklet(p)}catch(z) {a=function() {if (!’r’+p,’sharer’,’toolbar=0,status=0,resizable=1,width=626,height=436′))l.href=f+p};if (/Firefox/.test(navigator.userAgent))setTimeout(a,0);else{a()}}void(0)

    or simply drag this link to your Bookmark bar Share on Facebook

    • Sorry,

      it should be:

      or simply drag this link to your Bookmark bar Share on Facebook

  • Jan Collet

    How does the link look like when you want to share to your Facebook Page?

  • Anonymous

    this is great

  • Anonymous

    Try it!

  • ya dig

  • giusy887

    javascript:var d=document,f=’’,l=d.location,e=encodeURIComponent,p=’.php?src=bm&v=4&i=1257009031&u=’+e(l.href)+’&t=’+e(d.title);1;try{if (!/^(.*.)?facebook.[^.]*$/.test(;share_internal_bookmarklet(p)}catch(z) {a=function() {if (!’r’+p,’sharer’,’toolbar=0,status=0,resizable=1,width=626,height=436′))l.href=f+p};if (/Firefox/.test(navigator.userAgent))setTimeout(a,0);else{a()}}void(0)

    Drag this link to your Bookmark bar Share on Facebook