Custom Single Key Shortcuts in Firefox using KeyConfig - Sridhar Katakam Keyconfig is a fantastic add-on for Firefox that lets you set custom keyboard shortcuts for every possible action/task in Firefox incl. launching bookmarklets. In this article I share how I set single key shortcuts like ‘z’ for going back ‘x’ for going forward ‘a’ to switch to left tab ‘s’ to switch to right tab ‘t’ to open a new tab ‘c’ for closing the current tab ‘r’ to refresh ‘i’ to start inspecting webpage elements with Firebug ‘u’ to copy URL of the current tab ‘l’ to focus address bar ‘d’ to bookmark in Delicious ‘v’ to view source ‘p’ to open Page Info window With these and a few other add-ons like Search Keys I fly in Firefox with keyboard, not point and click. 12 Ways to Be More Search Savvy Google has made it possible for us to have instant information gratification. Just start typing the first letters of your search word and the site intuits your question and offers you the smartest choice of answers. Seems simple enough. But as quick and facile as the process is, there are ways to be even more efficient, more search-savvy.
Zimilate: Free Website to Save, Organize Web Content, Notes, Images Zimilate is an amazing free online service that lets you save practically any digital content for future reference. You can use Zimilate to save images, notes, links, simple files, and even entire webpages. You can either simply drag and drop files from your computer to Zimilate’s web interface to save them, or use the Zimilate browser clipper extension to directly save entire web pages to your Zimilate account. You can save your content to different sections (called spheres), and add tags in order to manage and organize it better. Zimilate lets you create as many spheres as you want, and you can even re-order them to create a hierarchical structure. All of the saved content in Zimilate is searchable, and can be made private or public (if you want to share it with others).
10 Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web No, it’s not Spiderman’s latest web slinging tool but something that’s more real world. Like the World Wide Web. The Invisible Web refers to the part of the WWW that’s not indexed by the search engines. Most of us think that that search powerhouses like Google and Bing are like the Great Oracle”¦they see everything. Unfortunately, they can’t because they aren’t divine at all; they are just web spiders who index pages by following one hyperlink after the other. But there are some places where a spider cannot enter.
GiveALink.org GiveALink features a search engine which, given a URL, finds other Web pages that people bookmark together with it (i.e. similar Web pages). The search engine also supports keyword search and the results can be personalized based on the user's submitted bookmark files. In addition, users can view, organize, augment their bookmarks online, as well as download their bookmark files to several computers.
thinkery: Take Notes, Save Webpages & URLs For Later While Browsing With the massive amount of information online, sometimes we just can’t keep track of all important and interesting content that we come across. This is where thinkery can help you out. This handy web application makes life easier by letting you focus on the important content, and access it instantly at any later time. Basically, thinkery is a bookmarklet available for all browsers (and an extension for Chrome) that allows you to quickly capture anything that comes to your mind, and save content that you come across on the web for future reference. With it, you can quickly save all important URLs to your thinkery account.
10 StumbleUpon Alternatives 2013 - Technodator What is StumbleUpon? Pinterest Pinterest is a new competitor of StumbleUpon in content discovery sites.Unlike SU,pinterest focuses on images,video,graphics than articles,text.You can create your new category known as “pinboards”(known as list in SU) and “pin” button works as like button.But it have some limitation compare to StumbleUpon.It don’t have vast amount of interests like SU.Check out official website at www.pinterest.com for more more information. Nextstories Nextstories is works through a “bookmarklet button”.Add their bookmarklet button into your browser’s favourite bar,go to your favourite website and click on bookmarklet button and get amazed.It will change the view of article/news site and allows a reader a more comforting reading experience of particular site.But again it have limitations like you can’t discover new websites through it or submit your own links.Again more information can be found on their official website.
Search by Color? A Little-Known Trick to Find the Right Image Digital Tools Flickr: Richard Morton By Tasha Bergson-Michelson At its heart, clever searching lies at the intersection of critical thinking, imagination, and the savvy use of technical tools. Google Search Educator Tasha Bergson-Michelson begins a series of guest posts about innovative ways to approach finding information and the problems we can solve when we bring together technology, creativity, and education.
Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research UPDATE: As of 2015 the GiveAlink project has been archived and the GiveALink.org website is no longer operational. Link analysis algorithms leverage hyperlinks created by authors as semantic endorsements between pages, while social bookmarks provide a way to leverage annotations by information consumers as a source of information about pages. This project explores a novel approach that is a synergy of the two: soliciting annotations from users about the content of pages, in a way that implicitly forms networks of relationships between and among resources and tags. Web Directories List 108 sites found in Directories Aviva Directory Searchable web directory of quality internet sites. One time fee for prompt site review. Jasmine Directory Featuring businesses, companies, products, advertising companies and services.
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