23.7.06

FIREFOX EXTENSIONS: more useful tools...


These are especially useful in Google crawling, you can see the results clearly, get info from WIKIPEDIA instantly and browse websites in results view...

RightSearch 0.1,
by
Fredrik Savje,
released on Jul 2, 2006

Send marked text to certain page, e.g. search engines.

GoogleTabs 2.2
,
by
Christopher Finke,
released on Jun 14, 2006

Adds a context menu option to open Google search results in tabs.
Compatible with the following searches: Web, Images, News, Groups,
Froogle, Scholar, and Local; also compatible with Google Group
homepages (Open All Topics) and Google News homepage (Open All News
Articles).

Googlepedia 0.3.2,by James Hall, released on Jun 3, 2006

Shows you a relevant Wikipedia article along with your search
results. Clicking links in the article will trigger new Google
searches, making it a very useful research tool.

BetterSearch 1.12, by Carlo Zottmann, released on Jun 13, 2006

An extension for Firefox which enhances Google (all international
flavours, too), MSN Search, Yahoo Search, A9, Answers.com, AllTheWeb,
Dogpile.com, del.icio.us and Simpy.com bookmarks by adding previews
(thumbnails) and Amazon product images and info (type, price, rating)
as well as "Open in New Window", "Site Info", "Wayback Machine" links
and a Quick Preview feature to the search results. Supports
anonymization of all Alexa.com thumbnail calls. Until v1.7,

BetterSearch was named McSearchPreview.

Coogle 0.11,byRenaud Richard,released on Jul 17, 2006
Colors in Google search results.
Simple Firefox extension that highlights search terms in webpages
brought up through Google.com's search. That means that instead of
having to look for the terms in the page's text or to independently use
the function 'find,' your browser will do it automatically for you.

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