Steve Fenton

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Browser Extension: Link Reporter

I needed to grab a report that listed all hyperlinks on a web page, so I wrote a browser extension to do it for me. Get LinkReporter in the Edge store. Grab LinkReporter in the Chrome Store. How to use Link Reporter Once you’ve installed the extension: Open any web page that you want to […]

Switch off rich link pasting in Edge

There is a cool new feature in Microsoft Edge that pastes links with rich formatting. If you copy a link from the page or from the address bar, it will paste in a rich format, so instead of seeing https://www.example.com/ you’ll see Example Website (example.com) and it will already be linked to your selected destination. […]

Chromium-based Edge: The first month

Full disclosure. I’m about to discuss Microsoft browsers and I’m a Microsoft MVP. More importantly, I’ve been using web browsers since before either Firefox or Chrome existed, and for ten years I haven’t used a Microsoft browser as my default. So, read on and let’s talk about browsers! Browser history If I go back a […]

Full page screenshot in Firefox

If you are pasting multiple screenshots of a web page into a single view, you should stop that and use the Firefox “Full Page Screenshot” feature. You can enable it in the developer tools, which are available behind the F12 button: This adds a camera icon to the developer tools: And when you press it, […]