FireFox Addons: 6 Things You Can Do With Plain Text

SMS Text

1. Plain text to link: turn any highlighted text into a link and open it in a new tab:

  • it will open a www.domain.com format text as it is;
  • it will open example text format as http://www.exampletext.com.

text-to-link extension

More ways to open text as a link here.

2. Browse pages tagged with this word / phrase on StumbleUpon:

According to Jane, this is a great tool to find link-bait thematic inspiration.

Stumble through StumbleUpon tag

3. Count the highlighted words: word count plus:

  • count the words in the highlighted extract;
  • add more words to counted before that.

Word count


4. Search the highlighted word in any search engine you select in your search plugins:

Search for highlighted word

5. Search the highlighted word using multiple search engines: KallOut

kallout

The tool also turns a plain-text URL into the clickable link.

6. Search the highlighted word using Google advanced operatorsadvanced dork:

Google Advanced dork

Ann Smarty
Ann Smarty is the blogger and community manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas. Ann's expertise in blogging and tools serve as a base for her writing, tutorials and her guest blogging project, MyBlogGuest.com.
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  • http://wingerter.be/ Benjamin Wingerter

    Hi Ann and merry christmas for the first time from me 😉

    Out of your nice compilation I picked the word counter for me. The other add ons are available in some add ons I’ve already got or I wouldn’t save time by using addons to do what i must. Which of them do you use yourself?

    Nice weekend now!

  • http://www.techpavan.com Pavan Kumar

    The extent of creativity with the post title…. Even a good post too…

  • http://www.shoutmeloud.com p@r@noid

    Nice find!!
    Stumbled!!

  • http://www.jamespoole.org.uk James Poole

    Thanx Ann, Happy holidays to you

    the advanced dork is a great find

  • http://sem-group.net Gerald Weber SEM Group

    I use the Kall Out for search. It’s really cool actually. Much easier and more convenient than opening a new tab. 🙂

  • http://www.makeitdigi.com Digitize Photo

    Great Addons.

    Does anybody know an addon which allow me to search links on source code?