Some of the important features of the Page Edit (Design Mode) addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Page Edit (Design Mode).
In short, Page Edit (Design Mode) is a lite tool that let you modify page contents via toolbar popup and save your changes. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser.
4 Reasons to Use Page Edit (Design Mode)
Very lite addon with no background activities.
Has ON|OFF switch to quickly turn the addon ON or OFF.
Has a toolbar popup with several text editing functions.
Available for Chrome, Firefox and Opera browsers on all operating systems.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Page Edit?
Page Edit is a lite and multi-browser add-on that lets you make changes to any HTML webpage. Simply open the toolbar popup UI and click on the big toggle button at the left corner. Once the page edit addon is active, the icon turns to a blue color. A - Design Mode - banner will also be shown in the current tab at the top left corner. Now, the document is ready for editing. Make desired changes with the text editing buttons available in toolbar popup UI. Once your edits are completed, click on the toggle button again to turn off the addon. Please note that, when active, this addon is only working for the current tab. Moreover, it does not have any background activities when turned off. To work with text editing tools in toolbar popup, please first select a text (when the add-on is active) and then click on a desired text editing functions in toolbar popup UI. Please read below to get more info about this addon.
2. How can I work with Page Edit addon?
To work with Page Edit add-on, simply browse to a website that you want to make changes. Then, open toolbar popup UI and click on the big toggle button. When the icon turns to blue color, the addon is active and when it is grey the addon is disabled. When you turn on the addon, the current page (active tab) becomes editable. A blue banner showing the - Design Mode - string will also be shown in the top left corner of the screen. You can now make your changes to the page. All the text editing functions are available to use when the page is in editing mode. Currently, there are 22 text editing functions available to choose from, in future releases support for functions will be added. Once you are done editing the page, please click on the toggle button again to finish the design mode. You can now print or save the current page, but please note that reloading the page or restarting the browser will discard all your changes (this addon only makes temporarily changes to the page).
3. How can I download the source code for Page Edit (Design Mode)?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How does the page edit addon work?
This addon works based on the HTML5 - document.designMode - API. All modern browsers currently support this API. Moreover, it works for both mobile and desktop machines on all operating systems.
5. Can I add more editing functions to the toolbar popup UI?
No, unfortunately, currently there is no option to add more editing function to the addon. In the future support for more editing functions will be added.
6. Is there any options or setting page available for this addon?
No, all the settings and options are placed in toolbar popup UI. Please note that all the changes are auto-saved to the memory by default.
7. Can I open page edit UI inside the active tab content, instead of toolbar popup UI?
No, the UI is only available in toolbar popup. Currently, it is not designed to be opened inside the HTML page.
8. How can I revert the page to the original state?
If you want to discard all your changes, please reload the page once. Please note that all the changes made by this addon are temporarily and will be erased as soon as you reload the page (active tab).
Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).
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