Some of the important features of the Search Highlighter 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 Search Highlighter.
In short, Search Highlighter is a multi-browser addon that enables you to highlight desired keywords in any webpage. Simply open toolbar popup UI and type your keyword to highlight.
5 Reasons to Use Search Highlighter
A lite and easy-to-use addon.
Type your keyword in toolbar popup to find and highlight in any web page.
Has several options to adjust for the highlight function.
Available for both desktop and mobile browsers.
Available for Firefox, chrome 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 Search Highlighter?
Search Highlighter is a multi-browser extension that enables you to find and highlight desired keywords in any web page. Simply navigate to a web page, then, open toolbar popup UI and type your keyword in the designated area. Then click on the Find button or press Enter on your keyboard. All the matching words within the web page will be highlighted with yellow color. If you click on the Clear button, the highlighted words will be cleared. There are also several options within the options page to adjust highlight functionality.
2. Does this addon has an options page?
No, this addon does not have a separate options page. All the settings you need are available within the popup UI.
3. How can I download the source code for Search Highlighter?
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. What settings are available in toolbar popup UI?
There are six settings available to adjust for the highlighter addon. The first setting is for case-sensitive search. If you want to search while case sensitive is ON, please mark this option. The second setting is for searching inside iframes. This setting is active by default. Third option is for matching diacritic keywords and is enabled by default. Forth option is for matching keywords that contain soft hyphens (it active by default). Fifth option enables the addon to search for words that are separated by space. The last option is related to search accuracy and has three search levels. Please adjust them according to your needs.
5. How many search accuracy levels are available in this addon?
As mentioned above, there are 3 levels of search accuracy available for this addon. The first level is called - Partially. In this method, when searching for example for a - lor - keyword, only - lor - inside - lorem - will be highlighted. The second method is called - Complementary. In this method, when searching for - lor - the whole word - lorem - will be highlighted. The last method is called exactly, meaning that when searching for - lor - only those exact words matching - lor - will be highlighted.
6. Is this addon available for mobile browsers?
Yes, this addon is available for both desktop and mobile browsers.
7. Can I search for a keyword within a webpage while I type in the toolbar popup UI?
No, currently search for a keyword is only available when you press on the - Find - button or - Enter - key on your keyboard. This is due to the search speed limitations in highlighter API. In future, support for this feature may be added to this addon.
8. Can I change the highlight color?
No, unfortunately the highlight color is not adjustable in the current version. In future versions a setting to change the highlight color will be added.
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