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Userscripts.org down for good? Here are alternatives

Userscripts.org has been down for more than three days as of today. In case you did not know, it is a popular directory for so-called userscripts which you can install in web […]

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Greasy Fork is a Userscript.org alternative by the creator of Userstyles.org

When userscripts.org launched back in 2005 it quickly became one of my favorite destinations on the Internet. It is a repository for userscripts, small JavaScript files that manipulate website behavior. From simple […]

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Remove any element on a website with CSS Adblock

When you browse sites on the Internet you may sometimes stumble upon irritating or irrelevant elements on them. Maybe it is that flashing ad that you do not like, the site's logo, […]

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Unique YouTube Skin is another powerful YouTube userscript

If you hang out on YouTube a lot you have probably already explored browser add-ons and userscripts that improve your experience while you are on the site. I know that we have […]

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The Pirate Bay Cleaner script improves the torrent site's accessibility

If you hang out a lot on The Pirate Bay website or visit it occasionally to find a torrent download link that you could not find anywhere else, you may have noticed […]

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Userscripts.org Scam Filter hides scam scripts automatically

So called userscripts are a great way of adding functionality to a browser that is supporting them. If you are new to the concept you are probably wondering about the difference between […]

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Hide YouTube users on the video hosting website

The video hosting website YouTube back in December 2012 changed the layout of its start page. It mixed contents that you were subscribed to with recommendations and links to YouTube videos that […]

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NinjaKit promises better Greasemonkey compatibility for Chrome

We all know that Google Chrome supports some userscripts right out of the box without installation of a third party extension. Firefox users on the other hand need to install Greasemonkey or […]

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Google Schmoogle userscript improves search's usability

As a webmaster and Internet user, I do not like the direction that Google Search is heading towards for some years now. I'm not even talking about all the redesigns as of […]

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Disable Google Search's page preview feature

Google for some time now displays page preview options on Google Search that users of the search engine can make use of to look at a sample screenshot of web pages that […]

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ViewTube adds HTML5 Video support to popular websites

Adobe Flash is the preferred option to play video on today's Internet. Some sites like Vimeo or YouTube have started to offer videos in HTML5 format as well, but generally speaking, Flash […]

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Display your Android apps on Google Play one page

When you open the My Android Apps page on Google Play you see all the apps and games that you have installed on your Android device, and the total number of apps […]

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Display high-res screenshots on Google's Play Store

A set of screenshots is displayed on Google's Play store for apps and games offered there. These screenshots give you an impression of how the game or app looks like when it […]

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YouTube Swap: switch between YouTube's current and future homepage

If you are following this blog regularly you know that Google is constantly working on the design of its products. The majority of these changes are usually tested using a-b tests, so […]

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Greasemonkey 1.0 extension for Firefox released

Greasemonkey is one of the most popular extensions for the Firefox web browser. The add-on adds support for JavaScript code, userscripts,  that can be loaded to manipulate one, some or all web […]

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Mozilla Language Redirector Script

Update: The script is no longer working unfortunately. You can still set the preferred language at the page bottom on the Mozilla Add-ons repository, but that won't affect direct links that point […]

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Open Multiple Google Search Results At Once

Update: The script has not been updated in two years at the time of writing (April 2014) and as a consequence, does not work anymore on Google. I highly suggest you use […]

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Facebook Hacking Scripts On UserScript.org Are Fake, Or Worse

Over the past two months or so I have seen a number of Facebook hacking scripts posted on the userscripts.org website that supposedly hack into a user's Facebook account. These scripts - […]