Search and Highlight

Search and Highlight

This extension highlights the specified word. You can specify any number of words separated by spaces. Press 'Ctrl+Shift+L', show…

Search and Highlight
What is Search and Highlight?
Search and Highlight is a Chrome extension that allows users to highlight any specified words on web pages. Users can specify any number of words, separated by spaces, to be highlighted. The extension also provides a feature to automatically highlight words when a webpage is loaded, making it more user-friendly and accessible. Furthermore, it provides a feature for highlighting words or phrases encased in quotes, allowing for precise search results. The extension is also equipped with shortcut keys for toggling highlighting on/off for convenience.
Stats
By: Haru Soft
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 3.73 (11)
Version: 1.4.0.0 (Last updated: 2020-08-18)
Creation date: 2018-11-27
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
Size: 16.74K
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Summary

This extension highlights the specified word. You can specify any number of words separated by spaces. Press 'Ctrl+Shift+L', show this extensions popup, then you can input highlight words. Press 'Alt+Shift+L' toggle highlight.

2020.08.17 Update: 'Auto highlight' feature is now available. Enable this feature, words in text box of this tool will be highlighted when a web-page is loaded.

2020.08.16 Update: Words surrounded by quotes(ex: "xamarin app") can be searched.

2018.11.28 Update: Added one more shortcut 'Alt+Shift+L', this toggles highlight on-off.

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User reviews
very usefull
by Super Hit Movies Super Hit Movies, 2024-02-07

love it ! Only problem i notice, is it breaks login on Ebay (Australia for me). Loads fine in incognito, troubleshot the whole list of extensions, and found the culprit was this extension. Not a huge problem, but hope a fix can be done :)
by cj juszczak cj juszczak, 2023-07-23

Promising, needs features. - Doesn't slow down large pages appreciably. - No multi-list management. I'd like to have context specific lists that I can enable one or more per page - No ability to choose color. Some things I want in red. eg: "error", etc.
by Bruce Edge Bruce Edge, 2022-06-12
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Safety
Risk impact

Search and Highlight is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Search and Highlight has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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