Bold First Half

Bold First Half

Bold the first half of every word in <p> tags

Bold First Half
What is Bold First Half?
Bold First Half is a Chrome extension that bolds the first half of all long-form text in <p> tags on any website. It allows you to skim through text quicker and read faster.
Stats
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 5.00 (2)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2023-04-24)
Creation date: 2023-04-23
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Size: 5.95K
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Summary

Read faster. We bold the first half of all long-form text in

tags on any website, so that you can skim it quicker.

User reviews
The biggest issue with this extension is that it often kills links by bolding the first half. The link won't show up as blue, or lead anywhere if you click it. This isn't too bad when it's a url, or a properly formatted citation, because you can see the link and turn off the extension to use it normally. The problem arises with hyperlinks. It's often impossible to tell that a link exists there in the first place, causing you to lose potentially important information in whatever you're reading. Other than that the only issue is that sometimes the extension won't work when a website first loads, but refreshing the page fixes it. It's really not a big deal Overall it's a great extension that's super helpful. Even if the link issue never gets fixed I'll continue using it, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to others.
by Tyler Stormo Tyler Stormo, 2024-05-20

It works really well, I can read 2x as fast thanks to this extension!
by anamab 3453 anamab 3453, 2023-10-23

it works well
by Barbara Leidens Barbara Leidens, 2023-07-31
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Safety
Risk impact

Bold First Half is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Bold First Half has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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