quick cite

quick cite

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What is quick cite?

'Quick Cite' is a Chrome extension developed to simplify the process of citing sources. Targeted towards articles from select news websites, it aims to reduce the steps and hassle associated with creating bibliographies by providing an instant, formatted citation with a single click. In addition, the extension offers minimalistic design to ensure a seamless user experience, requiring the user just to select the citation type, and with a simple click, the citation is prepared and ready for use.

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By: Unknown
Users: 1,163
Rating: 2.83 (6)
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2017-12-13)
Creation date: 2017-12-12
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • https://ajax.googleapis.com/
Size: 30.93K
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Summary

CURRENTLY THIS EXTENSION WORKS FOR SOME NEWS WEBSITE WE ARE PLANNING FOR FUTHER UPDATE

The chrome extension 1 click 1 cite is meant to be a quick and easy solution for anyone to cite their sources. The whole idea behind 1 click 1 cite is quite obvious. It’s in the name, it takes away the hassle of having to open other windows, go to other websites, and the general pain that comes from citing sources for a bibliography. The advantage of using the extension is pure simplicity. This is achieved by simply clicking the extension, and the extension popup appearing with the citation formatted, copied, and ready for the user.

The interface reflects one style, simplicity. The whole selling point of the extension is that it is as minimal clicks as possible. This is a hot trend in the software industry, as the easier it is for users to complete their task, the more likely they will use that program. This minimality is quite evident, as there is literally one button to click for the program to work, and one switch where the user can choose the citation type.

User reviews
Does not have an intuitive interface and is hard to read. I use WebCite instead: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/webcite/eedcgdapkfgbfdknngcpiphmfifgonji?hl=en
by John Newman John Newman, 2019-06-13

Incapable of providing basic information for most sites. I use webCite instead.
by Anton Stewart Anton Stewart, 2019-06-13

While it yes in fact provides a "quick cite" it is wholly incapable of picking up even the most blatant, well-displayed information due to this and the issue of not being able to edit right from the extension it was added, removed, and moved on from in less than 10 mins.
by Melissa Wilde (Mel) Melissa Wilde (Mel), 2017-12-03
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Safety
Risk impact

quick cite may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

quick cite has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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