Search & Link Preview

Search & Link Preview

See previews of links and instantly performs searches on the same page using this previewer instead of opening new tabs

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What is Search & Link Preview?
"Search & Link Preview" is a Chrome extension that streamlines your online browsing by providing immediate previews of web page content and search results without leaving your current page. It features link hover previews, customizable preview window sizes, support for multiple search engines, and the option to quickly open content in new tabs for a deeper dive. Users can also personalize the hover delay settings, minimize and drag the preview window, and disable the feature on selected sites. This extension is a productivity booster aimed at reducing tab clutter and saving time.
Users: 3,000+
Rating: 4.81 (70)
Version: 24.04.13 (Last updated: 2024-05-01)
Creation date: 2023-01-02
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • declarativeNetRequest
  • contextMenus
  • cookies
  • activeTab
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 847.87K
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This extension enables you to browse faster online in two ways: preview search results on same page and secondly preview any link from the search result page.

How it works:

  • To perform a search in preview mode, simply select the text and the click on the "search" tooltip button that appears.
  • To preview a URL, hover over the URL and click on the "preview" tooltip that appears.


  • !NEW! Automatic hover to preview any URL; choose the hover delay.
  • !NEW! Works on links that usually break previews including
  • It supports multiple search engines including Google, Bing, Yahoo, Yandex and Baidu
  • The preview window is resizable and the default size (width and height) of the preview window can be set in the settings pages.
  • Easily go from preview mode to a new tab page by clicking on the "Open in New Tab" control icon.
  • Ability to minimize the window or drag it to ensure it does not block important content.
  • Disable it for specific sites by right-clicking on the browser icon and selecting the "Disable" option while that page is active.
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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Simple tool that works
  • Fast and simple
  • Saves a lot of time
  • Easy to use
  • Stops jumping between Google search and websites
  • Doesn't work for some users
  • Settings not saved when turned on
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work
  • Fast and simple
  • Saves a lot of time
  • Easy to use
Recent reviews

Totally fails on the site I need it for most: Craigslist Won't work even with the "Automatic Preview on Hover" and "Force Preview" options enabled.
by R S R S, 2024-04-25

很好的功能 however ,it dont support chinese , CN plz
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Risk impact

Search & Link Preview may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

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