Auto Highlight

Auto Highlight

Auto Highlight is text highlighter with RegExp support

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What is Auto Highlight?

Auto Highlight is a Chrome extension designed to automatically identify and style important text on webpages, saving you the hassle of manual search. With RegExp support, it simplifies information discovery and grants the user control over text appearance, including color, size, and background. Whether it's for shopping, research, or personal convenience, Auto Highlight enhances your web experience on any device through Chrome Sync. Plus, it's crafted by the dedicated developer Juraj Mäsiar, recognized for his commitment to productivity-enhancing browser tools.

Stats
Version: 5.3 (Last updated: 2024-01-22)
Creation date: 2020-07-22
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • contextMenus
  • storage
  • scripting
  • alarms
  • activeTab
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 1.99M
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Auto Highlight (v5.3)
4.37 (43) 1,405
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Auto Highlight (v5.3)
4.70 (3) 2,951
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Summary
Analyze keywords

🟨 Auto Highlight a fully automatic and easy to use text marker / highlighter / style fixer with RegExp support (regular expression). No need to use search anymore to find important information, it will be marked when page loads!

⭐ TOP FEATURES:

  • automatic synchronization to all your devices (using native Chrome Sync.)
  • highlight metadata like: 1080p, HDR, 4K, x265, HEVC, 5.1
  • change style - background, text size and color of all marked words
  • advanced search options using regular expressions (regexp), exact match, ignore diacritics and more
  • highlight "Free shipping", "Out of stock" and other important labels
  • make annoying text disappear by making it transparent or set the font size to zero
  • doing research about specific topic? Use "Temporal highlight" feature to highlight keywords on every page.

❤ About author - Juraj Mäsiar: https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2020/06/15/Friend-Of-Add-ons-Juraj-Masiar/

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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.
Pros
  • Supports regular expression (RegEx) for advanced search capabilities
  • Allows customization of highlight colors and text styles
  • Able to highlight multiple words/phrases and apply different styles
  • Does not require page reload to apply new settings
  • Useful for productivity and organizational tasks
Cons
  • Lacks the ability to exclude certain URLs (blacklist functionality)
  • Cannot handle very long lists of words or phrases for highlighting
  • Only highlights text after a page has fully loaded, which can be slow
  • Does not have an option to disable on text editors, can insert formatting code
Most mentioned
  • Customization options and ability to create rules for highlighting
  • Lack of an exclude function or blacklist to omit certain pages
  • Ease of use and effectiveness in improving productivity
  • Extension might not work well with large lists of keywords
  • Suggestion to add sound alerts and variable-based highlighting
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Safety
Risk impact

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

Risk likelihood

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

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