Link Revealer

Link Revealer

Show URLs when you hover over links into a webpage.

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What is Link Revealer?

'Link Revealer' is a Chrome extension designed to put control back in the user's hands. It reveals the URL of any clickable link when the mouse hovers over it, adding an extra layer of security and awareness to your browsing experience. This tool is especially useful as modern browsers often hide status bars, obscuring where a link will lead. Future enhancements are planned to further enhance the user experience.

Stats
This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2023-12-04
Users: 3,836
Rating: 4.06 (53)
Version: 0.3 (Last updated: 2014-06-14)
Creation date: 2014-06-14
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 450.56K
URLs: Website
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Summary

This extension will show up the url of the link you're going to click.

You are probably asking yourself why this extenions was made for...well this, believe it or not, were made because modern browsers like Google Chrome are going to hide at the most the status bar of the url you're going to click. So i hope with this that you're going to know more where are you going to surf to. But this extensions will not end up here, we're going (yes, this is not only my idea) to add some more nice features, so don't forget to come visit this page. Thanks for trying, as always comments or suggestions are appreciated :)

CHANGELOG:

  • 0.3: Add support for target=_blank links. Updated libs and more.
  • 0.2.2: the tooltip was not shown correctly on mouseover.
  • 0.2.1: updated to work with latest versions of Chrome
  • 0.2.x: more to come :)
  • 0.2: As promised here's the first update with some new nice features like: - Now you can set the tooltip to be viewed also as a statusbar (with configurable position) or keep it as a simple tooltip - Added a timeout to the tooltip to be shown - First SEO Tool: Domain Highlighter (to understand better if you're are going to surf into the same website or not).
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Works well
  • Helpful
  • Prevents spoofing
  • Highlights high level domains
  • Reliable URL preview
  • Easy and fast way to check links
Cons
  • Tooltip sometimes remains stuck on the screen
  • Difficult to remove the tooltip when stuck
  • Does not show properly utf8 (cyrillic) urls
  • Does not reveal bitly addresses
Most mentioned
  • Tooltip
  • URL preview
  • Customization
  • Extension
  • Link
  • Functionality
  • Chrome
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Safety
Risk impact

Link Revealer is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Link Revealer may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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