Format Link

Format Link

Format a link and copy it to the clipboard.

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What is Format Link?
Format Link is a Chrome extension that provides a quick and efficient way to format and copy a link. It allows users to format the link from the active tab for use in Markdown, reST, HTML, Text, Textile among other formats. It offers flexible settings and shortcuts that allow users to customize the link formatting process to their liking.
By: hnakamur
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 4.50 (12)
Version: 4.1.1 (Last updated: 2022-03-30)
Creation date: 2020-05-30
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • clipboardWrite
  • contextMenus
  • storage
Size: 57.61K
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Why do I need it?

To format the link of the active tab instantly to use in Markdown, reST, HTML, Text, Textile or other formats.

How to use

You can use keyboard shortcuts, context menus, or the toolbar button of Format Link extension to copy a link in the specified format. Before doing that, you can optionally select some text which may or may not contain a link.

keyboard shortcut

The keyboard shortcut for "Copy a link in the default format" is shortcut for clicking the toolbar button. The link is copied in the default format and the popup is shown under the toolbar button.

Also there are shortcuts for copying in the link in the corresponding format regardless of the default format.

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User reviews
Fantastic! The default options are really useful but the regex customizations are the jam in my my donut.
by Marcus Glynn Marcus Glynn, 2024-07-12

Fabulous - just what I was looking for. It would be great if you could also access the selected text variable (blank if nothing selected) and a current date variable :)
by Ken William Ken William, 2022-04-02

Хотелось бы чтобы из описания под роликами в ютубе можно было скопировать текст с полной, оригинальной ссылкой, без лишних хвостов.
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Risk impact

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

Risk likelihood

Format Link has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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