Repetitive browser-based tasks can be automated using several forms of browser scripting:
- A bookmarklet is a small computer application stored as the URL of a bookmark in a web browser or as a hyperlink on a web page. designed to add one-click functionality. When clicked, a bookmarklet performs some function, one of a wide variety such as a search query or data extraction.
- Greasemonkey scripts
- Greasemonkey is a browser extension that allows users to install scripts that make on-the-fly changes to HTML web page content immediately after it is loaded in the browser (also known as augmented browsing).
- Quick searches
- Quick searches are a way of executing particular site searches right from your browser's address bar to save the time of navigating to the web sites and submitting a form each time.