Insert a Link from History with Preview using Ubiquity

A Firefox Ubiquity command to insert a link from a user’s history. Users can type in part of either the title of the page or the URL and select from the suggestions like the Awesomebar

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Inserting HTML tags using Firefox Ubiquity

A Firefox Ubiquity command to insert HTML tags of the users choice around any selection

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Host your Firefox Ubiquity Commands for free

Today I found a neat and easy way to make your Firefox Ubiquity commands publicly available and easily accessible to all. It’s so simple, it’s difficult to believe that I once thought I had to FTP the file to my own servers and insert the rel=”command” text into HTML. Ubiquity Command hosting was never easier. […]

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Firefox Ubiquity – Character Count Command

Now that Ubiquity 0.5 is out, Erik’s Character Count Command no longer works. So I have updated it and if you have Ubiquity Firefox, the command bar should have appeared on top for you. Here is the code: CmdUtils.CreateCommand({ names: [‘char-count’], arguments: [ {role: ‘object’, nountype: noun_arb_text, label: ‘text to count chars in’}], preview: function( […]

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Ubiquity Commands updated for Ubiquity 0.5

My three commands for Ubiquity were broken with the latest Ubiquity 0.5 update. So I modified them to be compatible. Here are the links to the three updated commands: To find the PageRank of a URL To find the number of Google Search Results for a given term To open torrent pages with the search […]

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Number of Google search results – Ubiquity Firefox extension

Getting the number of Google search results Update (July 16th 2009): I’ve updated the command for the new Ubiquity 0.5 Parser (Version 2) For us SEO practitioners out there, we often need to check how many pages are returned by Google for our search term. We do this to find out what the competition is, […]

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Ubiquity Torrent Search – MiniNova, IsoHunt, PirateBay, btjunkie

Update (November 28th 2009): Now that Mininova has been forced to lose most of its torrents, I’ve removed it from the list. It will be sorely missed and we all mourn its demise Update (July 16th 2009): I’ve updated the command for the new Ubiquity 0.5 Parser (Version 2) Having implemented a Ubiquity command to […]

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Check PageRank with Ubiquity Extension: page-rank

Update (July 16th 2009): I’ve updated the command for the new Ubiquity 0.5 Parser (Version 2) As a writer, I frequently need to check the Google PageRank (PR) of pages. My old solution was to have a plug in that gave me the PR of the site I was on. This required me to actually […]

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