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26. A bookmarklet that searches Wikipedia for a keyword.

Posted on WisdomBay @ 6:26 PM 04-03-2006 | Post by Pramod S Nair

This bookmarklet searches Wikipedia.org for a particular keyword, either selected from a webpage or inputted by the user of the bookmarklet.

How to Install :
1. Copy the code given above to clipboard.
2. Add a new entry to your Favorites menu.
3. Take the property of the newly added Bookmark by right clicking on it from Favorites menu and paste the copied code in to the URL textbox in the resultant property box.
4. Press Ok. (If an warning message is shown regarding Javascript Protocol, continue with the Yes button)
5. Now if you need to lookup a particular word in Wikipedia.org, then use this Bookmarklet.