Getting Youtube Timestamped URLs with a JavaScript Bookmarklet, for easy note-taking.

uxBrad
3 min readOct 31, 2021

I came across a post the other day where someone was surprised that you could put JavaScript into a bookmark and run it from on any page. They even asked what to call that type of thing. I was surprised. They’re called bookmarklets and they’ve saved me on numerous occasions.

For all you folks that don’t know, before the invention of chrome extensions and browser plugins, we used to cram JavaScript into browser bookmarks so that we could do things with the pages we were using. Years ago…

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