Bookmarklet support - load javascript: bookmarks in the context of the current page

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

Firefox for Metro
Bookmarks
P2
normal
RESOLVED WONTFIX
4 years ago
2 years ago

People

(Reporter: sfoster, Unassigned)

Tracking

(Blocks: 1 bug)

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: p=0)

(Reporter)

Description

4 years ago
Bookmarklets are the original add-ons, providing users and site owners with a simple way to extend page and browser functionality via a javascript: url that when run in the location bar executes in the context of the current page. Countless services including amazon's wish list, and pinterest's site pinning all rely on this mechanism.  

For bookmarklets to work, you need a way to select a bookmark without changing the page or current tab, in order for the context passed to the bookmarklet script to be correct.

Updated

4 years ago
Blocks: 838081
Whiteboard: [triage]

Updated

4 years ago
Blocks: 861680
No longer blocks: 838081
Whiteboard: [triage]
Blocks: 801164
Whiteboard: [feature]

Updated

4 years ago
Priority: -- → P2

Updated

4 years ago
Whiteboard: [feature] → p=0
(Reporter)

Comment 1

2 years ago
Closing as we have no active development on Metro
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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