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How to Save Web Pages as PDF Files on the iPad & iPhone

May 18, 2013 - 13 Comments
Convert a webpage to PDF in iOS Safari by using a bookmarklet

One little feature that iOS really needs is the ability to natively “print to PDF” directly on the iPad and iPhone, a popular trick on the Mac and in the PC world that allows you to digitally print anything and, in this case, save the contents of any web document or web page as a … Read More

Always Show the Bookmarks Bar in Safari on iPad

Jul 19, 2012 - 5 Comments
Always show bookmarks bar in Safari for iPad

The bookmarks bar is hidden by default in Safari on iPad, undoubtedly to save screen space and to keep the experience simple, but if you access some websites frequently or use bookmarklets like View Source often you may want to have the bookmarks bar always visible. From the home screen, open Settings and tap on … Read More

Send Current Webpage to Chrome from Safari in iOS with a Bookmarklet

Jul 1, 2012 - 3 Comments
Send webpage from Safari to Chrome in iOS with a bookmarklet

The recently released Chrome browser for iOS is pretty good, and even if it’s not replacing Safari as your primary web browser on an iPhone or iPad quite yet, you may still find this bookmarklet handy which lets you instantly send the currently active web page from Safari into Chrome: From the iOS device, launch … Read More

Change the Font Size of Web Pages in Safari for iOS with Bookmarklets

May 11, 2012 - 37 Comments
Change font size on Safari for iPad with bookmarklets

Everyone has run into a webpage where the font size is unbearably small on an iOS device, typically a reverse pinch gesture will make the text legible but on some pages that have a fixed width you then have to scroll sideways in addition to up and down. You can sort of get around that … Read More

How to “View Source” from Safari on an iPad or iPhone

Mar 30, 2012 - 24 Comments
View Source on an iPad or iPhone

Ever wanted to view source of a webpage from an iPad or iPhone? Unfortunately, mobile Safari doesn’t include the feature on it’s own and does not yet have a mobile web inspector toolkit built-in, but with the help of a custom bookmarklet you can view source of any web page right in iOS and iPadOS. … Read More

Run Firebug on iPad or iPhone

Dec 2, 2011 - 11 Comments
Firebug on iPad

Firebug is an extremely popular web development tool that allows a user to inspect and modify page elements in real time, be it HTML, CSS, or JavaScript. It’s most known for being a plugin for the Firefox browser, but thanks to Firebug Lite and a little bookmarklet hack, you can run Firebug Lite directly in … Read More

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