Annotating the Web

Annotating the Web

Add-on, by, to easily add annotation functionality to any webpage

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What is Annotating the Web?
Annotating the Web is a Firefox add-on developed by that allows users to easily add annotation functionality to any webpage. Users can select text, highlight it, and add their own annotations or notes. The add-on also provides features such as saving notes, editing or deleting annotations, and advanced filters and navigation for web annotations.
Users: 79 ▼ -1
Rating: 3.16 (19)
Version: 1.3.0 (Last updated: 2020-04-08)
Creation date: 2016-04-25
Weekly download count: 3
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • <all_urls>
  • tabs
  • notifications
Size: 155.74K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Select the text of the webpage and click the end of the selection to highlight and add your own annotation or notes.

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Release 1.3.0 - For security reasons the add-on has been disabled on youtube and google calendar Release 1.2.5 - For security reasons the extension was frozen on some web pages. I have prepared a notification that alerts you after clicking on the extension icon on any web pages where the add-on doesn't work.

Important notation: Release 1.2.0 - Now you can toggle toolbar of extension, clicking on the icon of the add-on in top-right of toolbar of browser

  • Added comments and tags about selected text of webpage
  • Save note in localStorage of your Browser
  • Edit or delete annotation
  • Filters and Navigation advanced in Web Annotations
User reviews
annotations disappeared on reloading the page on wikipedia.
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Risk impact

Annotating the Web is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Annotating the Web if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Annotating the Web has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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