Highlight text on websites by toggling the highlighter extension or keyboard shortcut. Saves highlights on your device for future references.

What is Highlight?
Highlight is a handy Firefox add-on that allows users to mark up text on websites using a toggleable highlighter cursor. Users can activate the highlighter by pressing Ctrl + A or clicking the button in the extension popup. Highlighted phrases can be managed through an intuitive popup interface, where they can be copied or deleted. The color of the highlighter can be changed between 5 different preset colors. Additionally, hovering over highlighted text brings up a quick selection menu, making editing and copying highlighted text more straightforward.
Users: 3,231 ▲ 30
Rating: 4.15 (33)
Version: 4.0.3 (Last updated: 2022-07-06)
Creation date: 2022-07-06
Weekly download count: 153
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
  • scripting
  • storage
  • activeTab
  • <all_urls>
Size: 4.92M
Stats date:

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge
Want to check extension ranking and stats more quickly for other Firefox add-ons? Install Chrome-Stats extension to view Chrome-Stats data as you browse the Firefox Browser Add-ons.
Chrome-Stats extension

User can toggle the highlighter cursor using shortcut key Ctrl + A or toggling the button in the extension popup. Close the highlighter cursor by clicking or toggling the highlighter again. Select phrases to be highlighted with the cursor. Selected phrases will be saved to the device and can be managed through the pop-up interface. Highlight color can be switched between 5 different preset colors. All highlighted phrases can be copied or deleted in the pop-up interface. When the cursor hover over the highlighted phrases in the webpage, a quick selection menu will appear to let user easily Delete, Switch Color, or Copy.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Easy to use
  • Works well for highlighting and saving
  • Simple and straightforward
  • Lacks some advanced features like note-taking
  • Issues with shortcut keys conflicting with browser functions
  • Compatibility problems with other add-ons
Most mentioned
  • Works well for highlighting and saving
  • Issues with shortcut keys conflicting with browser functions
  • Lacks some advanced features like note-taking
Recent reviews
by soroush, 2024-04-30

by soroush, 2024-04-30

Nice extension. This one is better than another more downloaded highlighter extension: 1. It shows indication curor when in hightlighter mode. 2. It would not mess up the page elements arrangement. Thank you for developing it.
by Yunfang Hou, 2024-04-28
View all user reviews
Risk impact

Highlight may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Highlight has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

Upgrade to see risk analysis details