Yet Another Hints Extension

Yet Another Hints Extension

A simple hit-a-hint extension

Yet Another Hints Extension
What is Yet Another Hints Extension?
Yet Another Hints Extension is a simple hit-a-hint add-on for Firefox that generates hints for clickable elements, enabling you to click elements without using your mouse. It provides character codes for hints, which can be typed to highlight and 'click' corresponding elements using the return key.
By: jkpl
Users: 13 ▲ 1
Rating: 5.00 (1)
Version: 1.3.1resigned1 (Last updated: 2024-04-26)
Creation date: 2019-03-20
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 31.84K
URLs: Website
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Yet Another Hints Extension allows you to click elements without using your mouse. Pressing Ctrl+m generates hints for each clickable element in the current view. Each hint has a character code. When you type a code, a hint gets highlighted, and you can "click" the corresponding element by pressing the return key. You can also add ctrl, shift, alt and meta modifiers when you press return to simulate ctrl+click and so on.

About permissions: the extension requires access to every page you use the extension in. All this extension does is generates hint elements based on existing elements in page. There is no logging or any other shady business.

You can customize the keybinding and hint characters in the extension's options page.

If you want to contribute by reporting bugs, writing documentation or submitting patches, check out the extension's Github page:

User reviews
I like Vimium but wanted something simpler that just gave me link hinting. This does that job perfectly.
by lukehaas, 2019-07-01
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Risk impact

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

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