Context Highlight Alternatives

    Context Highlight is described as 'Firefox extension that allows you to highlight all instances (within a webpage) of a word, several words, or a phrase that you currently have selected. Right click anywhere on the page and choose "Clear Highlighting" to reset the page' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are six alternatives to Context Highlight for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Firefox and Waterfox. The best alternative is Trufflepiggy - Quick Search, which is free. Other great apps like Context Highlight are FindBar Tweak (Free, Open Source), Context Search (Free, Open Source), Wired-Marker (Free Personal) and Scrollbar Search Highlighter (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    1. The all-in-one search addon: just select and search. Find on multiple websites at once. Search via overlay, context menu or omnibar. Featuring anonymous profiles. Easy setup: select from 1000+ user generated searches. Cross-browser sync.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Waterfox
      • Firefox
      Tweak your FindBar the way you like it!

      Discontinued

      The add-on will not receive any more updates and will stop working by next November with Firefox 57, when XUL-based add-ons will be deprecated in favor of the WebExtensions API. See http://fasezero.com/ The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Firefox
      Context Search is a Firefox extension that expands the context menu's 'Search for' item into a list of installed search engines, allowing you to choose a specific search engine every time.

      Discontinued

      The extension is currently not working on Firefox 57. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

    2. Wired-Marker is a permanent (indelible) highlighter that you use on Web pages. The highlighter, which comes in various colors and styles, is a kind of electronic bookmark that serves as a guide when you revisit a Web page.

      Discontinued

      The extension is not compatible with Firefox 57. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Firefox
      An add-on which highlights search terms in the scrollbar(s).

      Discontinued

      The extension is no longer developed since 2014 and it's not compatible with Firefox 57. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Firefox
      Find terms entered in the search box easily with jump-to-word buttons and highlighting. Words typed in the search box are converted into buttons that can be used to find them in the current page.

      Discontinued

      The developer announced that he will not port the extension into WebExtensions: https://github.com/legege/searchwp/issues/113 Last version, 3.0, released in September 2016, still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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