Scrollbar Search Highlighter Alternatives

    Scrollbar Search Highlighter is described as 'An add-on which highlights search terms in the scrollbar(s)'. There are four alternatives to Scrollbar Search Highlighter for a variety of platforms, including Firefox, Linux, Mac, Waterfox and Windows. The best alternative is FindBar Tweak, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Scrollbar Search Highlighter are Wired-Marker (Free Personal), Context Highlight (Free, Open Source) and SearchWP (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 7, 2017

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      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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    1. 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

      Wired-Marker vs Scrollbar Search Highlighter opinions
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      Wired-Marker doesn't highlight search results in the scrollbar.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Pale Moon
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      Context Highlight is a 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.

      Discontinued

      The extension seems to be no longer developed and it isn't compatible with Firefox 57 and later. The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • 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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