Tagged: greasemonkey

How to get the older Facebook chat sidebar back

Facebook chat sidebar now covers full length of the screen and spans vertically to take up all the height. This surely makes it easier to have a glance at more number of friends as compared to the earlier one. But many of you may not be very fond of this longer sidebar(including me) and would want to revert back to the older Facebook chat sidebar. Wouldn’t you wan’t to have the older sidebar for Facebook chat? If yes, the Facebook Sidebar Chat reversion script for Greasemonkey can be of great help.

Remove extra whitespace in Gmail’s Dense Preview theme

If you have already activated the Preview or Dense Preview versions in Gmail, you must have noticed that there are some extra whitespaces as compared to the earlier themes. Well, many of you may like it but having extra whitespaces along the top and side may not appeal some of you. If you want to have a more compact look with lesser whitespace for Gmail’s Dense Preview theme, you can have it using Stylish or Greasemonkey.

Pimp My Gmail – a cool interface for Gmail

If you are using Gmail, you can add a variety of useful plugins from Gmail labs and choose a Gmail theme from an extended gallery. You can even customize a theme by adding colors and images. But the icons and text remain the same even with different themes. Pimp My Gmail is a script for Greasemonkey that will really pimp up your Gmail by letting you have beautiful icons and an altogether cool interface.

How to fix the font size for Facebook updates in News Feed

You must have noticed smaller font size in News Feeds recently on Facebook. Facebook has been testing this smaller font size in the News Feed for a couple of days now; to be precise, since 3rd November. The font for status updates is the same size as that for comments. The larger font size was better and less strenuous to read. You can fix the Facebook font size for updates in News Feed by using browser bookmarklets or scripts.

How to add photos and videos from Facebook to your blog

Facebook is the one of the biggest places for sharing photos and videos online. Facebook practically allows a user to upload any number of photos and videos so there’ isn’t a problem with sharing media on Facebook. You can also use pictures and videos on Facebook for embedding in your blog.

How to see larger versions of thumbnails on Facebook

The thumbnail images of friends help us take a quick glimpse on his/her activity, without having to read the name. Facebook’s thumbnail images look decent in size for a thumbnail, but if you need to get a larger preview of the thumbnail, you’ll need to head over to your friend’s profile page. If your friend has shared pictures on Facebook, there’s no choice but to open the images to view them large on their respective pages. But with inYOf4ceBook script for Greasemonkey, you can easily preview larger versions of images just by hovering your mouse over them.

Gmail and Google Reader’s favicons are more than just that

Favicons instantly help us which website is contained in a tab. Gmail’s Favicon can be more than just a favicon. It can be very informative in terms of showing the number of unread emails. Google Reader’s favicon can also be used in a similar manner. This can be done easily with a Firefox plugin and a handy greasemonkey script.

Check rapidshare links before visiting

Sites like Rapidshare, Megaupload, Filefactory generally don’t require sign ups and all we need to do is upload a file and copy the URL provided for sharing. But sometimes, we are disappointed when Rapidshare or Megaupload show ugly error pages. But, a tiny greasemonkey script help us know such links very easily.

Troy’s Twitter Script-A great greasemonkey script for Twitter

The interface of Twitter’s homepage http://twitter.com is not that sophisticated for power twitterers. There are no dedicated buttons for retweeting, no options for uploading a photo and posting its link and so on. Due to this, many people prefer using other third party clients which provide a plethora of useful features. Desktop clients like Tweetkdeck, Twhirl, browser plugins like Power Twitter for Mozilla Firefox, etc. are a lot more preferable. Well you can also have a lot of powerful options with a script called Troy’s Twitter Script.

Reader and Calendar in Gmail

You can read your feeds subscribed via Google Reader or access the Google Calendar’s features right from the interface of Gmail. Here’s how you do it.