2 Best Ways to use GreaseMonkey Scripts on Google Chrome

Greasemonkey is one of the important and useful add-on of Firefox which enhances internet experience. Chrome users are missing it. But not for long, here is the way to install Grease monkey script on Google Chrome. This can be used to run JavaScripts in Chrome. The procedure is as follows :


1. Through Greasemetal :

To use the Greasemonkey scripts on chrome ,first you need to install Greasemonkey. As Greasemonkey cannot be installed on Chrome there is a software called Greasemetal,a Greasemonkey type utility which is specially built for Chrome.

Download Greasemetal

The above link will download an exe file which can be installed on your computer. After you are done with the installing RUN the software. A new window will be opened in chrome confirming your installation of Greasemetal.


Running JavaScripts on Google chrome :

After the installation a folder named Userjs will be created in the My Documents Folder. SO If you want to use any Script all you have to do is to copy down the downloaded User Scripts into Userjs directory. Thats it. Now you can enjoy running java scripts in Google Chrome browser.


2. Using Greasemonkeyas a Bookmark :

Another good way of using Greasemonkey in Chrome is using the JavaScript in the form of a Bookmark. This is very easy. All you have to do is Drag this below link to your browser in the place of a bookmark. This will create a bookmark on the chrome browser by the name Greasemonkey.



Installing UserScripts :

We can install UsrScripts which are nothing but JavaScripts which can be downloaded from userscripts.org. After getting the script visit the bookmark which you made in the above process. There , Click on Install the Script. That’s it and you are done. You can get the JavaScript as a bookmark on your bookmarks bar and you can use them as you like.


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September 10, 2008 by: Prasanth Chandra

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