Quickly edit text on the web

This is a nifty trick for content designers. It lets you edit text on any website. I do this when I want to get quick visual assessment of a string change, or produce a mockup of text without having to bug a visual designer.

  1. Make sure your bookmarks bar is visible (check your browser’s settings)
  2. Select the text below:
javascript:document.body.contentEditable = true; void 0;
  1. Drag the selected text into your bookmarks bar
  2. Click that bookmark button and start editing the text on any page

You can now use your cursor to quickly edit some text. If things go bananas, just hit refresh and it will reset the the page.

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