blunt essays with sharp points

Send to (Blogger, Bookmarks, Mail, Wayback, English) in Google Chrome

by Scrvpvlvs
Dec 16, 2008 9:54 PM– I have customized Google Chrome to make it simple to send the current page to:

The result of this customization is the “Send to” menu. This is very easy to set up and requires no special technical knowledge. This customization is not original with me but it has worked very well for me. Harry McCracken gets the credit.

  1. If the Google Chrome bookmarks bar is hidden, bring it into view with Ctrl-B Ctrl+Shift+B. [Google changed this keyboard shortcut in 2010 to avoid a conflict with the standard use of Ctrl+B to bold text.]
  2. Right button click on in the bookmarks bar (but not on an existing folder), then click Add folder…
  3. Name: Send to
  4. click OK
  5. NOTE: If the new folder does not appear on the bookmarks bar, then look in existing folders and in the » folder to see if you accidentally created it there. Then simply drag it with the mouse to the location you desire.

Now you have an empty Send to menu.

To add the Blogger option to the menu, drag the text BlogThis! with the mouse from this page at and drop on top of Send to. (So that the name makes more sense with the words Send to, you can change the name from BlogThis! to Blogger by clicking Send to, right button clicking on BlogThis!, choosing Edit, and following the directions.)

To add the Bookmarks option to the menu, drag the text Google Bookmark with the mouse from this page at and drop on top of Send to. (I changed the name to Bookmarks.)1

To add the Mail option to the menu, drag the text GmailThis! with the mouse from this page at and drop on top of Send to. (I changed the name to Mail.)

To add the Wayback option to the menu, drag the text WayBack with the mouse from this page at and drop on top of Send to.

To add the English option to the menu, drag the text English with the mouse from this page at and drop on top of Send to.

A Google search for bookmarklets will turn up many similar options that you can consider adding to the Chrome bookmarks menu, for example at

  1. There is a related Chrome customization to make your Google Bookmarks searchable from the address bar (which as far as I know is original with me). The combination of Send to Bookmarks and searchable bookmarks makes Google Bookmarks simple to use in Chrome.

Labels: , , , , , , , , ,

Share: submit to reddit


by Blogger Duncan
March 10, 2009 2:54 PM–Thanks for the tip! I needed the send to link!  

by Blogger Rob Pugh
September 29, 2009 7:54 AM–Great! Thanks much!  

by Blogger Thomas Costick
October 08, 2009 5:17 AM–Some useful stuff here. Thanks.  

by Blogger Adada
October 19, 2009 9:22 AM–This is an awesome tip! Loving it =)  

by Blogger Minze
December 09, 2009 8:21 AM–Thanks a lot! This is very handy tip.  

by Anonymous Anonymous
April 06, 2011 1:36 PM–should be ctrl+shift+B at the beginning

Very helpful, thanks.  

by Blogger Scrvpvlvs
April 06, 2011 1:58 PM–Good catch, @Anonymous. Google changed that keyboard shortcut in 2010.  

by Anonymous Anonymous
May 30, 2011 9:41 AM–thanks dude
the help provided y you is awesome  

by Blogger asad48
July 14, 2011 1:16 PM–wow! Thanx for the tiP, really useful.
think you can perhaps update it, Send to allow Tweets and Google+  

Post a Comment

<< Home



E-mail: enter address

Project Euler competitor metaed


Project Euler competitor db8

profile for MetaEd on Stack Exchange, a network of free, community-driven Q&A sites

Recent Articles

Using Google Bookmarks in Google Chrome

Obama Because He Is Black

The Ballad of RSTS/E

A Thirty Year History Of Google Chrome … Continued...

A Thirty Year History of Google Chrome, Plus How T...

Not too late to hunt chiggers!

Bullying bill passes three years after student’s s...

Mom’s letter to the editor

The Weather Is Running Late Today

Snapfish Tricks Confidential Information Out Of Vi...


November 1999
June 2000
July 2000
September 2001
October 2001
February 2002
March 2002
June 2003
February 2004
June 2004
July 2004
August 2004
September 2004
February 2005
March 2005
November 2005
July 2007
March 2008
April 2008
May 2008
October 2008
November 2008
December 2008
January 2009
April 2009
September 2009
December 2009
February 2010
March 2010
May 2010
June 2010
September 2010
October 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
April 2011
June 2011
July 2011
August 2011
September 2011
December 2011
February 2012
April 2012
May 2012
June 2012
July 2012
August 2012
September 2012
November 2012
January 2013
February 2013
April 2013
February 2014
May 2014
October 2014
June 2017