News searching bookmarklets

Keep yourself up-to-date with our news bookmarklets. They work much like all the others: create a new bookmark, add an appropriate description, replace its URL with the JavaScript code and you're ready to go.

Search BBC

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://search.bbc.co.uk/search?q=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+")+'&tab=ns&scope=all'; void 0

Search CNN

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://search.cnn.com/search.jsp?query=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+")+'&type=news&sortBy=date'; void 0

Search ITN

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://itn.co.uk/search?q=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+"); void 0

Search Sky

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://news.sky.com/skynews/Sky-Search?searchTextBox=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+")+'&searchType=news'; void 0

Search Yahoo

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://news.search.yahoo.com/news/search?p=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+"); void 0

News search

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Reference source searching bookmarklets

The web is full of information-packed sites, and with our bookmarklets they're easier to access than ever. If you're reading an article about a film director, say, and want to find out more, then highlight his name with the mouse and click the IMDB bookmarklet for a complete career low-down.

Search Wikipedia

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search?search=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+")+'&go=Go'; void 0

Search howstuffworks

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://www.howstuffworks.com/search.php?terms=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+"); void 0

Search Yahoo Answers

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://answers.yahoo.com/search/search_result?p=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+"); void 0

Search eHow

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://www.ehow.com/Search.aspx?s=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+"); void 0

Search IMDB

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://www.imdb.com/find?s=all&q=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+"); void 0

Search Wolfram Alpha

javascript:q = "" + (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (!q) q = prompt("Enter your search here", ""); if (q!=null) location="http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=" + escape(q).replace(/ /g, "+"); void 0