SiteLauncher Makes Bookmarking Even Faster
If you’re like me, you have a lot of Bookmarks, and they get used daily. Many of them are sites that everyone else visits such as Digg, Facebook, or YouTube. It would be nice to have an application that allows instant keystroke access to these popular sites, and that is exactly what Sitelauncher does.
If you go to the Sitelauncher site, you can download this Firefox plugin for free and, in a matter of seconds, you will have an efficient way to get to your favorite sites even faster. Once it is installed, it will automatically appear on Firefox’s Toolbar, and it already comes with several popular sites already loaded on it. For example, a for Amazon, y is for Youtube.
All you have to do is hit the default Alt plus Shift plus the proper character, and you will have a new tab that will open up to that site. It is quite easy to program it, and if you want to see the menu, just hit Ctrl plus Spacebar.
I’ve tried it out, and it really works well! I found a little flaw. According to the instructions, any character key can be associated with a site, so you’re not just limited to a-z, 0-9. However, I tried to program zMogo as Alt+Shift+8, and it wouldn’t recognize a numerical key. However, when I brought up the menu and hit 8, it worked just fine.
Still, Sitelauncher is clearly the way Bookmarking technology is going. No more going to menu and navigating through tabbed folders. I guess our time surfing the web is so precious that any seconds that we can shave off of it is worth it.