For Web Surfers

For Web Surfers

Safe Site Bookmarklets

Bookmarklets are ‘smart bookmarks’, that perform actions or enhance the website you’re visiting with a single click. Bookmarklets are just like bookmarks. Add the bookmarklet to your favorites bar and click on them like you would a bookmark when you’re visiting a website where you would like to use them.

How do I add a bookmarklet to my browser?

Find your browser below for quick instructions on how to use bookmarkets in your web browser.

Internet Explorer Browser

1. Make sure the Favorites Bar is visible. Click on any part of the menu bar and check “Favorites Bar”. 

2. Using your mouse, right click on the bookmarklet and select “Add to Favorites”. 

3. Select “Favorites Bar” folder in combobox and click the Add button. 

4. Try out one of these bookmarklets: 

Safe Site Checker  Quickly check the safety of the web site you are currently visiting 

Safe Web Search  Search the web with Google’s Safe Search engine 

Firefox Browser

1. Make sure Bookmarks Toolbar is visible. Select “View” from main menu then “Toolbars” and check “Bookmarks Toolbar”. 

2. Drag the bookmarklet to the Bookmarks Toolbar. 

3. Try out one of these bookmarklets: 

Safe Site Checker  Quickly check the safety of the web site you are currently visiting 

Safe Web Search  Search the web with Google’s Safe Search engine 

Google Chrome Browser

1. Make sure Bookmarks Bar is visible. Right click on any part of the menu bar and check “Always show bookmarks bar”. 

2. Drag the bookmarklet to the Bookmarks Bar. (You can then right click on it and Edit to give it a name) 

3. Try out one of these bookmarklets: 

Safe Site Checker  Quickly check the safety of the web site you are currently visiting 

Safe Web Search  Search the web with Google’s Safe Search engine 

Safari Browser

1. Make sure Bookmarks Bar is visible. Select “View” from main menu and select “Show Bookmarks Bar”. 

2. Drag the bookmarklet to the Bookmarks Bar. 

3. Try out one of these bookmarklets: 

Safe Site Checker  Quickly check the safety of the web site you are currently visiting 

Safe Web Search  Search the web with Google’s Safe Search engine 

Opera Browser

1. Make sure Personal Bar is visible. Select “View” from main menu then “Toolbars” and check “Personal Bar”. 

2. Drag the bookmarklet to the Personal Bar. 

3. Try out one of these bookmarklets: 

Safe Site Checker  Quickly check the safety of the web site you are currently visiting 

Safe Web Search  Search the web with Google’s Safe Search engine