Open any link in text-only mode, clearing the page of ads and other clutter. Uses ViewText.org to accomplish the same.
Have you ever opened a web page that's filled with 90% ads and 10% content?
Ever wondered if you could shoot those advertisements into oblivion?
After installing this extension, click on the 'Text Only, Please' icon that appears in the toolbar to load the current web page without ads and clutter. Alternatively, you can hit ALT+T on the keyboard to acccomplish the same.
You can also right-click on any link and choose 'Open in text-only mode' to open the link without the ads and clutter.
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NOTE: When installing the extension, you may get a warning that says that it wants to access your data on all websites. Don't worry though - the reason you get the warning is because the extension has a 'content script' that monitors your key presses for the Alt+T shortcut.
This extension uses ViewText.org to render a text-only version of the webpage. Icon courtesy: http://bit.ly/eQRSNF