Are you a redditor? I am. It’s great to see the web sites recommended by other internet users, and it’s great to share what I found too. But not every web site has a Reddit button. In this article I’ll introduce some Chrome extensions that brings Reddit features to web sites no matter they have the submission button or not. Besides, I also introduce two extensions that enhances the function of Reddit.
This is an official product by reddit.com. It adds a submission bar in your Chrome browser so that you can share any web site you found. You can also upvote and downvote a web site. New messages are shown in this notification bar when they appear.
Reddit’s Orange Envelope
Want a more subtle way to get notified about new messages? This extension adds an icon with counter next to the Chrome address bar, you can easily see the number of messages you have on reddit.
(Image source: Extension’s page in Chrome Web Store)
This extension brings you a pop-up window showing previous submissions by redditors. You can read their comments, upvote and downvote a web site. Of course, yuo can also submit a site to Reddit if it has not be submitted by any people previously.
Reddit Enhancement Suite
RES is a powerful browser add-on that adds many Reddit-related features to your browser. It supports Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Safari. It has a long list of features including account switcher, keyboard navigation (shortcuts), inline image viewer, enhanced Reddit interface, comment saving, etc. You can find a full feature list here.
Official Web Site: http://redditenhancementsuite.com
Actually this is not a Reddit-only extension. It adds image hover zoom to not only Reddit but also many other popular web site such as Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Flickr, Wikipedia, eBay, Google+, WordPress…