Using the web clipper

Create findings from web pages with the web clipper.

What is the web clipper

The web clipper is a bookmark with some Javascript code. When you are viewing a web page and click the web clipper bookmark, the contents of the web page are scraped and added into FIBRES as a Signal.

Install the web clipper

  1. Navigate to the top right corner of FIBRES and open the dropdown Menu.
  2. Click Install web clipper. A popup window with some instructions opens.
  3. Drag and drop the Add to FIBRES button into the favorites bar of your browser.

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Show bookmarks bar

On Chrome

  1. Click View
  2.  Click Always Show Bookmark Bar

On Safari

  1. Click View
  2.  Click Show Favourites Bar

On Firefox

  1. Click View
  2. Hover over Toolbars
  3. Hover over Bookmarks Toolbar
  4. Click Always Show

On New Edge

  1. Click View
  2. Click Always show Favourites Bar

How to use the web clipper

To save a copy of any web page into your account:

  1. Open the web page you want to add to FIBRES.
  2. Click the Add to FIBRES bookmark.

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The web clipper didn't work. Why is this?

If the web clipper doesn't work and you see an error message, it's likely because:

  • The website has prevented content scraping
  • The article is behind a soft or a hard paywall