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Anchors reveal

“Anchors reveal” is a Firefox addon to show anchors in a web page. Its main use is to help a lazy blog redactor for rapidly linking to a relevant chapter in a long web page.

To install latest stable and validated version, go directly to its Mozilla addon page

Author : Xavier "dascritch" Mouton-Dubosc Portage to WebExtension and some bug corrections : Makyen

Icon taken from the default KDE theme Oxygen by the Oxygen Team

Version : 1.1

Reference links

Howto dev

To test your code, go in about:debugging and choose the project's manifest.json

Howto build

Since 0.8, you must go thru WebExtension service. How to install is described Your first extension

Building the zip file is done via the script.



  • Original logo in SVG


Copyright (C) 2014 Xavier "dascritch" Mouton-Dubosc

This software is licenced under the GNU General Public Licence. Use it and deploy it as you want : i've done too much closed source before.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see


  • February 2019 : 1.1, ported in WebComponent. Will help to isolate, keep page undisturbed
  • August 2017 : 0.8, now ported in WebExtension, thanks to Makyen ans everyone in the community
  • October 2016 : 0.7, will now accept old a[name] scheeme. Thanks Aeris for his patch. Hey ? Did I know you ?
  • August 2014 : 0.6, switching from addon sdk cfx to JetPack jpm . Thanks Erik Vold for transition help
  • August 2014 : 0.5, also reveal inline lements and wikipedia.
  • August 2014 : 0.4, hiding labels on top left of page
  • July 2014 : 0.3, removing direct html insertions for real DOM manips
  • July 2014 : 0.2, sanitizing, filtering and removing layout on resize
  • June 2014 : 0.1, first release. Standalone JS and Firefox Addon

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