Wikipedia:Tip of the day/September 4

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There are a number of ways to improve your browser to make it a more effective Wikipedia tool:

  • enabling custom features at My preferences, under the Gadgets tab
  • downloading plugins
  • installing javascripts (a simple cut/paste operation) into your user page's monobook.js subpage
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  • add a Wikipedia toolbar to your browser

As you can see, tools are implemented in a number of ways. There are tools available for many different purposes, and with many different functions, some multipurpose. Many of these are explained at Wikipedia:Tools/Browser integration, which includes a list for each major brand of browser.