Chrome: The Wikipedia Beautifier extension cleans the cruft from Wikipedia to offer an easy-on-the-eyes reading experience on the popular online encyclopedia.Inspired by Readability, Wikipedia Beautifier makes the page more readable with some font and layout changes:
- Swaps out the content fonts to nice, big, serif fonts
- Fades out the navigation bars to the top and left when not in use
- Justifies text and adds automatic hyphenation
- Makes a handful of margin adjustments to make things line up in more presentable ways
It would be silly to install extensions to improve the readability of every site you visit, but many of us use Wikipedia a lot, and the Wikipedia Beautifier really does deliver a nice improvement.
Wikipedia Beautifier [github]
Republished from Lifehacker