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Hacking LibraryThing is a place to share and talk about use of various plugins and techniques to modify and customize the LibraryThing experience. Want a place to post a snippet of your Greasemonkey script that replaces all images of users with timspalding's smiling face? Post it here. Got something that solves that annoying Touchstone bug where it never expands? Start a conversation about it here.

Most hacks consist of Greasemonkey scripts, but there are some Stylish addons for doing less complex restyling. These scripts can be used with browser addons for Firefox and Chrome. To a lesser extent they may also work with other browsers like Opera and Safari or on mobile devices. Internet Explorer is generally a non-starter for such modifications. It's also usually best to have an up-to-date version of the browser as hacks may not work on older browsers.

Help links:


How to install a script in Chrome

List of scripts and styles.


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Total members: 93 members

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Request: Editions for the new search 1Collectorator, June 3ignore
Bringing back the blue! 12Tid, February 3ignore
GM script: custom author roles 21Keeline, January 20ignore
LibraryThing Hack Projects - sound off! 81aethercowboy, August 2016ignore
Members covers on Author or Series Page 2omargosh, July 2016ignore
Script to copy a book to a manual entry 82omargosh, June 2016ignore
a better work combination workflow 16omargosh, May 2016ignore
Script to make helpers log easier to quickly read 7omargosh, May 2016ignore
Grease Monkey Library Thing Work Editions Grid 26Collectorator, September 2015ignore
shell/gawk script (for prices I stored in Private Comments) 1omargosh, August 2015ignore
Tweak script for WorldCat lookup code to accommodate new feature: Editions changes? 6omargosh, August 2015ignore
"Userscripts.org" seems to be down 14jjmcgaffey, August 2015ignore
LT GreaseMonkey scripts no longer accessible from userscripts.org 2rosalita, October 2014ignore
Greasemonkey mostly not working - help? 9Collectorator, August 2014ignore
LibraryThing Random Title | Google Chrome Extension 1cblupo, May 2014ignore
Work Editions Grid 5Collectorator, May 2014ignore
Amazon bookmarklet 19knotbox, April 2014ignore
request for feedback/poking/prodding 19omargosh, March 2014ignore
Adding books from iPhone using a barcode scanner 20jjmcgaffey, February 2014ignore
GM script for Combiners: More "editions" links 12JerryMmm, June 2013ignore
LT Cover Navigation - A Total Conversion 33SylviaC, June 2013ignore
General purpose "How do I use this?" topic 18aleng, April 2013ignore
HOWTO: Remove native scripts from Chrome 1brightcopy, April 2013ignore
HOWTO: Install a script in Chrome 1brightcopy, April 2013ignore
Floating navigation bar 12Keeline, April 2013ignore
LT Auto Link Replies 19brightcopy, April 2013ignore
LT Sort Author Works 32brightcopy, April 2013ignore
Hacking on Android 1brightcopy, March 2013ignore
Group updates 1brightcopy, March 2013ignore
Hacking LibraryThing Wiki Library 6JonathanGorman, February 2013ignore
LibraryThing Group Links on Talk Page 13rosalita, January 2013ignore
Kill Codes 5jjwilson61, January 2013ignore
Always Show Collections in Add Books (Stylish Script) 3SylviaC, May 2012ignore
LT Ratings Details Script 5Louve_de_mer, March 2012ignore
One-click adding generic editions of works? 12justjim, February 2012ignore
LibraryThing List Checkmarks to Left - Stylish Script 2justjim, January 2012ignore
Greasemonkeyskripts and Safari 8birder4106, January 2012ignore
request: "add to library" and "add to wishlist" buttons that use ISBN 7rsterling, January 2012ignore
idea for FF plugin: add to LT box/icon 5legallypuzzled, January 2012ignore
Firefox Search Plugin 7rsterling, August 2011ignore
Bookmarklet to move Publisher Series next to Series 1brightcopy, June 2011ignore
LT Read Helper 20leahbird, May 2011ignore
Greasemonkey scripts in Chrome via Tampermonkey 1brightcopy, April 2011ignore
ISBN search plugin 2DaynaRT, April 2011ignore
Quick add bookmarklet for LibraryThing 2Keeline, March 2011ignore
Request: Re-order 'Your world' on Talk pages. 1justjim, October 2010ignore
Request: Recently added on Profile page 7brightcopy, October 2010ignore
re. Adding books from iPhone using a barcode scanner 1laserone, July 2010ignore
Configuration scripts 2JonathanGorman, March 2010ignore
Auto-update of scripts 1brightcopy, March 2010ignore
Stylish add-on (oh, and Hi!) 5brightcopy, March 2010ignore
Request for script - highlight low-res cover images 4brightcopy, March 2010ignore
Request for Script - User defined Alt Text 7EveleenM, March 2010ignore
Anyone used any non-firefox greasemonkey? 3brightcopy, February 2010ignore
A scriptmonkey by another name 2Collectorator, January 2010ignore
Good idea to give LT a kill switch on our greasemonkey scripts? 9brightcopy, January 2010ignore
Support other languages than English 4brightcopy, January 2010ignore
How to set your icon with LibraryThing MyIcon 17aethercowboy, January 2010ignore
LibraryThing Employee Highlighter (updates, comments, requests, etc.) 2brightcopy, January 2010ignore
Hi 1Collectorator, January 2010ignore
Fixing Touchstones so they show a link to the work 1JonathanGorman, January 2010ignore

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