Chrome and Safari extension to rehabilitate disruptive footnotes.

Anchor-linked footnotes always disrupt your page position and consequently your flow when reading. Footnotify is a Browser Extension to display footnotes as a pop-over. All that without upsetting your point of reference. 1 ← Go ahead, click the footnote!

Nice footnotes on Wikipedia

Chrome: Click here and install Footnotify for Google Chrome.

Safari: Download the extension bundle. Double click the the downloaded file to install to Safari.

Footnotes on major sites like Wikipedia, Daring Fireball and Brooks Review are enhanced with this extension.

Appreciate the idea? Follow @hpeikemo for more inspiration and ideas.

Update: Johan (@kottkrig) created a Firefox port.


  1. It was initially created as a bookmarklet and an embeddable script. The script is currently employed on this page.