navchandar / Open Current Tab via Google Cache


Version: 0.3+bc425fa updated

Summary: Open Google Web Cache for dead links or bypass paywalls from browser right click context menu.




Copyright: 2021, navchandar (

License: MPL-2.0

Open Current Tab via Google Cache

  • Provides a context menu option to open the current tab URL into a Google Cached URL.

  • This can be useful to open dead links that are archived by Google.

  • Please do note that not all links may be cached correctly.

  • Option is visible when right clicking on any webpage.

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  • Also use the userscript Open via Web Archive for maximum impact.

  • Works on Chrome/Firefox/Edge using TamperMonkey/ViolentMonkey.

  • If you are new to userscripts/Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey, Checkout this getting started guide.

  • Feedback welcome. Let me know any new ideas/ improvements to scripts.

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