Interclue is a Firefox extension that displays a preview (snapshots) of hyperlinks on web pages – before you click you can have an idea of what the links is pointing to – this way you candecide whether or not you want to click through it reduces time wasting especially when it comes to blanks links, or fake links that take you to undesired web pages.
Interclue marvels for its ability to customize and construct the target page – loading it with lot of information about the page and for instance it gives you the possibility to bookmark the page, Digg-it, sphere it to del.icio.us, watch YouTube video and more – all these directly within the preview window.
To install Interclue, you need to follow the famous three step process for installing Firefox plugins.
1. Get the Interclue extension
2. If you have default security settings on your browser, you should be asked for a “permit” to use this extension. After adding this site to the list of Trusted sites, click Accept and Install Now – This extension has a EULA policy
3. Once successfully installed, you’ll be asked to Restart Firefox
After restarting the browser, Interclue begins to display an icon called linkclue, and only when you move your mouse over these icont that it displays the preview. This linkclue could be the favicon of the website.
At the top of the previewer are a set of button that permit you to email content, make a printout, browse through pages, increase or decrease font size and more.
The default configuration is OK for you to get started, but if you’re interested in making it better then get to the tools menu Tools >> Interclue Options or at the bottom right of your Firefox status bar you’ll find “Interclue Options”.
Interclue relies on third-party sites like Thumbshots and WebSnapr for thumbnail images of popular sites.