User script

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

A user script is a script that is run in a Web browser to make live changes to a Web page. These scripts are oftentimes used to add some functionality to a page or to change its appearance. These are typically written in JavaScript, but can be written in other languages as well.

A common tool for creating user scripts is Greasemonkey, which is an extension for the Firefox Web browser. You can find out more about it by visiting the Greasemonkey website.

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