Eat Your Books

Installing the EYB Bookmarklet on an iPad or iPhone

There isn't a simple way to install any Bookmarklet on the iPad or iPhone.  Several people have come up with workarounds and there is a way to do it following these steps.
  1. Make sure you have Javascript set to "On" in your Safari settings (in Advanced)
  2. Add this page as a Bookmark
  3. Select and copy the Javascript below to your clipboard.
  4. Go to your Bookmarks and edit the new Bookmark. Edit the name to "Add to EYB Recipes" and paste the Javascript in the field for the URL.
  5. Done.
 
Copy everything below:
javascript:(function()%20{%20window.open('https://www.eatyourbooks.com/bookshelf/add-online-recipe?url='+encodeURIComponent(window.location.href), '_blank', 'location=no,links=no,scrollbars=yes,toolbar=no,status=no,menubar=no,width=1040,height=800');%20})();


More detailed instructions on adding the Bookmarklet on an iPad    …
  1. Select the Javascript code above.
  2. Make sure you have "Always show Favorites Bar" on.  (Go to Settings/Safari)
  3. Go back to Safari to this Help page.
  4. Touch the "Arrow" (sometimes a "+") next to the URL bar. 
  5. Touch Add Bookmark
  6. Touch folders (field at bottom), which usually displays Bookmarks.
  7. Select Bookmark Bar option.
  8. Touch Save button (you are actually saving this page to your Bookmarks bar - which you then convert to the Bookmarklet in Step 10 below)
  9. Touch the Bookmarks bar
  10. Select Edit
  11. Touch Eat Your Books bookmark item that you added in 7.
  12. Change the name of the field from Eat Your Books to Add to EYB Recipes (or whatever name you'd like).
  13. Change the URL in the second field by pasting in the JavaScript you copied in Step 1.  

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