Personal blogging by Steph Gray, former digital agency founder and erstwhile bureaucrat

Flexible bookmarklists: your friendly listing of Delicious-tagged items

A post over on the CILIP blog got me thinking about a couple of minor tweaks to the software behind digitalgovuk (which, lacking inspiration, I’ve called Bookmarklist.

Rather than hard coding the base tag, we could make the URL a bit more hackable, and thus generate the same kind of friendly-looking listing of Delicious bookmarks with thumbnails for virtually any keyword. So give it a go:

Enter a keyword below to generate your customised bookmarklist of tagged items from Delicious:


You can get the code to make your own version or tweak the look and feel – see the link in the footer. Enjoy!

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2 comments on “Flexible bookmarklists: your friendly listing of Delicious-tagged items

  1. stevieflow says:

    This is great.

    I almost got the same results as with the kind assistance you gave for – but one minor this to note is that the search keyword is now included in the tag cloud…

    1. Steph says:

      Thanks Steve! I’ve rolled this fix and a few others including a feature contributed by Exmosis into a 1.1 release, now available from