Yahoo releases Delicious plug-in for IE

With the free plug-in from Yahoo, social bookmarking could get easier for Internet Explorer users.

The Delicious plug-in makes it easier to add descriptive tags to bookmarks stored at the Delicious site.
The Delicious plug-in makes it easier to add descriptive tags to bookmarks stored at the Delicious site. Yahoo

Investors and industry watchers may have their eyes on Yahoo's executive departures and coming reorganization , but for most people involved with Yahoo are just users of the company's technology.

Which is why it's interesting that Yahoo released a version of its Delicious plug-in for Internet Explorer on Thursday. (Download Delicious Internet Explorer extension 1.0 for Windows.)

The plug-in, which Yahoo released in beta form in May , makes it easier for people to use the Delicious "social bookmarking" site. Delicious lets people store Web page bookmarks on a central server, label them with a description and tags, and share them with others.

Delicious got its plug-in start with the open-source Firefox browser, but the site can be used by anyone with a browser without plug-ins. The Yahoo plug-in works with IE 6, IE 7 and should work with the IE 8 beta, but Yahoo isn't making any promises.

About the author

Stephen Shankland has been a reporter at CNET since 1998 and covers browsers, Web development, digital photography and new technology. In the past he has been CNET's beat reporter for Google, Yahoo, Linux, open-source software, servers and supercomputers. He has a soft spot in his heart for standards groups and I/O interfaces.

 

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