Updated Script to Download Google History

A little over a week ago, I completed the first version of a script (in the form of a JavaScript bookmarklet) that allows you to download your Google Web History. Shortly afterwards, I posted some comments on a few other pages with similar scripts. Someone saw one of my comments and posted a comment on my article (posted as metal123, this person normally goes by the handle “Naka”).

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Copy Lyrics in Pandora to Clipboard

Today I wanted to follow along in the lyrics with a tune I was enjoying on Pandora, so I searched for the last word in the song I heard. The browser scrolled to the section of the song where the word was located, however, the word was not highlighted. I tried to select the lyrics, and was annoyed to find the lyrics were not selectable. It was then time for a little JavaScript magic to make it possible to select, copy, and paste the lyrics.

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Download Google Web History

Although Google does provide access to easily download some Google Account data, they do not provide direct access to download your entire Google Web History. I did a bit of research, and although you can access it via an RSS feed 1000 records at a time, it can still be difficult and time consuming to obtain in its entirety. I took it upon myself to develop a simple solution that combines all of the RSS feed files into a single, downloadable CSV file.

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