mdn.io, I’m feeling lucky

I often need to look up details in the Mozilla Developer Network documentation (MDN). It’s a great resource, that keeps getting better every year.

A few years ago, I learned that lovely people have set up a very convenient “url shortener” / “search service” to do an “I’m feeling lucky” search on the MDN documentation.

In your browser’s URL bar, type mdn.io/‰s, where %s is your search string. Hit Enter and arrive at the best matching page on MDN.

Example:

mdn.io/function.apply takes you to https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Function/apply

I use this as my primary way of navigating MDN.

You can read the source of mdn.io on GitHub.

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