Edge can’t do bookmarklets…

I wanted to use the “PressThis” button to post about something else quickly today (filesprout – awesome, check it out) but instead I ended up falling down a rabbit hole of trying to set up bookmarklets in Microsoft’s new Edge browser. There are lots of search results on this, but all ultimately point to the same itworld.com article ¬†on how to hack this together. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work for me. When I alter the content of a URL link in favourites it just disappears from the browser.

I wanted to give Edge a real try, but this issue is a deal breaker for me. I use bookmarklets daily and I don’t want to have to change that.