There are times when we come across useful web pages but due to shortage of time, have to close it without reading. To solve this problem, we came across an excellent web application, Instapaper.
Instapaper is a useful web application which let users save web pages so that they can be read later. Instapaper brings handful of features to help users read articles in the easiest way possible. Articles saved with Instapaper can later be shared with friends via email and different social networks.
Using Instapaper is really simple and easy. But before that, you must create a free account on Instapaper. The signup procedure is simple; all you have to do is enter your email address and password.
Once the registration is complete, it will redirect you to Instapaper dashboard where you will be able to see the links saved using Instapaper. In order to save web pages, just drag the bookmarklet to your browser’s bookmarks bar.
Now, suppose you can across a web page you wish to read later, just click on the Instapaper bookmarklet and it will save the page to your account. One really useful feature about this service is that once the pages are saved, you can read it in a user friendly interface without any advertisements.
You can even share the links saved using Instapaper with your friends via email, Tumblr, Evernote and different social networks including Facebook and Twitter. But before that, you must link your social media accounts with Instapaper and give it access to your account so that it can share the links. To link your accounts, just click on Account to access settings and link respective accounts from the sharing options. You can even opt to post the links saved using Instapaper automatically to the respective network.
You can even organize the saved web pages into folders for easy access or download it for different devices so that it can be read offline on smartphones, tablets or any other gadget.
You can even export the saved web pages in a CSV or HTML format as a backup. The time it takes to create a CSV file depends on the number of links you saved using Instapaper. Do note that the service can backup only 2000 entries. If you have more links then that it will automatically generate a backup based on first 2000 entries.
Insapaper offer many other tools and applications for users to easily read saved pages on the go. If you want, you can install instapaper on your iOS device and read articles on the go. Other than that, Instapaper offers a text bookmarklet as well which can be used to save the text from web pages. You can check the complete list of extra tools here.
Instapaper is a nifty tool which can be of great help for users who wish to save and read articles through a user friendly dashboard. In my opinion, if you spend a lot of time on the internet and want to save page for offline reading or even online in free time, you should give Instapaper a try.
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