Web Highlighter for Text and PDFs

Illuminate your reading and note-taking experience with Helperbird's Web Highlighter. With various color options, the Web Highlighter offers an engaging way to highlight text on web pages and PDFs.

Web Highlighter features

Helperbird's Web Highlighter is the perfect tool for anyone who wants to elevate their reading and note-taking experience on the web.

Tailor your reading environment by highlighting text in different colors. This feature is also fully compatible with PDFs, making it a comprehensive solution for academic or professional use.

The Web Highlighter not only allows you to highlight text but also offers a way to easily manage and review your highlights.

A must-have for students, professionals, or anyone who wants to enhance their reading experience.


The Web Highlighter offers multiple benefits, such as:

  • Making critical information stand out by using various colors.
  • Simplifying the process of note-taking and information gathering.
  • Aiding in the retention of information by visually emphasizing text.
  • Providing an effective way to review highlighted content.
  • Enhancing focus and comprehension during reading.


  • Choose from a palette of colors to match your needs.
  • Highlight text on both web pages and PDFs.
  • Export highlighted text to other platforms or save them for future reference.
  • Quick toggle to enable or disable highlighting.
  • Compatibility with other Helperbird features for a seamless user experience.

Is This a Free Feature?

Yes and no. The basic functionality is available for free to all users. However, for more advanced features and the ability to use the Web Highlighter on any website, you'll need to upgrade to the premium version.

Screenshot of a Google Docs document titled 'Untitled document'. Within the document, there's partial text stating 'Hello everyone my nam'. Beneath the incomplete sentence, there's a word prediction tool suggesting completions like 'name', 'names', 'named', etc. On the right side, the Helperbird extension is active, displaying several features. There's a bright pink 'Helperbird note' that quotes Chef Gusteau from Ratatouille, saying, 'Your only limit is your soul. What I say is true—anyone can cook ... but only the fearless can be great.' Other visible Helperbird tools include 'Voice typing', 'Sticky note', 'Word Prediction', and 'Highlighter'.

Annotations & Sticky Notes

Transform your research and workflow with Helperbird's Annotations & Sticky Notes feature. Effortlessly highlight, annotate, and leave comments on any website or PDF. Choose from a variety of colors and sizes, and organize your notes seamlessly. Save to the cloud and export in multiple formats, all while using our robust search functionality.

Line, Letter, and Word Spacing

Effortlessly fine-tune the spacing of lines, letters, and words on any website or PDF. Enhance readability and tailor your online reading experience with Helperbird.

Show Alt & Image Descriptions

Streamline your web browsing by showing image and link descriptions on mouse over with Helperbird on any website or PDF. Gain quick insights into content by hovering over images and links.

5 out of 5 stars

“After using Helperbird I can't say enough positive things about it. This extension has truly transformed my online reading experience. Whether it's adjusting font sizes, reducing eye strain with the gray filter, or using the dyslexia-friendly fonts, Helperbird offers a range of features that cater to individual preferences and needs. The customizable color options and text alignment have also been incredibly helpful for personalizing my browsing. And the speed reading feature? It's a game-changer! Overall, Helperbird is a versatile, user-friendly tool that enhances accessibility and makes online reading a breeze. Highly recommended!”

Charlie Nishelle Calkins, recognized for her contributions to Helperbird
Charlie Nishelle Calkins
Helperbird Pro user