One of the things I missed moving to Google Chrome as my full time browser was Grease Monkey and site-specific hacks. Custom user stylsheets have been available in Chrome for a little while now, but they’re cumbersome to manage.

Ankit Ahuja has made overriding a site’s styles a snap with Stylebot, an extension for Google Chrome he built as part of Google’s Summer of Code 2010.

To use Stylebot, just install the extension for the Google Extensions Gallery or clone the repo and open the .crx file with Chrome.

Once installed you get a handy ‘CSS’ link in Chromes address bar that opens the Stylebot panel, letting you select elements and override default styles. For advanced users, you can drop in your own site-specific CSS, like this:

code, #browser table {
  font-family: menlo ;
}

Just like that, my favorite fixed width font on GitHub.com.

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