YSK: There’s a website available for free that will instantly get you into paywalled sites. No browser extensions needed.

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  • bypass-paywalls-chrome

    Bypass Paywalls web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.

    I personally prefer to use this extension on either Firefox or any Chrome-based web browser instead: https://github.com/iamadamdev/bypass-paywalls-chrome/releases

  • Honestly just use Bypass Paywalls Clean, I have used it and the "non-clean" original project for local and US newspapers for years https://gitlab.com/magnolia1234/bypass-paywalls-firefox-clean/

  • Sonar

    Write Clean JavaScript Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 300 unique rules to find JavaScript bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • archiveis

    A simple Python wrapper for the archive.is capturing service

    http://archive.is works for literally any paywall

  • Universal-Bypass

    Don't waste your time with compliance. Universal Bypass circumvents annoying link shorteners.

    I use this bypass it works on most of the paywall sites I visit. NY Times is one of them that it works with.

  • web-archives

    Browser extension for viewing archived and cached versions of web pages, available for Chrome, Edge and Safari

  • Zigi

    Workflow assistant built for devs & their teams. Automate the mundane part of your day, with live actionable messages for your GitHub & Jira tasks.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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