Knowledge Clipper and other Extension Preferences

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You can adjust your Guru Preferences to your liking at any time. Some, like Suggestion Notifications and Knowledge Clipper, allow you to view, search, and add content within any webpage you're using, Below are definitions and uses for each Preference option.

How to adjust your Extension Preferences

To access your Preferences, open your Guru Extension and navigate to Settings by clicking on your avatar and select Preferences. You'll then be able to check the box next to several preferences (see descriptions of each preference below).


SHOW Knowledge Clipper

With Knowledge Clipper, you can add Cards and search Guru based on the text on any underlying webpage. When you highlight text on a webpage and right-click, Guru will appear in the dropdown menu.


  • You can quickly highlight and search Guru more in-context over any webpage you're using.

  • You can easily create a new Card in Guru using your highlighted text as the body. Selecting this option will automatically open the Extension so you can finish creating the Card.

Show Card Preview on Hover

With this enabled, you will see a preview of each Card in the browser extension when you hover over its title. Below is a preview of the Card entitled "Sales & Success Weekly Meetings" that appears in the search results in the browser extension. The preview will disappear when you mouse away from the title.

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Show Pinning Confirmation

When attempting to push situational knowledge, reminders, or how-to's to your team, simply pin a Card to a specific URL. After pinning, a blue screen will appear in which you must confirm that you'd like to pin the Card. You can select the box 'Don't show me this again' if you'd prefer not to confirm the action for each pinned Card.

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Show Question Confirmation

This is a helper dialogue that appears in front of questions when you ask them. You may disable this by selecting 'Don't show me this again'.


Default Extension Position

If you use these Guru extension on top of various webpages, you may want to move the Guru pane from one side to the other. Feel free to move the extension from Right to Left as you wish, Guru will remember what page you moved the extension so the next time you open that page it appears on the preferred side. You can also set a default position for the Left or Right by moving the toggle.

multiple card display options

When viewing multiple Cards at once in the Extension, you have the option to view them individually or within a tabbed view. Here you can set your default view!

If you have multiple Cards open in the tabbed view, Guru will prompt you with a confirmation message upon clicking the exit button. You can disable this message in your Extension settings as well.