If You Shop Online, This Web Browser Extension Could Save You A Lot Of Money

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If you’re doing a great deal of your shopping online, you need to know about Wikibuy. This is a Chrome web extension that can be added to your Chrome toolbar for free — and when you add it, you could wind up saving yourself quite a bit of time and money.

Wikibuy scours the internet for the best prices and coupon codes for items you’re already clicking “add to cart” on. So, instead of price checking several websites before making a purchase, Wikibuy does the work for you to ensure you’re getting the lowest price possible.

If Wikibuy happens to find a coupon code, it will automatically add it for you, and if it finds the product you’re shopping for a lower price, it’ll notify you so you can head over to that retailer’s website instead.

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Installation

You can get Wikibuy through the Wikibuy website or by searching for it directly through the Chrome web store. Installing the Wikibuy extension is as easy as clicking “add to Chrome” in the web store. It’ll look like this:

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More Potential For Savings

If you’re not shopping for specific items but just looking to see what the best deals are, the Wikibuy website is a great resource. It highlights some of the best online savings opportunities for different categories, including Home & Kitchen Supplies, Beauty & Personal Care and more.

For instance, you can save big — $56! — when you shop for a KitchenAid Nespresso through eBay right now, according to the Wikibuy website:

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That’s a great deal on a coffee maker, and you might not have thought to check eBay before making a final purchase otherwise. So, Wikibuy really does seem to take the guesswork out of shopping online — which makes the already simple act of purchasing items via the internet even more hassle-free. Who knew?

And Wikibuy isn’t the only money-saving tool out there. Web extensions such as Honey, Shopper.com and Everydime can also help you save money.

You can even consider using some of these extensions together to really amplify your money-saving potential. For instance, one user suggested combining the Honey and Wikibuy extensions to get the best of both:

“WikiBuy tends to find more coupons than Honey, although Honey is better at finding other sellers on Amazon. I’d recommend using both,” one review reads.

So, consider your shopping habits and most-used sites before choosing a web extension that works best for you!

Happy savings!

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Augusta Statz
Augusta Statz

Augusta Statz holds a B.F.A. in Writing from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She's an avid writer with a genuine sense of curiosity. She feels the best way to absorb the world around you is through fashion, art and food, so that’s what she spends most of her time writing about. Learn More.