Hack to View All Steps of an Instructable Without Logging In!

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Here's a little hack that'll save you needless minutes logging in.
It basically allows you to "View All Steps on One Page" of any Instructable without logging in, and WITHOUT using any 'hacking' software!

Please not that this is just a little trick for fun/usefulness and I mean no harm, intentionally or otherwise to Instructables or its servers.

Please Note: This works as of 6 Nov 2007, if Instructables changes their website coding, this trick will be useless.

Step 1: Edit the Address (URL) to View All Pages!

1. Click on the Intro page of the Instructable you want to view.

Notice how the URL (text in the Address bar)
changes into something meaningful.

2. Type ?ALLSTEPS after the existing text in the Address bar.

3. Press ENTER or the Go button to visit.

Enjoy!

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    34 Discussions

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    Kiteman

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Isn't it just easier to log in, rather than type extra in the address bar for every 'ible you want to look at?

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    NebulaIXKiteman

    Reply 2 years ago

    not really...its way more easier to just type in ?ALLSTEPS at the end of the address... wwith logging in, you have to put your username (that could be long) and your password (even longer, probably compilcated)

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    NebulaIXNebulaIX

    Reply 2 years ago

    plus, allsteps default is only if you have pro membership

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    zjharvaKiteman

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    where do you go to get the automatic allsteps thingy when you log in?

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    Kitemanzjharva

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Hover over your name at the top-right of the screen, when the menu appears, select settings. Scroll down and there's a box to tick for all steps to be your default setting.

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    Kitemanzachninme

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Possibly, although 'ibles slide with time anyway, no matter how many comments are made, as other 'ibles arrive at the "top of the pile".

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    NebulaIX

    2 years ago

    still works as of december 2016

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    shafiq-ansaari

    3 years ago

    works today as on 05 april 2016

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    jngnyc

    4 years ago on Introduction

    Still works as of Feburary 2015. Thanks for posting this!

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    RedFlashHubiewan

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Autopager is an add-on for firefox. The concept behind it is quite clever. When you are searching on google for example and you want to go to the next results page, you have to click on "Page 2". With autopager, you can tell it to load the first ten pages of your search. I tried using it on Instructables and I accidentally autopaged an instructable that I was looking at.

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    HeyJDRedFlash

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Autopager is also a plug-in for chrome. Although now I use the plug-in called FastestFox (on chrome and on firefox)

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    iamsinned06

    11 years ago on Step 1

    it still works as of Jul 19 2008. hope instructables.com fix it.

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    JamesRPatrick

    11 years ago on Step 1

    Yeah, I've never logged off in the 6 months I've known Instructables.

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    Crashmaxx

    11 years ago on Step 1

    How about someone just figure out how to stay logged in longer? I can't seem to stay longer then a day, if that long. Most forums and such I will still be logged into months later.