When browsing Bible Gateway show a textinput field with a markdown formatted copy of the current page for easy copy/paste into SE questions and answers. This is especially useful for users of the Christianity and Biblical Hermeneutics sites wishing to reference Biblical content in their posts. The content is cleanly formatted as a block-quote, the translation is noted and a link is made back to the relevant Bible Gateway page.
A box similar to the following will be visible when browsing on the Bible Gateway:
The contents of that textarea copied into an SE post will produce this formatted output:
The original author is dancek whose script originally debued on the Christianity meta site. The code was released on his github site. The version shown above is my forked copy that formats the verse and link output a little bit differently.
- Version 0.1.3 - August 5, 2012 - Updated to strip out new stuff recently added to Bible Gateway's markup output.
- Version 0.2.0 - March 7, 2016 - Updated for new Biblegateway page layout. Thanks to Scott Tomaszewski.