• US 20180082320A1
  • Filed: 11/28/2017
  • Published: 03/22/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/08/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An online computer system that directly interfaces with a webpage of a third party website that causes a certain numerical value displayed on the webpage to change in value comprising:

  • a server system coupled to a public network configured to store a list of digital codes that cause the numerical value to change when transmitted to the third party website, wherein the list is generated based on historical data collected for the website about whether a digital code enables the numerical value to change;

    a browser extension installed on a user'"'"'s device with an electronic display that is operably connected to the server system over the public network, said browser extension configured to;

    receive the list of digital codes from the server system over the public network;

    when the user connects with the website and opens the page, alter the webpage displayed on the electronic display by dynamically generating a graphical trigger to be presented on the display;

    identify a data entry interface on the webpage to systematically input each of the digital codes from the list;

    upon the user'"'"'s selection of the graphical trigger, systematically input each digital code into the data entry interface and invoke a function on the webpage for each digital code that triggers the website to receive the code and to return a response to the received the code;

    monitor the website'"'"'s response to determine whether the numerical value has changed and by how much;

    identify and apply the digital code that causes the greatest change in value compared to the other digital codes on the list; and

    transmit the applied digital code back to the server system along with data that shows how much that digital code has caused the numerical value to change, wherein the server system is further configured to sort the list based on said data.

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