Questions about managing bookmarks in browsers and browser addons. Questions about social bookmarking sites belong on Webapps.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
1answer
210 views

Can I automatically map chrome's bookmarks bar to its jump list?

I would like the contents of my bookmarks bar to be present in my Google Chrome jump list, without the manual tedium of managing both the bar's organization and contents and those of the jump list. ...
1
vote
1answer
111 views

How can I insert a link in Outlook to bookmark it when clicked?

I'm writing a newsletter in Outlook and I want a clickable 'bookmark it' link to our related staff intranet page. I can do normal links but want the bookmark action to come up. Is that possible?
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How do I merge several Opera ADR bookmark files to one single file?

I have several Opera ADR files with bookmarks that were created back in 2005 with Opera 7.54. I would like to merge these to one single ADR file. The goal is to convert them all and end up with one ...
3
votes
1answer
867 views

Chrome bookmarks have totally disappeared from my system

I logged on to Chrome today, and my entire bookmarks, 1000's of entries, was gone. That was several years of detailed research and it's gone just like that. Is there any way to get the Chrome ...
0
votes
0answers
412 views

How to delete duplicate recursively in Chrome browser's bookmarks?

How to delete duplicate recursively in Chrome browser's bookmarks? I'm guessing because of syncing glitches it end up getting duplicate entries in various places.
0
votes
1answer
244 views

Syncing bookmarks in Firefox' own “Bookmarks” menu with bookmarks of Android (4.0) phone

Is it possible to make Firefox sync its own bookmarks (accessible from the "Bookmarks" menu) with the bookmarks on my phone (Galaxy S3 running Android 4.0), so that when I add a bookmark in Firefox on ...
15
votes
6answers
14k views

How to sort bookmarks by date in Chrome web browser

Chrome is somehow missing one of the most basic features you would expect on a web browser: sorting bookmarks by date. Is there any way around this issue besides not using Chrome? I love Chrome but ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Creating Windows shortcuts from Chrome bookmarks

I have a very large number of bookmarks in Google Chrome. I want to transfer all of them to a windows folder, so that each bookmark will be a shortcut to a website (I want a list of shortcuts, just ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How do I add bookmarks to a watermarked secured PDF eBook?

I have purchased a few PDF eBooks (RPG rulebooks) and they come with a set of bookmarks, but with such "technical" books, I would really like to be able to add new bookmarks for easy reference. ...
1
vote
1answer
458 views

How to prevent or revert Chrome from randomly replacing the sites that show up in my new tab page?

Chrome shows the most visited sites on my new tab page which is great. But sometimes it replaces one of these with a page that's still on that site but not the main page. So if I am visiting ...
1
vote
0answers
421 views

How do I save bookmarks to the Bookmarks Bar by default?

Whenever I go to bookmark a page a folder called References is always the default option. I save a majority of my bookmarks to the Bookmarks Bar though. How can I change it so that bookmarks are ...
3
votes
2answers
433 views

Add any webpage to Chrome “apps” tab

Can I add things that aren't apps to the "Apps" page of the "new tab" view? (Ie, when you start Chrome, you can have either the Most visited or Apps tab). Is there any workaround to make a random ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Google Chrome 'ruined' after someone else logged in

Google Chrome was the default browser that came with my laptop. I have a Google account which I was logged into Chrome with. Someone else logged into my chrome using their account which has resulted ...
4
votes
1answer
382 views

Firefox Sync repeatedly puts NSFW links on my work computer >:(

Firefox Sync continues to sync bookmarks and history from home computer to work computer even though I told it not to. In Firefox Sync options, I de-select "Bookmarks" and "History": I clear out ...
1
vote
0answers
209 views

how to count bookmarks in a pdf file using a batch file?

how to count bookmarks in a pdf file using a batch file? or any other easy way in user mode not in Admin mode. (wherein can't install or cant use Run Command). Somebody help...
1
vote
1answer
210 views

Edit This Bookmark box not appearing in Firefox 14

Yesterday I upgraded my firefox to firefox version 14.1. After using it for sometime I realized that when I press Ctrl + D or click the star icon, the bookmark is saved but I am not getting the 'Edit ...
3
votes
0answers
182 views

Share bookmarks to local files (file: protocol ones) between computers

I work with multiple computers and OS'es at work and regularly use a number of HTML reference documents. To save time and bandwidth, I saved those to disk. However, the bookmarks for these local ...
0
votes
2answers
881 views

Import Google Chrome bookmarks from Windows into Mozilla Firefox in Ubuntu

I was a Windows user for last 5 years but wanted to switch into Ubuntu World. I saved too many (around 100) bookmarks into chrome while using Windows. Now I want to import those bookmarks into Ubuntu ...
6
votes
4answers
38k views

How to hide bookmarks from the new tab page in Chrome?

I don't have the show bookmarks option turned on but whenever I open a new tab, it lists some of the bookmarks at the top of the new tab page by default. Is there a way to get rid of this?
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Opera 12 lost all my bookmarks

I updated to Opera 12 (Windows XP) some days ago, and since then Opera is crashing and running unstable. So today while browsing, an error message came up - something like "couldn't save ...
1
vote
2answers
719 views

Are Firefox sync bookmarks available via a web based interface?

I know Firefox has a built in way of syncing bookmark across multiple machines. The problem is: I'm not necessarily using my own PC or laptop. Therefore I'm not really supposed to change settings. ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Reload of Firefox bookmarks favicons

After updating my Firefox from version 12 to version 13, my bookmarks favicons have gone. I wonder whether it's possible to force the browser to only download/refresh the favicons for all my ...
1
vote
2answers
340 views

How to set default bookmarks for Firefox 10 on Mac

I'm trying to create a software image to deploy to Mac laptops. I want the bookmarks to be available when a new user account is created. From prior versions of Firefox, I tried putting it in: ...
2
votes
1answer
559 views

how can i sync firefox bookmarks. Can't find the code, instructions are incorrect

Instructions say go to existing pc with an account and "Click Tools and select set up sync and I have an account However the 'Tools - Sync' menu only has the option to 'sync now', nothing about ...
1
vote
1answer
917 views

Xmarks makes bookmarks disappear

I've been using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks in Safari, Firefox and Google Chrome for some time. At first it seemed nice to hv all bookmarks sync among these browsers, but now my bookmarks are lost ...
9
votes
3answers
41k views

How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger?

I have many bookmarks that I'd like to show in the bookmark bar. How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger, for example, let it show two rows of bookmark icons? If impossible, is there ...
2
votes
1answer
561 views

multiple users' firefox bookmarks to new laptops

Our workplace is getting new laptops in a month and they will need their bookmarks transferred to the new laptops. We don't do roaming profiles for them (they use one laptop on our domain). I am ...
4
votes
1answer
776 views

Access bookmarks bar with keyboard shortcuts a la Safari

Pretty much the only reason I still choose to use Safari over Google Chrome is the ability to access your bookmarks with keyboard shortcuts. For the first 9 bookmarks in your bookmarks bar, you're ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Automatic bookmark organizer?

Is there an automatic bookmark organizer for Chrome? I'm looking for something that can take a few hundred bookmarks, auto-magically find some tags for them (e.g. maybe "MSDN", "Youtube", etc.) and ...
14
votes
4answers
4k views

Storing a HTTP POST request in a bookmark or something similar as you would with a GET request

You can store a bookmark with a GET request like this: http://url.com/service?variable=value Can you store a POST request in some way in Chrome? Maybe with a plugin? Or maybe in Firefox? The idea ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

What's the best way to use Filezilla's bookmarks / site manager?

I have several different sites on different servers at any given time. I'm currently using Filezilla as my ftp client, but I can't seem to figure out how the bookmarks are supposed to work. I've tried ...
2
votes
3answers
329 views

Firefox : 2 different URLs for bookmarks : keyword (for as search engine) and base

With a bookmark of IMDb http://www.imdb.com/find?q=%s and a keyword imdb, I can type imdb seven then enter, and it will send me at http://www.imdb.com/find?q=seven. With the same bookmark or another ...
-2
votes
2answers
1k views

Where o where has my fav's bar gone? [closed]

Just spent 2+ hrs trying to discover where my top horizontal favorites bar went. I could drag/drop new favs to it and it had >> at the end to that dropped down to a older/larger fav's list
-2
votes
2answers
346 views

Possibly hacked delicious account suddenly containing links to adult sites etc - is there an alternative for delicious [closed]

I was searching for some academic publications I saved earlier on delicious. To my astonishment, there are a lot of tags and links in my account, that point to adult material from a Brazillian site ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Find out in which folder particular bookmark is in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Locate bookmarks folder after finding bookmarks in Firefox In the Firefox Library (Ctrl-Shift-B), I search my bookmarks. I find some and want to organize them - put them ...
0
votes
4answers
4k views

How to save and share bookmarks on the web?

I'm finding myself more and more both afraid for the safety of my bookmarks and in need of sharing my bookmarks across many computers, I'm looking for a web solution to save and share (some publicly) ...
1
vote
1answer
889 views

Tool to sync bookmarks between devices in the local network

I'm looking for a tool to sync my bookmarks locally, without uploading them to any website (like xmarks does.) Example: i currently use 1Password to sync my logins/passwords. They are not uploaded to ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Faster two way Boomark/History Sync for Firefox?

I need a fast automatic two-way bookmark & history sync. Firefox sync seems too slow because I might bookmark/visit a URL then within a few mins put desktop to sleep and leave the house; if it ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

How to Enable Multirow Bookmarks Toolbar?

I have tried using Multirow Bookmarks Toolbar Plus and Roomy Bookmarks Toolbar Firefox add-ons, but the problem is that they are constantly stressing my CPU (even when idling). It probably has ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Firefox 11 Bookmarks Toolbar too tall

After updating to Firefox 11, my Bookmarks Toolbar is unpleasantly tall. This link implies that it's due to the presence of separators in my toolbar. I tried adding the suggested CSS in post 5 to my ...
2
votes
1answer
173 views

Is it possible to permalink to a location within an MP3 file?

YouTube has a cool feature where you can link to locations within a video. e.g.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvDedo8r1Fk#t=41s Is there a way to do this with audio (e.g. MP3) files, preferably ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

Duplicating bookmarks in Google Chrome

I'm wondering about something - is there an option or a setting somewhere in Google Chrome that enables you to have duplicate bookmarks in your, well, bookmarks? In my bookmarks bar I have folders ...
0
votes
1answer
730 views

How to merge Bookmarks (Firefox) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I merge multiple bookmark (html format) files? How can I best compare merge bookmarks (Firefox)? (I can easily remove duplicates) I am using XMarks, but ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Can Safari 5.1 for Mac OS display favicons for bookmarks in the Bookmarks Bar?

When bookmarking a web site, most contemporary browser will display the site's favicon next to the bookmark, both in the bookmark view and the bookmark toolbar. This is a useful feature. In the ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Recovering a bookmark folder

I cannot find an important folder from the chrome bookmarks. I did not make a backup. I already re-installed windows and chrome. I went from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 Is it possible for me ...
4
votes
2answers
836 views

How does Chrome choose which folder to put a new bookmark in?

This baffles and enrages me; I add a new bookmark in Chrome using Ctrl+D or clicking on the Star. And the folder it places the bookmark in is some random, nested folder I haven't touched in a year. ...
4
votes
1answer
754 views

Plugin for Notepad++ 5.8.6 to list bookmarks of current file

Is there a plug-in for Notepad++ 5.8.6 (the last version before the huge ugly Find dialog!) to list all bookmarks set for current tab in a dockable window? The user should be able to jump to any ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Firefox- How to change font size of items in bookmarks sidebar

In Windows. (I know I can open Desktop > Properties > Appearance > Advanced > [and figure out which item determines it; probably Menu]. But, I don't want other things changed - just the ...
0
votes
2answers
88 views

How can I delete bookmarks when they are grouped according to tags?

It would be convenient to be able to delete bookmarks when viewing them grouped by tag. But if you choose "Delete" from the context menu, Firefox just removes the relevant tag from that bookmark. To ...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

IE9 plug-in to quickly update bookmarks

I have bookmarks that refer to what page I'm up to on a web site, rather than the web site itself, such as blogs that have five years worth of pages I want to catch up on. When I finish reading, I ...