Get Links from Bookmarks

How do I create a bookmark?

It’s easy — just click the star!

To create a bookmark, click on the star icon in the Location bar. The star will turn yellow and a bookmark for the page you’re on will be created in the Unsorted Bookmarks folder. That’s it! bookmarks-win1

How do I change the name of a bookmark or pick where it’s stored?

  1. To edit the details of your bookmark, click the star a second time and the Edit This Bookmark box will appear.

    • In the Edit This Bookmarkbox you can change any of these details:
      • Name: This is the name that Firefox displays for the bookmark in menus.
      • Folder: Choose what folder to store your bookmark in by picking one from the drop-down menu (for example, the Bookmarks Menu or Bookmarks Toolbar). In that drop-down menu you can also select Choose… to display a list of all bookmarks folders.
      • Tags: You can use tags to help you search through and organize your bookmarks. For more information, see Bookmark Tags – Categorize bookmarks to make them easy to find.
  2. When you are finished editing, click Done to close the box.

How do I bookmark all of my open tabs?

To create a bookmarks folder containing all of your currently open tabs from a single window:

  1. Right-click on one of the tabs and select Bookmark All Tabs… from the context menu.
  2. Give the new bookmarks folder a name and choose which folder to store it in.
  3. When you are finished, click Add Bookmarks.


Where can I find my bookmarks?

The easiest way to find a site that you’ve bookmarked is to start typing its name in the Location Bar. As you type a list of websites that you’ve bookmarked, tagged and visited will appear. Bookmarked sites will have a yellow star next to them. All you have to do is click one of the sites and you’ll be taken there instantly. To learn more, see Search your bookmarks, history and tabs with the Awesome Bar.

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Working with your bookmarks in the Library window

You can also view and arrange your bookmarks in the Library window.

  1. Click the Bookmarks button Bookmarks button win 2 on the right side of the navigation toolbar (Windows XP: click the Bookmarks menu) and select Show All Bookmarks to open the Library window.

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  2. By default, the bookmarks you make will be located in the Unsorted Bookmarks folder. Select it in the sidebar of the Library window to see the bookmarks you’ve made. Double-clicking a bookmark will open it.

While you have the Library window open, you can also drag bookmarks into other folders like the Bookmarks Menu folder which will show your bookmarks in the menu under the Bookmarks button Bookmarks button win 2 . If you add bookmarks to the Bookmarks Toolbar folder they’ll show up on the Bookmarks Toolbar. Library-win2

How do I turn on the Bookmarks Toolbar?

When you install Firefox, the Bookmarks Toolbar is no longer displayed by default unless you were already using it in your previous version of Firefox. If you want to use the Bookmarks Toolbar, you can turn it on like this:

  • At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button, go over to the Options arrow (on Windows XP, click on the View menu, go down to Toolbars) and check Bookmarks Toolbar.

How can I sync my bookmarks with another computer or mobile device?

Firefox Sync lets you share your bookmarks and other information with Firefox on another computer or mobile device (or both!). These articles will get you started:

How can I organize my bookmarks?

These articles will help you make sense of that giant list of bookmarks:

How do I import, export or back up bookmarks?

Switching between different browsers? These article will help you take your bookmarks with you:

How do I fix problems with my bookmarks?

Have problems? We have answers:

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