Firefox Managing Bookmarks Tips.
By bookmarking a web page, you can quickly access it without having to search again. While the bookmarking feature in Mozilla Firefox is handy, it can quickly become inefficient if you have too many bookmarks.
To help you organize and manage your Firefox bookmarks, we’ve put together this list of tips. Use one or all of them to get the best use of bookmarks in your favorite web browser.
1. Add Bookmarks the Easy Way
You can bookmark a page in Firefox in several ways. Use any of the following methods that are most convenient for you.
Select the star icon in the address bar.Choose Bookmarks from the menu and choose Bookmark Current Tab or Bookmark All Tabs. Use the keyboard. keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + D on Windows or Command + Shift + D on Mac.
After using one of these methods, you can customize the name, select the location, and optionally add a tag. When you’re done, select Save.
2. See All of Your Bookmarks
A lot can be done in the library containing your bookmarks. You can not only see all your bookmarks in one place, but also sort, edit, search, tag, transfer bookmarks, etc.
Select Bookmarks from the menu and choose Manage Bookmarks. The library will open in a pop-up window.
On the left, you’ll see all the bookmarks, which you can expand to see the bookmark toolbar, bookmark menu, and any folders you create.
Select an item in the left sidebar and you’ll see a list of its bookmarks on the right.
3. Sort or Search the Bookmarks Library
To make it easier to find bookmarks in categories, you can sort or search the library.
Select Views (three rows on Mac) and use the Show Columns options to select the columns you want to see in the library.
You can then sort the bookmarks using the same Views button on the toolbar. Choose a sort option from the pop-up menu. Also, you can select a column heading to sort by that particular column.
If you want to search for a specific bookmark, enter a keyword in the Search Bookmarks box at the top of the library.
4. Organize Firefox Bookmarks Using Folders
You can add folders and subfolders to keep related bookmarks together for quick access. For example, you might have folders for news, timers, games, or recipes.
Select the location on the left where you want to add the new folder.Select Organize (gear icon on Mac) and choose Add Folder.Name the folder and click Save.< / ol>
You can then select a folder as the location when adding a new bookmark or dragging an existing site to the Bookmarks folder in the library.
5. Put Your Bookmarks in the Right Order
When you open the Library window, you can arrange your bookmarks by changing their order. This will help you find the ones you use the most by putting them at the top of the list and the ones you rarely use at the bottom.
To reorder bookmarks, select and drag one of them up or down to a new position. In the same way, you can change the order of the folders on the left sidebar or in the list on the right.
6. Section Bookmarks Using Separators
Dividers are horizontal lines that separate bookmarks when they are displayed. They can be handy for grouping bookmarks into sections.
Select the location or folder where you want to add the separator.Select Organize (gear icon on Mac) and select Add Separator.
Move the separator to the desired position by dragging it up or down.
To remove the separator later, open the library window, right-click the separator and select Delete.
7. Give Your Bookmarks Meaningful Names
When you bookmark a web page, you cannot change the default display name. In some cases, the name may be long or simply unrecognizable. Luckily, you can rename the bookmark to something more meaningful to you.
Select a location in the Library sidebar, and then select the bookmark on the right. You will see the Name field. Replace the existing text with the name you prefer.
8. Use Tags to Categorize Bookmarks
Similar to flagging or labeling emails, you can bookmark bookmarks to categorize them. This is useful if you don’t want to create a folder for related bookmarks, or if you want to apply the same tag to bookmarks that are in different folders.
As an example, let’s say you have folders for Google Apps and Microsoft Apps. You can apply the spreadsheet tag to Google Sheets in the first folder and Excel in the second. You can then view both bookmarks in your list using the tag.
Apply the tag when you first bookmark the page by typing it in the Tags field or by selecting an existing tag from the drop-down list.
In addition, you can apply a tag to a bookmark in a library. Select the bookmark on the right, and then enter a tag in the Tags field or select it from the drop-down menu.
To use a tag, type it into the address bar and view the results below, or select the Tags category from the left sidebar in the library.
To remove a tag from the library, right-click it and select “Delete”.
9. Include Keywords for Fast Access
An alternative to using tags in Firefox is to use keywords. You can enter them as tags when adding a bookmark or in a library. Just enter a keyword or phrase in the Keywords field.
To use a keyword, enter it in the address bar. You should then see results for the bookmarks you have using that keyword.
10. Remove Unused Bookmarks
How many bookmarks have you added that you only used once or twice, or even for a short period of time? Soon you will have more bookmarks than you use, rendering this feature useless.
You can easily delete bookmarks that you no longer need. Select a location on the left to display bookmarks on the right. Right-click the bookmark and select Delete Bookmark.
If you want to delete the entire folder and its contents, right-click and select “Delete Folder” from the left sidebar or the list on the right.
I hope these tips help you manage your bookmarks in Firefox. To learn more, check out how to sync bookmarks in Firefox and Opera.
Firefox Managing Bookmarks Tips
Firefox Managing Bookmarks Tips