Knowledgebase: Mozilla Firefox
Managing Bookmarks
Posted by Patricia Goodman on 12 March 2014 09:23 AM

Managing Browser Bookmarks

Organizing your Bookmarks into folders

 

Firefox

  • Click on the Bookmarks menu, and then click on Show All Bookmarks

  • Right-click on the Bookmarks menu and choose New FolderBookmark Folder Win1

  • Give the folder a name

 

Chrome

  • Click on the Chrome Menu button    

  • Click on Bookmarks

  • Click on Bookmark Manager

  • In the folder list on the left, right-click the folder called “Other Bookmarks” and select Add folder

  • Give the folder a name

 

Moving existing bookmarks into folders

If you have already created bookmarks and want to file them into folders that you’ve created, do the following:

 

Firefox

  • Click on the Bookmarks menu, and then click on Show All Bookmarks

  • Find one of the bookmarks that you wish to file into a folder, then click and drag it onto the folder in which you want to file it.

Chrome

  • Click on the Chrome Menu button  

  • Click on Bookmarks

  • Click on Bookmark Manager

  • Find one of the bookmarks that you wish to file into a folder, then click and drag it onto the folder in which you want to file it.

 

Using the Bookmarks Toolbar

Browsers have a bookmark toolbar that is located under the address bar. This is a perfect location to place bookmarks that you most often visit.

 

Step 1 - Enabling the Bookmarks Toolbar

 

Firefox

  • Click on the View menu

  • Click on Toolbars

  • Click to put a check mark next to Bookmarks Toolbar

 

Chrome

  • Click on the Chrome Menu button  

  • Click on Bookmarks

  • Click on Show Bookmarks Bar



Step 2 - Placing bookmarks in the Bookmark Toolbar

 

Firefox

  • While on the web page that you wish to bookmark, click on the click the Star  that is in the address bar.

  • Now, again click the Star.  A small window will appear and you can choose where to save the bookmark.  From the Folder drop-down list, choose Bookmarks Toolbar, and then click on Done.

Chrome

  • While on the web page that you wish to bookmark, click the Star  that is in the address bar.

  • the Folder drop-down list, choose Bookmarks Bar, and then click on Done.

 

Folders in the Bookmark Toolbar

If you find that you need to organize the bookmarks that you have placed in the Bookmark Menu Bar, you can create a folder in the Bookmarks Menu Bar, and in that folder place bookmarks.

 

Firefox

  • Right-click on the Bookmark Toolbar and choose Add Folder.

  • Give the folder a name.

  • Click Add.

  • You can now file bookmarks into this folder. While on the web page that you wish to bookmark, click on the click the Star  that is in the address bar.

    • Now, again click the Star.  In the Folder drop-down list, click on Bookmarks Toolbar.  

    • Now to the right of where Bookmarks Toolbar is listed, there is a small button with a downward pointing arrow.  Click on that button.

    • Now scroll down to find the folder you wish to file the bookmark into.  Click to select that folder.

    • Click Done.

Chrome

  • Right-click on the Bookmark Menu Bar and choose Add Folder.

  • Give the folder a name.

  • Click OK.

  • You can now file bookmarks into this folder. While on the web page that you wish to bookmark, click the Star  that is in the address bar.

    • click on the Folder drop-down list, and choose the folder that is listed below the Bookmarks Bar.

    • Click on Done.

 

Below are some GC sites that you may find helpful to make as bookmarks in your browser’s Bookmark Menu Bar:

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