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April 13, 2010 6:52 PM   Subscribe

What's the best way cache and archive web bookmarks? (Firefox, Vista)

Currently, I use a combination of del.icio.us/delicious.com and the built-in Firefox bookmark manager. I seem to recall reading about a firefox extension (?) that would send the cache of del.icio.us bookmarks to a gmail account for archiving. This would be ideal for my purposes; but all recommendations are welcome.
posted by matkline to Computers & Internet (6 answers total)
 
I believe xmarks is what the cool kids are using these days.
posted by flabdablet at 6:59 PM on April 13, 2010


Are you using the delicious plugin for firefox? That pretty much solves the problem by replacing the firefox bookmark function with your delicious bookmarks.
posted by Señor Pantalones at 7:13 PM on April 13, 2010


Señor Pantalones, I am, but I can't figure out how to sync my firefox bookmarks with del.icio.us (or automatically mark them as private for that matter). Nor does del.icio.us, to my knowledge, make backup copies or cache bookmarked websites.
posted by matkline at 7:31 PM on April 13, 2010


N-thing xmarks. You can run this as a Firefox add-on and log-in from anywhere to access a unified set of bookmarks. It's free, excellent and also does passwords (although I never trust my really important passwords to anything online).
posted by Susurration at 8:34 PM on April 13, 2010


You can export your bookmarks directly from delicious.
posted by kenliu at 11:25 AM on April 14, 2010


Consider also supplementing xmarks with evernote. You can grab a webpage from a site and it keeps the content + location.
posted by Susurration at 5:02 PM on April 14, 2010


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