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How to sync bookmarks across 2 browsers and a tablet

I'd like to like to sync bookmarks between Chrome and Firefox on a computer AND with the Android version of either Chrome or Firefox (doesn't matter which). [more inside]
posted by matildatakesovertheworld on Dec 15, 2013 - 4 answers

Disappearing FF bookmarks

Wanted: same FF bookmark in diferent folders. When bookmarking a URL, Firefox appears to check if the URL already has been bookmarked in any FF folder in the past. If so, FF identifies the previous folder in the Page Bookmarked popup, removes the bookmark from that previous folder and puts it into the newly selected folder choice. Is there any way to force the same URL to be bookmarked in multiple folders (short of manually tracking down the original bookmark, duplicating it, and copying it to the second folder)? This "feature" seems to be URL based, so it doesn't work to change the name of the bookmark intended for the new folder in order to keep the URL from disappearing from the original folder. Win7, Firefox 8.0.1
posted by paphun123 on Dec 2, 2011 - 7 answers

Help me retake control of my bookmarks.

Since upgrading from Firefox 4 to 8, the dropdown menu on my bookmarks is too wide to use. [more inside]
posted by The demon that lives in the air on Nov 11, 2011 - 7 answers

Sync my life!

Is there a utility for the Mac that will sync bookmarks across browsers and computers? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Aug 10, 2011 - 4 answers

Do you have a bookmark bar starter pack?

Is there anywhere online that provides a generic bookmarks file? [more inside]
posted by Michael Pemulis on Aug 1, 2011 - 6 answers

Bookmark RSS feed in Firefox

Is there a way to bookmark in bulk every link of an RSS feed in Firefox?
posted by zouhair on Mar 5, 2011 - 1 answer

Clueless

Please help me find a folder I have bookmarked on my computer. [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on Jan 16, 2011 - 8 answers

Saving bookmarks.

I am trying to delete the current bookmarks in my Firefox. Now, I exported them all to my computer. My question is, once I have the bookmarks deleted in my Firefox, the exported ones in my computer, will they still show up? I do not want to lose them.
posted by LittleMissItneg on Nov 26, 2010 - 3 answers

Weird problems with browsing history and bookmarking in Firefox

Firefox has developed a couple very weird problems related to saving browsing history (despite options to save history being checked) and bookmarking. [more inside]
posted by Cucurbit on Nov 14, 2010 - 4 answers

Live Bookmark feed failed to load.

My live bookmarks in Firefox have suddenly stopped updating automatically (instead it says, "Live Bookmark feed failed to load.") How can I start them back up? [more inside]
posted by Yiggs on Sep 3, 2010 - 1 answer

Have any Mefites used Pearltrees?

Has anyone used the Pearltrees add-on for firefox? What has been your experience of it? what are its good points and bad points? [more inside]
posted by marienbad on Jul 23, 2010 - 3 answers

How to organize bookmarks in Firefox?

How do you organize your Firefox bookmarks toolbar? [more inside]
posted by matkline on Jul 9, 2010 - 14 answers

How to selectively import firefox bookmarks?

Is there a good way to import only some of the bookmarks from one Firefox profile into another? [more inside]
posted by ArgentCorvid on Jun 9, 2010 - 4 answers

Show me the... cache.

What's the best way cache and archive web bookmarks? (Firefox, Vista) [more inside]
posted by matkline on Apr 13, 2010 - 6 answers

Is there a way to bookmark sites with corresponding screenshots?

I have a LOT of bookmarks for craft tutorials, supply places, etc. Often I can remember what the page of a tutorial looked like but can't remember what it was called, or even sometimes what it was about. ("There was this project that I remember thinking was really cool at the time... the site was really purple...") Is there a Firefox plug-in, Mac application, AIR application, or online service that lets you bookmark sites with corresponding screenshots? Thanks!
posted by cyborgirl on Jan 29, 2010 - 10 answers

Sort within Firefox Tag folders?

Can I sort Firefox bookmarks within tag folders? [more inside]
posted by underwater on Oct 20, 2009 - 2 answers

I lost my Bookmarks

How and where can I store my enormous collection of bookmarks from Firefox online. My laptop was stolen last week and I mostly don't care, except all of my bookmarks went with it. [more inside]
posted by lee on Aug 16, 2009 - 22 answers

synchronizing bookmarks between OSX and an iphone

Is there a way to synchronize all bookmarks from Firefox 3.5 to an iPhone running firmware 2.2? I know iTunes can synchronize the PC's Safari bookmarks onto the phone, but... [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Jun 14, 2009 - 8 answers

How can I import a lot of links into Firefox?

Is it possible to import large amounts of links into Firefox as bookmarks? [more inside]
posted by ataxia on May 27, 2009 - 5 answers

Firefox being weird: Two favicons in my Bookmarks Toolbar keeps changing. . .

Firefox being weird: Two favicons in my Bookmarks Toolbar keeps changing. . . [more inside]
posted by querty on Mar 25, 2009 - 11 answers

Why is Firefox losing my bookmarks?

Why is Firefox randomly reverting to old versions of my bookmarks lists? [more inside]
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Mar 1, 2009 - 8 answers

One click button to open up multiple tabs at once?

One click button to open up multiple tabs at once (firefox)? [more inside]
posted by nam3d on Feb 17, 2009 - 18 answers

Can I import Firefox boomarks into Google Reader?

Can I import my Firefox bookmarks into Google Reader? [more inside]
posted by timnyc on Feb 16, 2009 - 3 answers

FirefoxFilter: Easiest way to add keywords to bookmarks?

FirefoxFilter: Easiest way to add keywords to bookmarks? [more inside]
posted by dcams on Jan 7, 2009 - 4 answers

Firefox 3 bookmark toolbar pop-up folder DELAY possible?

Firefox 3. Do you use the bookmark bar? Do you drag and drop bookmarks within it? If so, this Q is for YOU: How do we delay the menu DURING drag+drop operations?? [more inside]
posted by Ryaske on Jan 6, 2009 - 5 answers

Scrunched up Firefox bookmarks!

Firefox 3.0.5 on MacOSX 10.5.5: How do I make the Bookmarks Pulldown Menu Wider? I cant read half of my bookmarks because the dropdown is too narrow. [more inside]
posted by Fiat124 on Dec 24, 2008 - 6 answers

Switching bookmarks from Firefox to Zotero?

data.kluge.filter -- I have many, many Firefox bookmarks. I'd really like to switch my bookmarking system to Zotero, which seems much more powerful. Have you already solved this? Can you figure out a chain of format conversions that will get me from point FF to point Z? [more inside]
posted by pluckemin on Sep 6, 2008 - 5 answers

Back up firefox bookmarks as shortcut files?

Is there a way to back up Firefox bookmarks as a regular "folder" of shortcut (url) files? I know this is possible in IE - it stores the favorites as shortcut files (or at least it used to, I haven't used it in ages), so it was a simple copy and paste job. In Firefox, the only thing I can figure out how to do is export an HTML file with links to all my bookmarks. This is annoying and useless to me.
posted by TSGlenn on Jul 24, 2008 - 5 answers

Out Of Sync With Firefox

My Firefox updated recently and now a dialog box pops up occasionally titled, "Foxmarks Bookmark Synchronizer." It says, "Please enter your username and password to continue." I have no username or password for Firefox. My computer is not on a network. I cancel out of this and continue, only to have it pop up again a short time later. As far as I can see, synchronization of bookmarks isn't in the help files. How do I disable this?
posted by partner on Dec 20, 2007 - 8 answers

Firefox Favorites

Is there an XP tweak to have the "special" Favorites folder recognize my Firefox favorites instead of the (empty) IE favorites? [more inside]
posted by GatorDavid on Nov 11, 2007 - 3 answers

Apple doesn't like Firefox?

Anyone have any advice on getting an Ipod Touch to import my firefox bookmarks and passwords?
posted by Keith Talent on Sep 25, 2007 - 6 answers

fixing Firefox file/folder flexibility

Is there a way to open multiple favorites in Firefox from the Windows XP file Explorer window? [more inside]
posted by bbranden1 on Sep 12, 2007 - 2 answers

Why can't I make Firefox look the way I want it to look?

In Firefox 1.5.0.12, I want my Bookmarks Toolbar in a very specific place in my window, displayed in a very specific way. Is there a way to move the toolbar to the lower right corner, have the favicons stack up in columns, and have it share/truncate the space of my tab column? [more inside]
posted by peacecorn on Jun 11, 2007 - 7 answers

Transferring Firefox bookmarks

I'm setting up a new iMac and am seeking a way to transfer my Firefox bookmarks from my Macbook laptop to my new iMac. Any tips? I'm new to Apple, if that matters.
posted by docpops on Jan 17, 2007 - 10 answers

How to synchronise bookmarks between admin-locked PC and mac?

How can I synchronise bookmarks between my work PC (admin-locked, no installations possible) and home MacBook - is portable Firefox the answer? [more inside]
posted by spiff101 on Jan 4, 2007 - 9 answers

The incredible reappearing bookmarks toolbar

Why won't the bookmarks toolbar in Firefox 2.0 remain hidden across multiple sessions? [more inside]
posted by padjet1 on Dec 10, 2006 - 8 answers

Please give me back my titles!

Why when I add a bookmark now in Firefox 2.0 does it add it with no title? [more inside]
posted by CwgrlUp on Nov 10, 2006 - 3 answers

Firefox 2.0 for Del.icio.us Power Users

I am a del.icio.us power use, and I am trying to use the new Firefox 2.0 which integrates with del.icio.us. I'm having some trouble. First, all of the bookmarks I had stored locally that were in folders seem to have disappeared. Where did they go? Second, because I have soooo many bookmarks on del.icio.us, I have the "Bookmaek synching in progress" bar loading constantly, and it REALLY slows down my Firefox speed. Can anyone help me find my missing bookmarks? Does anyone have tips on how to use Firefox 2.0 with bookmarks without the molasses speed?
posted by abbyladybug on Oct 26, 2006 - 10 answers

Firefox Bookmarks Toolbar Acting Funny (but not

I have been using Firefox for forever. I keep folders with my most used bookmarks in the Bookmarks Toolbar (View -> Toolbars -> Bookmarks Toolbar). I also tweak my Firefox browser to oblivious and back again on a regular basis. Recently, I think something I did make the bookmarks toolbar disappear, and I can't figure out what it was. [more inside]
posted by abbyladybug on Sep 4, 2006 - 6 answers

Help me make *embarrassing* bookmarks private in Firefox

Help me keep certain, um, *embarrassing* bookmarks private in Firefox. I'm looking for something that will password-protect or hide some but not all of my browser bookmarks -- in Firefox, NOT in a web-based solution (delicious, Bookmarks Synchronizer, FoxMarks, etc). Sharing or synchronization is not the issue, just privacy on my PC.
posted by jgt246 on Sep 1, 2006 - 20 answers

Online bookmarks

Is there an easy, transparent way to store your bookmarks online? [more inside]
posted by Harry on Jul 2, 2006 - 11 answers

Firefox user settings

Firefox seems to have spontaneously switched back to an older set of bookmarks and settings... [more inside]
posted by docpops on May 8, 2006 - 4 answers

Bookmark monitoring Firefox extensions?

I'm looking for a Firefox extension/behavior that will light up my bookmarks in the bookmark toolbar when the pages they represent change. [more inside]
posted by cacophony on Feb 27, 2006 - 7 answers

Bookmarks in portable firefox

How do I load my bookmarks and passwords to Portable Firefox from Firefox 1.5 [more inside]
posted by drezdn on Feb 7, 2006 - 9 answers

What's the best online bookmark managing tool?

What's the best online bookmark managing tool? Importance placed on being able to access them from any computer and an interface/usability similar to bookmarks native in firefox? [more inside]
posted by chefscotticus on Jan 17, 2006 - 6 answers

Importing Bookmarks into Del.icio.us?

Importing bookmarks into Del.icio.us? Is this feature coming back? [more inside]
posted by LarryC on Jan 13, 2006 - 7 answers

I am the Sofa King!

I've installed Firefox version 1.5 onto my computer (the original version was already on there), but the "bookmarks bar" isn't showing up. I thought it was a feature on this version. What gives?
posted by Oh Indeed on Dec 22, 2005 - 5 answers

Synchronise firefox bookmarks.

Help me synchronize bookmarks with firefox. [more inside]
posted by gergtreble on Oct 27, 2005 - 9 answers

Firefox Add Bookmark Dialog Adjustment?

I've been using OpenBook to change Firefox's Add Bookmark behavior, but it isn't quite what I want. I would like the Add Bookmark dialog box to have the Description field included. Is there any extension or hidden setting that will allow me to expose this field?
posted by xyzzy on May 22, 2005 - 2 answers

Firefox Bookmarks gone

Just like that, all Firefox bookmarks (several thousand) gone, homepage set back to this. No apparent viruses. Everything else seems fine. History is still there, and no suspicious websites there (JJill?). I have a back-up of bookmarks from many months ago, but would dearly like to get the later version back. Firefox 1.0 (I know, and today another scare.) Any thoughts?
posted by caddis on May 9, 2005 - 16 answers

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