Reloading Live Bookmarks
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A Live Bookmark is a special type of bookmark that acts as a folder to contain the links in a web feed. Reloading a Live Bookmark will get the most up to date version of the web feed.
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Reloading a Live Bookmark manually
- Click on the menu, select , and then click on to open the Bookmarks sidebar.
- Locate the Live Bookmark you want to reload in the list of folders in the Bookmarks sidebar.
- Right-clickHold down the Ctrl key while you click on the Live Bookmark and select .
Changing the automatic reload rate of Live Bookmarks
By default, Live Bookmarks are set to reload every 60 minutes. To change the reload rate, you need to set a hidden preference:
In the address bar, type about:config and press EnterReturn.
- The about:config "This might void your warranty!" warning page may appear. Click to continue to the about:config page.
- The about:config page will appear. Right-clickHold down the Ctrl key while you click anywhere within the list of preferences. In the context menu, mouse over , and select .
- When you get asked to enter the preference name, enter browser.bookmarks.livemark_refresh_seconds.
- You will then be asked to enter a value. The unit for the value is seconds; so if you wanted the reload rate to be 5 minutes, the value would be 300 (as in 300 seconds).
- Note: The minimum accepted value here is 60 (1 minute). If the value you enter is less than 60, Firefox will treat it as 60.