Bookmark Tags - Categorize bookmarks to make them easy to find

Firefox lets you tag bookmarks so you can categorize and identify them with keywords while searching.

Tagging bookmarks

Tagging a new bookmark

When you click on the star to bookmark a new page, a window will open to allow you to edit the name, location and add tags to a bookmark.

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Tagging existing bookmarks

  1. Go to bookmarked page you want to tag.
  2. Click on the star to open the Edit This BookmarkEdit Bookmark prompt.
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  3. Enter your tags in the Tags field.

Reusing your tags

Once you've tagged some bookmarks, you can reuse these tags:

  1. Click the down arrow next to the Tags field.
  2. Put a check mark next to each tag you want to add to the bookmark.
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Tagging in the Library

To change tags using the Library window:

  1. Click on the menu button fx57menuFx89menuButton to open the menu panel. Click the Library 57 library icon button on your toolbar. (If you don't see it, click the menu fx57menu button, then click Libraryclick the menu fx89menuButton button.) Click Bookmarks and then click the Show All BookmarksManage Bookmarks bar at the bottom.
  2. In the Library window, open the folder where you saved the bookmark.
  3. Select the bookmark you want to edit. The bottom portion of the Library window will display information about the bookmark.
  4. Add or remove tags by editing the Tags field or using the down arrow to add or remove check marks for existing tags.

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Searching with Tags

Just type into the address bar. Firefox will include bookmarked pages with tags that match your search.

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Using Tags to organize your Library

To access your tags in the Library:

  1. Click on the menu button fx57menuFx89menuButton to open the menu panel. Click the Library 57 library icon button on your toolbar. (If you don't see it, click the menu fx57menu button, then click Libraryclick the menu fx89menuButton button.) Click Bookmarks and then click the Show All BookmarksManage Bookmarks bar at the bottom.
  2. On the left side of the Library window, click the arrow next to the Tags item. The list of tags will expand.
  3. Click on a tag to show what bookmarks are associated with it.
  4. Double click on a bookmark in the list to open it in Firefox.

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