Use the Awesome Bar to create and edit bookmarks (practice article)

Bookmarks are links to websites, making it easy to find your favorite pages . This article goes over the basics of how to create, edit and and remove bookmarks.

How to create a bookmark

Keep things simple, make a bookmark with one click!

While browsing you decide you want to save the site as a bookmark.

  • With the site open, click on the star at the end of the Awesome Bar.

    Bookmark created

The star will turn blue, indicating that the bookmark was created.

While browsing you decide you want to save the site as a bookmark.

  • With the site open, click on the star at the end of the Awesome Bar.

The star will turn yellow, indicating that the bookmark was created.

Try it out: Click the star in your Awesome Bar and your page will be bookmarked. Easy, right?

How to edit and remove a bookmark

Now lets give our bookmark a name and a place to live.

  1. Click on the blue star a second time to edit the bookmark.
  2. A window will appear giving you the option to name your bookmark, choose a folder location, and create a tag.

    Edit a bookmark
  3. When your changes are complete, click Done.
  4. If you wish to remove the bookmark, instead simply click the Remove Bookmark button.
  1. Click on the yellow star a second time to edit the bookmark.
  2. A window will appear giving you the option to name your bookmark, choose a folder location, and create a tag.
  3. When your changes are complete, click Done.
  4. If you wish to remove the bookmark, instead simply click the Remove Bookmark button.

Use the Library to manage your bookmarks

The Library window allows you to view, reorganize and delete all your bookmarks.

  1. Click the Bookmarks button Bookmarks button win 2 on the right side of the navigation toolbarOn the menu bar, click BookmarksAt the top of the Firefox window, click the Bookmarks menu and select Show All Bookmarks to open the Library window.

    Click the Bookmarks button Bookmarks-29 and select Show All Bookmarks to open the Library window.

    Bookmarks-Menu-ShowAllBookmarks
  2. The library window will open, from here you can view all bookmarks stored in your Bookmarks Toolbar, Bookmarks folders or Unsorted Bookmarks.
  3. Selecting one or more bookmarks, and then clicking on the Organize-button.png Organize button will allow you to reorganize or delete those bookmarks.

    Library-Window-Delete-Bookmarks
  4. You can also create a bookmark or new folder from the Library window by clicking on the
    Organize-button.png Organize button and choosing New Bookmark or New Folder.
  1. Click the Bookmarks button Bookmarks button win 2 on the right side of the navigation toolbarOn the menu bar, click BookmarksAt the top of the Firefox window, click the Bookmarks menu and select Show All Bookmarks to open the Library window.

    Click the Bookmarks button Bookmarks-29 and select Show All Bookmarks to open the Library window.

  2. The library window will open, from here you can view all bookmarks stored in your Bookmarks Toolbar, Bookmarks folders or Unsorted Bookmarks.
  3. From here you can click and drag bookmarks to reorganize, or select to delete.
Note: For more information on the Library window, see How to use bookmarks to save and organize your favorite websites.

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