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Where has the "keyword" field gone? Quick way to add keyword bookmarks?

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Hi! Ever since Quantum, I haven't paid much attention to Firefox (not much of a point, is there -_-). But today, I found myself using modern Firefox again and wanted to add a keyword search bookmark. Where has the "keyword" field gone from the "Add Bookmark" dialog? Is there a way to bring it back? I found nothing promising under about:config :(

All I see when googling is guides saying I should first add a bookmark, then go to the bookmarks panel, find and select my new bookmark, edit properties, and then I'll be allowed, by Firefox's grace, to add/edit keywords. This takes all of the convenience out of the process.

Does anyone maybe know an extension that can bring the field back?

Thank you all :)

Hi! Ever since Quantum, I haven't paid much attention to Firefox (not much of a point, is there -_-). But today, I found myself using modern Firefox again and wanted to add a keyword search bookmark. Where has the "keyword" field gone from the "Add Bookmark" dialog? Is there a way to bring it back? I found nothing promising under about:config :( All I see when googling is guides saying I should first add a bookmark, then go to the bookmarks panel, find and select my new bookmark, edit properties, and then I'll be allowed, by Firefox's grace, to add/edit keywords. This takes all of the convenience out of the process. Does anyone maybe know an extension that can bring the field back? Thank you all :)
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Note that it is possible to make the keyword field visible by using code in userChrome.css.

More info about userContent.css and userChrome.css in case you are not familiar: *https://www.userchrome.org/what-is-userchrome-css.html


#editBMPanel_keywordRow {visibility:visible !important;}

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The shorter panel that drops from the star icon doesn't have the keywords field. For unknown reasons.

To get the full dialog when adding a new bookmark, use:

right-click the tab > Bookmark Tab

To add keywords to an existing bookmark, right-click the bookmark on one of the lists and call up the full Edit dialog from there:

  • menu > Bookmarks (Recent Bookmarks list) > right-click > Edit Bookmark
  • Bookmarks Menu/Toolbar/Sidebar > right-click > Edit Bookmark

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jscher2000 - Support Volunteer said

...To get the full dialog when adding a new bookmark, use: right-click the tab > Bookmark Tab...

Aah, thank you. That does bring back some of the convenience.

We could create a replacement shortcut for <kbd>Ctrl+D</kbd> with AutoHotkey which attempts to do this. I can already see that this would be not very straight forward, but if push comes to shove, it can be done, I'm sure. If anybody wants that, let me know. I'm not planning on using FF Quantum enough to justify fiddling with that at the moment

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Note that it is possible to make the keyword field visible by using code in userChrome.css.

More info about userContent.css and userChrome.css in case you are not familiar: *https://www.userchrome.org/what-is-userchrome-css.html


#editBMPanel_keywordRow {visibility:visible !important;}

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cor-el said

Note that it is possible to make the keyword field visible by using code in userChrome.css.

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