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My bookmarks disappear when I click on them or they don't open at all

My bookmarks disappear when I click on them or they don't open at all. - please see attached images - I've already cleared the cache and restored the bookmarks three time… (read more)

My bookmarks disappear when I click on them or they don't open at all. - please see attached images - I've already cleared the cache and restored the bookmarks three times but everything remains the same. I copy the exactly same link to Chrome and everything is working, therefore, it has nothing to do with the possibility of the addresses being corrupted. Can someone help me on this one? Thank you in advance.

Firefox 119.0 (64-bit) iMac 24 M1 - Ventura 13.6

Asked by Pedro 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

how do I set my own Url for homescreen

Home screen might be considered a specialized bookmark I suppose but the categories don't directly apply above. Browsers for decades have allowed a custom Url to be en… (read more)

Home screen might be considered a specialized bookmark I suppose but the categories don't directly apply above. Browsers for decades have allowed a custom Url to be entered or "use current page" as home screen. I can find no option under firefox settings for Android enter it. What's the trick?

I picked last tab but that isn't the same as a fixed URL such as my bank website or Facebook page I would always want to see first.

Asked by purchasing12 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 1 month ago

Fav Icons

I am trying to find answers in relation to my Favourites shorcuts not showing the Icon for some well known websites e.g BBC World News, CNN. Once answer found on the Fi… (read more)

I am trying to find answers in relation to my Favourites shorcuts not showing the Icon for some well known websites e.g BBC World News, CNN. Once answer found on the Firefox Forum is: Make sure that you allow pages to choose their own fonts.

Tools > Options > Content : Fonts & Colors > Advanced: [X] "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above"

This is just typical of many answers I find on the Firefox forums whereby the suggested solutions seem to bear no resemblance to my Firefox system. Am I using something different? Everything points to me having the latest up to date version of Firefox. For example if I click on the four horizontal line hamburger on top right of the screen I do not see anything that begins with "Tools" in the menu options. I see "Settings" and "More Tools" but none lead to "Options>Content: Fonts & Colors> Advanced: [X]. simarly, If I click on "Tools" in the menu at the top of the Browser nothing leads to "Options". Any suggestions please?

Asked by Sandgroper48 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

bookmark folders in manager & exclude folders in search

Hi. Is there a way to display a column in the bookmark manager (Ctrl+Shift+O) which would show in which folder each particular bookmark is? Is there a way to search for… (read more)

Hi.

Is there a way to display a column in the bookmark manager (Ctrl+Shift+O) which would show in which folder each particular bookmark is?

Is there a way to search for bookmarks (in the bookmark manager or the bookmark sidebar (Ctrl+B)) by specifically excluding certain (bookmark) folders (e.g. MySessions, Save for Read Later, BSP2 trash folder, etc)?

If the above is not available, please kindly consider those ever since important features.

Thank you very much :)

Asked by spdgnzls 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

All of my bookmarks are gone

Hi, all of my bookmarks, years' worth that I have never had an issue with before, have suddenly disappeared. Backups do not seem to be available. How do I get them back? … (read more)

Hi, all of my bookmarks, years' worth that I have never had an issue with before, have suddenly disappeared. Backups do not seem to be available. How do I get them back? I did not do anything out of the ordinary and I don't know if (an unasked for) update occurred and wiped them.

Asked by forestlisinski 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Mozilla TMI: How do I solve a DECADES long Bookmarks Management DILEMMA?

BEFORE ANYONE ANSWERS THIS PLEASE STOP AND THINK. I have been using this browser since Netscape. I have been "managing" bookmarks for years and years but I have NEVER f… (read more)

BEFORE ANYONE ANSWERS THIS PLEASE STOP AND THINK. I have been using this browser since Netscape. I have been "managing" bookmarks for years and years but I have NEVER found a SOLUTION to managing bookmarks in a SIMPLE, USEFUL way. I have wasted hours and hours on this site looking for answers to the ongoing difficulty that EVERYONE has dealing with the BROWSER WARS imperative that bookmarks can be imported and therefore, perpetually duplicated in an infinite array of browser upgrades and OS installations over the YEARS AND YEARS. For those of us who have managed to ERR on the side of caution and always opt to live with the effects of this rather than risk LOSING the good data nested within, I implore Mozilla to THINK LONG AND HARD on developing a solution to this ONGOING PROBLEM WITH BROWSER BOOKMARKS MANAGEMENT OVERALL. Oh sure, there are hundreds of plugins that ultimately suck up the memory for partial solutions to the PROBLEM that is caused by each new installation of Firefox or other browser in which past bookmarks are imported and ultimately duplicated ad infinitum. I don't need to know all the things that are wrong with Microsoft and how developers or users create the problem, I need a SOLUTION.

Will Mozilla please be the FIRST BROWSER TO SOLVE THE DE-SHITIFICATION OF BOOKMARKS no matter how poorly mismanaged and duplicated they were in past iterations?

The more time I spend on this HELP site looking for answers, the clearer it becomes that this is a problem for DEVELOPERS to solve because none of the USERS can figure out the answers. So, BEFORE you tell me ANYTHING, SHOW ME THE MOZILLA FEATURE THAT SOLVES BOOKMARKS MANAGEMENT THOROUGHLY AND SIMPLY, because, so far, that clearly does not exist.

Asked by Bob Who 1 month ago

Last reply by James 1 month ago

Bookmarks toolbar disappears

Upgraded to Firefox 123.0 last night. This problem did not appear until after that event. Scenario 1: Start Firefox. Make sure Bookmarks toolbar is visible. My home … (read more)

Upgraded to Firefox 123.0 last night. This problem did not appear until after that event.

Scenario 1: Start Firefox. Make sure Bookmarks toolbar is visible. My home page is set to www.google.com. Sign in Toolbar goes away

Scenario 2: Make sure Bookmarks toolbar is visible. The checkbox IS set to always display Go to another page Toolbar goes away

I am not accidentally turning it off and I notice stiff like this. I am a software engineer manager in my day job. This looks like a new bug in version 123.0

Asked by Yrret Eugarps 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Bookmarks gone

After update this week, my bookmarks are gone. Seems like firefox itself made an "old firefox data" binder on my desktop. It has a file called "old bookmarks". But i cant… (read more)

After update this week, my bookmarks are gone. Seems like firefox itself made an "old firefox data" binder on my desktop. It has a file called "old bookmarks". But i cant import it. Its not an HTML file. How do i import it?

And why should it be so troublesome after an update i didnt ask for?

Asked by Tophat Tophattersen 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

New computer with brands new Firefox install - Crashes every time I try to import bookmarks from another computer

Every time I try to import either json file or html file firefox crashes. I tried a refresh and same thing. This file is coming from another computer. I have tried synchi… (read more)

Every time I try to import either json file or html file firefox crashes. I tried a refresh and same thing. This file is coming from another computer. I have tried synching but that fails too even though I am logged into same account. I get no error on synchs, it just does nothing.

Asked by mytmoss 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Bookmarks Disappear When Clicked On

I'm on MacOS Sonoma 14.0. Since the Firefox update to v. 119.0, I have had a really strange issue which is hard to describe, but I'll try. In the Bookmarks Sidebar, whe… (read more)

I'm on MacOS Sonoma 14.0. Since the Firefox update to v. 119.0, I have had a really strange issue which is hard to describe, but I'll try.

In the Bookmarks Sidebar, whenever I click a folder, it disappears from view leaving a blank, empty space. The folder is still there, and everything in the folder is visible, but the folder itself is just a blank space. When the blank space is clicked on, the folder reappears and can still be selected, but the folder beneath it becomes invisible. It is almost as though the background and the foreground text and folder outline are the same color. The same thing occurs with History. The bookmarks themselves never become invisible, just the folders.

Has anyone seen this behavior? Does anyone have any idea how to fix it?

Thanks.

Asked by Knocka 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Sync not restoring bookmarks after a windows reinstall

In the past when I reinstalled Windows and then Firefox, I would sign into my account and all my bookmarks/addons etc. would automatically get reinstalled. Today I had t… (read more)

In the past when I reinstalled Windows and then Firefox, I would sign into my account and all my bookmarks/addons etc. would automatically get reinstalled. Today I had to reinstall Windows and when I logged into my firefox account, nothing happened. Does Mozilla no longer keep these settings for us? I don't have any other devices to sync off of and never have, so where did all those settings come from when I did previous reinstalls?

Asked by long.paul 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

The old bookmark now you see them now you don't isse.

K, so I've read numerous posts on trying to recover my bookmarks. Notta, zilch. Getting the usual messages when trying to import from the backups, etc. 15 backups and non… (read more)

K, so I've read numerous posts on trying to recover my bookmarks. Notta, zilch. Getting the usual messages when trying to import from the backups, etc. 15 backups and none are working. Anyone know how to trace what application Firefox refers to at launch regarding, "another application is using the file" message?

Thanks for reading.

Asked by jjnowayhosa 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

"Bookmark Current Tab" automatically save the bookmark in the "Other Bookmarks" folder instead of allowing me to save it in my desired folder.

Prior to updating to Windows 11 I was able to specify the bookmark folder that I wanted to save the bookmark in when I pressed "Bookmark Current Tab" or "Ctrl-D". Now it … (read more)

Prior to updating to Windows 11 I was able to specify the bookmark folder that I wanted to save the bookmark in when I pressed "Bookmark Current Tab" or "Ctrl-D". Now it automatically saves the bookmark in the "Other Bookmarks" folder instead of allowing me to save it in my desired folder? I then have to find the saved bookmark and manually move it to the desired folder. Is there a fix for this or is this a permanent feature change? Thanks for your help.

Asked by John S 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago