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How do I stop https from being added automatically to a bookmark?

I bookmark a page that is not on https, but regardless of how I edit this bookmark, firefox always automatically adds https, therefore killing the bookmark as this link i… (read more)

I bookmark a page that is not on https, but regardless of how I edit this bookmark, firefox always automatically adds https, therefore killing the bookmark as this link isn't on https. How can I edit a bookmark such that firefox actually gets the message?

Thanks

Asked by sampt 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 1 week ago

Trouble with Bookmarks

I'm unable to save bookmarks in most of my folders. I can occasionally get a bookmark saved in one folder, but it will disappear and many folders no matter what I try no … (read more)

I'm unable to save bookmarks in most of my folders. I can occasionally get a bookmark saved in one folder, but it will disappear and many folders no matter what I try no bookmark can be saved. I also am unable to export new bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox.

I've tried everything on the 'Can't add, change or save bookmarks - How to fix' page and nothing has worked and it has been incredibly frustrating and I'm not sure where to go from here. Please advise.

Asked by ibrie44 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Where are my bookmarks?

I just had a Mozilla/Firefox update. After it was done, Firefox opened. So far so good..... When it opened, the very first thing I noticed is that my bookmarks button … (read more)

I just had a Mozilla/Firefox update. After it was done, Firefox opened. So far so good..... When it opened, the very first thing I noticed is that my bookmarks button was not on my toolbar. The second thing I noticed is that all my bookmarks are gone. GONE!! I use and count on these bookmarks daily, and not they are nowhere to be found.

WHY? This is not the first time that Firefox has had an update and has changed my settings and lost things. Updating is one thing, but there is no reason why Firefox should be changing settings - and now, in this case, wiped my bookmarks clean.

Any help? I'm frustrated and angered that years of bookmarks are gone...... Can anyone help me? Thank you.

Asked by Rjceasar 5 days ago

Last reply by Terry 4 days ago

I want to force new tabs to always show the bookmarks bar, even if I toggle it on other tabs. How can I do this?

I am aware that Firefox has three options for bookmarks: Always Show, Only Show on New Tab, and Never Show. Either through a setting, an extension, or magic... I want the… (read more)

I am aware that Firefox has three options for bookmarks: Always Show, Only Show on New Tab, and Never Show.

Either through a setting, an extension, or magic... I want the new tabs to always show the bookmarks BUT I want the other tabs to allow me to toggle showing and hiding the bookmarks (without affecting the new tab at all). How can I achieve this? Is there a deep setting I am missing?

Are there workarounds too? I would settle for a homepage that showed bookmarks (right now I have the option to toggle 'shortcuts', I wish I could also toggle bookmarks there). I'd even settle for an AHK script to force show the bookmarks on new tab (if hidden).

Any help is appreciated!

Asked by legoadan46 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

How do I get my bookmarks back?

Firefox updated and my bookmarks are now gone. Firefox refuses to restore the old bookmarks, import from HTML ( this is from Opera). or import Microsoft Edge Legacy. I al… (read more)

Firefox updated and my bookmarks are now gone. Firefox refuses to restore the old bookmarks, import from HTML ( this is from Opera). or import Microsoft Edge Legacy.

I also would like to add that Microsoft Edge was able to import the HTML form Opera I have even tried exporting the ME bookmarks I restarted the computer

These are all the browsers with my old bookmarks Opera,Chrome, & IE I haven't update them in ages, and I forgot that the web bookmarks i was using went offline.

Thanks In Advance

Asked by youar3adummy 4 days ago

Last reply by Terry 4 days ago

Other Bookmarks did not show up when I imported into Linux Parrot from Windows 8.1

I imported my bookmarks from a windows 8.1 computer to Parrot Linux Debian desktop (2 different computers). I am missing the everything from 'Other Bookmarks' after I imp… (read more)

I imported my bookmarks from a windows 8.1 computer to Parrot Linux Debian desktop (2 different computers). I am missing the everything from 'Other Bookmarks' after I imported it into the Linux computer, I can see all everything from 'Bookmarks Menu' though. The windows machine is not working anymore. But I have a saved copy of all the bookmarks from the windows 8.1 computer.

Is there a reason my import left out the Other Bookmarks but imported the Bookmarks Menu? How do get them into the linux firefox browser.

Firefox 78.15.0 oesr Linux Parrot home edition OS version 4.11

Thanks in advance

Asked by pocket123vpn 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

How can I transfer the TAGS for my bookmarks to version 101.0.1 - didn't copy them, but still have them in 98.0.1?

I downloaded version 101.0.1 and lost most of my bookmark TAGS! These help me find things in my many bookmarks. I've kept version 98.0.1 in my Applications folder (MAC Mo… (read more)

I downloaded version 101.0.1 and lost most of my bookmark TAGS! These help me find things in my many bookmarks. I've kept version 98.0.1 in my Applications folder (MAC Mojave 10.14.6) and it still has all my TAGS intact. I can't copy / paste or drag and drop them. How can I transfer my bookmarks TAGS?

Asked by elaine.brodie 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Can't add or manage bookmarks

I wanted to add a bookmark and found that the commands for Manage Bookmarks, Bookmark Current Tab, and Bookmark All Tabs were all grayed out. I searched help topics and t… (read more)

I wanted to add a bookmark and found that the commands for Manage Bookmarks, Bookmark Current Tab, and Bookmark All Tabs were all grayed out. I searched help topics and tried everything I could find:

• I deleted the old xulstore.json file. • I used the Firefox refresh feature. • I found Places Database and tried Verify Integrity. It reported that both databases are sane (I'm attaching a screenshot of the results). • I restarted the computer. • I quit Firefox and got info on the places.sqlite file. It is not locked.

Nothing so far has worked. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance for any help!

Asked by mfrosey 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

"open all in tabs" via context menu for folder in bookmarks toolbar

MacOS FF dev edition 102: I have a folder in my bookmarks toolbar, and I frequently open all of them in tabs. But that option is missing from the context menu on the fold… (read more)

MacOS FF dev edition 102: I have a folder in my bookmarks toolbar, and I frequently open all of them in tabs. But that option is missing from the context menu on the folder. It is there at the bottom of the folder if I click to open the folder, but this is silly. There is an "open all bookmarks" context menu option on the folder, but that opens all the bookmarks in the toolbar, not in that one folder. why is this?

Asked by Steven 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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How do I export just ONE bookmark folder for copying to another computer?

I have multiple Bookmark folders. I want to export (and then import) just ONE of the folders to another computer. When I go through the EXPORT BOOKMARKS TO HTML proces… (read more)

I have multiple Bookmark folders. I want to export (and then import) just ONE of the folders to another computer.

When I go through the EXPORT BOOKMARKS TO HTML process the html document created contains ALL 18 FOLDERS even though at the time of creating the document, at the bottom of the export menu page in the "NAME" slot it showed just the name of the folder I wanted to export.

As far as I know there is no way to edit the html document to delete the unwanted folders. If there is, please share the information.

Thank you for your assistance.

Asked by Leah3 3 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 years ago

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Opening bookmarks automatically

Some of the bookmarks I have on the toolbar will open the web page automatically and some will not. For example, if I click one site it goes right to my summary page wit… (read more)

Some of the bookmarks I have on the toolbar will open the web page automatically and some will not. For example, if I click one site it goes right to my summary page without logging in. If I click on another it goes to the log in page. The user name & password auto-fills but how can I get these sites to open automatically when from the short cut in the toolbar.

Could it be a Windows 10 issue? I didn't seem to have this problem with the old Edge browser but now I get the same thing in the new Edge, Chrome, and Firefox.

Asked by backspin9 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Old bookmarks addresses dissappeared

How to get old bookmarks web addresses back? Web addresses were there last night but this morning when I tried to open Firefox, small box popped up and asked me something… (read more)

How to get old bookmarks web addresses back? Web addresses were there last night but this morning when I tried to open Firefox, small box popped up and asked me something. I didn't read it carefully and clicked somewhere and later I realized that all my everyday browsing websites under bookmarks are gone. How to get 'em back? I appreciate your help.

Asked by Nick 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 years ago

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When my wife started Firefox the Wrong Bookmarks Loaded

When my wife started Firefox one day the Firefox bookmarks from my computer loaded into her computer. She was in one state and i was in another. Her bookmarks are no long… (read more)

When my wife started Firefox one day the Firefox bookmarks from my computer loaded into her computer. She was in one state and i was in another. Her bookmarks are no longer visible - only mine. I checked her Profile folder - only my bookmarks are visible. Questions: How can this happen? How can she retrieve her bookmarks?

Asked by terfehr 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How can I change the font for FF bookmarks?

I need to use special characters in my bookmark entries (in the sidebar), for url entries and also, if possible, for the folders containing them. When I rightclick to get… (read more)

I need to use special characters in my bookmark entries (in the sidebar), for url entries and also, if possible, for the folders containing them. When I rightclick to get "Properties", there is no field "Font" or similar, so how/where would I change the font, and what default font is used there, to begin with?

My second question would then be how use another font for some entries, instead of the default one, or more precisely, how to combine two fonts within the same entry (bookmark or bookmark folder, if possible, too), in order to get, within the regular text of the entry, some special characters which are not included within the default font.

If such combination of two fonts for the same entry is not possible, I should at least know what the default font is, and where FF stores it, in order to put special characters from within another, special font into that default font.

Thank you!

Asked by nnmm 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Alphabetizing Bookmarks

With very vague help from your Support answers, I figured this out on my own and had to comment because all too many times your experts forget they are not always dealing… (read more)

With very vague help from your Support answers, I figured this out on my own and had to comment because all too many times your experts forget they are not always dealing with techs on answering these questions. For me this is what worked when I tried to alphabetize my bookmarks: Open LIbrary, show all Bookmarks (bottom of the list of bookmarks), click on Views and select Sort.

Asked by deborah_nunez 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago