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Cannot find which folder a bookmark is

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I try to look to the suggested add-ons I found in the answers (Show Parent Folder https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/show-parent-folder/ and the likes) I always receive the result: This add-on has been removed by its author! Is there any other add-ons that I could use. Thank you for your attention.

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I had not noticed that was removed. Not sure if it was due to the authors personal reasons or whether it was due to an incompatibility with recent or future Firefox versions possibly related to multi-process Firefox issues.

You may find out more if you try asking on the add-ons forum

Presumably you are aware that if you click the bookmark star from the bookmarked and open page you will get options to edit or delete the bookmark and that also indicates the folder the bookmark is in.

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This still is a PROBLEM.

To me it often is either that I accidentally moved a folder within my bookmarks tree while scrolling, or simply forgot its location

I already had an extension installed. But the extensions mentioned on this problem have been retracted.

Searching again, I found this solution which works. I had to customize Firefox to make this button available (again). https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1056591

Mozilla, please ADD the path to the search results! Or add the possibility to UNFOLD the path!

It should be simple, and enough people would very much appreciate the functionality.

Modified by BertusHendrikus

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The bookmarks star is available by default. I do not know for certain that this issue has been reported and making a solution within Firefox rejected but it is commonly asked question so I imagine it is a known issue that will not be fixed.

Please try the main Mozilla fora if you wish to advocate for an enhancement. We do not have developers here.

If you do post in one of those fora feel free to add a link to your post in this support thread.

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I've been using the 'go parent folder' add-on by the same author (Alice), which is now also withdrawn. Having searched for a bookmark and found it, the add-on takes you to the folder in which it is located, expanding the bookmark tree as necessary. It's invaluable to me!

It still works with FF 54.0.1 but is not available to install on new FF installations. I wish FF had this functionality in its core.