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Highlights, bookmarks

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my highlight section in new tab screen is set to show only bookmarks. initially it was empty but then i started bookmarking webpages, they started to show up on there. But suddenly they are gone today and i am unable to add them back to highlights section, all the bookmarked websites are still in my bookmark list, but they are not showing up on the highlight sec.

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Not sure whether this is relevant, but I'll mention it just in case:

The Highlights section is limited to recent activity, so bookmarks you added before that time will stop appearing in that section.

I think the limit is 5 days based on: https://searchfox.org/mozilla-central/source/toolkit/modules/NewTabUtils.jsm

  • line 1139: * {num} bookmarkSecondsAgo: Maximum age of added bookmark.
  • line 1146: bookmarkSecondsAgo: ACTIVITY_STREAM_DEFAULT_RECENT,
  • line 102: const ACTIVITY_STREAM_DEFAULT_RECENT = 5 * 24 * 60 * 60;
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Are you currently signed in? If not please sign in it would resolve your issue. Thank You

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If you use Sync then best is to disconnect Sync temporarily during troubleshooting.

This can be caused by a problem with the places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite databases in the Firefox profile folder.

  • use "Verify Integrity" button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page

If errors are reported with "Verify Integrity", close and restart Firefox or reboot and retry.

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deespider99 said

Are you currently signed in? If not please sign in it would resolve your issue. Thank You

yes i am signed in and was signed in before too. can this be because of an update, because i also got a mozilla update today.

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Not sure whether this is relevant, but I'll mention it just in case:

The Highlights section is limited to recent activity, so bookmarks you added before that time will stop appearing in that section.

I think the limit is 5 days based on: https://searchfox.org/mozilla-central/source/toolkit/modules/NewTabUtils.jsm

  • line 1139: * {num} bookmarkSecondsAgo: Maximum age of added bookmark.
  • line 1146: bookmarkSecondsAgo: ACTIVITY_STREAM_DEFAULT_RECENT,
  • line 102: const ACTIVITY_STREAM_DEFAULT_RECENT = 5 * 24 * 60 * 60;

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