Computing Group – Bookmarking In Browsers

If you prefer to read how 'stuff' works this wikipedia page will tell you all about Bookmarks; what they are, how they work and why they are incredibly useful.

Videos below on the most popular browsers:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Edge
  • Opera
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IMPORTANT NOTE:
It doesn't matter what type of computer, tablet, smartphone you use. Internet Browsers operate in the similar way across ALL operating systems.

This is a link to a good website that explains bookmarks and is worth a visit…

Bookmarks - Using them in the most popular browsers

To add a bookmark:

At the top right, click More Bookmarks will bookmark this page.

To the left of the web address, click the icon you see: Lock, Info, or Warning. 

Drag either one into the bookmarks bar.
Keyboard Shortcut

Mac is Command D
Windows it is Control D.

Chrome Bookmarks Tutorial for Beginners

 

Firefox Bookmarks Tutorial for Beginners


To add a bookmark:

Click the star in the address bar to save the current page as a bookmark. 
By default, new bookmarks are saved to the Other Bookmarks folder.

In the menu that pops up, you can choose a different name or folder for this bookmark.
Keyboard Shortcut

Mac is Command D
Windows it is Control D.
To add a bookmark:

Choose Bookmarks→Add Bookmark, press Command+D, or click the Share button and choose Add Bookmark

Choose where to store the bookmark from the pop-up menu.

Rename the bookmark or use the name provided by Safari Click the Add button to save the bookmark.
Keyboard Shortcut

Mac is Command D
Windows it is Control D.
To add a bookmark:
Edge is replacing Internet Explorer. 
Note that IE is no longer being upgraded

Go to the website you want to favourite.

Click on the Star button in the top right to open the favourites menu.
Or ...Hit Add to save the current page as a favourite.
 
Keyboard Shortcut

Mac is Command D
Windows it is Control D.
To add a bookmark:

Go to the webpage of your site

Click on the heart-shaped button located at the end of the address bar > Add to page to bookmarks bar.
 
Keyboard Shortcut

Mac is Command D
Windows it is Control D.

Safari Bookmarks Tutorial for Beginners


Microsoft Edge Bookmarks Tutorial for Beginners


Opera Bookmarks Tutorial for Beginners