How To Use Bookmarks In Google Chrome – Create, View & Edit Bookmarks? – POFTUT

How To Use Bookmarks In Google Chrome – Create, View & Edit Bookmarks?

Bookmarks are an important component of the Web Browsers. Google Chrome uses Bookmarks traditionally. Bookmark is normal life used to set the page of a book when we read it and later find and resume from there. In web browsers, bookmarks are used to store web page and its URL in order open just a few clicks without writing or remembering the whole URL.

What Is Bookmark Bar?

Bookmark bar generally located under the address bar with its contents and some icons related with the bookmarked URL. The bookmark can be also categorized or stored under folders like below. In this example, we can see that Programming is a folder where its subfolder C# contains a bookmark to the Poftut C# Category.

What Is Bookmark Bar?

What Is Bookmark Bar?

Bookmark An URL or Web Page

We can bookmark an URL or Web Page in different ways. We can use Google Chrome menu like Menu->Bookmarks->Bookmark this page. We can also use Ctrl+D keyboard short cut in order to bookmark the currently active page.

Bookmark An URL or Web Page

Bookmark An URL or Web Page

We will see the following Edit Bookmark windows in order to save the given page bookmark. We can change the name of the bookmark or change the folder we want to save.

Save Bookmark

Save Bookmark

Open Bookmark Manager

Bookmarks can be managed with the Bookmark manager. We can add, remove, update, change bookmarks from Bookmark manager. We can open Bookmark manager from Menu->Bookmarks->Bookmark manager. Alternatively, we can use Ctrl+Shift+O keyboard shortcut to directly open Bookmark manager.

Open Bookmark Manager

Open Bookmark Manager

We will see a screen like below. On the left sidebar, Bookmarks will be listed in tree form. We can navigate by using it. Also in the main body, we will see the bookmarks and folders where we can take some actions about them.

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Manage Bookmarks with Bookmark Manager

We can do following actions by using the right menu line.

Bookmark Actions

Bookmark Actions

  • Edit will edit the current bookmark name and URL like below.
Edit Bookmark

Edit Bookmark

  • Copy URL will copy the bookmark URL and then we can paste and use it in wherever we want.
  • Delete will delete and remove given bookmark from bookmark list and bar.
  • Open in new tab will open the given bookmark URL in a new tab
  • Open in new windows will open the given bookmark URL in a new window separate from the current.
  • Open in incognito windows will open the given bookmark URL in a new incognito window where user history and cookies do not store.

We can also manage Bookmark folders from Bookmark Manager like below.

Bookmark Folder Operations

Bookmark Folder Operations

  • Rename will update the name of the given bookmark folder
Rename Bookmark Folder

Rename Bookmark Folder

  • Delete will delete the given bookmark folder.
  • Open All Bookmarks will open all child bookmarks of the given folder in new tabs.
  • Open all in a new windowwill open all child bookmarks of the given folder in new window tabs.
  • Open all in incognito windowwill open all child bookmarks of the given folder in new incognito window tabs.

Show Bookmark Bar

We can show the bookmark bar from the Menu->Bookmarks->Show bookmarks bar menu. Alternatively, we can use Ctrl+Shift+B keyboard shortcut which will also show the bookmark bar. This setting will show the bookmark bar always.

Show Bookmark Bar

Show Bookmark Bar

Hide Bookmark Bar

We can also hide the bookmark bar from the browser. This will not remove or delete bookmarks but just do not show in the main screen directly. We will just use Menu->Bookmarks->Show bookmarks bar which will be unchecked. Alternatively, we can useCtrl+Shift+B keyboard shortcut in order to hide the bookmark bar.

Hide Bookmark Bar

Hide Bookmark Bar

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