Friday, January 13, 2012

How to backup Firefox bookmarks

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. Firefox had 22.51% of the recorded usage share of web browsers as of May 2009, making it the second most popular browser in terms of current use worldwide, after Internet Explorer.

Tools you will need:

Firefox 3.5

Step-by-step Guide: how to backup Firefox bookmarks?

Step 1: Open your Firefox Web browser. Click on "bookmark" in your Firefox menu, located at the top of your browser window. 

Step 2: After that, the bookmark window will pop up. Organize Bookmarks to bring up your bookmarks manager. Now you want to click the top button that says "Import and Backup".

Step 3: Next, select "Backup". This will bring up a "Save As" box where you can save your bookmarks to any location. Make sure you leave the bookmark as a .json file too.

Tips: If you wish to export your bookmarks as an HTML file, go to Import and Backup -> Export HTML. That will give you the more traditional .html backup.

That's all. It is really easy with just several simple steps! OK. You will successfully backup your bookmarks. Make sure you¡¯ve backed up your favorites, bookmarks, settings before install. It is the end of this how to backup Firefox bookmarks guide.



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