Q&A: How can I organize my bookmarks?

Originally published in MOREnetworking Vol. 1 No. 2, Nov. 1, 2002

If you keep a lot of bookmarks, also called favorites, in your Web browser, it can quickly become difficult to find the links you’re looking for. You can add folders to your bookmarks to help keep them in line.

In Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Select Favorites > Organize Favorites.
  3. Click on the Create Folder button to create a new folder. Give it a name appropriate for the types of favorites you plan to store there.
  4. Click and drag any existing favorites that you want in that folder to the folder icon and release.
  5. Click the Close button.
  6. Select Favorites, go to the folder you just created and click on it. The favorites stored in that folder will appear in a pop-up window.
  7. To store a new favorite in an existing folder, select Favorites and click on Add to Favorites.
  8. Click the Create in >> button to display the Create In window, if necessary.
  9. Select the folder into which you want to save your favorite.
  10. Click the Create Folder button if you need to create a new folder for your favorite.

In Netscape:

  1. Open Netscape.
  2. Select Bookmarks > Manage Bookmarks. (Older versions may say Edit Bookmarks.)
  3. Right-click on your mouse and select New Folder to add a new folder, or select File and click on New Folder.
  4. Click and drag any existing bookmarks into your folder, and release.

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hendersonl | Sunday, December 1, 2002 | |


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