Google Chrome Managed Bookmarks

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4. Chrome Bookmark Manager Best simple bookmarking tools

Chrome Bookmark Manager is a simple chrome extension that saves web pages much more efficiently.

Compatible with Google Search, this chrome extension makes it easy to filter through all files on the search engine.

No need to clutter your menu bar with bookmarks. Just open chrome, install the extension, and save away. You don’t even need to sign into your Gmail account.

Pricing: Free

Properties

MAX_SUSTAINED_WRITE_OPERATIONS_PER_MINUTE

Deprecated

Bookmark write operations are no longer limited by Chrome.

MAX_WRITE_OPERATIONS_PER_HOUR

Deprecated

Bookmark write operations are no longer limited by Chrome.

Edit Bookmarks

To edit bookmarks, open the bookmarks manager by visiting chrome://bookmarks on a new tab.

Bookmarks manager

Find the bookmark that you want to edit and click the three-dots settings icon against it.

Click the Settings icon

Choose “Edit”.

Choose “Edit”

Make required changes and click Save.

Click “Save” when done

# Examples

The following code creates a folder with the title “Extension bookmarks”. The first argument to create() specifies properties for the new folder. The second argument defines a function to be executed after the folder is created.

The next snippet creates a bookmark pointing to the developer documentation for extensions. Since nothing bad will happen if creating the bookmark fails, this code doesn’t bother to define a callback function.

For an example of using this API, see the basic bookmarks sample. For other examples and for help in viewing the source code, see Samples.

Edit bookmark details

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console. Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to DevicesChrome.

  3. Click SettingsUsers & browsersUsers & browsers.
  4. To apply the setting to all users and enrolled browsers, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit.
  5. Scroll to Managed bookmarks.
  6. Click Edit.
  7. Find the bookmark that you want to edit. You might need to click expandOn the right, click More Edit . to show nested folders.
  8. On the right, click More Change the Bookmark name or Bookmark URL.Change the Bookmark name or Bookmark URL.Edit Change the Bookmark name or Bookmark URL..
  9. Change the Bookmark name or Bookmark URL.
  10. Click Save.
  11. At the top right, click Save.

How to Add a Bookmark in Chrome

There are a few ways to add bookmarks in Chrome.

  • You can visit the bookmarks tab in the Chrome menu bar (that we discussed above) and select “Bookmark this Tab”. A separate box will pop up with the name you want to give your bookmark (you can change this – just click into that highlighted box). Then click done.
How to add a bookmark in Chrome.
  • You can also visit the settings (three vertical dots), click on or hover over the “Bookmarks” tab, and then select “Bookmark this Tab”. The same little box will pop up as above.
  • A third option is to simply click the little star icon in the address bar. That will bookmark the page you’re currently on.
Click that star and it’ll add a bookmark for you (after you click “Done”).

But if you don’t want to use your mouse and make that many clicks, there’s another option.

How to Add or Manage Bookmarks in Chrome with Keyboard Shortcuts

Sure enough, you can use keyboard shortcuts to add bookmarks and manage your bookmarks.

To bookmark a tab quickly, just key in Command+D / Ctrl+D (see below) – it’ll bring up that same bookmark window as above. Then you can just hit enter if you don’t want to update the bookmark’s name or any other settings and it’ll save it.

And to manage your bookmarks, just key in Option+Command+B / Ctrl+Shift+O (again, see below).

How to add or manage bookmarks with keyboard shortcuts.

But we’re getting a little ahead of ourselves. Now let’s learn how to manage your bookmarks, and why you might want to do so.

Steps to Create, Edit and Delete Bookmarks in Google Chrome

To manage Chrome bookmarks, follow the below steps:

1. Open Chrome browser on your computer.

To add bookmarks

2. Open the website that you wish to bookmark.

3. Click on the star on the right corner of the address bar.

4. Select folder where you want to save the bookmark and click on save.

To edit bookmarks

5. Open Chrome browser.

6. At the top right corner, click on more.

7. Click on Bookmark manager and then click on edit.

To delete bookmarks

8. Open Chrome browser.

9. At the top right corner, click on more.

10. Click on Bookmark manager and then click on delete.

Export Chrome Bookmarks as an HTML File

If you don’t want to navigate through hidden files and system files, you can still get to your Google Chrome Bookmarks by exporting them as an HTML file.

To export your Chrome bookmarks, you need to do the following:

  1. Open “Google Chrome.”Click the “three vertical dots” in the
  2. Click the “three vertical dots” in the top-right corner of the Chrome window.Hover over the “Bookmarks” option.
  3. Hover over the “Bookmarks” option.Click on “Bookmark manager.”
  4. Click on “Bookmark manager.”Click on the “Organize” icon (the thre
  5. Click on the “Organize” icon (the three vertical white dots).Click “Export bookmarks.” Now you can
  6. Click “Export bookmarks.” Now you can choose a destination folder for your file.

Importing this file to another browser is simple.

  1. Follow steps 1-5, and instead of “Export,” click “Import.”
  2. Then, select the destination of the file and click “Open.” This action adds all the saved bookmarks to the existing ones.

Rename a folder

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console. Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to DevicesChrome.

  3. Click SettingsUsers & browsersUsers & browsers.
  4. To apply the setting to all users and enrolled browsers, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit.
  5. Scroll to Managed bookmarks.
  6. Click Edit.
  7. Find the folder that you want to rename. You might need to click expand On the right, click More Edit . to show nested folders.
  8. On the right, click More Change the Folder name.Change the Folder name.Edit Change the Folder name..
  9. Change the Folder name.
  10. Click Save.
  11. At the top right, click Save.

Where are Google Chrome Bookmarks on macOS?

Google Chrome stores its bookmarks in the “Application Support” directory in macOS. You can find this directory using “Terminal.” You must set your file browser to show hidden folders in macOS.

Type command line: /Users/<your username>/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default. Press Enter, and Finder will access the folder with your bookmarks.

If the folder is hidden, you can still access it with Finder. Here is what you should do:

  1. Open “Finder.”Navigate to “Users/<your username>/.&r
  2. Navigate to “Users/<your username>/.”If you don’t see a “Library“dire
  3. If you don’t see a “Library“directory, press the “Command + Shift + Period buttons to toggle off hidden folders. Alternatively, if you want to access the “Library” files directly, hold the “Alt” key before selecting the “Go” menu.Go to “Library > Application Support.&rdq
  4. Go to “Library > Application Support.”Find and click on “Google.”
  5. Find and click on “Google.”Now, click on “Chrome.”
  6. Now, click on “Chrome.”Open the “Default” folder.
  7. Open the “Default” folder.You should now see a “Bookmarks” file
  8. You should now see a “Bookmarks” file containing all of your Chrome bookmarks and a “Bookmarks.bak” file that serves as a backup.

How to Recover a Deleted Bookmark in Chrome

If you’ve just deleted a bookmark in Chrome and didn’t mean to do so, it’s ok. Just hit Command+Z / Ctrl+Z (the “undo” function/keyboard shortcut) and it’ll bring it back.

But what if you’ve since closed Chrome or done other things? Command+Z / Ctrl+Z won’t work. Fortunately, there’s another way – it just requires a few more steps.

How to Recover a Bookmark in Chrome that you Deleted a While Ago on macOS

First, go to Finder. In the window that pops up, find “Macintosh HD” in the left menu bar:

How to recover deleted bookmarks later or the next day.

Double click on the “Users” folder (and then you might have to select the user you want to use). Then double click on the following folders in this order (a new window with an alphabetized list will pop up each time you double-click):

  • Library -> Application Support -> Google -> Chrome -> Default

There, you’ll find two files, one called “Bookmarks” and the other called “Bookmarks.bak”. The .bak file contains your backed-up bookmarks, which will have those bookmarks that you accidentally deleted.

You’re just a couple steps away from getting your deleted bookmarks back:

  • Make a copy of the Bookmarks file and save it somewhere else (another location on your computer). You’ll also need to rename it.
  • Now, back in Default, delete that original Bookmarks file. You need to get it out of there so you can use the .bak file as your new Bookmarks file instead.
  • Then you need to rename the .bak file to just “Bookmarks” (get rid of the .bak extension) so that it’s now your Bookmarks file. This should get back any bookmarks you deleted.
  • Now you can close finder and Chrome. When you reopen Chrome, your bookmarks should be back!

How to Recover a Bookmark in Chrome that you Deleted a While Ago on Windows

Open a file browser and go to the directory where Google Chrome stores user data. This is usually in C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.

Or if you use multiple Chrome people / profiles, your data might be in another directory like Profile 1. I’m recovering a bookmark I deleted on my work profile in Chrome, so my “Bookmarks” and “Bookmarks.bak” files are in C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1.

Also, the AppData directory is hidden by default, and you may need to make hidden files and folders visible first.

To do that, open Windows File Explorer, click on the “View” tab, then click the box for “Hidden items” and make sure that’s checked:

In the Default or Profile x directory, you’ll find two files, one called “Bookmarks” and the other called “Bookmarks.bak”. The .bak file contains your backed-up bookmarks, which will have those bookmarks that you accidentally deleted.

The “Bookmarks” and “Bookmarks.bak” files on Windows 10

You’re just a couple steps away from getting your deleted bookmarks back:

  • Make a copy of the Bookmarks file and save it somewhere else (another location on your computer). You’ll also need to rename it.
  • Now, back in Default or Profile x, delete that original Bookmarks file. You need to get it out of there so you can use the .bak file as your new Bookmarks file instead.
  • Then you need to rename the .bak file to just “Bookmarks” (get rid of the .bak extension) so that it’s now your Bookmarks file. This should get back any bookmarks you deleted.
  • Now you can close your file browser and Chrome. When you reopen Chrome, your bookmarks should be back!

How to Recover a Bookmark in Chrome that you Deleted a While Ago on Linux

Open a file browser and go to the directory where Google Chrome stores user data. This is usually in /home/<username>/.config/google-chrome/Default/.

Note that .config is a hidden directory, and you may need to make hidden files and folders visible first. Also, the google-chrome directory may be in another location depending on your flavor of Linux and how you installed the browser.

In the Default directory, you’ll find two files, one called “Bookmarks” and the other called “Bookmarks.bak”. The .bak file contains your backed-up bookmarks, which will have those bookmarks that you accidentally deleted.

The “Bookmarks” and “Bookmarks.bak” files on Linux Mint

You’re just a couple steps away from getting your deleted bookmarks back:

  • Make a copy of the Bookmarks file and save it somewhere else (another location on your computer). You’ll also need to rename it.
  • Now, back in Default, delete that original Bookmarks file. You need to get it out of there so you can use the .bak file as your new Bookmarks file instead.
  • Then you need to rename the .bak file to just “Bookmarks” (get rid of the .bak extension) so that it’s now your Bookmarks file. This should get back any bookmarks you deleted.
  • Now you can close your file browser and Chrome. When you reopen Chrome, your bookmarks should be back!

And that’s it! Now you know how to manage your bookmarks in Chrome on macOS, Windows, and Linux.

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