CCNC/CCNC Module 7/Using Bookmarks/Bookmark

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Chapter #2 - Web Navigation


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Bookmark a Web Page

A bookmark is the URL of a site that is stored by Mozilla either in the Personal toolbar or in the Bookmarks menu. To access a site is then a matter of clicking on the name of the web site in the toolbar or menu.

Bookmarking a web page in the Bookmark menu

Suppose you wish to bookmark the locos mail web address.

  1. Access the site by typing into the Location bar and press Enter.
  2. When the page is displayed: Bookmarks->Bookmark This Page or press Ctrl-D.
  3. Access another page and click Bookmarks.

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  1. Click on Lycos Free Mail to return to the Lycos Free Mail web page.The actual URL is attached via a hyperlink to the name or description in the Bookmark menu.

Bookmarking a web page in the Personal toolbar

As the Personal toolbar can contain fewer names than the Bookmark menu, use it to bookmark sites that you visit the most frequently.

Suppose you wish to add Google Advanced Search to the Personal toolbar.

  1. Display the web page by typing its URL into the Location bar and pressing enter.
  1. Drag the Bookmark icon to the desired position on the Personal toolbar. The bookmark icon is the symbol located to the left of the URL in the Location bar.

The following screen illustrates a Personal toolbar that contains links to a number of Search engines. These will be described further on.

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