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How to Export the Browsers Bookmarks?

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Written By Kristian Wilson
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Published On January 13th, 2022

So today in this blog we will examine How to Easily export the browser bookmarks so if you are searching for similar answers then this post will be helpful for you.

The majority of our browser data isn’t very valuable—cookies vanish and history is ultimately erased. Because bookmarks are unique, Therefore browsers enable users to import and export them, making them excellent for backups and switching browsers.

Bookmark in Google Chrome

  1. Most browsers allow users to export browser bookmarks in HTML. And other needs add-on Extention or other tools. Many browsers may export these HTML files, so users may utilize this method to transfer bookmarks across them.

    export Bookmark in Google Chrome

  2. Go to Bookmarks > Bookmark manager in google Chrome to export browser bookmarks. To access the Bookmark manager quicker, use Ctrl+Shift+O.

    Bookmark manager in google Chrome

  3. Creating a new button for the Bookmark Manager Then press “Export bookmarks to HTML file”. (To export from an existing HTML file, choose “Import bookmarks from HTML File.”)

    Chrome will instantly assign the HTML file a title that includes the latest date when you store it using the Save As dialogue box. Edit the file title or store it anywhere you wish. Because we’ll be export browser bookmarks, we named the file accordingly. Select “Save” from the drop-down menu.

    IMPORTANT NOTE – In the picture below, the Export as kind is Firefox HTML Document since Firefox HTML Document is the preferred application for HTML files in our configuration. Any browser may view the exported HTML file.

  4. To export browser bookmarks for an HTML file, choose the HTML bookmarks file from the Access dialogue box that appears after clicking on the Export button.

    Access dialogue box that appears

  5. Bookmarks that have been exported via an HTML file are stored in a folder named Export.

    stored in a folder named Export

  6. To dismiss the Bookmark Manager, press the exit (X) icon on the tabs that contain the bookmark manager window.

     press the exit (X) icon on the tabs that contain the bookmark manager window.

Bookmarks in Firefox

To export bookmarks in Firefox, use Ctrl+Shift+B. Next, under “Export and Backup”, select “Convert Bookmarks to HTML“. (The Backup choice generates a .json file that other browsers cannot access.).

  1. Select the Import Bookmarks from the HTML item from the drop-down menu.

    Import Bookmarks from the HTML item

  2. Firefox saves bookmarks as “bookmarks.html” by default. Your Item title should be changed to include additional details like the date and browser.

    To export an HTML bookmarks file, choose it in the Import Bookmarks File dialog box.

    Import Bookmarks File dialog box.

  3. The Bookmarks Menu is updated with bookmarks export from an HTML file. Alternatively, users may drag and drop items from the Bookmarks Menu to the Bookmarks Toolbox in the tree layout mostly on left.

    drag and drop items

  4. To minimize the Library windows, select the “X” inside the topmost side.

    select the X inside the topmost side

Bookmark Internet Explorer

  1. Select the star-shaped favorites button to import and export bookmarks in Internet Explorer.

    star-shaped favorites button

  2. Right-click the “Add to favorites” icon.

    Add to favorites

  3. To importing and exporting files, use the drop-down box.

    use the drop-down box

  4. Choose “Export to a file” (or “Import from a file” whether you’re exporting bookmarks from an HTML file) or press “Next”.

    Export to a file

  5. Then select “Next” to continue.

    select “Next”

  6. To import all of your desired, choose the Favorites folder at the top. (It’s defaulted.) And then “Next”.

    This page appears subsequently in the process whether you’re exporting bookmarks

    choose the Favorites folder at the top.

  7. HTML file called bookmark.htm in the Documents folder. You need to rename the file and store it somewhere else, so we select “Browse”. To export bookmarks, press “Browse” and choose the HTML file.

    press “Browse” and choose the HTML file

  8. Choose bookmark file from dialog box screen. Next, change the file name after saving the Html file in the desired place. Select Save to add the date and browser name to Html file name.

    Next, click the HTML file on the selected bookmark File dialog box that displays and click “Open”.

    bookmark File dialog box that displays

  9. When importing bookmarks, especially though you selected “Save” in your Choosing Bookmark File dialogue box, users need to choose “Export” in the import Options dialogue box to complete the importation.

    Bookmark File dialogue box

  10. When exporting bookmarks, the Export Configuration tab now shows the view below. Choose the bookmarks folder to export them into. Tap the Favorites Section folder in the tree to add bookmarks to it. Then “export”.

    Export Configuration tab now shows

  11. Closing the Import/Export Settings dialogue box.

    Import/Export Settings dialogue box

Bookmark in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge doesn’t have a designed way to convert bookmarks to HTML. Moreover, Edge has a developed ability to export bookmarks from IE, Firefox, or Chrome. Edge Manage, another application, may store them up to an HTML file. Firstly, the designed functionality.

  1. Select the Hubs icon in the browser’s taskbar.

    Hubs icon in the browser's taskbar

  2. The hub panel slips straight away. If the Favourites aren’t currently visible, select the star symbol in the taskbar just at top of the screen. Next, choose “Settings”.

    hub panel slips straight away.

  3. Choose the browsers from where users need to export bookmarks from the Export favorites page or then press “Import.”

    Export favorites page or then press Import

  4. Based on how numerous bookmarks you’re exporting, you’ll get an “Everything done!” text underneath the Imports icon.

    Everything done

  5. For return towards the Favourites, menu press the Hubs icon twice to shut and restart the right panel. It imports bookmarks from other sources into “Imported from…” folders. Click and drag an exported bookmark from any of the Exporting folders into the Favorites Bar folder.

    drag an exported bookmark from any of the Exporting folders into the Favorites Bar folder

  6. So now I will explain to you by images how to import browser bookmarks by using edge manage to Html file. Firstly download edge manage to make sure Edge is closed before installing and running Edge Manage.

    how to import bookmarks by using edge manage to Html file

  7. Choose a Favorites folder to import from the drop-down menu. Choosing the Top folder selects all Favorites in all subfolders, such as the Favourite Bars.

    import from the drop-down menu

  8. To import bookmarks to an HTML file, choose Data > Import to HTML file from the drop-down menu.

    For more information about importing bookmarks via an HTML file that has been imported by Microsoft Edge and any different browser, see Data > Import from HTML file (Windows 10).

    Import to HTML file from the drop-down menu

  9. The Save As dialogue box appears when importing bookmarks to HTML. Choose a location to store the HTML file. The usual file title is bookmark.htm, and users may modify it. We included the browser title and date in the file name. Select “Save” from the drop-down menu.

    To export an HTML bookmarks file, select “Open” in the Accessible dialogue box.

    select “Open” in the Accessible dialogue box

  10. Whenever the exporting process is finished, a dialogue box appears to notify you. OK to end it.

    exporting process is finished, a dialogue box appears to notify you

  11. Export bookmarks go in the Main folder, however, users may move them elsewhere.

    Export bookmarks go in the Main folder

  12. Unless you’ve exported or reorganized bookmarks, keep them. To do so, choose File>Save Changes and afterward select “OK” from the Progress dialogue box.

    File>Save Changes and afterwards select “OK

  13. Quit Edge Manage by selecting the “X” on the top side or by selecting File > Stop.

    selecting the “X” in the top side or by selecting File

Edge Manager also allows you to see your favorites and folders in a virtual tree, click and drag favorites and groups, rename favorites and folders, and export favorites from an HTML bookmarks file. Check their website for further details and explanations of the program’s functionality.

Bookmark in Opera

  1. Unfortunately, Opera doesn’t offer an HTML import feature. Moreover, there is a bookmark importing and exporting add-on accessible on the Opera add-ons page. Select “Add to Opera” on the add-website.

    Add to Opera

  2. The add-on icon appears in the taskbar to the right of the address field. Usually, this icon opens the add-on. Whenever users initially download the add-on, it opens new tabs.

    download the add-on, it opens a new tabs

  3. Select “Export” on the Bookmarks Export add-on menu. Using the Open dialogue box, pick an HTML file you generated from Opera or another browser, next press the “Import” tab.

    press the “Import” tab

  4. The Save As dialogue box appears after selecting Save to import your bookmarks to an HTML document. Choose a location to store the HTML file. The usual file name is Bookmarks.html, however, users may modify it to include details like the date and browser type. Save it.

     Save to import your bookmarks to an HTML document.

  5. Whenever the imported bookmarks are downloaded, a message appears just below the Install box, indicating the number of stored bookmarks saved.

     a message appears just below Install box

  6. Select the “X” on the near corner of the tabs to dismiss it.

    Select the “X” on the near corner

  7. When you exported bookmarks, these go inside Import bookmarks. (To modify your bookmarks, choose Bookmarks > Show all bookmarks from the Opera Toolbar.)

    go inside Import bookmarks

Conclusion

When you’re using the HTML bookmark file as a backup, keep it in a secure location. Whereas many browsers include cloud-syncing capabilities that allow users to synchronize their favorites across several computers, the majority of browsers lack a “rollback” feature. If your remove bookmarks inadvertently on one machine or the sync provider produces an error, users risk losing their bookmarks. You may recover items using a backup HTML file.

 

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