How to bookmark favourite websites

How often do you have to type in tricky addresses when you want to visit your favourite website? Bookmarking webpages means you can visit websites at the click of a button, instead of trying to remember its name each time.

Here’s how to add a website to your bookmarks in your preferred web browser.

Mozilla Firefox (Mac or PC)

  1. Navigate to the website
  2. Click on the ‘Bookmarks’ tab at the top left of the screen
  3. In the drop-down menu click ‘ Bookmark this page’
  4. From pop-up menu, you can change the name of the bookmark and select its location. Adding bookmarks to the toolbar,located just below the search bar, means they’ll be easily found next time.


Google Chrome (Mac or PC)

  1. Navigate to the website
  2. On the right of the search bar is the outline of a star
  3. Click on this star and it will turn yellow
  4. From pop-up menu, you can also change the name of the bookmark and select its location. Adding bookmarks to the toolbar, located just below the search bar, means they’ll be easily located for clicking.


Apple Safari (Mac)

  1. Navigate to the website
  2. Click on the ‘Bookmarks’ tab at the top of the screen
  3. In the dropdown menu, click ‘Add bookmark’
  4. From the pop-up menu, you can change the name of the bookmark and select its location. Adding bookmarks to the toolbar, located just below the search bar, means they’ll be easily found next time.


Internet Explorer (PC)

  1. Navigate to the website
  2. On the far right of the screen, at the top, is the outline of a star
  3. Click on this star and it will turn yellow
  4. In the dropdown menu, click ‘Add to favourites’
  5. From the pop-up menu, you can change the name of the bookmark and select its location. You can create and name folders to keep track of your bookmarks.
  6. To access the bookmark, click the star and then select the ‘Favourites’ tab
  7. Here you’ll find all your bookmarks and folders.


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Mozilla Firefox

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Written by Amelia Theodorakis

A writer and communications specialist with eight years’ in startups, SMEs, not-for-profits and corporates. Interests and expertise in gender studies, history, finance, banking, human interest, literature and poetry.

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