How to Make Bookmark Folders to Organize Bookmarks

Daisy updated on Nov 28, 2023 | Home >Computer Instruction

Bookmarks make your life simple by keeping all your favorite and most visited websites just one click away. But, there is one more thing that is even better than the simple bookmarks, and it's the bookmark folders. 

If you have too many bookmarks on the home page, it's high time to know how to make a bookmark folder to keep everything organized. You can categorize websites into different folders. It will make it easy for you to open the right website quickly. 

How to Create Bookmark Folders

Creating bookmark folders is as easy as creating simple bookmarks. All you need is a couple of extra clicks to create your first bookmark folder. Further, we will discuss how to make bookmark folders in different browsers.

  1. Google Chrome
  2. Safari
  3. Mozilla Firefox

Google Chrome 

Google Chrome is miles ahead of every other browser in the number of active users. It's quite easy in Google Chrome to organize bookmark folders. Here's how to sort bookmarks in Google Chrome.

Create bookmark folders

Step 1. Open Chrome on your computer.

Step 2. At the top right, click the three parallel dots icon, open "Bookmarks" and then select "Bookmark Manager."

Step 3. A new three parallel dots icon will appear in the top right corner. Click on it and then select "Add a new folder."

add a new folder

Step 4. Now, enter the new folder name and press the "Save" button.

press save

Add bookmarks to the folders

Step 1. Open Chrome on your computer.

Step 2. At the top right, click the three parallel dots icon, then "Bookmarks," and then "Bookmark Manager."

Step 3. Now you can drag & drop or copy & paste existing bookmarks to the bookmark folders on the left.

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Safari

Safari is the default browser for Apple devices. It has all the modern-day functionalities you look for in a good browser. Plus, its integration with Apple devices is impeccable. Below is the process to create bookmark folders in the Safari browser.

Create bookmark folders 

Step 1. Open the Safari app and click the "Sidebar" button in the toolbar and select "Bookmarks."

Step 2. Here, control-click and then select "Add Bookmark Folder."

add bookmark folder

Step 3. Enter a folder name and drag the folder to the location of your choice.

enter a folder name

Add bookmarks to the folders

Step 1. Open the Safari app, click the "sidebar" button in the toolbar and select "Bookmarks." You can also use the "Show Bookmarks" option in Safari's "Bookmarks" menu.

Step 2. Now, you can either use drag & drop one-by-one or hold the "Shift" or "Command" key to select multiple bookmarks to copy & paste into a folder.

Mozilla Firefox

Firefox by Mozilla is a high-end web browser with all the modern-day functionalities. You can easily create bookmark folders in Firefox. Below is the step-by-step process for creating bookmark folders in Firefox.

Create bookmark folders

Step 1. Click the "menu" button (with three parallel dashes) appearing in the top right corner. 

Step 2. Find and open "Bookmarks" and then select the "Manage Bookmarks" bar at the bottom.

Step 3. A new window will appear. Here, you need to right-click on the folder which will contain the new folder. By doing this, a drop-down menu will appear. Select the "New Folder" option from it.

Step 4. Type the name of the folder in order to complete the process. You can also add a description to give context to a particular folder.

type the name of the folder

Add bookmarks to the folders

Step 1. Click the "menu" button (with three parallel dashes) appearing in the top right corner. 

Step 2. Open "Bookmarks" and select "Manage Bookmarks" at the bottom.

Step 3. Finally, you can drag & drop the existing bookmarks into the newly created bookmark folders.

Conclusion

Nowadays, people use many websites and web apps for work and online entertainment. Remembering the website names and entering them manually in the URL bar is an old way to access frequently used websites.

Using simple bookmarks is an easy way to access different websites easily. But making bookmark folders can make your life easier than ever before. This option is available on almost all the leading browsers. 

How to Make Bookmark Folders FAQs

If you want to know something more, you can refer to the FAQs below:

1. Can you create bookmark folders on smartphones?

Yes, all the mentioned browsers also let you create bookmark folders on their iOS and Android apps.

2. Is Safari available for Windows and Android?

No, Safari is a dedicated browser for apple devices and is not available on Windows and Android operating systems.

3. Does Google sync bookmarks across different devices?

Yes, Google syncs bookmarks across multiple devices with the same Google account.

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Updated by Daisy

Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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