Update Bookmark

Update Bookmark

This add-on allows to replace or update an existing bookmark title and/or URL with a minimal click count..

What is Update Bookmark?

"Update Bookmark" is a Firefox add-on facilitating effortless bookmark updates. Just click the add-on icon, select a bookmark, and choose to update the title and/or URL. Alternatively, you can use keyboard shortcuts or context menus for updates. Customize your settings to decide if title updates should be a default option.

Merlin
Stats
Users: 660 ▼ -1
Rating: 4.74 (47)
Version: 1.7.1 (Last updated: 2022-09-29)
Creation date: 2017-10-07
Weekly download count: 16
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • bookmarks
  • tabs
  • contextMenus
  • storage
Size: 29.23K
URLs: Website
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Merlin
Summary

This add-on allows to replace or update an existing bookmark title and/or URL with a minimal click count.. Usage: First way:

  • Press on add-on icon in toolbar (or Ctrl-Q).
  • Update a bookmark with three options:
    • Press Ctrl-Space (also on MacOS)
    • Double-click on desired bookmark to update.
    • Click a button

Alternate way:

  • Select any bookmark and click Right Button
  • Select context menu "Update bookmark"

If you use a keyboard shortcut to update bookmarks you may choose to update URL and/or title in Add-on "Settings" page. It is useful when you don't wish to update titles by default.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Useful for updating bookmarks with new page locations, especially for webcomics and webserials
  • Developer responsive to issues and updates the addon
  • Simplifies navigation by allowing quick bookmark updates
Cons
  • Does not support the Russian language currently
  • Issues with bookmark context menu not showing on Waterfox and the Firefox bookmarks sidebar
  • A reported problem with losing bookmark tags (labels) after updating a bookmark URL
Most mentioned
  • Ease of updating bookmarks
  • Developer responsiveness to issues
  • Need for more language support
  • Integration with different Firefox interfaces such as the sidebar
  • Desire for improvement in context menu functionality
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Safety
Risk impact

Update Bookmark may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Update Bookmark has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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