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Adding bookmarks
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The Bookmarks widget is a crucial building block of your start.me page. This widget is where you keep all your bookmarks. You can put as many Bookmark widgets on your page as you want to. The same goes for the number of bookmarks within them.

You can organize widgets, drag them around and personalize them β€” everything you need to navigate the internet efficiently.

Adding a bookmark on Start.me

Instructions

  1. Click the Add icon in the top right corner (+ icon).

  2. Locate the option Bookmarks. Click it.

  3. You will now see an empty widget. You can change the title and start adding bookmarks.

  4. Click Done to confirm.
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Instructions

  1. Click the pencil in the top-right corner of the widget. You'll see and Add URL or web address field.

  2. Begin typing the URL of the site you want to add. As you're typing, you're searching our database. Chances are, we've found it before you have.

  3. Whenever you see the site, you want to add, click the + icon or press Enter to confirm.

  4. Click Done to stop editing the Bookmarks widget and continue.


Adding a bookmark with the extension

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Instructions

  1. Make sure you've added the Chrome extension or Firefox Add-on to your browser. You can find more information in the section dedicated to installing start.me to your browser.

  2. After you've installed the add-on or extension, you can continue surfing and save as you go.

  3. Click the start.me button.

  4. A dialogue window will open. Now you can accept or change the name of the bookmark you'd like to save, the URL and the Bookmark widget.

  5. Click Save.

Note: the extensions only work on computers with the right browser installed. These include Chrome, most Chromium-based browsers (including Edge), as well as Firefox. They don't work on mobile browsers.


Adding a bookmark with the bookmarklet

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Instructions

  1. Make sure you've added the Bookmarklet to your browser. You can find more information in the section dedicated to installing start.me to your browser.

  2. After you've installed the bookmarklet, you can continue surfing and save as you go.

  3. Whenever you find a website you want to save to your start page, go to the bookmarklet, and click it.

  4. A dialogue window will open. Now you can accept or change the name of the bookmark you'd like to save, the URL and the Bookmark widget.

  5. Click Save.

Note: the bookmarklet works on all devices, including mobile devices.

Adding multiple bookmarks at once

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There are situations where it's useful to be able to make numerous bookmarks at once. You might want to import a list of bookmarks from a spreadsheet, for example. Or a list of bookmarks you've discovered online.

Instructions

  1. Copy a list of bookmarks (Crtl-C or Cmnd-C)

  2. Go to the destination Bookmark widget

  3. Go to the top right corner of your Bookmark widget. A plus will appear. Click it, to add bookmarks.

  4. In the Add bookmarks pane, click the option Add Multiple URLs.
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  5. Now paste the bookmarks you've copied.


Importing bookmarks

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Another way to fill up your bookmark widgets is by importing them.

For more detailed information about importing bookmarks & RSS feeds.

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