How to customize the bookmarks toolbar on the Firefox web browser
The bookmarks tool bar is a vertical strip on top of the Firefox web browser window. When the tool bar is active, you can drag and drop links to your frequently visited web sites. When the bookmark links are attached to the bookmark tool bar, you can edit the names of the links to suit you preferences. This how-to article covers Firefox for Windows. The process is nearly identical on a Mac.
Open the Firefox web browser.
Making the link names shorter than what automatically shows up will save room to add more links on the tool bar. Edit the link name by doing the following:
- Click on the Bookmarks/Show all book marks menu on the Firefox menu bar (Shortcut key: Control+Shift+B).
- Select the Bookmarks Toolbar option on the right of the dialog window that opens.
- Click on the new link you just added and edit the name box below to make the link shorter. (Shortcut: Right click on the link name you just added to the bookmarks toolbar. Left click on Properties. Then edit the link name according to your preferences.
Add a link to the bookmarks toolbar.
Left click one of the open tabs and drag the tab to a spot on the on bookmarks toolbar area. A down arrow will appear indicating the spot where the link will be placed.
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