Bookmark (digital)

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In the context of the World Wide Web, a bookmark is a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that is stored for later retrieval in any of various storage formats.wikipedia
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Social bookmarking

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With the advent of social bookmarking, shared bookmarks have become a means for users sharing similar interests to pool web resources, or to store their bookmarks in such a way that they are not tied to one specific computer or browser.
Social bookmarking is an online service which allows users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents.

Comparison of web browsers

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All modern web browsers include bookmark features.

Web browser

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All modern web browsers include bookmark features.
They allow users to set bookmarks and browse in a private mode.

Favicon

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Browsers that provide favicon support typically display a page's favicon in the browser's address bar (sometimes in the history as well) and next to the page's name in a list of bookmarks.

XBEL

The XML Bookmark Exchange Language (XBEL), is an open XML standard for sharing Internet URIs, also known as bookmarks (or favorites in Internet Explorer).

World Wide Web

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In the context of the World Wide Web, a bookmark is a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that is stored for later retrieval in any of various storage formats.

Internet Explorer

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Bookmarks are called favorites or Internet shortcuts in Internet Explorer, and by virtue of that browser's large market share, these terms have been synonymous with bookmark since the first browser war.

Market share

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Bookmarks are called favorites or Internet shortcuts in Internet Explorer, and by virtue of that browser's large market share, these terms have been synonymous with bookmark since the first browser war.

Browser wars

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Bookmarks are called favorites or Internet shortcuts in Internet Explorer, and by virtue of that browser's large market share, these terms have been synonymous with bookmark since the first browser war.

Directory (computing)

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Bookmarks are normally accessed through a menu in the user's web browser, and folders are commonly used for organization.

Mosaic (web browser)

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Bookmarks have been incorporated in browsers since the Mosaic browser in 1993.

Opera (web browser)

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Bookmark lists were called Hotlists in Mosaic and in previous versions of Opera; this term has faded from common use.

ViolaWWW

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Other early web browsers such as ViolaWWW and Cello also had bookmarking features.

Cello (web browser)

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Other early web browsers such as ViolaWWW and Cello also had bookmarking features.

Firefox

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Mozilla Firefox introduced live bookmarks in 2004, which resemble standard bookmarks but contain a list of links to recent articles supplied by a news site or weblog, which is regularly updated via RSS feeds; however, Mozilla removed this feature in 2018.

Blog

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Mozilla Firefox introduced live bookmarks in 2004, which resemble standard bookmarks but contain a list of links to recent articles supplied by a news site or weblog, which is regularly updated via RSS feeds; however, Mozilla removed this feature in 2018.

RSS

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Mozilla Firefox introduced live bookmarks in 2004, which resemble standard bookmarks but contain a list of links to recent articles supplied by a news site or weblog, which is regularly updated via RSS feeds; however, Mozilla removed this feature in 2018.

JavaScript

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"Bookmarklets" are JavaScript programs stored as bookmarks that can be clicked to perform a function.

SQLite

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Firefox 3 stores bookmarks, history, cookies, and preferences in a transactionally secure database format (SQLite).

Metadata

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Each file contains the original URL and Microsoft-specific metadata.

Portmanteau

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The term is a portmanteau of the words bookmark and applet.

Applet

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The term is a portmanteau of the words bookmark and applet.

Uniform Resource Identifier

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In the context of the World Wide Web, a bookmark is a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that is stored for later retrieval in any of various storage formats.