Export & Import Bookmarks
Exporting bookmarks to an
HTML file is handy for several reasons; you can share an exported
HTML file, keep the file as a backup or transfer your bookmarks to a different browser or computer by exporting and importing them. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to export your bookmarks to an
HTML file on Chrome.
- Open Chrome on your PC, and click the three-dot menu on the top-right-hand side of the screen.
- Navigate to
Bookmarkson the menu, then click
Bookmark Manageron the secondary menu. Alternatively, navigate to the
Bookmark Managerby using the keyboard shortcut
CTRL+SHIFT+Oon Windows & Linux or
- After opening the
Bookmark Manager, click the three-dot menu on the top-right-hand side of the screen.
Export bookmarksfrom the drop-down menu.
- Select a destination for your
HTMLfile on your computer. You can rename the file here too if you prefer and save your bookmarks.
That’s it! Just five easy steps to export bookmarks as an
HTML file from Chrome.
- If you want to import bookmarks, then all you need to do is follow steps 1-3 above. Then, click
Import bookmarksfrom the drop-down menu on the
- Select the bookmarks
HTMLfile you’d like to import to Chrome and click
Exporting Bookmarks: Limitations
Exporting is a good solution, but it has its limits. You will always need to export your bookmarks after you make a change, maybe you’ve just added, deleted or renamed a bookmark, and sometimes this can be completely unfeasible.
Transfer Bookmarks with Bookmark Llama
If you want to transfer bookmarks from one computer or browser to another or if you’d like to share bookmarks without needing to export them after every important change, try out Bookmark Llama.
This Chrome extension lets you sync your bookmark folders, giving you access to the latest version of your bookmarks, from any computer or browser, as long as you’re logged into the extension. You can also share folders easily, and shared bookmarks will be updated for everyone as soon as there’s a change.
- Install the Chrome extension if you’re using chrome and create an account on Bookmark Llama.
Set up your account by answering a few questions, such as whether you want to join an existing team on Bookmark Llama or set up a new account.
You’ll be immediately directed to share a folder. Select an existing bookmark folder and click
Share Folder, or you can create an entirely new folder by clicking
Create New Folder.
- Then, you can invite users to your folder, just add their email addresses and click
Share Folder. You can also opt to
Skip Invitesif you only want to transfer bookmarks between computers or browsers.
Gone are the days of exports and imports, just share a folder!
Bookmark Llama is available on Chrome, Firefox and Edge. Happy Sharing 😊