How-To Geek


A bookmark is a digitally stored location intended to facilitate the user’s quick return to a previous location (just like a physical bookmark helps the user return to their last location in a book).

Although the most common form of bookmarks are web browser bookmarks (which record the name and full URL of the page you’re currently browsing at the time of their creation), bookmarking is common in a wide variety of electronic systems including digital books, research databases, media players, and other places where it is convenient to return immediately to your previous location.

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