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Quickly Add Bookmarks to Delicious in Firefox

Looking for a quick and easy way to add bookmarks to your Delicious account? Now you can with the post 2 del.icio.us extension for Firefox.

Setup

Once you have finished installing the extension the first thing that you will need to do is open the “Customize Toolbar Window” so that you can add the “post 2 del.icio.us Toolbar Button” to your browser.

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There is our wonderful new toolbar button waiting to be used!

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post 2 del.icio.us in Action

For our example we decided to post a bookmark to Delicious for twirl.at (an URL shortening service).

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When you click on the “post 2 del.icio.us Toolbar Button”, you will see the following window. It will display the URL and the webpage title. Notice that the “Replace” option is selected by default…

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Make whatever changes that you desire to the information related to your new bookmark and then click on “Post”.

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If you are not already logged into your account, you will be prompted to do so when you click on “Post”. As soon as you have finished logging in your new bookmark will be posted.

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When your new bookmark has finished posting to Delicious, the following message window will appear for a few moments in the lower right corner of your computer screen.

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Checking our Delicious account shows our new bookmark sitting nicely at the top of the list.

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Look up the Current Page at Delicious

Perhaps you are curious about a webpage and would like to see if it has already been posted to Delicious and how popular it is. All that you will need to do is “Right Click” on the “post 2 del.icio.us Toolbar Button” and click on “Tasty?”.

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Once you have clicked on “Tasty?”, you will be presented with a page showing information about the website such as how many times that it has been bookmarked, who has bookmarked it, etc.

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Conclusion

Using post 2 del.icio.us provides a nice simple way to quickly add bookmarks to your Delicious account. What are some of your favorite ways to post to Delicious? Leave us a comment and let us know.

Links

Download the post 2 del.icio.us extension (Mozilla Add-ons)

Download the post 2 del.icio.us extension (Extension Homepage)

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 10/19/09

Comments (4)

  1. rothgar

    I guess I am failing to see how this is any different than the normal tag button delicious provides. Maybe someone can help me see the difference.

  2. Hot Dog Lover

    I wanted to read the article but my eyes wouldn’t let me. How do you stand looking at that green all day?

  3. Ian Lim

    May I know where you get the new tab page? It looks nicer than the page provided by New Tab JumpStart Add-On https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8914

  4. Asian Angel

    @Ian Lim – You can get that homepage with this extension. ^__^

    New Tab Page 0.1.0

    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/13005

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