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Managing the Bookmarks Bar - Teacher Tech

Managing the Bookmarks Bar – Teacher Tech

When using Google Chrome you may perhaps want to return to a web page routinely, such as your gradebook, electronic textbook resources, and other EdTech favorites. Handling the Bookmarks Bar can make accessing your most loved equipment and websites simpler.

How to Present the Bookmarks Bar

In Google Chrome use the View menu to “Always Present Bookmarks Bar.” You can also use the keyboard shortcut Command Shift B.

control shift b to show the bookmarks bar in Chrome
Mac people use Command Shift B

Add Products to the Bookmarks Bar

When viewing a webpage, seem for the star icon in the tackle bar (also recognized as the Omnibox.)

Clicking on the star will offer you the choice to conserve the web site, bookmark it. Glimpse for the “Folder” that the internet site will saved into. You want it to say “Bookmarks Bar.” You can also produce a new folder for the Bookmarks Bar to further more organize your backlinks.

Bookmark added by clicking on star in the omnibox address bar

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Edit the Title of the Website

Google Chrome will acquire the site title or even tagline to listing as the name of your bookmark. This takes up a lot of room on the Bookmarks Bar!!! Detect on the screenshot I incorporated previously mentioned I was attempting to bookmark Canva, nevertheless it states “Free, gorgeous, and customizable…” THIS IS NOT Helpful! In truth, I do not even need it to say Canva considering the fact that the icon will be exhibited in the bar. That may be excellent adequate.

Idea: If the icon is distinctive, delete ALL the text.

You may perhaps only require just one character or a small term. It only requirements to be more than enough to allow you to recognize what the bookmark is.

Modify Present-day Bookmark Titles

You can Right Click on the bookmarks you presently have in the Bookmarks Bar to EDIT. When I am supporting a friend and I see they have a large amount of people for their bookmark titles I will get authorization to enable clear it up. I inquire them if they can establish the icon, if so, when I edit I delete the title fully. If it is for illustration, the bookmark for 1st period of time in Google Classroom I just set a 1. GB for gradebook would take up a whole lot fewer area!

Drag the Bookmarks

You can reorganize the Bookmark Bar by clicking and keeping down on any of the icons and dragging them into the situation you use most generally.

You may well have templates for a lesson strategy or other Google Apps relevant product or service that you use a ton. The trick for forcing a duplicate on a Google Slides (or Docs, Kinds, Sheets) is to substitute the /edit at the finish of the URL with /duplicate. But how do you add the drive a copy to the Bookmark Bar?

Initial, bookmark the Google Slides.

Then, proper click on on the bookmark to “edit.”

And lastly, highlight the text right after the slash at the conclude and swap it with the phrase duplicate.

Modify the Bookmark Bar by right clicking to edit bookmark and highlighting the /edit#slide at the end of the URL link and changing it to /copy

Exhibit Bookmarks Bar Chrome

Bookmark Bar