Using References

When you find a page that you think you’ll want to return to in future you can save a reference to it so you’ll be able to reach it again easily. In Google Chrome these references are called Bookmarks – other browsers sometimes refer to them as Favorites.

If you add a site to your bookmark list, you can return to that site by clicking its name, rather than having to type its address. This is particularly useful if the site has has a long URL that is difficult to remember or type.

You can bookmark the current page by clicking on the star icon in the address bar:


By default Google Chrome hides the bookmark folder, but you can set it to appear on the menu bar as follows:

  1. Click on the hotdog icon  , then click the Customize and Control Google Chrome menu.
  2. Select the Always show bookmarks bar section – it should show a check mark in front of it.

You should now be able to see the Other bookmarks folder in the menu bar.If you need to hide it again you can go back and unselect it so that it is no longer checked.

You can edit existing bookmarks as follows:

  1. Click the hotdog icon , followed by Bookmarks and then Bookmark Manager.
  2. Double click on the directory containing the Bookmark you want to edit.
  3. Right-click on the Bookmark you want to edit and select Edit from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click on the Other bookmarks button which appears below the address bar.
  5. Select your bookmark and right click on it, then click the Edit button.
  6. You can now edit the URL or the name you have given it.

Next: Saving Pages