Asya Karapetyan
Content marketer, who specializes in Mac how-to guides
January 23, 2023
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This article explains how to bookmark on Mac and how to delete bookmarks on Mac. Read on to learn all about the bookmarks and history of your browser, including how to organize your favorite sites. Delete Bookmarks Mac

Contents:

  1. How to bookmark on your Mac
  2. How to remove bookmarks on Mac Safari
  3. How to remove Chrome bookmarks
  4. How to remove bookmarks on Firefox
  5. FAQs about Mac bookmarks

Before we start

Below, we explain how to favorite a website on Mac and how to delete bookmarks in Chrome, Safari, and other browsers.

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How to bookmark on your Mac

Bookmarks are links to your favorite pages and websites. You can create as many bookmarks as you want, and they’ll help you quickly find your favorite pages on the Internet.

Below, we’ll show you how to bookmark on Safari and Google Chrome.

How to bookmark on Safari – Method 1

  1. Run the Safari browser.
  2. Open your favorite page.
  3. In the menu bar, click Bookmarks and select Add Bookmark.
  4. In the pop-up window, select the folder for saving and click the Add button.
safari menu showing the bookmarks command

You can also use the Cmd+D shortcut to add a bookmark.

How to bookmark on Safari – Method 2

Another easy way to add pages to the bookmark list is the following:

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Visit the page you want to add to bookmarks.
  3. Click the Share icon at the top panel.
  4. Select Add Bookmark.
  5. Choose the folder and provide a name for the bookmark, then click Add.
Safari browser with the Add Bookmark option highlighted

How to bookmark on Google Chrome – Method 1

  1. Open Chrome and go to the page that you want to add to favorites.
  2. In the menu bar, click Bookmarks.
  3. Select Bookmark This Tab…
  4. In the window that appears, type a name and select the folder for your new bookmark.
  5. Click Done.
Chrome menu bar showing the Bookmark option

If you like using shortcuts for commands on your Mac, use the Cmd+D key combination to quickly bookmark the page in the current tab.

How to bookmark on Google Chrome – Method 2

Another simple way to bookmark websites is using the star icon. Follow these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome and go to the page you want to bookmark.
  2. Click the star icon on the web address line.
  3. Type a name and select the folder for saving.
  4. Click Done.
Chrome window showing the star icon to bookmark pages

How to remove bookmarks on Mac Safari

If you have too many bookmarks, you might find yourself spending lots of time searching for them. Above, we explained how to add pages to favorites on Mac. Now, we’ll show you how to remove bookmarks on Mac and organize your bookmarks list.

Remove bookmarks on Safari – Method 1

  1. In the Safari browser, click Show Sidebar to open the list of bookmarks.
  2. Select the bookmark you want to remove and right-click it.
  3. From the context menu, click Delete Bookmark.
Safari window showing the sidebar with bookmarks

Remove bookmarks on Safari – Method 2

  1. Open Safari.
  2. In the menu bar, click Bookmarks and select Edit Bookmarks.
  3. You’ll see the list of all bookmarks in your browser. Right-click the unneeded bookmark.
  4. In the context menu, select Delete Bookmark.
Safari window showing the list of all bookmarks

To open Safari’s bookmarks editor, you can also use the Option+Cmd+B shortcut on your Mac.


How to remove Chrome bookmarks

Another popular browser that many Mac users have is Google Chrome. Now, let’s see how to delete bookmarks on Mac Chrome.

To open the Chrome Bookmark Manager, do the following:

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. In the menu bar, click Bookmarks.
  3. Select Bookmark Manager.
  4. Here, you’ll see the list of your bookmarks. Right-click on the unneeded bookmark.
  5. In the context menu, click Delete.
Chrome window showing the list of all bookmarks

How to remove bookmarks on Firefox

If you prefer using Firefox on your Mac, follow these steps to remove bookmarks from this browser:

  1. Open the Firefox browser.
  2. Click Bookmarks in the menu bar.
  3. Select Manage Bookmarks.
  4. You’ll see the Library window with your bookmarks.
  5. Select the unneeded bookmark and right-click it.
  6. Click Delete Bookmark.
Firefox library of bookmarks

FAQs about Mac bookmarks

What’s the difference between the Bookmarks and Favorites folders in Safari?
Where is the Bookmark Manager on Mac?
Why can’t I see my bookmarks bar?

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