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Title: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: perknh on August 27, 2018, 09:31:35 am
Hi Firefox users in Peppermint,

If you guys like to sort your bookmarks by date, with your most recently bookmarked sites on the top of your listed bookmarks instead of at the bottom, then this add-on may be just what the doctor ordered.  Anyway, I'm finding it handy. :)

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Sort bookmarks by date. The most recent ones appear at the top of the list. -- catalanl

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/sort-bookmarks-by-date/
Title: Re: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: PCNetSpec on August 27, 2018, 12:44:45 pm
I'll give it a whirl .. cheers perknh :)

[EDIT]

Before I do .. what does it do with folders ?

and am I allowed to manually drag oft-used bookmarks to the top ?

I have a gigant-o-zillion bookmarks .. most of which are probably useless, but it'd take a year or two to sort them out.
Title: Re: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: perknh on August 27, 2018, 02:21:57 pm
Don't hold me to this, PCNetSpec, but I can't see that it did anything to my folders.  That said, because of all my recent installations of Firefox clones, I have a lot of folders with same name. 

But, yes, you can move any of your oft-used bookmarks to the top.  From what I can see, this add-on simply reverses the ordering of Firefox bookmarks -- and that seems to be all that it does.  Your most recently added bookmarks will now appear at the top of your bookmarks list instead of at the bottom. ;) 
Title: Re: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: PCNetSpec on August 27, 2018, 03:35:16 pm
Okay thanks perknh, I'll take a backup of my ~/.mozilla directory, then give it a try .. then I can always restore if it screws anything up.
Title: Re: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: spence on August 27, 2018, 04:28:34 pm
I have a gigant-o-zillion bookmarks .. most of which are probably useless, but it'd take a year or two to sort them out.

Used to be a slew of addons/extensions that would search your Mozilla bookmarks for dead links and duplicates... but I'm finding most are not compatible with recent FF versions... I did just install bookmark-checker, which lists dead links, but leaves you to delete them manually... I'll keep looking...

I had largely abandoned bookmarks in FF due to the many ice ssbs... this reminded me to re-import my  backup file into my main FF...
Title: Re: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: perknh on January 13, 2019, 07:06:41 pm
I don't know if this is anything to be concerned about, but I find it a bit unusual that our Firefox adds-on developer friend, catalanl, who developed Sort Bookmarks by Date, changed his name to Firefox user 12703226.  I'm not sure what to make of this, but I would think once you have a well-respected name, you wouldn't want to anonymize it like that unless there's an unusual reason to do so. :-\

I'm mentioning this because I figure most of the nine people using this extension are probably found right here at Peppermint! ;)

See for yourselves:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/sort-bookmarks-by-date/reviews/
Title: Re: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: PCNetSpec on January 13, 2019, 08:14:13 pm
Email him and ask
luc.catalan@gmail.com
Title: Re: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: perknh on January 14, 2019, 05:25:50 pm
Thanks for getting that to me, PCNetSpec.

catalanl has fixed the name error.  The version we should be running now is version 1.1. ;)
Title: Re: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: PCNetSpec on January 14, 2019, 05:28:54 pm
:)
Title: Re: Sort Bookmarks By Date for Firefox
Post by: spence on January 24, 2019, 03:33:09 pm
Thanks @perknh, I'm now his 11th user... I can still sort my folders anywhich way I like @PCNetSpec...