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Bookmark Manager FAQ

General

What is ODS Bookmark Manager?

ODS Bookmark manager is an integrated bookmarking tool that allows you to save and organize your favorite web page or blogs. Bookmark Manager provides an simple web-based interface where you can add and tag links and file under folders for quick searches and instant viewing.

Bookmark Management

How do I create a bookmark?

To create a bookmark, select the "New Bookmark" ICON in the navigation toolbar at the top. In the Add Bookmark form, enter a Name for the bookmark, the URL location of the web site or blog, enter a tag, a brief description and create or choose from a list of folders, then click the "Save" button.

How do I create folders?

To create a folder, select the "New Folder" Icon in the navigation toolbar at the top. Under the folder/create form select the parent folder from the pull-down list and enter the name of the new folder. Additionally, you can crate new folder at the same time you add or modify a bookmark.

How do I import my bookmarks from other applications?

You can include any bookmarks from Firefox, Internet Explorer or any book marking system. First, you must save your bookmarks from the other application to a file. Then to import your bookmarks, select the "Import" ICON and then browse to the location of the file and select this file containing the exported bookmarks. Sample scenario you can find here.

How do I export my bookmarks?

Bookmarks can be exported in HTML format to be included in any bookmark system. To export your bookmarks select the "Export" ICON from the Navigation toolbar at the top and then choose save.

How do I edit/delete my bookmarks?

To delete a bookmark browse through the folders containing the bookmarks, the put a check mark next to the bookmark you want to delete and click the "Delete" ICON in the Navigation toolbar at the top. To edit perform the same steps as above, but instead of selecting the "Delete" ICON, choose the "Properties" ICON. Under properties, you can rename the bookmark, modify the URL, add or remove the tag, modify the description and change the folder.

Can I rename or move my bookmarks?

Yes; to rename a bookmark browse through the folders containing the bookmarks, the put a check mark next to the bookmark you want to delete and click the "Rename" ICON in the Navigation toolbar at the top.

What is a bookmarklet?

The bookmarklet is a small program that allows the Bookmark Manager application stored as a URL shortcut within a bookmark or bookmark toolbar Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Firefox or other web browsers.

Tags

What is a tag?

A tag is a keyword used to organize or categorize your feeds for quick searches. Like ODS Feed Manager, ODS Bookmark Manager has an optional display, which will show all your tags as Tag Cloud, which will display your tags in different size fonts base on usage.

How do I create a tag?

You can create a tag when adding a new bookmark or by browsing through the folders containing the bookmarks, the put a check mark next to the bookmark you want to tag and click the "Tag" ICON in the Navigation toolbar at the top.

How do I view my tags?

You can view tagged bookmarks by selecting the "Show Tags" Link in the Navigation tool bar at the top. Tags are displayed in various font size to depict the tag usage. The more frequent the larger the font for the specific tag.

Syndication

What feed formats are supported?

Bookmark Manager supports the following RSS, ATOM, RDF and XBEL feed formats.

Search

How do I search bookmark manager?

You can search bookmark manager using a simple keyword search at the top by entering a keyword and selecting search. Optionally, you can select the Advanced link and enter a list of keyword, enter an expression or a list of tags. Search results include the name and location of the bookmark and syndication options including RSS, ATOM, RDF and XBEL formats.

Web Services

What is the services endpoint?

SIOC predicates are added for the new services at:

http://[host][port]/dataspace/services/bookmark

Which services are implemented?

The services are:

  • bookmark_import
  • bookmark_export
  • bookmark_update

For more details see here.

How can subscribe to URL accessible Bookmarks?

You can subscribe to URL accessible Bookmarks using the Bookmark Manager Subscription feature. More details and sample scenario you can find here.

How can I Publish my Bookmarks to Bookmark format for exchange with 3rd party Bookmark compliant applications?

You can publish calendar items to Bookmark format using the Bookmark Manager Publications feature. More details and sample scenario you can find here.

Can I Share my Bookmarks?

Yes. Bookmark manager offers sharing feature within the ODS registered users. For more information and sample scenario see here.

Can I Export my Bookmarks?

Yes. Bookmark manager offers export feature within the ODS registered users. For more information and sample scenario see here.

What Bookmarks Ubiquity Commands are supported?

A full list and examples of Bookmarks ubiquity commands you can find here.

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