bookmarks.create()

Creates a bookmark or folder as a child of the BookmarkTreeNode with the specified parentId. To create a folder, omit or leave empty the CreateDetails.url parameter.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var createBookmark = browser.bookmarks.create(
  bookmark                  // CreateDetails object
)

Parameters

bookmark
A bookmarks.CreateDetails object.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with a BookmarkTreeNode that describes the new bookmark node.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 15Firefox Full support 45Opera Full support YesFirefox Android No support No

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Examples

This example creates a bookmark for this page, placing it in the default folder ("Unfiled Bookmarks" in Firefox, "Other Bookmarks" in Chrome).

function onCreated(node) {
  console.log(node);
}

var createBookmark = browser.bookmarks.create({
  title: "bookmarks.create() on MDN",
  url: "https://developer.mozilla.org/Add-ons/WebExtensions/API/bookmarks/create"
});

createBookmark.then(onCreated);

Example extensions

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.bookmarks API. This documentation is derived from bookmarks.json in the Chromium code.

Microsoft Edge compatibility data is supplied by Microsoft Corporation and is included here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: wbamberg, Makyen, Sheppy
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