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SergeGardien
 
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Post Posted May 17th, 2015, 9:37 am

Hi, I'm looking to write a Javascript function to bookmark a page in Firefox (v38.0.1).
I've searched around on the web and this forum and I've found the following one http://buffernow.com/create-bookmark-link-using-javascript/ but actually the "addPanel" function has been deprecated a long time ago (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox/Releases/23/Site_compatibility#DOM) and in Scratchpad I get the exception "Exception: TypeError: window.sidebar.addPanel is not a function".
Moreover the bookmark created was opening (in old FF versions) in the sidebar and not in the full window.

Is there a way to make it work with another function or is this a no solution problem?

I wish many thanks to everybody will be so kind to help me out with this.

SergeGardien

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Post Posted May 17th, 2015, 11:14 am

To my knowledge there is no solution. Access to chrome (the UI) is strictly prohibited and only possible for addons not pages.
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johnmacd
 
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Post Posted April 18th, 2016, 5:54 am

Try this function:
function add_bookmrk(url,page_title) {
alert(' !!! ');
javascript:function add_bookmark(url,page_title){location.href=url}CreateBookmarkLink();void(0);
alert(' ??? ');
}

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