Adding/Organizing Favorite Websites in Internet Explorer 9

IE9 allows you to save links to Web pages as Favorites, making it easy to revisit these pages at a later time. These pages can be stored in sub-folders, letting you organize your saved favorites just the way you want them. This tutorial shows you how this is done in IE9.

First, open your IE9 browser.


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Navigate to the Web page which you want to add to your Favorites. Next, click on the "star" menu button, located in the upper right hand corner of your browser window.



The Favorites drop-down interface should now be displayed. Click on the option labeled Add to favorites... as shown in the screenshot below.


The Add a Favorite dialog window should now be displayed, overlaying your browser window. In the field labeled Name you will see the default name for the current favorite. In the example below, this is " Need. Know. Accomplish." This field is editable and can be changed to anything that you desire.

Below the Name field is a drop-down menu labeled Create in:. The default location selected here is Favorites. If this location is kept, this favorite will be saved at the root level of the Favorites folder. If you wish to save this favorite in another location, click the arrow within the drop-down menu.


If you selected the drop-down menu within the Create in: section, you should now see a list of sub-folders currently available within your Favorites. In the example below there are several sub-folders available. If you wish to save your Favorite within one of these folders, select the folder name. The drop-down menu will now disappear and the folder name which you selected will be displayed within the Create in: section.


The Add a Favorite window also gives you the option to save your Favorite in a new sub-folder. To do this, click on the button labeled New Folder.


The Create a Folder window should now be displayed. First, enter the desired name for this new sub-folder in the field labeled Folder Name.

Next, select the location where you would like this folder to be placed via the drop-down menu in the Create in: section. The default location selected here is Favorites. If this location is kept, the new folder will be saved at the root level of the Favorites folder.

Finally, click the button labeled Create to create your new folder.


If all of the information within the Add a Favorite window is to your liking, it is now time to actually add the Favorite. Click the button labeled Add. The Add a Favorite window will now disappear and your new Favorite has been added and saved.


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