I recently imported my bookmarks from a previous Firefox install, and the icons were all a grey globe icon. When I clicked on them and used the bookmark link for a while, the icon generally changes to something linked to the webpage (such as an Excel icon, or Sharepoint icon). It would be better if the icons populate themselves without me having to individually click on them all.
When installing Firefox on a new computer, and if you have a lot of favorites all of your favicon will be a blank icon. The links needs to be opened and the favicon loaded to populate the bookmark.
I have a lot of favorites (100+) and really dislike that part of the process. Especially bad when you only show the favicon...
Making the favicon sync with the account itself would be a great thing, that would help match chrome amazing syncing functionnalities.
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I believe this is similar to my idea. Please vote for that one too if possible: https://connect.mozilla.org/t5/ideas/bookmark-icons-should-update-automatically/idi-p/10354
Hello, every time I import a new bookmark into firefox (Set up firefox another computer, etc.) the icons of bookmark pages don't automatically update until I open the site. I want it to be updated automatically.
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Perhaps automatically calling favicons for bookmarks opens up a possible security risk? Just pondering why this obvious feature -- auto-populating bookmark icons -- isn't already implemented.
One twist: In FF for iOS, bookmark icons are currently auto-populated when you view bookmarks. If there, why not in desktop Firefox?
I need this feature too. Due to lack of this feature and I have over 1000 bookmarks, I can't switch to Firefox yet. I'm still using Chrome
favicon collector function to have all bookmarks updated with icon
from time to time you do a backup and reload an old hard drive image?
you synch your bookmarks between multiple computers?
then you might notice that bookmarks are imported and shown, but the favicon in the bookmark is missing.
only when you visit that page again, the favicon is loaded and stored.
why not adding a function in the bookmark menu:
reload ALL favicons
load all missing favicons
Annoying install new version of Firefox and don't have any bookmark with icon. This is a UX issue that should be resolver asap because other browsers give this by default.
Curious if anyone knows of an extension that updates all bookmarks with icons?