EagleFiler Bookmarklets

A bookmarklet is a special kind of Web browser bookmark that performs an action instead of taking you to a Web page. EagleFiler provides bookmarklets that let you import the current page. For example, you could put a bookmarklet in your browser’s bookmarks toolbar. When you click the button, the browser will send EagleFiler the URL of the current page, and EagleFiler will create a Web archive of it. (You can also use System Preferences to assign keyboard shortcuts to your bookmarklets.)

Installing Bookmarklets

To install an EagleFiler bookmarklet, drag one of the links below into your browser’s bookmarks toolbar or bookmarks window:

The “Options” bookmarklets bring up a dialog where you can set the destination folder, label, tags, notes, and other metadata.

Disabling Firefox Prompts

Recent versions of Firefox will prompt you the first time for each site whether to allow sending the URL to EagleFiler. You can disable these prompts by entering about:config in the location bar and setting the security.external_protocol_requires_permission setting to false.

Why Bookmarklets

Most users prefer to use EagleFiler’s capture key or capture with options key instead. Nevertheless: