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Bookmarks

See the big picture by bringing all your materials together From images to maps, videos to websites, Raindrop.io lets you save everything in a centralized and searchable place.

Raindrop.io generates handy thumbnails and extracts all relevant info about each link for you.

Manage#

Add New Bookmark#

Raindrop.io makes it easy to save interesting content you find on the web. This page outlines the methods you can use to save any link to your List.


Saving with the Browser Extension#

The Raindrop.io extension is a small button that sits in your browser toolbar. It's available for many browsers. When clicked, it will save the current page to Raindrop.io.


Manually Saving to a link to Raindrop.io#

  1. Visit Raindrop.io App
  2. Click the + button in the top toolbar
  3. Insert the URL you’d like to save. Don’t forget the http://
  4. Click Save

Change order#

By default, bookmarks are shown in the order in which they were added (new on top). You can change the order by changing sort option or by manually dragging and dropping your bookmarks.

Change collection#

Drag n drop#

You can transfer an item to a different collection by dragging it from its current collection onto the menu item of the collection you’d like to transfer it to.


Move multiple items#

Start by highlighting the items that you want to copy by hovering over the items and clicking the tick mark that appears in the top left corner.

Once you have selected the items you wish to move, select ‘Move’ from the toolbar at the top of the screen.

A window will ask which collection you want to move the items into, select or type the collection’s name into the text box. Your items will now be moved into the second collection!

Change thumbnail#

When you add something, Raindrop.io will try to pull in an image from the site. Sometimes that image doesn’t work for you; it might be a shot generated from a video that is too grainy or an image of your old boss you never want to see again. Either way, it’s easy to change an image you hate.

To change a thumbnail of an item click on Edit button and then click on a thumbnail.

If there are other images on the bookmarked webpage that Raindrop.io can pull from the site, they will be showed in grid.

Alternatively, you can upload an image that you like from your desktop by clicking on 'upload'.

Add description#

You can add descriptions to your items already uploaded to Raindrop.io by clicking onto the Edit button.

You can also add descriptions when adding items directly to Raindrop.io using the browser extension or mobile app.

Manage tags#

Adding a tag#

If you want to add tags to a single item, click Edit button. Now you will see the option to tag underneath 'Tags', here type in as many tags as you like separated by commas.

Tip: you can tag your items when you add them to Raibdrio,ui when you use one of our browser extension or using mobile app.

Add tags to multiple items#

You can add tags to multiple items in your collection too. First highlight the items you want to tag by hovering over the items until the tick appears in the left corner, and then click on the tick.

Highlight as many items as you like, then click Add tags in the menu bar at the top. When the pop-up appears, type in your tags separated by commas.

Remove tags from multiple items#

First highlight the items you want to tag by hovering over the items until the tick appears in the left corner, and then click on the tick.

Highlight as many items as you like, then click More... / Remove tags in the menu bar at the top.

Remove#

Remove single item#

Mouse over any item and click "trash" icon


Remove multiple items#

First highlight the items you want to remove by hovering over the items until the tick appears in the left corner, and then click on the tick.

Highlight as many items as you like, then click Remove in the menu bar at the top.

Create a copy / save into multiple collections#

You can't put same page into multiple collections in easy way. But here workaround you can use to do so:

  • Visit web app
  • Go to desired collection you want to put a copy
  • Click Add in top right corner
  • Paste URL of a page and click Save

Navigate#

Preview#

If you just want to quickly check a link, you don't need to open it in new tab. Raindrop.io features a special viewer (and reader for articles) that allows you to have seamless experience. Very useful in the case of videos or music.

Just right-click on an item and select Preview (if available).

Articles#

Raindrop.io extracts the article text and removes web advertisements and other distractions to provide a wonderful reading experience.

Refresh preview#

If preview is not available, incorrect or outdated you can ask Raindrop.io to extract it again.
Just right click on an item and select Refresh preview option.

Open Multiple Links at Once#

First highlight the items you want to open by hovering over the items until the tick appears in the left corner, and then click on the tick.

Highlight as many items as you like, then click Open in the menu bar at the top.

Check this article if you have any troubles with this feature.

Customize#

Customize appearance#

Raindrop.io fully embraces flexibility and understands that no one wants a one size fits all approach. With the layout and appearance settings - which can be found in the View settings, you can customize the way your collection look and how your items are organized.

How to change view mode#

Click List button in top right corner

List view#

You might recognize list, our default view mode. Useful information is surfaced (including who, what, and when the item was created), making it a great fit for alphabetical and date sorting. Ideal for bookmarks, files, and list building.

Grid view#

Ideal for the grid-obsessed, items get cropped to clean and tidy squares. See your content on a level playing field (regardless of type), and drag to reorder your collection with ease. For the visually inclined, toggle labels off and let the thumbnails stand out.

Headlines view#

When thumbnails aren’t a priority, Headlines mode gives you a quick and simple way to scan your items at a glance.

Masonry view#

Masonry assembles your items like a jigsaw puzzle. This view is an excellent way to view mood boards or content streams where a strict order is not relevant.


Hide labels#

Also, you can choose to hide labels (because sometimes images speak louder than words).
Click List button in top right corner

Customize default actions#

Adjust what buttons appear when you mouse over on each bookmark, change click behavior, and more. Tailor Raindrop.io to fit your style.

  1. Visit settings page
  2. Change Click on a bookmark behaviour
  3. Or change Buttons that appear on mouse over on a bookmark (you can add a maximum of 5 buttons)