When I first just published the “Save to Bookmarks.dev” chrome extension in the Chrome Web Store, I did not have the time to develop a version for Firefox, thinking I would need to learn another technology. Recently I developed another extension to Save code snippets to Bookmarks.dev. This time I was determined to invest the time to make also Firefox version. As it turns out I had to make little to no changes in code base to make it work both in Chromium based and Firefox browsers. All this with great help from the webextension polyfill the guys from Mozilla created for us.
So, in this blog post we are going to revisit the Save link to Bookmarks.dev extension, and I will detail the changes required to make the extension compatible with Firefox.
The, newly renamed, Save link to Bookmarks.dev browser extension is available for:
Before I do that, let’s have a look at the extension in action, so you know what I am talking about:
Right click OR click the extension icon to save the active tab’s link to Bookmarks.dev