Duplicated bookmark detection / cleanup
ROTFL last edited by ROTFL
I'd like to have some embedded wizard to help me finding all of the doubled bookmarks.
PS. Maybe even the same feature for Notes?...
becm last edited by
It may be sufficient to add a flat view option that does not show folder association on the internal
vivaldi://bookmarkssite. When sorted by address duplicate/similar urls are then located next to each other and can be easily identified.
This approach involves presumably least amount of (additional) code and may have other practical use cases.
ROTFL last edited by ROTFL
@becm Manual searching every item is too slow for me when having ~5000 bookmarks.
After merging bookmarks from 6 machines I got a little mess...
81ninja last edited by
I'm in the same boat.
After a few upgrades / moves, across half a dozen different browsers, I have a lot of duplicate bookmarks and bookmark folders that are mostly impossible to clean up manually.
I tried an extension for Chrome, but it didn't work (I'm guessing Vivaldi uses its own bookmark store).
dodger last edited by
@rotfl Also it need:
Find broken URLs
Merge duplicate folders
Remove empty folders
All of this need to have excluded folders option in preferences.
panel last edited by
@rotfl Same here. Thumbs up for search and manage dupicated bookmarks, folders. It would make bookmark management much less of a hassle.
dracho last edited by
It should be fairly easy to parse bookmarks.html to create a text file for each entry (and also recreate the same folder structure). Then, any old duplicate file finder program could be used. (I usually use Ashisoft's. (semi-relevant shoutout to WinMerge and Directory Opus' flat view. (marginally-relevant shoutout to VisiPics and Bulk Rename Utility) - whoop whoop)) You'd delete the dupes using your app of choice, then a function would merge the contents of all the remaining text files back into a single HTML file (the inverse of the first function) which could then be imported back into Vivaldi (after deleting your bookmarks.adr file (after you make a backup (quasi-related shoutout to SyncBackPro (the free version is great too, but you can only copy, not move, files))).
Slightly convoluted, but I think it might save a lot of coding time, not having to duplicate the duplicate checking code...
Perhaps I'll tackle this as one of my first programming tasks... It really doesn't sound too difficult... (but don't hold your breath...)
Martin.Storch last edited by
If this feature gets implemented, please don't just auto-remove the links. I would like to review the duplicates and broken links first before they get deleted.
XepherXV last edited by
additionally grouping by host in bookmarks would be nice, like the current functionality in tab stacks