How to Backup Delicious Bookmarks

Backing up Delicious Bookmarks

It looks like Yahoo’s Delicious bookmark service in going to be sold off. No telling what that means to subscribers and their bookmarks.

If you want to make sure you don’t loose any of your bookmarks it’s easy to download them into a format that is importable to other bookmark apps.

How to export or backup Delicious bookmarks:

  1. Login to your account at
  2. In the upper right part of the screen click on “Settings”.
  3. On the “Settings” page click on the “Export / Backup Bookmarks” link in the “Bookmarks” section.
  4. On the “Export” page check the relevant options then click “Export” to save the html file.

Most bookmark programs including the ones built-in to your browser can import the backup file.

Import Delicious Bookmarks into Firefox:

  1. In Firefox press ctrl-shift-b or go to bookmarks>organize bookmarks.
  2. The select “Import and Backup>Import HTML“.
  3. The Select “From an HTML file” and select your delicious backup file.
DLL Written by: Don Lyckman
Don Lyckman is a Web Developer/Designer

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