Another way to begin your Web session is to click a bookmark.
In any Web browser, bookmarks are essential. They represent sites you want to visit again later. By picking one from a list, you save yourself the trouble of searching the Web or typing out an address.
Safari happens to be overrun with systems of adding and choosing bookmarks; you can’t move your cursor without bumping into one. Read on.
When you find a Web page you might like to visit again, do yourself a favor: Bookmark it.
Press ⌘-D, or choose Bookmarks→Add Bookmark. Proceed as shown in Figure 19-3.
Figure 19-3. In each case, Safari offers to memorize this Web page’s name, or a shorter name that you specify for it. You also have to specify where you want to save your new bookmark; as you can see, Safari offers several options. There’s the Bookmarks menu, or any folders you’ve set up inside it. There are the Favorites, a special set of bookmarks that you think you’ll use a lot. They get their own special screen and their own special bar, as you’ll read in a moment. There are the Top Sites (page 716). Finally, there’s the master list, the Bookmarks list in the Sidebar; as you can see by (a) in Figure 19-4, this list lets you further categorize your bookmarks by putting them into folders.
Point to the far-left edge of the address bar; hold your cursor down on the ...