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How to backup or export your Delicious bookmarks and save them



Wondering how to backup or export your Delicious bookmarks and save them on your computer or someplace else? Hundreds of thousands of people right now must be contemplating the same question (backup Delicious bookmarks and save them).

According to the latest grapevine over the Internet Yahoo! is planning to shut down the social bookmarking service delicious.com. If you are like me you must have been saving all your favorite bookmarks in delicious.com for many years and by now you must have accumulated thousands of links over there, properly tagged. Over the years you become so used to simply clicking the shortcut button in the browser whenever we come across a link we would like to save and associate an appropriate tag to it.

Backup, export and save your delicious bookmarks

Anyway, whether Yahoo! goes ahead and closes down delicious.com or not you must know how to backup, export and save your Delicious bookmarks. It is always better to have a copy with yourself.

There are many solutions available on the Internet but nothing can be simpler than the solution provided by Delicious itself. In order to export, backup you Delicious bookmarks simply go to

https://secure.delicious.com/settings/bookmarks/export

Of course you must be logged in, in order to access this link. It takes you to the following screen:

Backup Delicious bookmarks

That’s it. Once you are on the screen everything is self explanatory. Simply follow the instructions and save your Delicious bookmarks or export them into an HTML file and then save them somewhere on your computer.

And here is a small list of a few Delicious alternatives that you can use to save and manage your bookmarks.

Some more links on how to backup, export and save your Delicious bookmarks using various online and offline methods