How to pin History or Bookmarks to the Sidebar in Mozilla Firefox

Description: Firefox gives users the option to show a history list or bookmarks at all times in a permanent place called the side bar. This article will detail the steps on how to set that up.

  1. Click on the Start Button in the bottom left corner of the screen.
    Windows Start Button
  2. Click All Programs.
    Windows Start, All Programs
  3. Click Mozilla Firefox.
    Windows Programs, Mozilla Firefox
  4. The menu bar will need to be enabled. If it is not, click the Firefox button in the upper left corner of the window.
    Firefox for Windows, Menu Bar
  5. Place the cursor over Options.
    Firefox for Windows, Menu Bar, Options
  6. Click Menu Bar.
    Firefox for Windows, Menu Bar, Options, Menu Bar
  7. Click the View menu.
    Firefox for Windows, Menu Bar, View
  8. Place the cursor over Sidebar.
    Firefox for Windows, Menu Bar, View Sidebar
  9. Select either Bookmarks or History, whichever item is desired to add to the sidebar.
    Firefox for Windows, Menu Bar, Sidebar, Bookmarks or History
  10. Notice now on the left side of the Firefox window the selected item now appears in its own location.
    Firefox for Windows, Sidebar