In addition to normal bookmarks that just open a saved web page, Fastmarks lets you create bookmark templates.
A template is a normal URL that contains placeholders that Fastmarks will prompt you to fill in each time you launch the bookmark. Watch this demo video:
Opening Bookmark Templates
When you open a template URL, Fastmarks will prompt you to fill in each placeholder value. Like the rest of the app, this is designed to be mouse-free.
- The first (and only?) placeholder will be automatically selected and ready for you to begin typing.
- Press tab to move to each placeholder text field.
- Press return ↵ to launch the URL with your chosen values.
To help identify what’s what, as you move through each placeholder, the URL above will highlight which one you’re currently editing. Look here:
Creating Bookmark Templates
To create a template, add a new custom bookmark to Fastmarks like normal, but anywhere in the URL you add
[?], Fastmarks will turn into a placeholder.
Here are a few examples:
This template URL
will prompt you with:
Filling in “Hank Aaron” would open your web browser to:
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