Social Bookmarks


Just as you can add bookmarks to your browser for webpages that you have found and may wish to return to you can also do this online. Using a service like del.icio.us to store your bookmarks online means that you can access these bookmarks from anywhere you have internet access. This means that your bookmarks are available to you whether at home on your normal pc or at work, on holidays, at a friends place everywhere.
del.icio.us is social bookmarking, social software web service for storing and sharing web bookmarks. The site came online in late 2003 and was developed by Joshua Schachter, co-maintainer of Memepool.
Everything posted to del.icio.us is publicly viewable; it is not a tool for storing private bookmark collections. Many people use del.icio.us to publish "linkblogs" on their weblogs. Read more about how it works and what you can use it for here http://del.icio.us/about/

Create a del.icio.us account

Open a browser and enter the following url into the address bar.
http://del.icio.us/
You need to register. Click the register link on the right-hand side
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Step 1


Fill in all the required information and use the email account you created earlier with Gmail.
Keep in mind when selecting a username that this is available to be viewed by everyone,
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Step 2

Once you have registered you will be offered the opportunity to install buttons to make it easy to add items to your del.icio.us account. There are different versions of these buttons available for the different browsers. The image below is for Internet Explorer.
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Step 3

The next screen shows you how to view you’re saved pages and how to “Tag” and a page.
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To add some bookmarks to you del.icio.us accounts go to www.google.com.au and search for how to use del.icio.us and what is web 2.0. Read through how to add tags and what they are here http://del.icio.us/help/ and add some pages to your account.
My del.icio.us account is developit.del.icio.us