Bookmark Annotations in WebExtensions

Eric H. Jung eric at
Sat Jun 24 19:48:46 UTC 2017

See,, and possibly If those do not cover
annotations (I see tags and descriptions mentioned but not annotations--are
they the same as tags?), please open a new bug.


On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 1:02 PM, Eric Bixby <ebixby at> wrote:

> I'm trying to migrate the "auto-sort-bookmarks" add-on to WebExtensions.
> However, I noticed that the WebExtensions API does not support the
> annotations feature.  Chrome bookmarks just have name/title and URL for
> bookmarks.  While Firefox bookmarks also have description and keywords.
> Does anyone know if Mozilla will add annotations to the WebExtensions API?
> Does that mean Mozilla will eventually remove annotations (description and
> keywords) from Firefox bookmarks to be consistent with the WebExtensions
> API?
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