Awesome Open Source
Awesome Open Source


A favicon based favourites bar for Safari


  • Download the installation file: FaviconBar.safariextz
  • Double-click the downloaded file and select "Install"


  • Drag & Drop

    • To add icons to the bar, simply drag a link from a web page or from the address bar
    • To add a custom image to an icon, just drag the image onto the icon
    • To reorder icons on your bar, drag them around
  • Quick menus

    • Right-click on the bar or icons for simple changes
  • Detailed settings

    • Click on the gear icon (⚙) to launch the settings page for more control
  • Backup settings & links to a file and load them again later, or transfer to another computer

  • Open links in the current tab, new tab, or new window with hotkeys and the quick menu


Some of the advanced features of FaviconBar

  • Automatic lookup of favicons, and the ability to choose from multiple if the site offers (click on the favicon on the settings page)
    • Add your own favicon by dragging & dropping or entering a URL
  • Three different icon sizes to choose from
  • Easy title and link address editing (click on the title or address on the settings page)
  • Text labels which can be turned on/off per icon
  • Center or left-justify the bar
  • Separators between icons to keep you organized
  • Fancy favicon effects
    • Round icons
    • Blended icons
    • Drop Shadows
    • Grayscale
    • Lightened icons
    • CSS input for advanced customization


Contributions are always appreciated. If you're interested please submit a pull request, or reach out on Twitter:

Dan @nevon

Rory @rorycombe

Support or feature requests

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