Feature request Rated 3 out of 5 stars
The concept is really useful. The recent performance problem made me aware of the fact that the automatic sort introduces (even now that the issue is fixed, albeit not so dramatic) a lag in the page load. It would be neat if there was an option to automatically sort bookmarks only when a bookmark is added or renamed. IMHO it's not really that useful to sort when FF starts, and by the way I am noticing a delay also when I open a new page within the same session which seems to imply that the sorting is also taking place at that time. Thanks anyway!
No auto-sort on startup
I thought there was an issue for this already, but couldn't find it so I wrote one:
In the future, since I don't usually read the reviews, I encourage anyone that has a bug or feature request to use the Support Site on GitHub instead.
Thanks for fix Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Thanks for fixing the 2.10.8 performance problem with 2.10.9. You've got your five stars back.This user has a previous review of this add-on.
Edited because the author did his job Rated 4 out of 5 stars
The new version seems to be OKThis review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.10.8).
Try version 2.10.9
I submitted a new version to Mozilla (under review) to address the freezing when running on Windows. You can always disable the automatic sorting. Also, I'm planning to add an option to disable and/or delay sorting on startup.
Firefox 49.0.2 problems with this add-on Rated 1 out of 5 stars
Really hogs up the CPU cycles and freezes FirefoxThis review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.10.8).
Try version 2.10.9
I have a new version under review.
Seems to be Fixed! Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Edit 11/17/2016: With version 2.10.9 this problem seems to be much better/eliminated. Thanks for fixing this!
Still stops Firefox dead in its tracks for almost 30 seconds on every startup of Firefox for me. Using Firefox 49.0.2 on Windows 7 Pro and Bookmark Auto-sort 2.10.8. I tried disabling and re-enabling, and increasing delay to 10, 20 and even 30 seconds - none of these attempts helped noticeably. Disabling auto-sort improves Firefox's startup time to normal (5-10 seconds or so, for me). If I click 'sort bookmarks' it only takes 2-3 seconds at most to finish sorting, so the problem doesn't appear to be the actual sorting, but some type of interference with Firefox's startup procedure. I didn't start having this problem until the last few versions of Firefox and Auto-sort.
Try version 2.10.9
Right, there was a bug that affects Windows users. I was previously only testing on MacOS. I'm now testing on Windows, MacOS, and Linux.
New version 2.10.8 locks up Firefox 49.0.2 Rated 1 out of 5 stars
Similar to reports of previous versions locking up Firefox.
Occurs whether upgrading from previous version 2.10.7 or doing a clean install.
Perfect Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Currently on Firefox 49.0.2. My places.sqlite is about 30MB, I have close to 32000 bookmarks.
Selected the sorting I want to have, this being Date Added from latest to oldest. Once I clicked the Sort Bookmarks button I had to wait for about a minute, then Firefox was responsive again.
Now all bookmarks are sorted the way I want them whenever I open the Bookmarks Page. Also Firefox does not hang or lag or anything, I can use it just like before.
Therefore this addon is perfect for my use case.
The small waiting time is nothing compared to always having to sort the bookmarks manually by selecting the column and then also having to scroll either up or down with the scrollbar.
Please keep this actively developed if you can. It is really good stuff. Just made a Mozilla account only to let you know.
I am sure lots of people would love this addon as well. Great effort!!
Fantastic Rated 5 out of 5 stars
This is one of my favorite and must-have add-ons!
BTW, if you're having a performance issue with version 2.10.8, disable and re-enable it. Also, increase the delay to, say, 10-15 seconds.
ошибка последнего обновления 07.11.2016 версия 2.10.8 Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Последняя версия стала сильно тормозить браузер после открытия любой страницы.
Страница начинает открываться, через секунду браузер зависает на минуту.
Freeze browser (2.10.7) Rated 3 out of 5 stars
this add-on is fantastic! The only problem is that the browser freezes completely when we activate the sorting. I saw that the previous versions have the problem, but please keep going that this product is really amazing.
вешает браузер Rated 1 out of 5 stars
2.10.6 жутко тормозит браузер
2.10.5 не ставится т.к. не прошла проверку
Working on a fix
I've identified where the blocking/freezing is happening. I'm currently working on a fix.
Please fix it Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Version 2.10.6 freezes browser.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.10.6). This user has a previous review of this add-on.
Working on a fix
I will work on a fix for this this weekend.
Update (Sept 9): I tried using a web-worker to prevent blocking but ran into some issues with that approach. I'm going to try the "setTimeout()" approach now.
good replacement for SortPlaces but slows Firefox launch Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Since Firefox banned SortPlaces I tried this. It works well except it adds a noticeable delay to Firefox launch, maybe because it sorts then. Wish we could turn sort at launch off; I don't see why it should be needed if you sort when you add bookmarks. Also, if you turn autosort off, there is no menu command to sort just an icon. Otherwise good, thanks for making it.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.10.5).
Indispensable! Hogs Not! Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Well supported. Only problems I had were high memory use, but solution for low memory machine is to disable auto sort and when you want to sort, click on the icon in Toolbar (hover and see it says Sort Bookmarks). Another issue: if autosort is on, I'd try to add a folder and it would quickie jump before permit naming the folder; just put in a Delay and a Delay under folder to give you time! It is essentially sorting before you can bookmark! Wow, a huge improvement on Sort Places. A real contribution. Firefox should pay him to bring this functionality into the browser! Tried to make a donation; couldn't figure out how.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.10.5).
Constatly hogs CPU! Rated 2 out of 5 stars
This plugin constantly hogs at least a third of my CPU. Is it just sorting and resorting already sorted bookmarks in the background? That's what it seems it's doing.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.10.4).
Excellent add-on! Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Works perfectly for my needs.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.10.4).
Bad. Rated 2 out of 5 stars
Slow and ugly.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.10.4). This user has a previous review of this add-on.
DEAD - Firefox x64 v46.0.1 Rated 1 out of 5 stars
Does not work with 46.0.1 button stays greyed and nonfunctional. If you had it set auto prior to update then that may continue. But manual use is dead.
Works Great! Rated 5 out of 5 stars
This Add-on saves me a great deal of time as I often import a HUGE number of IE Favorites into Firefox - and for some unknown reason, the import process seems to use a "mystery" sort order.
Others are saying they have issues ... Yet, I have tested every setting and all works correctly on my Firefox x64 v46.0.1, Windows 8.1 Pro system. I am wondering if the default 30 second "Delay for Folders" Option is causing some to think things are not working ...
However, there is one small caveat - if Auto-sort is checked in the Options, then the import of IE Favorites into Firefox can take a long time (it does eventually finish). I assume it is correctly sorting "on the fly", but a "wait until import is completed" function would be nice ...
Great extension, but seems to be broken now Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Manual sorting does not work at all with Firefox 45.0.2
Hopefully someone can help with development!