Some thoughts about bookmarking an actual and unique link for a web page in mid-2018.
Managing efficiently bookmarks seems to become a bit more complicated each day right now.
- Naturally, many sites have now switched to HTTPS protocol for securing communication.
- Occasionally, some sites starts to redirect from subdomains to directory paths for performance improvement (as explained for DeviantArt by Dan Leveille for example).
- Sadly, many sites continue to add unwanted kind of anchors, mainly for tracking purpose (such as these gi=, ref=, src=, utm= and so on).
In the near past, it was still easy to determine and retrieve the canonical URL of a page before bookmarking it. An extension for Firefox like Uppity…