Create a Chrome bookmark html file to import list of URLs

Jan van den Berg
Aug 15 · 1 min read
#!/bin/bash
#
# Run this script on a file named urls.txt with all your URLs and pipe the output to an HTML file.
# Example: ./convert_url_file.sh > bookmarks.html

echo "<!DOCTYPE NETSCAPE-Bookmark-file-1>"
echo '<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=UTF-8">'
echo '<TITLE>Bookmarks</TITLE>'
echo '<H1>Bookmarks</H1>'
echo '<DL><p>'
cat urls.txt |
while read L; do
echo -n ' <DT><A HREF="';
echo ''"$L"'">'"$L"'</A>';
done
echo "</DL><p>"

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