Is it possible to display favicons in Safari's Favorites Bar? For example, my Favorites Bar in Firefox looks like this:
I've tried using glims, but can't get it to do this.
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I was looking for something similar as I use the Chrome bookmark bar in that way, but I couldn't find anything suitable. So I made an extension and have submitted it to Apple, Favicon Bar:
There now is a solution to this: I have created Faviconographer, an app that will overlay Favicons for Safari tabs and favorites bar entries. It's still a workaround compared to a native Safari feature, but it works surprisingly well.
A partial solution is to use
Emoji & Symbols from the
Edit menu. MacOS lets you add these pretty much anywhere. Some "symbols" are even English letters in different fonts. As an example, here are two bookmarks in my Favorites Bar, where Overleaf is a regular bookmark and "Email This" uses emojis and symbols.
Seemed impossible to me when using Safari. No better for an Apple store assistant. But it's a cinch with Chrome, Firefox and MS Edge. Chrome - right-click > Edit ... Delete the name. Firefox - right-click > Properties > Delete the name. Edge - right-click > Show Icon Only
It's such a simple idea - I'm sad I didn't think of it earlier !