You found a wonderful webpage last week and you want to find it again. Where is it? This sounds stupid, but everyone who uses the web does it sooner or later! The first is obvious, but easy to forget. Every webpage has a web address. If you find a good webpage, write the web address down!

If you are on your own computer, you can make a web address one of your 'Favorites'. While on the webpage, click on Favorites/History (top right), then click on the 'Favorites' button and click on 'Add'. Next time you want that website, click on 'Favorites' and select that website to see it again. Each computer has its own 'Favorites' list. Firefox uses 'Bookmark' rather than 'Favorite', but it works the same.

If you forgot to make the site a 'Favorite', then you can look at the History instead. This lists all web addresses that computer has visited recently. Click on the 'Favorite' button, then click on History, and select when you want to see.

Both 'Favorites' and 'History' buttons open up a new window on the right of the screen. When you've finished, click on Favorites/History again to get rid of it.

If you visited the site in this session, try the tiny arrow after the Back and Forward buttons. This gives recent webpages.

Finally, if you can remember the name of the organisation which wrote the website, or any words used by the website, try searching for it.

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