# QOwnNotes Web Companion browser extension
Visit the Chrome Web Store (opens new window) or the Firefox Add-ons page (opens new window) to install the QOwnNotes Web Companion browser extension (opens new window).
You can also find the extension on GitHub (opens new window).
QOwnNotes needs to be running for the Web Companion browser extension to work. The browser extensions works offline, no internet connection needed.
# Web clipper
Right-click on a webpage or selected text to use the web-clipper functionality. There you can also create a new note with a screenshot of the current webpage.
The web clipper is also scriptable! Take a look at the websocketRawDataHook if you want to control what you clip from webpages.
If you want full control over your browser bookmarks and use them across different browsers and operating systems then the QOwnNotes browser extension is for you.
By default the browser extension will show all links of the current note in a popup when you click the QOwnNotes icon in your browser. These links will get a tag
You can also manage your bookmarks in notes with the note tag
bookmarks (changeable in the settings). These links can also have tags and a description that will be shown in the browser extension.
New bookmarks are stored in a note called
Bookmarks (also changeable in the settings).
You can also import your browser bookmarks into QOwnNotes with the web companion browser extension!
# Syntax of bookmark links
- [Webpage name](https://www.example.com) - [Webpage name](https://www.example.com) #tag1 #tag2 - [Webpage name](https://www.example.com) some description only - [Webpage name](https://www.example.com) #tag1 #tag2 some description and tags * [Webpage name](https://www.example.com) the alternative list character also works
You are able to search for name, url tags or description in the browser extension.