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Gayther Bookmarks

Adding shortcuts or bookmarks to popular Gayther resources and guides
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Bookmarks and shortcuts offer a method of providing one-click links to popular resources, guides and tools. Storing a quick link to any page on the Gayther service from your smartphone, pc or laptop.

To assist you in creating bookmarks and shortcuts, we have created step-by-step guides for popular operating systems and internet browsers.

Discover the power of bookmarks and shortcuts today
  SMARTPHONE SHORTCUTS
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Gayther is a responsive website, which means that all of our resources, tools and pages are responsive and will adjust and adapt to maximise the viewer’s experience. As a responsive service, it means that Gayther works equally as well on mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones, Android devices and many more. If you want to add a specific Gayther page, guide, service or tool to your smartphone’s home screen, to look similar to an app, we can help. We have created easy to follow step-by-step guides on how to do it.
  APPLE (IPHONE / IPAD)
The iPhone ad iPad section provides step-by-step instructions on how to create smartphone shortcuts on apple products such as the iPhone and iPad

Pre-requisites
  • Apple iPhone or iPad
  • Safari Internet Browser (default browser)
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
Gayther Shortcuts - IOS - Launch Browser

STEP 1 – From your smartphone device’s home screen, launch the SAFARI app

Gayther Shortcuts - IOS - Address Field

STEP 2 – Once the app has loaded, go to the Gayther website and navigate to your preferred guide, service or tool, the page that you wish to create the shortcut. For example, entering https://gayther.com in the address field

Gayther Shortcuts - IOS - Share Button

STEP 3 – Once you have navigated to your chosen page on the Gayther service, select the SHARE button, which usually can be found at the bottom of the screen

Gayther Shortcuts - IOS - Add Home

STEP 4 – Scroll down until you locate the ADD TO HOME SCREEN option

Gayther Shortcuts - IOS - Shortcut Title

STEP 5 – Select the ADD TO HOME SCREEN option. You will be presented with the site’s logo, title and address. At this point, you will be able to amend the name to reflect how it will appear on your home screen

Gayther Shortcuts - IOS - Add Button

STEP 6 – Once you are happy with the name of the shortcut, select the ADD button, usually found in the top right-hand corner

Gayther Shortcuts - IOS - Home Screen

STEP 7 – The shortcut will now appear on your home screen. If you cannot find it on the initial screen, you might be required to swipe right, as the icon might be located on one of the secondary screens

STEP 8 – If you wish to move the shortcut, or make any changes. Hold your finger on the icon for 5 seconds until it begins to shake or addition options appear. By holding your finger on the icon, you can move it left to the main home screen or within one of your preferred folders

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With over one thousand data points relating to weather stations worldwide, hundreds of LGBTQIA+ country and state travel guides, as well as community-related articles, fun and games, there is something for everyone on Gayther. Help your friends, followers or customers by including a badge or any one of the hundreds of colourful QR Codes within your newsletter, blog, vlog or website to direct them to resources that relate directly to you or your business or service. Discover QR Codes and Gayther Badges today

  ANDROID
The Android section provides step-by-step instructions on how to create smartphone shortcuts on android smartphones, tablets and e-readers such as Amazon Fire, Asus PadFone, HTC, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Nexus, Samsung and many more

Pre-requisites
  • Android device
  • Google Chrome (Internet Browser)
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
Gayther Shortcuts - Android - Launch Browser

STEP 1 – From your smartphone device’s home screen, launch the GOOGLE CHROME app

Gayther Shortcuts - Android - Address Field

STEP 2 – Once the app has loaded, go to the Gayther website and navigate to your preferred guide, service or tool, the page that you wish to create the shortcut. For example, entering https://gayther.com in the address field

Gayther Shortcuts - Android - Three Buttons

STEP 3 – Once you have navigated to your chosen page on the Gayther service, select the THREE-DOTS button usually found at the top right-hand side of the screen

Gayther Shortcuts - Android - Add Home

STEP 4 – Select the ADD TO HOME SCREEN option from the list. You will be presented with the site’s logo, title and address. At this point, you will be able to amend the name to reflect how it will appear on your home screen

Gayther Shortcuts - Android - Shortcut Title

STEP 5 – Once you are happy with the name of the shortcut, select the ADD button, usually on the bottom right-hand side of the popup box

Gayther Shortcuts - Android - Home Screen

STEP 6 – The shortcut will now appear on your home screen. If you cannot find it on the initial screen, you might be required to swipe right, as the icon might be located on one of the secondary screens

STEP 7 – If you wish to move the shortcut, or make any changes. Hold your finger on the icon for 5 seconds until it begins to shake or addition options appear. By holding your finger on the icon, you can move it left to the main home screen or within one of your preferred folders

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  BOOKMARKS
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Gayther is an extensive resource with over one thousand pages, thousands of directory listings, guides and much more, finding what you want and need is not always easy. We have created many ways to help you find what you need quickly; however, did you know that you can bookmark popular pages, enabling you to go back to those pages quickly at any time?

Bookmarking is a feature available within many internet browsers and enables the user to store a physical website address relating to a page. You can add more than one bookmark for a site, meaning you can store all of the important pages you access and need on Gayther.

To help you bookmark pages, we have created a step-by-step guide for four of the most common and popular internet browsers.
  GOOGLE CHROME
Google Chrome is the most popular web browser used around the world. Chrome was developed by Google Inc. in 2008 and works on a variety of platforms and operating systems including Windows, iOS, Linux and macOS
Gayther Shortcuts - Chrome
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

FOR PC, LAPTOP OR MAC USERS

  • STEP 1 – Click on and load the GOOGLE CHROME browser on your mac, pc or laptop
  • STEP 2 – Once loaded, go to the Gayther website and navigate to your preferred guide, service or tool, the page that you wish to bookmark. For example, entering https://gayther.com in the address field
  • STEP 3 – Next, click on the STAR icon which is found on the righthand side of the address field, next to the share this page icon
  • STEP 4 – Once you have clicked on the star icon, a popup box will appear. The box contains two main fields, name and folder
    • Name – the name field will display the name of the page and site. At this point, you will be able to amend the name to reflect how it will appear on your home screen
    • Folder – the folder field will display a drop-list. The drop-down will contain any folders you might create to organise your bookmarks. One option is the bookmarks bar. The Bookmarks bar is a small bar that appears below the address field, where important bookmarks will be displayed. SELECT your preferred folder
    Once you are happy with the name and selected the folder, press the DONE button found alongside the remove button

FOR SMARTPHONE DEVICE USERS

  • STEP 1 – From your smartphone device’s home screen, launch the GOOGLE CHROME app
  • STEP 2 – Once loaded, go to the Gayther website and navigate to your preferred guide, service or tool, the page that you wish to bookmark. For example, entering https://gayther.com in the address field
  • STEP 3 – Within the address field on the righthand side – for iPhone users, select the BOOKMARK icon. For Android users, tap the SHARE icon. A box will appear, locate and press Bookmark
…that you can add any Gayther page, resource or guide to your smartphone home screen. An icon will appear on your smartphone home screen, known as a shortcut, which will look similar to a smartphone app. When you click on the icon it will immediately open and load your preferred page on your smartphone. Creating shortcuts is quick and easy, learn how to create one for yourself today
  SAFARI
Safari is a popular web browser used around the world. Safari was developed by Apple Inc. in 2003 and works on the iOS and macOS platforms and operating systems
Gayther Shortcuts - Safari
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
  • STEP 1 – Click on and load the SAFARI browser on your Mac, iPhone or iPad
  • STEP 2 – Once loaded, go to the Gayther website and navigate to your preferred guide, service or tool, the page that you wish to bookmark. For example, entering https://gayther.com in the address field
  • STEP 3 – Next, click on the SHARE icon. For mac users, the icon can be found on the righthand side of the address field. For iPhone and iPad users, the icon can usually be found at the bottom of the page, alongside the page back (<) and page forward (>) arrows
  • STEP 4 – Once you have clicked on the SHARE icon, a popup will appear. Scroll down until you find the ADD TO BOOKMARK option.
    STEP 5 – Once you have clicked on the Add to bookmark option, a new popup box will appear. The box contains two fields, name and location
    • Name – the name field will display the name of the page and site. At this point, you will be able to amend the name to reflect how it will appear within your bookmarks
    • Location – the location field will display a drop-list, which includes favourites. The drop-down will also contain any folders you might create to organise your bookmarks. SELECT your preferred folder

    Once you are happy with the name and selected the location, press the SAVE button found on the top-righthand side of the page

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Acceptance and coming to terms with a part of what makes you can be challenging for many people. The Gayther pride in series is about celebrating all things relating to sexualities, gender identities and special groups. Showcasing the exceptional people, interesting facts and ways to connect with those unique communities, all designed to help and promote pride in LGBTQIA+ identities
  MOZILLA FIREFOX
Mozilla Firefox is a popular web browser used around the world. Firefox is a free and open-source browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation in 2002. The browser works on a variety of platforms and operating systems including Linux, macOS, Windows 7, Android, and iOS
Gayther Shortcuts - Firefox
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
  • STEP 1 – Click on and load the MOZILLA FIREFOX browser on your mac, pc or laptop
  • STEP 2 – Once loaded, go to the Gayther website and navigate to your preferred guide, service or tool, the page that you wish to bookmark. For example, entering https://gayther.com in the address field
  • STEP 3 – Next, click on the STAR icon which is found on the righthand side of the address field
  • STEP 4 – Once you have clicked on the star icon, a popup box will appear. The box contains three main fields, name, location and tags
    • Name – the name field will display the name of the page and site. At this point, you will be able to amend the name to reflect how it will appear within your bookmarks
    • Location – the location field will display a drop-list. The drop-down will contain any folders you might create to organise your bookmarks. SELECT your preferred folder
    • Tags – the tags field is a free-text box. The purpose of tags is to enter relevant keywords to help you when searching for a particular bookmark. Each tag is separated by a comma, for example, LGBTQ; news

    Once you are happy with the name, selected the folder and any tags (if required), press the SAVE button found alongside the remove button

  MICROSOFT EDGE
Microsoft Edge is a popular web browser used around the world. Edge was developed by Microsoft and was created to replace their popular Internet Explorer browser. Edge was released in 2015 and works on a variety of platforms and operating systems including Android, iOS, Linux, macOS and Windows
Gayther Shortcuts - Edge
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
  • STEP 1 – Click on and load the MICROSOFT EDGE browser on your mac, pc or laptop
  • STEP 2 – Once loaded, go to the Gayther website and navigate to your preferred guide, service or tool, the page that you wish to bookmark. For example, entering https://gayther.com in the address field
  • STEP 3 – Next, click on the STAR+ icon which is found on the righthand side of the address field
  • STEP 4 – Once you have clicked on the star icon, a popup box will appear. The box contains two main fields, name and folder
    • Name – the name field will display the name of the page and site. At this point, you will be able to amend the name to reflect how it will appear within your bookmarks
    • Folder – the folder field will display a drop-list. The drop-down will contain any folders you might create to organise your bookmarks. One option is the bookmarks bar. The Bookmarks bar is a small bar that appears below the address field, where important bookmarks will be displayed. SELECT your preferred folder

    Once you are happy with the name and selected the folder, press the DONE button found alongside the remove button

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