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Tech tips: How to create a desktop shortcut to a website

Posted In Browser, Internet - By Techtiplib on Saturday, December 15th, 2012 With No Comments »

You can use Firefox to create a shortcut on your computer’s desktop to a page you’ve visited:

Resize the Firefox window so you can see both your computer’s desktop and the Firefox window on the same screen.

Click on the site icon next to the Location bar, i.e. where the web address (URL) is shown.

While still holding the mouse button down, move the pointer to the desktop, then release the mouse button. The shortcut will be created.

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You can also drag and drop items to the desktop from the Bookmarks menu and the Bookmarks and History sidebar to create shortcuts.

If you open the shortcut you made, your default browser will open, and display the page for which you made the shortcut. If you want to make Firefox your default browser, see How to make web links open in Firefox by default.

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