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Open your web browser. You can use this same method for either Internet Explorer or Firefox. The shortcut you create will usually open in the browser you created it from, regardless of your default browser.
Visit the website you want to create a shortcut to. Open the exact site you want to make a shortcut for. You can make a shortcut for any website, but you may still be prompted to log in if the site normally requires it.
Release the icon on your desktop. If you used Internet Explorer to create the shortcut, running the shortcut will always open it in Internet Explorer.
If you used Firefox, it will open in your default browser. Open the website in Chrome in Windows. This feature is not currently available on Mac computers.
Enter a name for the shortcut. Select whether to open in a window or not. If you check the "Open as window" box, the shortcut will always open in its own window, making it act more like an application.
This can be very useful for services like WhatsApp messenger or Gmail. Click "Add" to add it to your desktop. Double-click the shortcut to open it.
If you selected "Open as window," the site will load in its own dedicated window without any of the regular Chrome interface.
Open any of your web browsers. You can make a shortcut to a website using any of your web browsers, including Safari, Chrome, and Firefox.
Visit the site you want to create a shortcut for. You can create a shortcut for any part of any website, but sites that require logins will still require you to log in when you use the shortcut.
Click the address bar. Click and drag the icon. Make sure to click and drag the icon, not the address itself. This will create a shortcut to the website.
This will open the website in your default web browser. You can add snippets of websites to your Dashboard, allowing you to easily keep tabs on your important content.
Navigate to the website you want to add to your Dashboard. Click the "File" menu and select "Open in Dashboard. Click where you want the box to be on the site.
Drag the corners of the box to resize it. Click the "Add" button to add the selection to the Dashboard. You can click and drag it to reposition it on the Dashboard screen.
Open the Dashboard to view the snapshot. You can launch the Dashboard from the Launchpad in your Dock. Click links in the snapshot to open them.
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You can click and drag it to reposition it on the Dashboard screen. Open the Dashboard to view the snapshot. You can launch the Dashboard from the Launchpad in your Dock.
Click links in the snapshot to open them. Any links you click will immediately be opened in Safari. For example, if you created a snapshot of the main page of a forum, clicking any thread links will open that thread in Safari.
This is a free program that will allow you to change your desktop to an active website. There are a few limitations, such as your icons being hidden, but this is one of the only options since active backgrounds are no longer enabled in Windows.
You can download WallpaperWebPage for free from softpedia. Right-click the downloaded file and select "Extract All. Run the setup file.
Open the new folder and run the setup. Enter the website you want to set as your background. Either type or paste the address into the field.
This will open a small menu. The icon looks like a globe. Select "Configure" to enter a new website. You can change the website in your background at any time using this menu option.
Select "Autostart" to load the background when Windows boots. This will ensure that you always see your website background, even after restarting.
Click the "Show Desktop" button to view your icons. Click the button on the far right of the system tray to reveal your desktop icons and original wallpaper.
Press the button again to restore your website background. Select exit from the WallpaperWebPage right-click menu to quit. This will close the website background and return you to your normal desktop.
I want website and all its links to work from my desktop when internet offline. What can I do? You can save individual pages to your computer, but not such that all links would function were you offline.
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