While bookmarks provide a convenient way to access specific websites, you may prefer to put a shortcut on your Windows desktop. Use these steps to create a website shortcut in the Desktop Chrome browser.
- Open Chrome.
- Browse to the Web page for the shortcut.
- Click the three dots at the top-right.
- Choose More tools, then Create shortcut.
- Click the Create button.
Our article continues below with additional information and pictures for each of the steps.
Adding shortcuts to your Windows desktop for various programs and files is a convenient way to access the things that you use the most.
But you can also add shortcuts to other things, such as specific websites.
Our guide below will show you how to create a website shortcut in the desktop Chrome application.
How to add a Website Shortcut from the Desktop Chrome Web Browser
The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser for Windows 10.
Step 1: Open Google Chrome and browse to the site for which you want to create the shortcut.
Step 2: Click the three dots at the top-right of the window.
Step 3: Select the More tools option, then click Create shortcut.
Step 4: Change the name if desired, choose if you want to open the shortcut as a new window or not, then click the Create button.
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