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How To Quickly Create A Desktop Shortcut Of A Web Site In Google Chrome

Few days ago we wrote an article on creating desktop shortcuts of a web site using IE and Firefox. Here is a similar trick for Google Chrome Browser to create desktop shortcuts easily

  1. Open Google Chrome browser and browse to the page that you want to create a short cut
  2. Resize the browser so that you can see both desktop and browser
  3. Drag and drop the bookmark icon on the left of the address bar on your desktop. The shortcut will be created.


Related: Set Google Chrome As Your Default Web Browser

7 Comments on How To Quickly Create A Desktop Shortcut Of A Web Site In Google Chrome

  1. nat
    June 28, 2011 at 12:31 pm (8 years ago)

    but it leaves a chrome icon on your desktop not the icon of the website eg blogger icon. How to get that??

  2. Bobby
    June 18, 2010 at 10:25 am (9 years ago)

    It does work in Chrome for MAC – just figured out how…. You save the shortcut in one of your bookmarks folder. Then open the bookmarks folder and drag and drop to the desktop from there!


  3. 6r0pius
    December 21, 2009 at 9:37 am (10 years ago)

    “This does not work in the mac version of Chrome.”


  4. Eliot
    November 29, 2009 at 9:36 am (10 years ago)

    This does not work in the mac version of Chrome.

  5. tommysox
    October 11, 2009 at 2:51 am (10 years ago)

    This is handy, but…The shortcuts I made opened in IE (my default browser).

  6. Vijay
    October 16, 2008 at 7:56 pm (11 years ago)

    Easiest way…. Drag and drop – Done.


  7. venkat
    October 5, 2008 at 4:18 am (11 years ago)

    Another way in chrome is by creating application shortcuts ,we can create shortcut to the website.Open Google Chrome click Control Page Menu> create Application Shortcuts.


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