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How to create a desktop shortcut to a webpage
Posted by Paul Tuttle on 17 December 2019 02:30 PM

In some situations it can be helpful to have a dedicated desktop shortcut to take you to the webpage of a CyberData devices. This can make it very easy to open the webpage of a device to monitor the access log or make changes to the configuration. Follow these instructions to create a desktop shortcut.

Microsoft Edge

1. Open the webpage to be used in the desktop shortcut.

2. Press the . . . button in the top right hand corner.

3. Select "Pin this page to the taskbar"

Note: Edge does not allow for desktop shortcuts to be created.

Internet Explorer

1. Open the webpage to be used in the desktop shortcut.

2. Right click in a blank area of the webpage.

3. Press the 'Create Shortcut' button

4. Press Yes in the pop-up to create a shortcut.

Chrome/Chromium based browsers

1. Open the webpage to be used in the desktop shortcut.

2. Press the triple dot settings button on the upper right hand corner.

3. From the menu hover over 'More Settings' and click on "Create shortcut" button.

4. Confirm the name of the shortcut.

Firefox

1. Open the webpage to be used in the desktop shortcut.

2. Resize Firefox so the desktop can be seen.

3. Click and hold on the lock next to the website address

4. While holding drag the mouse onto the desktop and release.

5. The desktop shortcut will be created.

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