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How to Add Website Link to Desktop on Firefox Computer

Learn how to create a desktop shortcut in the firefox browser. You can drag and drop the link on the desktop screen from firefox to create link shortcuts.

Creating a desktop shortcut from the Firefox Browser makes it easy to access the site. If you want to add a shortcut link to the desktop screen, launch the site and drag the padlock icon from the search bar to the home screen by adjusting the page size, and the shortcut will be added to the desktop screen.

Create Shortcut Link on Firefox browser

Firefox is the second most loved browser all around the world. I also prefer to use Firefox because of its powerful features and easy-to-use interface. Firefox comes with a lot of powerful features that make the browsing experience much better.

No matter which device you’re using to surf Firefox, it would be considered a great help to add your favorite website to the desktop of the computer.

This way, you will be able to access your preferred website directly from the desktop screen of your computer. You won’t even need to open the browser to load the website.

So I have done my research to find all the possible options that can help me learn about how to add a shortcut to the home screen on a Firefox computer and came up with the following solutions.

Add Shortcut to Desktop

It is a known fact that most average computer users open their computers to load the website as often. For instance, if you’re a blogger like me and launch the Firefox browser to see your website, then it would be a great option for you to add your blog to the home screen of the computer.

Follow these steps on how to add a shortcut to the desktop:

  1. Launch the Firefox browser on your computer.
  2. Open the URL of the website which you want to add to the desktop of your computer.
  3. Now you need to resize the Firefox window so that you can see both the Firefox window as well as the desktop screen of your computer.
    resize the firefox browser window
  4. Hover your mouse on the Padlock padlock icon icon available on the left of the website.
  5. Drag and drop the padlock icon to the desktop of the computer.
    Firefox Padlock icon for creating desktop shortcut
  6. Now you can notice the desktop icon of your favorite website.

Whenever you want to access the website, simply click on the desktop icon, and the website will load on your screen.

Follow similar steps to add all your favorite websites to the desktop screen of the computer. The Firefox homepage shortcut helps you browse your favorite sites more easily than before!

Bottom Line

No matter which shortcuts you have created, you always have the option to rename it to a name you like. With the creation of my website BrowserHow as a desktop shortcut on Firefox, I can open and use my blog easily without making much effort. Isn’t it interesting?

With the help of all the solutions we have discussed so far, you can also create shortcuts in other folders except on your desktop. All you need to do is drag and drop the website URL to the folder of your choice instead of the desktop. After that, you can copy or move the shortcut to another location.

Additionally, you can also set the size of the shortcut icon as per your preference from small, medium, or large.

Which websites have you added as a desktop shortcut on Firefox? Have you marked the social media site or your corporate site?

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Suresh Choudhary

Suresh has done a Master of Computer Application in Computer Science and has extensive knowledge of computer technology and application. He has 5+ years of experience in technical content writing and writing how-to tutorials. He uses Samsung Internet as the primary browser on his phone. Connect with Suresh on LinkedIn.

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