How to Add a Website to a Mac Desktop

If you have a number of websites you visit regularly, it may be convenient to add direct links for them to your desktop. This is easy to do on a Mac. The specifics may be slightly different depending on which browser and operating system you are using, but the differences are minor.

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Add website links directly to your desktop.

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Launch your Internet browser.

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Go to the website you want to add to your desktop.

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Select the entire URL from the address bar, then drag and drop it onto the desktop. An icon will appear that takes you directly to that site when clicked.

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Drag and drop the icon to the left of the URL instead of the text if Step 3 doesn't work.