How to Make a Website My Home Page

By Brendan O'Brien

Web browsers let you set you home page, the page that opens when you start your browser, to any website you wish. You can set your home page as the log-in page to your email, your favorite social media site page or the website of your favorite sports team. It typically takes about one minute to change your home page.

Internet Explorer

Step 1

Open Internet Explorer.

Step 2

Go to the website you want to use as your home page.

Step 3

Click "Tools" in the main menu bar. Scroll down and select "Internet Options."

Step 4

Click the "General" tab. Choose the "Use Current" button.

Step 5

Hit the "Apply" button and then the "OK" button.

Step 6

Close the window and restart your browser.

Safari

Step 1

Open Safari.

Step 2

Go to the website you want to use as your home page.

Step 3

Click "Edit" in the main menu bar. Scroll down and click "Preferences."

Step 4

Click the "Set to Current Page" button. Close the window. If you get a confirmation window, click "Change Home Page."

Step 5

Close the window and restart your browser.

Firefox

Step 1

Open Firefox.

Step 2

Go to the website you want to use as your home page.

Step 3

Click "Firefox" in the main menu bar. Scroll down and click "Preferences."

Step 4

Select the "General" tab and click the "Use Current Pages" button. Close the window and restart your browser.