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How To Create A Special Keyboard Shortcut For Opening A Favorite Website

How To Create A Special Keyboard Shortcut For Opening A favorite Website
Written by GreenHatPro Team

How To Create A Special Keyboard Shortcut For Opening A Favorite Website – If you are beginner to advance level windows user, may be you did not know that, there are numerous techniques to customize Windows, and make it more user-friendly, and more tailored to your workflow. Here, I’m going to educate you about one of those tactics in this post today.

Did You Know That With A Few Easy Taps On The Keyboard, You Can Open Any Webpage Or Website Of Your Choice?

Yes! You can now put special keyboard configurations to open specific web pages in your browser.

To achieve this setup, you will first need to learn how to drop links, and web pages from the browser, on your desktop, or in the toolbar for links, placed in the bottom left of the taskbar below.

I’ve divided the instructions based on the browser you can use. You can select the browser you are using and then follow the simple instructions given by me.

For Google Chrome Browser

Follow These Steps:

  1. Open the Google Chrome Browser.
  2. Open the website/ webpage you want to create the shortcut for.
  3. Minimize the window of the browser. This will make the next step easy.
  4. In the address bar, just see the icon, placed to just left of the website address in the address bar.
  5. Drag and drop the webpage on your desktop, you can rename it to your preference.
  6. Right click on the browser link and select properties.
  7. You will now see a window showing you the various properties of the web link.
  8. Among the various tabs, Find the tab that says Web Document and select it.
  9. Place the cursor in the box that reads Shortcut Key, below URL.
  10. Do not try to delete the NONE text. Simply enter the key you want to use in the shortcut.
  11. Windows will now process your input and display a combination of different specific keys including the one you pressed, to be used as a shortcut combination for the selected webpage.
  12. Click on Apply and then Ok.
  13. Now close the Google Chrome browser.

Check The Combination To See If It Works, If It Does Not, Try Refreshing 2-3 Times.

For Mozilla Firefox Browser

Follow These Steps:

  1. Open the Mozilla Firefox Browser
  2. Open the website/ webpage you want to create the shortcut for.
  3. Minimize the window of the browser. This will make the next step easy.
  4. In the address bar, just see the icon, placed to just left of the website address in the address bar.
  5. Drag and drop the webpage on your desktop, you can rename it to your preference.
  6. Right click on the browser link and select properties.
  7. You will now see a window showing you the various properties of the web link.
  8. Among the various tabs, Find the tab that says Web Document and select it.
  9. Place the cursor in the box that reads Shortcut Key, below URL.
  10. Do not try to delete the NONE text. Simply enter the key you want to use in the shortcut.
  11. Windows will now process your input and display a combination of different specific keys including the one you pressed, to be used as a shortcut combination for the selected webpage.
  12. Click on Apply and then Ok.
  13. Now close the Mozilla Firefox Browser.

Check The Combination To See If It Works, If It Does Not, Try Refreshing 2-3 Times.

For Internet Explorer

Follow These Steps:

  1. Open the Internet explorer.
  2. Navigate to the website or page of your desired preference.
  3. When the site loads, find an empty area and right click on it.
  4. You will see the option, Create shortcut, below All Accelerators, click on it.
  5. This will create a shortcut of the webpage on your desktop.
  6. Right click on its icon and select properties.
  7. Navigate to the tab that says Web Document.
  8. Enter your desired combination in the box labeled Shortcut Key.
  9. Click on apply and then Ok to save your changes.

You Can Now Use The Combination To open The Desired or Favorite Web Page.

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