If you want quick access to your favorite websites on Windows 10, you may add links to them to the Windows 10 taskbar to launch them with a tap or click on the icon.
While some browsers provide you with built-in tools to pin sites to the Windows 10 taskbar, others don't. Chrome and Microsoft Edge are in the first group of browsers, Firefox in the second.
This guide provides you with instructions on how to pin sites to the Windows 10 taskbar in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and practically any other browser.
Note: Starting with Chrome 71, you find the "create shortcut" option in the main menu and no longer under More Tools.
Google Chrome makes it very easy to pin sites to the taskbar. Here is what you need to do:
You can repeat the process for any site that you want to add to the Windows taskbar.
Microsoft Edge is another web browser that makes it super easy to add sites to the Windows 10 taskbar.
Here is what you need to do in Edge:
That is all there is to it. Repeat the process for any site that you want to add to the taskbar.
Firefox and many other web browsers don't support adding sites to the taskbar directly.
While you can use Edge or Chrome for that, you may not want to use these browsers.
It is possible to add any sites to the taskbar using Firefox, and making sure that it gets loaded in Firefox.
The process is not as straightforward though. Here we go:
Tip: You may want to change the icon of the shortcuts in Firefox, as they all show the Firefox icon by default. You can do that in the properties as well.
Select change icon there, and pick another icon that is available. You may download the site's favicon for instance and use that.Advertisement
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