Shortcuts to websites

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To access a website from your Desktop or files folder, you can create a shortcut following the instructions below.

Create a shortcut of an open web page

To create a shortcut to a web page that you already have open:

  1. Make sure the browser window isn’t maximized and your Desktop or File Manager/Finder folder is visible;
  2. Hover the mouse cursor over the Site info icon Site Info button on the left side of the Address Bar;
  3. Holding down the left mouse button, drag the site link onto Desktop or into the destination folder;
  4. The shortcut is created when you release the mouse button.

Create a shortcut of a link on a web page

To create a shortcut of a link that you see on a web page:

  1. Make sure the browser window isn’t maximized and your Desktop or File Manager/Finder folder is visible;
  2. Hover the mouse cursor over the link;
  3. Holding down the left mouse button, start dragging the link vertically until you see the page title and URL.
    In case you’ve disabled Allow Text Selection in Links in Settings > Webpages, you can start dragging the link in any direction.
    Dragging a link to create a shortcut
    Then continue dragging the link onto Desktop or into the destination folder;
  4. The shortcut is created when you release the mouse button.

Save a web page

To save a web page as an HTML file:

  1. Open the web page you want to save;
  2. Go to the Vivaldi menu button Vivaldi menu > File > Save Page as;
  3. For Save as Type, select “Webpage, HTML Only (*.html;*htm)”;
  4. Click Save.

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