How to Save a Webpage to PDF File?

Save a Webpage to PDF

Have you ever gone through an article that you liked a lot and want to save it for your future reference? I mean, do you know how to save a webpage to PDF file format on your computer desktop or a laptop?

Yes, certainly, in Windows 10, you have an option that will help you save any webpage as a PDF file. The PDF stands for Portable Document Format.

However, the user has the option to copy and paste content and images individually from a webpage to a blank Word document which is supposed to be a long process or note down a web link so can be opened anytime but still it will be accessible online.

[Read: How to Add Watermark in PDF File?]

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Instead, the user can save a webpage to PDF file (content, images and other stuff etc.) by using “Microsoft Print to PDF” option, which can be accessed offline anytime.

Convert a Web page to a PDF File

A slightly delayed function, Microsoft Print to PDF, was first made available in Windows 10 and continues with Windows 11. This feature already exists in other operating systems such as MacOS and Linux.

Now, this also depends on what browser (Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox) you are in? Though, for most of the browsers, the print function is quite similar to each other.

This article will show you the steps to save any webpage as a PDF file using Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser.

Microsoft Edge

If a webpage is open on the Microsoft Edge browser that you want to save as PDF file format:

  • Press Ctrl + P to open the printer settings page of the browser
  • Under the Printer option, from the printer drop-down list, select Microsoft Print to PDF
  • Click the Print button
  • Now, a window prompts on your screen and ask you for the location you want to save. Select the location on your desktop, documents or any other location that you want to and Name on file and then, click save

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Google Chrome

Most similarly to what we did on Microsoft Edge, this will be done in Chrome browser:

  • Press Ctrl + P to open Chrome printer settings page
  • Select Microsoft Print to PDF from the given printers list
  • Click on the Print button
  • Do the same process to save the file to your desired location, as did above

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Mozilla Firefox

You are probably using a Firefox browser and want to save the webpage as a PDF file:

  • Press Ctrl + P to open Firefox printer settings
  • Select Print to Microsoft Print to PDF. Once selected, will be highlighted
  • Click Print button
  • Finally, select the location to save the file likewise Edge and Chrome

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