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    Sep 12, 2009
    Long Island, New York
    24" IMAC
    Link to specific webpage
    How can I make a link with an icon to a specific webpage on my iMac and MacBook? I want the link to start up Firefox, then go right to the web address.

    I would prefer the icon to be on the desktop rather than in the dock, but if the dock is the only option, so be it.

    In advance, thanks.

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    1st set Firefox as your Default Web Browser in Safari Preferences

    Open up FF, navigate to the page you want, highlight the url in the address bar and drag it to the desktop.
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    THere should be a small icon immediately to the left of the address bar.

    Drag that to the desktop and it will create a weblink. That should open up in firefox if that is your default browser
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