How to Add Website Links to Windows 10 Start Menu

Thanks to the Microsoft for bringing back the Charming start menu in Windows 10. Alongside numerous existing features, Windows 10 start menu comes with a lot of new addition. Such a noticeable addition is that the users can now pin their favorite websites to the start menu to quickly access them. This feature will be a blessing to those who working a lot on Internet and want to reach websites as easier as possible. It is also very helpful to the social nerds to pin their social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

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So, in this article, we are providing the methods to add website links to Windows 10 start menu that will help you access them as quick as possible. So, let’s have a look at them.

How to Add Website Links to Windows 10 Start Menu

Pin Websites using Edge

The best way to pin the websites to the windows start menu is through the edge browser. To do this, follow the simple steps given below.

  1. Open Edge Browser.
  2. Open the website that you want to pin to the start menu.
  3. Now, click on the “Menu” Button at the upper right corner of the window.
  4. Then, click on the option “Pin this page to Start.”
  5. Click “Yes” on the confirmation window.
  6. Now, the website will be added to the menu of your Windows 10.

You can tweak the tiles as you like for a better view of the websites on the start. You can any time remove the pinned website from the start menu by right-clicking it and selecting the option “Unpin from Start.”

The things are a little different in other browsers. As they didn’t have such a built in feature to directly add the website links to the start menu. You should do it manually. To do this,

  1. Open the browser. (Like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari.)
  2. Open the website that you want to add to the start menu.
  3. After the website completely loaded, click on the “View Site Information” icon and drag and drop it onto the desktop.
    Add website shortcut to windows 10 start
  4. If the website is secured with SSL, you will see a Lock icon instead of a Page icon.
  5. Now, the shortcut of the website will be created on your desktop.
  6. Now, open the Run command by pressing Win+R keys together.
  7. Enter the following command in the Run dialog box and press Enter.shell:programs

    Shell Programs

  8. This will open the “Programs” folder of the Start Menu in Windows 10.
  9. Now, copy the website shortcut on the desktop to this folder and close the window.
  10. Open the Start Menu and click on “All apps” option.
  11. Scroll down and find your website link.
  12. Once you’ve found that, right-click on it and then select the option “Pin to Start.”
  13. Now, the website will be pinned to the Start successfully.

When compared to this method, it is far easier to do the first method if you have edge browser installed. If you are facing any problems in the process, feel free to comment on the below comment box. We will be happy to help you.

Muhammed Swalih is a Blogger by profession who also has a great taste in Web Development, SEO, Graphic Designing, etc.
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