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How to Save a Webpage as a PDF

by Hung Nguyen

Learn how you can easily save any webpage on the internet as a PDF file within seconds, on any browser. We make PDF easy!

It's quite straightforward how you can save and share webpages these days. You can bookmark them on your favorite web browser for ease of access, or share the URL for anyone to view the webpage.

However, there will be times where you will not have internet access. Furthermore, you might want to save the webpage in a format that allows you to annotate them with ease - such as in PDF format.

As such, we have created this guide, which outlines the various ways in which you can save a webpage as PDF in any browser.

How to save a webpage as PDF in Chrome

  • Open the site you'd like to save as a PDF file in Chrome

  • On the top left-hand corner, click File > Print

  • Alternatively, press Ctrl + P (Windows) or Cmd + P (Mac)

  • Under the 'Destination' section of the pop-up, click Change... > Save as PDF

  • Click the 'Save' button, which Chrome will prompt you to choose a name and location where you would like to convert webpage to PDF

How to save webpage as PDF in Chrome

How to save a webpage as PDF in Microsoft Edge

  • Again, open the site you would like to convert webpage to PDF

  • Press Ctrl + P (Windows) or Cmd + P (Mac)

  • Open the pop-up, under Printer, choose "Microsoft Print to PDF"

  • Click Print and voila, you have saved your webpage to PDF

How to save webpage as PDF in Microsoft Edge

How to save a webpage as PDF in Safari

With Safari, you can save a webpage as PDF in a very similar fashion.

  • Have the website you would like to convert a webpage as PDF open

  • Press Ctrl + P (Windows) or Cmd + P (Mac)

  • On the pop-up, click the drop-down arrow located at the bottom left and choose 'save as PDF'

  • Afterward, another popup will appear, prompting you to pick the location to save the webpage to PDF

  • Hit 'Save' and your PDF will be downloaded in the folder you have chosen

How to save webpage as PDF in Safari

How to save a webpage as PDF in Firefox

Unfortunately, Firefox does not have any built-in for users to save webpage as PDF freely.😕 However, there are plug-ins that you can install directly from their web-store to help you with this. Alternatively, you can also switch to one of the other 3 popular web browsers to help you save webpage as PDF.

How to save webpage as PDF in Firefox

Don't forget about us

PDF files are not dead ends. We have a set of 19 PDF tools that you can do a few cool things with your webpages that had been saved as PDFs, including:

  • Delete Pages: Get rid of unnecessary pages from the webpage after you have saved a webpage as PDF

  • Compress: So that your new PDF files are email-ready

  • Merge: To combine multiple webpages into one PDF

  • Protect: After you save webpage as PDF, protect it with a password

  • Edit: Annotate your webpages after they have been saved as PDF files

  • PDF Converter: An alternative to the Edit tool, to convert your webpage to Word, Excel, PPT or JPG format

How to save webpage as PDF? It's quite easy if you ask me. The PDF format is universal and can be converted to and from many file formats. As such, Smallpdf will continue to create various guides to help you to deal with this document format.

Do you use any external tools to save stuff from the web to PDF? What would you like us to help you with next regarding document management? Let us know! : )

Hung Nguyen
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