Pinning web sites to your taskbar

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"Pinning web sites to your taskbar" - sounds like an odd sentence. What does it even mean?

Well, typically your taskbar in Windows 7 or Windows 8 contains shortcuts for frequently launched programs. You can do the same with websites, and get some extra functionality when you do.

Below, for example, is a snippet of my taskbar that includes Pandora, my accounting web site home page, and Grooveshark's website:

You can also drag the wee icon immediately to the left of the website address in the address bar, if dragging the tab doesn't feel right:

To unpin the website, right click on the icon and choose "Unpin...".

Check out this Windows help page that has a brief video explaining how to do it by dragging the tab.

 

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