very often we come across this problem while saving a webpage for future offline use. But most of the time, the saving of the offline copy is not successful and the structure of the webpage gets messed up while saving. So, in this article, we will learn how to deal with such a problem. Also, focus on the different and easiest techniques we will use on how to save webpages as PDF file and use it for offline use.
There are several ways to save webpages as PDF files, we will discuss them one by one. It is very common to us, that a web browser is required to navigate a webpage or a website. And several web browsers are available, among them Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari are most common and popular among them. So in this article, we will discuss saving the web pages viewed on the most popular browsers. However, the technique will be the same on the other browsers too.
How to save web pages to PDF on Google Chrome?
Nowadays most of the updated browsers are provided with the “Save as pdf” option. To print the web page to PDF follow the below steps after opening the desired page in your Google Chrome browser.
- When the desired webpage is opened on the Google Chrome browser, click on the three dot menu on the upper right corner on the browser window and select the “Print…” option. Alternatively you can use the Ctrl+P shortcut key using your keyboar and print preview window will open up.
- In the destination field select the “Save as PDF” option and click on the save button.
- Then you need to select a file name and save the PDF file in your desired memory location.
How to save web pages to PDF on Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox browsers?
In the case of the Mozilla Firefox browser, the process is very much similar to the previous one. So we are not repeating the same steps.
The difference in the case of the Microsoft Edge browser is that in place of the destination field, you will get the printer field. Other options remain the same.
How to save web pages as PDF when the “Save as PDF” option not working on the browser?
If in any way the “Save as PDF” is not working or maybe not suitable for you, then you can adopt other options too. You can install other PDF printers such as BullZip PDF Printer and you can download and install the PDF printer into your system. While printing any webpage select the PDF printer, here select the BullZip PDF printer in our case in the destination or printer field, and print or save the page as PDF.
Another way is to use of web-based application for saving webpages as PDF, which we had discussed below.
5 Best web-based application to convert webpages to PDF
If you are using any such system where the above-mentioned techniques are not working properly, then you can take support of this third process or use it as an alternative. The third process or technique which we are talking about is the use of web-based applications as mentioned below.
This online application is dedicated to covert or saving web pages to PDF. All you have to copy the URL of the webpage you want to convert and paste it in the “convert” field and click on the convert button. After some moment the PDF file is ready for download.
This application works similarly to the previous one, just paste the link in the add URL field and then click on the “capture website” on the subsequent page. And after a few seconds, the PDF version of the webpage is ready for download. However, other conversion tools are also available such as PDF to word and lots of other conversion tools. Please
This website is designed to serve a similar purpose. You need to copy and paste the URL of the webpage you want to convert to PDF. The process is too simple and after a few seconds of processing, the PDF file is ready for download.
This application also works in a similar pattern. All you need to do is to copy and paste the URL of the webpage you want to convert to PDF. However, this online application is chargeable and is not completely free. Please check the plans before you use this.
This application is completely free and requires no licensing. Just copy and paste the link of the webpage into the URL field and click on the convert to PDF button for conversion to take place and wait for a while. Once it is done, you may download and save the PDF file of the webpage into your local drive for future offline use.
However, PDF24Tools is loaded with lots of other PDF editing features such as merging, splitting, converting, compressing, editing PDF, and so on. The application is free to use and the desktop version is also available. You can download and install the desktop version for free offline use. This application is somewhat similar to that of PDFescape and PDFCandy.
Thus in this article, we tried to cover all the best possible ways to save webpages as pdf files and keep them for future offline reference. You can use the same method to convert webpage to PDF for your Android and iPhones too. So you need not have to worry anymore about saving any webpage for your future use into your local drive.
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