How to Save a Web Page as a PDF (As Is or Without the Ads)

When browsing the web, it’s easy to fall into fascinating rabbit holes. Sometimes you come across a web page that you want to save to your computer. Of course, you can copy the text or even take screenshots.

Tap or click here to get the best screen capture tool for your computer. But taking screenshots of a great webpage can be a time-consuming and complicated project. Instead, you can get the job done quickly by exporting a website to PDF on your Mac or Windows computer.

Of course, you might be worried about all those ugly ads cluttering the file. Luckily, we know how to remove these ads so you can focus on the content that appealed to you. We even have specific instructions for Mac or Windows users.

How to Save a Webpage on Safari

If you want to save the web page as is, follow these steps:

  1. First, open Safari.
  2. Go to the menu bar to select Case.
  3. Scroll down and select Export to PDF.
  4. You will see a new pop-up window where you can rename the file and choose the save location.
  5. Hit to safeguard.

Next, let’s see how to clean up the webpage before saving the file.

How to Save an Ad-Free Webpage on Safari

This is a great tip, especially if you plan to print the PDF later. Or, if not, it creates clean, simple copy that’s easy to read. You won’t have to be distracted by weird commercials for toe fungus cream or whatever else the web throws at you.

  1. First, open Safari.
  2. Then click on See.
  3. Faucet View Player.
  4. From there go to Case.
  5. Select Export to PDF.
  6. Hit to safeguard.

Now you are ready to go. By saving through the Reader view, you ensure that your PDF will be easier to read later. When you open the PDF, it will look like a series of pages. Overall, it gives your document a professional look. Plus, navigation is a breeze.

How to Save a Google Chrome Webpage

It’s quite simple.

To get started, just tap on the three dots in the upper right corner of your screen. (It’s to the right of your icon.) From there, tap To print. This will open a print preview of the page you are interested in.

To the right of Destination, you will see an option that says Microsoft Print to PDF. Click the drop-down arrow on the right and select Save as PDF. Then hit to safeguard.

You now have an ad-free PDF saved on your computer. Even if your internet fails, you can come back to this file for your future reading pleasure.

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