NOTE: While I know for sure this works in Windows 10, I’m pretty sure it also works in Windows 8/8.1 and possibly in Windows 7 as well. I just don’t have computers with those operating systems anymore to test it.
This opens a popup menu.
Mouse over Toolbars and select Links.
This adds a new Links section to your taskbar.
In your browser’s location bar, select the URL and drag it down to the Links area.
You now have a link to that web page on your status bar. If there’s not enough room to display the bookmark, you’ll see a double arrow that you can click to show the list. You can also drag the separator lines to the left of Links to increase the width of that section.
There are a few other customizations you can make as well:
Also, note that the Links toolbar is not just for web page links. You can also add direct links to specific folders and files on your computer by dragging them from Windows Explorer to that area.
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