How To Save A Webpage As A PDF (100% Easiest Way)

Saving a webpage as a PDF is simple - but others make it complicated. Here's the easiest, no-bs guide.
How To Save A Webpage As A PDF (100% Easiest Way)
Published on
November 6, 2022

You’re probably in the following situation:

  • You’re on a webpage
  • You want to save that as a PDF
  • Nothing seems to make sense

Don’t worry - it will.

By the end of this article, you’ll know how to save a webpage as a PDF.

Feel free to use the “Sections” navigation, to jump to the relevant Browser/OS you’ll be using.

That’s on the sidebar on desktop, and the top button called “Sections” on mobile.

1. How to save a webpage as a PDF on Chrome (Desktop)

Make sure you’ll be on the page you want to save, in Chrome.

Highlighting the "File" and "Print" buttons
  1. Click File (upper left corner) → Print
  2. Click “Change” (under Destination) → “Save as PDF”
  3. Click “Save”
Showing how to save a webpage as a PDF on Chrome

And that’s it, you’ll be able to select where to save the webpage, as a PDF.

PRO TIP: In the future, feel free to use CTRL + P (or CMD + P on a Mac), as a keyboard shortcut for step 1.

2. How to save a webpage as a PDF on Chrome (Mobile)

You’ll of course have to be on Chrome for iOS, which can be downloaded from the App Store.

Alternatively, scroll down to see the Safari guide for Mobile — as Safari is a browser that comes installed natively on iOS devices.

  1. Click the Share icon in the upper right corner
  2. Scroll down → Select “Print”
  3. Click “Print” (stick with us - it will make sense in a second)
  4. Scroll down → select “Save to files”
Highlighting the print button
Highlighting the "Save to Files" button

That’s it!

You’ll just have to select where exactly you want your PDF file to be saved, but once done, it will be found in the Files app — ready to be shared wherever you need it.

3. How to save a webpage as a PDF on Safari (Mobile)

  1. Click the Share icon on the bottom bar (it’s the middle icon)
  2. Scroll down → Select “Print”
  3. Click “Print” (stick with us - it will make sense in a second)
  4. Scroll down → select “Save to files”
Highlighting the print button
Highlighting the "Save to Files" button

That’s it!

You’ll just have to select where exactly you want your PDF file to be saved, but once done, it will be found in the Files app — ready to be shared wherever you need it.

4. How to save a webpage as a PDF on Safari (Desktop)

Firstly, go to the page that you want to save as a PDF, in Safari.

Highlighting the "Print" button
  1. Click File (upper left corner) → Print
  2. Look for the dropdown that is located in the screenshot below. Select “PDF”
  3. In the pop-up, select where you want the PDF saved → Click “Save”
Highlighting the "Save as PDF" button

And you’re done!

PRO TIP: In the future, feel free to use ⌘ + P as a keyboard shortcut, for step 1.

5. How to save a webpage as a PDF on Microsoft Edge (Desktop)

Open the webpage you want to save as a PDF on Microsoft Edge, then:

  1. Press CTRL + P (on a Windows) or CMD + P (on a Mac)
  2. In the upper left corner, select the dropdown under “Printer” → select “Microsoft Print to PDF”
  3. Click “Print”

And that’s it, you’ll be able to select where to save the webpage, as a PDF.

6. How to save a webpage as a PDF on Mozilla Firefox

At the moment, Firefox doesn’t have a method of saving webpages as PDFs.

Older versions might include this function, which you could try:

  1. Click the 3-bar icon in the upper right corner
  2. Select “Print”
  3. Select “PDF” → “Save as PDF”

However, most people won’t see this.

If that’s the case, what is left to do is:

  1. Use a Firefox extension for saving a webpage as PDF on Firefox
  2. Download an alternative browser
  3. Take screenshots of the page → Use SignHouse’s JPG to PDF tool.

FAQs

Can I send a file securely via email?

The answer is: yes you can!

Sending files securely via email has never been easier, with methods such as: file encryption services, self-destructing notes, eSignature software, email encryption, or many others.

We've covered 6 main methods (with sub-methods) in this article right here — and at least 2 methods will be working for you.

Is there a free way to combine PDF files?

The short answer is: yes, you can combine PDF files for free in a few steps:

  1. Scroll up on this page to use the PDF Merger tool.
  2. Drag-and-drop (or click to upload) your first document below.
  3. Press the “Add more files” button in the lower part of the screen
  4. Add the files you want to merge: the 2nd, 3rd, etc... files
  5. Press “Apply Changes”
Highlighting the "add more files/pages" feature of the PDF Merger

Wait a few seconds ⏲️.

And then you will be able to download the new, freshly-merged PDF file!

It's free and it doesn't require any signup/login — although you could do that in order to be able to access the files in the future.

How do I paginate a PDF file?

Paginating a PDF file can be done with SignHouse’s free PDF tools.

There’s no payment, login or signup required. Just:

  1. Scroll up on this page
  2. Load your document
  3. Pick the place where you want the page numbers to be added — upper/lower/median side, on the left/right/center
  4. Press “Apply Changes”
  5. Download

And boom, you’re done! Page numbers added to your PDF file, 100% free.

How do I rearrange pages in a PDF on my phone?

Rearranging pages of a PDF on your phone or mobile device is a breeze.

In the past, this used to be a function that was only do-able on a desktop device.

Or perhaps it was doable on a phone, but not without a set of headaches. Yep, plural.

  1. Simply go to this page
  2. Upload your PDF
  3. Drag-and-drop the pages, according to your liking — re-arrange them from your mobile phone
  4. Click the “Apply changes” button

And you’ll then be able to download your re-arranged PDF!

About the author

Ch Daniel is the co-founder of SignHouse and chairman of the CH Group. Daniel is leading the development of SignHouse's product, as well as strategising how else the company can reach its main mission: empowering 100M+ to use the world's most efficient document organisational tools.

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