There are numerous tools and websites available which convert webpages to PDF. But they all have some caveats. Either you have to install some software on your PC or you have to depend on some online tool provided by website to do the job. The websites can be slow, malicious and might not give proper results as you’ve expected. This trick will not require you to download and install any software, no internet connection required (if you’ve local copy of webpage) or no third-party websites. Read on…
Many a times you need to save webpages localy. Say you liked an article and you want it for future reference, you liked somebody’s profile on Facebook, Twitter or say Shaadi.com and you want it to be stored locally, you got your air tickets, rail tickets or movie tickets reserved and you want it to be saved. Saving webpages as it is have many issues. If images are hosted on other servers or websites, saved webpages might not be saved properly on local machine. If they are dynamic pages then there can be issues with content in the saved copy. The best way to conquer all these problems is to convert webpages as PDF files. Saving webpages as PDF files will keep the copy of webpage as it appears on the website with no image or content loss. You can send and receive PDF files way better then webpages.
Look no further, the application is Google Chrome web browser. Yes, Google Chrome provides facility to save webpages as PDF file. And it’s very simple. Open the page you want to save as PDF in Google Chrome. Click on the “Wrench” icon for the options. Select “Print” option. It will open up print options windows with the webpage preview as it will appear in the final PDF file. See the “Destination” option on the left pane. The drop-down contains option “Save as PDF“. Select that option and the “Print” button will be changed to “Save” button. Now you can save the PDF file using that button.
See below screenshots for better understanding of the process.
Isn’t that easiest way to save webpage as PDF file! Go ahead and use Google Chrome to create PDF from webpages.