Send a web page to a friend

Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope

Sending a message.While visiting a web page, you may come across something you enjoyed viewing. For those pages that don't have an e-mail or share option, following the steps below can allow you to send a link to a friend.

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer

You may send a friend a web page you are viewing by clicking File, Send, and then Page by E-mail.

Tip: If you do not see the File menu, press the Alt key.

You can also follow the steps in the all browsers section to copy and send a link.

Firefox

Firefox

Right-click on the page you want to send to your friend, and then in the menu, click Send link.

You can also follow the steps in the all browsers section to copy and send a link.

Opera

Opera

Right-click on the page you want to send to your friend, and then in the menu, click Send link by Mail.

You can also follow the steps in the all browsers section to copy and send a link.

Netscape

Netscape

Send a friend the web page you are viewing by clicking File, and then Send Page.

You can also follow the steps in the all browsers section to copy and send a link.

All browsers

If your browser is not listed here, or you need another way to send a link, you can copy the URL of any page from your address bar. Then, you can paste that URL into a message, such as an e-mail, for instance.

You can also create a shorter, easy to read URL from a longer one by using a URL shortening service.

Additional information

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