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How to Save a Webpage as a PDF in Firefox

If you want to hold onto a webpage with helpful information, you can simply save it. Here’s how to save a page as a PDF in Firefox.

You already know webpages can contain helpful information, instructions, contact details, and much more. So if you come across a page you’d like to save while browsing in Firefox, it’s easy! And saving it as a PDF document might be your preferred file format.

Once you save it, you can annotate it, share it, or tuck it away for reference. Here’s how to save a webpage as a PDF with Mozilla Firefox.

How to Save a Webpage as a PDF in Firefox

Luckily, it doesn’t matter if you use Firefox on Windows or Mac. The steps to save the page and (most of) the settings you can adjust are the same.

With your webpage in view, open the Print settings one of two ways.

  • Click the Applications Menu icon (three lines) on the top right and select Print.
  • Choose File > Print from the menu or menu bar.

Click File, Print

In the Destination drop-down list, pick Save to PDF. From there, you can click Save and be on your way by picking a location to save the PDF.

Pick Save to PDF

But you may want to adjust a few settings first to get the best document view you can.

Adjust the Save to PDF Settings

At the top of the settings sidebar, you can choose the page orientation, which pages to save, and the color mode.

Save to PDF in Firefox settings

For additional options, click More Settings. Now, you can pick the paper size, scale the page, select the number of pages per sheet, and adjust the margins. You can also choose to display the headers, footers, and backgrounds.

Save to PDF in Firefox more settings

One of the best settings is currently only available in Firefox on Windows, sorry Mac users. Under Format, you have options for Original and Simplified.

Original will give you the page as you see it, ads and all. But Simplified removes those ads and gives you a cleaner PDF. See the comparison in the image below.

Original versus Simplified

Hold Onto Those Pages You Need

Saving a webpage as a PDF is beneficial for all sorts of reasons. Whether you want to save instructions for how to do something, details about a local business, an article to use as a reference, or something completely different, Firefox has you covered.

For more, take a look at how to save a page as a PDF in Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome too.

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