How To Save Webpages as PDF on Mac

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This article will show you how to create PDF documents of webpages and online articles using Reader View in Safari 5.

Convert Web Pages to PDF on Mac

Open Safari and browse for the desired webpage or article. Click on the blue Reader button that appears at the end of the address bar to open the webpage in Reader View.

Next, click on the File menu > Print to open the Print menu.

Click on the PDF button located at the bottom of the Print menu and select Open PDF in Preview. Your webpage will open in Preview. You may now save it in a PDF format.

N.B. Some websites will not allow you to use the Reader View due to its ability to hide ads. If this be the case, the Reader button will be grayed out.
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Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
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