Automator: How to quickly launch your favorite web page

Automator can rightly be called one of the most underrated apps on macOS. Alas, many users are not aware of the hidden possibilities of this utility. Nevertheless, the potential inherent in the program is really huge. Today we tell about the service that will allow you to launch your favorite web pages with a single click.

Surely you have formed a certain set of web sites with which you work every day. Of course, the pages you can add bookmarks and start from there, but there is a more simple and elegant way. For these purposes we will need Automator and some free time. So, let’s begin.

  • The first thing we need to run application to automate actions. This can be done through Spotlight, or in any other convenient way.
  • In the opened window select “New document“. In the section document Type , you should choose the Program.

  • Now we need to find a process “to the specified URL“. For this we can use search.
  • Add the process in the right part of the application.

  • If necessary, remove the automatically specified address “”.

  • Insertion in the list of our favorite web pages.
  • Referring again to the search and find the action “Show web page“.

  • Move to the right side of the program and save the script. The name can be anything.

You’re done! Now when you run our script will automatically run all the specified web page. If necessary, the program can dock in a Dock panel. Note that this option works not only in Safari but in any other browser the default.

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