Setting Your Homepage

You can't automatically set the homepage in the other major browsers with out user interaction. This is meant as a security feature.

Instructions for doing this in Firefox, Netscape and Opera are given below.

Firefox

  • From the Tools (PC) or Firefox (Mac) menu, select Options
  • Under the General tab, make sure that the first option 'When Firefox starts' is set to 'Show my home page'
  • Type the URL (eg. http://www.pilgrim.org.au) into the Home Page box or, if you're visiting your chosen web page when you do this, click the Use Current Page button
  • Click OK

Netscape

The process for Netscape is similar to the one above. . .

Opera

  • From the Tools (PC) or Opera (Mac) menu, select Preferences
  • Under the General tab, select 'Start with homepage' from the Start up menu.
  • Type the URL that you want into the Homepage box or, if you're visiting your chosen web page when you do this, click Use Current
  • Click OK