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How to create a desktop shortcut that includes UserID and Password

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  • Last reply by cor-el

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I would like to know how to add my User ID and Password to allow seamless login to a site by using the userid and password

I have an existing shortcut and would like FF to open and login to the site with one "double-click"

I do appreciate that it is a security risk to do this, but the information on this site poses no risk for me if someone that has authorized access to my personal computer, click on this shortcut.

I will appreciate any help to assist me in doing this.

Kind Regards


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First save the username and password in Firefox, if you wan't make use of master key password to protect your login.

Create a desktop shortcut to a website

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Thanks for the advice, but the website does not give the option to save the password, hence my question

Any other way I can perhaps in the properties specify that?

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Some websites use autocomplete=off to prevent Firefox from saving and filling the name and password.

You can remove autocomplete=off with a bookmarklet to make Firefox save the name and password.

Modified by iamjayakumars

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You will probably have to use a script in Greasemonkey or Scriptish to achieve this.

You can try to ask advice in the forum.