Bookmark Instructions

Also refer to these notes on bookmarking

Using Internet Explorer
  • Launch Internet Explorer.
  • Enter your school's unique address for The Homework Site in the following format:
    www.thehomeworksite.com/schools/lower-case-state-abbreviation/school-abbreviation
  • For example: www.thehomeworksite.com/schools/tx/westgate (for the Westgate School (ficticious) in Texas).
  • Once the site appears, click on the Favorites Icon (in the middle toolbar) to display a list of your favorite sites.
  • Click on Favorites (on the top tool bar). Click Add to Favorites. Shorten the name in the box to The Homework Site. Click OK.
  • Scroll down your Favorites list. Find The Homework Site. Right click on it.
  • A Menu will pop-up on your screen. Left click on properties.
  • Click in the URL box, and change the link to your school's unique address for The Homework Site, as described in #2 above.
  • Click Apply. Click OK.
The next time you want to go to The Homework Site, you can click on Start, go up to Favorites, and click on The Homework Site. Your browser will launch automatically and take you right to this site!


Using Netscape Communicator
  • Launch Netscape Communicator.
  • Enter the address for The Homework Site: www.thehomeworksite.com/schools/lower-case-state-abbrev/school-abbreviation
  • For example: www.thehomeworksite.com/schools/tx/westgate (for the Westgate School (ficticious) in Texas).
  • Click on Bookmarks. Add Bookmark. Click on Bookmarks again. Click on Edit Bookmark.
  • Scroll down your list. Find The Homework Site. Right Click on it.
  • A menu will pop-up on your screen. Left click on Bookmark Properties.
  • Click in the URL box, and change the link to your school's unique address for The Homework Site, as described in #2 above.
  • Click OK.

Using AOL
  • Launch AOL
  • Enter the address for The Homework Site: http://www.thehomeworksite.com/schools/lower-case-state-abbrev/school-abbreviation
  • For example: www.thehomeworksite.com/schools/tx/westgate (for the Westgate School (ficticious) in Texas).
  • Next find The Homework Site in your "Favorite Places" folder. Click on it once to highlight it.
  • Right-click your mouse on it, and choose "edit."
  • Now, you can change the website's description and, more importantly, you'll need to change the Internet address to your school's unique address for The Homework Site, as described in #2 above, as opposed to http://www.thehomeworksite.com.