Getting Around the Web and Using Internet Explorer 7
Provides options for viewing and managing browser add-ons installed on your
Configures Internet Explorer to work offline. When you are working offline,
Internet Explorer attempts to retrieve pages you access from its offline browsing
cache. If a page is available for offline browsing, Internet Explorer displays the
page. Otherwise, Internet Explorer displays an error message.
Provides options for configuring Internet Explorer’s settings. You can use the
related dialog box to configure settings for security, privacy, content, connec-
tions, programs, and more.
Conﬁguring Web Pages As Home Pages
One of my favorite new features in Internet Explorer 7 is the ability to have up to
eight home pages. When you configure a web page as a home page, Internet Explorer
opens the page anytime you start a new browser session or click the Home button. If
you have more than one home page configured, Internet Explorer opens each page in
a separate tab.
The Home Options button to the right of the Home button allows you to display
and select from a list of home pages that you’ve configured. You can also use the
options it provides to add, change, or remove home pages. You can add or change
home pages by completing the following steps:
1. In Internet Explorer 7, click the Home Options button to the right of the Home
2. On the shortcut menu, select Add or Change Home Page. This displays the Add
or Change Home Page dialog box shown in Figure 7-11.
Figure 7-11. Adding or changing your home page