1) Re-size your Web browser so you can see the browser and your desktop in the same screen.
2) Left click the icon located to the left side of the address bar. (in the image below, the icon looks like a green padlock)
3) Continue to hold down the mouse button and drag the icon to your desktop. This creates the shortcut...
After creating the shortcut you can right-click on the icon and select Rename to edit the text description.