Open a Web page

Opens the specified web page in the default browser.


  • The address (URL) Specifies the web page or URL to be opened. The web page will be opened in the default browser.

  • URL does not contain variable or expression The percent sign (%) is used as brackets around a variable or expression in the macro but a valid URL also uses it to encoding the characters. With this option checked, Macro Player will not treat the percent sign as the start or end character for a variable or expression in the URL but consider them as a normal character.

  • Open method Specifies how to open the URL. It can be general, open in new window or open in new tab.

  • After opening Specifies whether to wait until the content of page to complete downloading.

  • Page name Specifies a name for the webpage, the name will be used in the webpage related actions to distinguish among several webpages.

  • Don't close connected page before opening Specifies whether to close the connected page before opening If the target page name has been used and connected to a webpage.

  • Open it in Microsoft Internet Explorer Specifies whether to open it in Microsoft Internet Explorer or the internal browsers. Generally, the internal browser will give more performance.

  • Close page at end of playback Specifies whether to close automatically the open page when the playback complete.

  • Don't show browser window Specifies whether to show the browser window.

  • Return URL into variable Specifies a variable to hold the actual URL after the page opened.

  • Compatibility mode Specifies the document mode for the page. Document mode defines how Web Browser renders the webpages. It allows you to choose between support for the latest standard or support for certain behaviors popularized by older browsers.聽


  • A script window may cause that player to suspend until a user responds it. To click the button automatically in the script window, insert an action "On Popup Window on Webpage" before the action.
  • The address can be any URL that is valid to the current browser.
  • For more information about timeout, please refer to "Timeout".