Powershell script to create “kiosk mode” shortcuts in bulk, quickly, from a CSV.
This is a PowerShell script I wrote because a Teacher needed full-screen shortcuts for a long list of web games for her students.
How do I use it?
To use, simply modify the CSV with a list of names and URLs to sites that you want the shortcuts to be created for.
input.csv file will be loaded by the powershell script when you execute it
- for each entry, powershell will run function
Behind the scenes, shortcuts are being created for Google Chrome with the
--kiosk argument to launch the web-browser shortcut in full-screen mode wherein you’ll have to
CTRL-W to get out of it.
- Rather than limit yourself to “Kiosk Mode”, you can change the -kiosk argument to many different switches supported in Chrome. There’s a list of
-disableChrome startup switches that can block plug-ins, content, or features you don’t want, like: