Safari is Apple's web browser. This tag is for Safari in OS X. For Safari on iOS, use the mobile-safari tag, and for Safari in Windows, use the safari-windows tag.

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How to edit Safari form values?

I would like to be able to selectively edit specific auto-fill form values in Safari - rather than just delete the entire form data for that site. I know I can do the latter from Prefs > AutoFill > ...
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Do Google Chrome and Safari keep sending my IP address to websites while in the background on iOS

When you are not actively using Safari or Chrome, but if they are in the background still with open tabs of websites that were visited while in the foreground, do they keep refreshing and sending my ...
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Why can't I type lower case 'a' in Safari when entering text in a field?

If I open Safari and go to www.google.com and type in a search the letter 'a' can't be typed. I have to press shift+a in order to type a capital letter a but can't type a lower case 'a'. I'm typing ...
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Formatted XML display in Safari 8

I'm trying to find an extension or plugin that allows Safari to display XML in a more user friendly form, similar to how its handled by Firefox. The only relevant information seems to be heavily ...
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How can I find conflicting keyboard shortcuts?

I'm on Yosemite 10.10.4, using Safari 8.0.7. When I press ⌘ + Shift + 7 Safari doesn't show all tabs, as it's supposed to be, but presents me with the crosshair you get when you would otherwise press ...
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Manually deleting the Safari cookies on Yosemite is not working

I am trying to manually delete the cookies for Safari on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.3. I have done this with Chrome and FireFox before (you simply locate their cookie files and delete them). But I seem ...
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Why can't I download Safari for Windows from Apple? [on hold]

I'm not asking where or if, I'm asking why can't I. Is it not in Apple's interest to make their browser available to Windows and other operating systems? I'm asking as a web developer who wants to ...
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OS 10.9.5 & bookmarks

Yesterday I installed OS 10.9.5 on my desktop Mac. Today I cannot open any bookmarks with Safari? Very frustrating. Every time there is an upgrade - it comes with extra problems.
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What are the Stages to a Connection in Safari?

The title pretty much says it all for this one; I'm interested to know what the exact procedure for connections in Safari is, i.e- the process that sees the progress bar move along until page is ...
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Safari 8.0.7 non-functional on newly installed 10.10.4

Safari 8.0.7 became non-functional immediately after I attempted to make a simple preference change regarding what newly opened windows displayed. I tried everything up to and including, just now: • ...
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Safari in 10.10.4 completely non-functional after simple preferences change

Pressed for time?: one simple question at bottom (thanks) Safari in 10.10.4 has just become non-functional, immediately after I made a simple preferences change to what new windows displayed (I don’t ...
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Safari on OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 CPU problem

Since a couple of days I have problems with the CPU usage of my Safari installation. It runs on OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 (MacBook Pro 13" from 2011). To reproduce it I only have to open one empty tab ...
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Keeping original Created and Modified dates for downloads in osx

Whenever I download files from Safari (in osx Mavericks), they appear in my Downloads folder as "new files" with the current timestamp as Created Date and Modified Date. Does anyone know how to ...
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Is there a way to redirect myself on a pdf document opened with Safari?

I have a new Mac and I use Safari. I was wondering if there is a way to adjust Safari/Pages/whatever when I open a pdf document as a new tab such that when I hyperlink within the documents contents I ...
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How to tell which websites take your MAC address of your iPhone/iPad when visiting?

how can you tell when viewing webpages, which ones are taking down your device info like MAC address, when you use an iphone or ipad? Or how to prevent that information being taken?
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Why are chrome, safari and firefox rendering Open Sans 400 as Extrabold

Today half the web looks ugly. That's because half the web uses Open Sans 400, and on my macbook pro in all browsers it has suddenly started rendering as "Extrabold". Even on the Google Webfonts site ...
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Opening Google/YouTube URLs in Chrome by default when Safari is default browser

Safari is my default browser, and I like it that way. But I want to open Google URLs (Google Docs, YouTube, etc.) in Chrome by default, e.g., when I click on a link in Mail. Is there a system-level ...
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Access reading list on windows without safari

I am a big user of ios environment, I widely use notes, reminders, calendar and reading list on safari. However I recently got a job where I have to sit by a windows machine. I found it really useful ...
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Is there a browser or browser extension that provides a detailed offline cache?

We have pretty horrible internet in our house every now and then. I was wondering if anyone knew of a browser or browser extension that provides extremely detailed caching for off-line use when the ...
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Is Safari, in incognito mode, saving its settings?

I have set Safari on board my iPad Mini (first edition) to always run in incognito mode. Every time I start it and go to YouTube or any other video service, I can clearly see, that volume is set to ...
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Automator action to Search with YouTube (Safari)

There is a contextual menu that allows user to search highlighted items with Google. I'd like to create a process that searches with YouTube with applesccript(automator). I tried doing something on ...
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ios offline reading list not working

Safari has a built in feature called reading list, for a few years I used it as an alternative to bookmarks for articles. When I was looking at storage usage I saw that safari has 200mb+ for offline ...
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Safari on MBP keeps running extensions for the 'first' time on startup

Strange problem - I recently purchased a MacBook Pro, recently updated to the latest OSX and I have an issue in Safari where when I install an extension (doesn't matter what extension) Safari will ...
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How to force Safari to warn before leaving a page when a form is filled in but not submitted

I used to see Safari (8, currently) warn about filled-in forms before navigating off a page. I just lost a large writing twice due to accidental swipe on the trackpad/clicking, and had no warning, ...
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Configuring ipython notebook for iOS use?

tl;dr: I'm trying to set up an iPython notebook server on a digitalocean droplet, and it works from OSX but not from mobile safari on my iPad. But it's just a http interface to execute code on the ...
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How to determine what kind of Safari plug-in for streaming video is missing?

Platform: Yosemite 10.10.4; MacbookPro 15" Retina (mid-2015). I can't succeed to open properly certain video streaming sites, like in following link example: ...
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iPhone/iPad “Reader” mode distorts presentation of or doesn't show content

http://jsfiddle.net/verbatim/fng4ef4k/ http://jsfiddle.net/verbatim/yg8amddu/ I have a contact us page. It has the usual information: Write, Call, Fax, Email, Web. I am checking my pages with iOS ...
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How can i restore the info.plist files of Safari?

I accidentally edited the info.plist file of Safari and now Safari does not start up giving the error "quit unexpectedly". How can i restore this file?
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Pause YouTube video with EarPod Controls (Mac)

Is there a way to pause a youtube video in Safari with the EarPod controls? Now that Airplay is integrated into the YouTube player in OS X El Capitan, I imagine it could be easy to write a script that ...
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In bash script, how to have a script that runs in the background and starts when an application is opened

I'm making a script which should run when I open Safari. I want it to open when the user logs in and run in the background, then have part of the script to run when Safari opens. Is this possible in ...
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Safari - how to see web developer tools like DOM inspector?

In on Yosemite using Safari. How can I "inspect element" I've looked through all the preferences and don't see any way to turn on developer tools so I can do inspect element (if that is even ...
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How to sync reading list from iPhone to mac without iCloud

I have lots of links in safari reading list on my iPhone and I want to sync it all with safari on my mac but without using iCloud. How can i do that?
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No bookmark icon next to bookmark item in Safari 8.0.7 (Yosemite 10.10.4)

In Safari 8.0.7 (Yosemite 10.10.4) when I hit "⇧ ⌘ B" my Favorites Bar appears and I can see my bookmarks as well as all folders but one thing I'm really missing are favicon right before bookmarks. ...
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How to delete search suggestion on mac safari(iCloud)?

By"delete"I mean remove, not disable. I still want to keep that function for other sites. Just an annoying site keep bothering me when I search google in safari. The search suggestion still exist ...
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Why does Safari recommend the C wiki page when I type “∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆”?

See image: It also recommends newrepublic when I type ∆∆∆∆: This is happening on OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, Safari 8.0.6.
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Safari plays YouTube videos beyond the end

I have the following issue in Safari 8.0.7 on OS X 10.10.4 when playing videos in YouTube: The video continues beyond the end of the track. The image and sound stop at the end of the video, but the ...
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Define alternate Safari homepage for private windows

I am wondering if it's possible to define an alternate homepage for private browsing. I have searched com.apple.Safari.plist but only HomePage can be set. For example, I have Google set as my default ...
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safari can't verify website certificate

I upgraded my safari yesterday ever since I keep getting "Safari can't verify the website certificate" I have tried checking for any other software updates to no avail, I have done Keychain First Aid ...
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Safari bookmark indicator

I have recently switched from Chrome to Safari. One thing I am still missing from Safari is a bookmark indicator. As in the Chrome address bar, if the current page has already been bookmarked, the ...
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How disable Google Chrome 43 OSX extended attribute?

This extended attribute is fak for me. I download with Google Chrome 500file. All have in OSX finder this extended attribute. Where can I disable extended attribute on OSX 10.10?
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What's the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, and where is the official download? [duplicate]

I want to install the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, but I can't seem to find an official download on Apple's website. Anyone have a clue?
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Open URL in Safari from Captive Network Assistant.app?

I have made a wifi hotspot captive portal. When a client connects to, I get the Captive Network Assistant.app showing ToS. My question is: Once the client clicks "I accept ToS" button, can be Safari ...
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Is there a way to access my Reading List without opening Safari?

I am reading on iPad and saving to reading list. I don't like Safari on OS X and don't want to open it every time. Is there a way to access the links in my Reading List without opening Safari?
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How can Red Browser/WhatsApp work while Safari, Mail, and other apps can't connect

I am currently on vacation in Europe and my family here has wifi thats been working perfectly the last couple days. Last night, however, Safari and several other apps haven't been opening on my iPhone ...
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My safari on mac keeps opening login.skype.com

My safari on mac keeps opening webpage login.skype.com in different tabs and i don't have Skype installed on my mac.I tried reseting the safari and did all the troubleshooting to remove Skype and ...
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Safari History is Automatically Deleted

I've noticed my OS X 10.10 Safari's browsing history is being deleted after few days even though the Remove history item option is set to Manually. So my questions are: Does anybody know what can ...
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Safari cancels request made with jplayer

I have an application that uses jplayer to listen to radio. It works in Chrome, but fails on Safari. The network request to http://46.20.4.4:4030/;stream.m4a responds: ICY 200 OK ...
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Sync chrome and safari tabs/bookmarks automatically

while chrome battery usage is terrible, i like it as more funcional browser thus i use it almost all the time when macbook is connected to charger, however when i'm on battery i'd like to use only ...
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Safari used 70 GB of RAM

Safari uses too much memory on my system (rMBP 2013). By 'too much' I mean tens of gigabytes of memory. I experience constant memory pressure which leads to Safari freezes (it's freezing constantly ...
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Is it possible to left-align the URL in the Safari address bar?

As of Safari 8 on OS X Yosemite, URLs in the URL bar are displayed centered. This looks really nice, but I’m a web developer and I often need to change just part of an URL to test something. To do ...