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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Apple iPad Air not playing videos under safari for a certain website

I can't get videos to play on Safari on my iPad for a website. Under other browsers it opens up. What could be the solution to this please; anybody? The website I'm trying to access is working fine ...
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How to simulate location on Safari on OS X

I am developer and I'm trying to simulate a different location other than my own on Safari on OS X (El Capitan). How do I do that? EDIT: This is not a duplicate of how might one spoof geographic ...
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html5 Web Audio API problem in iOS Device and Safari browser Desktop [closed]

1) In iPad download not happening it is like this <a href="audio/01.mp3" download></a> 2) html5 Web Audio API not playing any Audio 3) Safari browser in Desktop/laptop , on click ...
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Safari makes os freeze

I have a Mid-2014 MBP retina 15" running OSX 10.11.5. It runs flawlessly except for occasional Safari freezes. It happens only while I'm using Safari, and mostly when I try to close a tab. I've ...
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Using VoiceOver in iOS 9 Safari, I keep getting stuck in the Status Bar

Testing Accessibility with iPad VoiceOver Turn on VoiceOver. Go to Safari, load page. Walk through page with QuickNav Intermittently, QuickNav jumps from html content on page to Status Bar (where ...
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Set cookies in a browser from the command line

Is it possible in OSX to set cookies on a browser from the command line? I'm not too fussed about which browser, any of Chrome, Firefox and Safari (in that order of preference) would work.
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How to make Startpage the default search engine in Safari on Sierra

On July 7, 2009 Ixquick launched Startpage.com to offer its service at a URL that is both easier to remember and spell, and in contrast to ixquick.com, fetches results from the Google search ...
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Mac won't load some web contents

My MacBook Pro 2012 running ML has started not to load certain web pages. I tried with every browser but I have the same issue. I thought it was a firewall trouble, but it's disabled. Tried to ping ...
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Is there any function or extension in Safari to search for an image by name?

I am grading with Blackboard, which gives me a browser-based interface to managing my students. The quiz module I'm using doesn't present any roll-up information for the automatically graded multiple ...
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KeySearch doesn't work on the updated Safari in OS X El Capitan

Since I updated El Capitan and Safari, KeySearch works no longer on Safari, I was not able of editing and adding a new keyword, importing and exporting the keywords and I didn't find the ~/Library/...
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Forgot the password of a keychain (non the login one)

I have installed a bunch of certificates on my mac, due to italian legal system, in order to login to a certain website with a smartcard. It all worked well for a few months and then yesterday it ...
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How To Change the Color of My Browsers Background Safari

I use Safari version 9.1.1. I'm looking to make it easier to read my browser by changing the color of the background and text, however there is no option to do so that I can find in the settings ...
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AppleScript : Safari : Open link in a new tab (Command+Click)

I need applescript to open a link listed on a page in a new tab here is the page HTML <form name="k_1_1_1_1_7_0_7_7_1" method="post" action="/WebObjects/WEBTOOLS.oa/o/GdghsdhHSRHdsh/10.56.14.55"&...
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Is it possible to reset window sizes of Safari?

Is there a possibility to reset the window size of Safari Mac to it's original size, like when you start up your Mac for the first time? The reason that I am question for is that the hight of the ...
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Change colour of browser address/search bar

In OSX would it be possible to change the background colour and/or text colour of the address/search bar input field of a browser (Chrome, Safari, etc)? Not just the highlight colour (System Prefs > ...
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Why does restart ipad fix website spam redirect?

I was helping someone with their iPad that was redirecting a webpage to spam. The site was a respectable news site, and loaded fine on other devices. On his ipad, half way through loading the page ...
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Tabs not showing

My safari browser tabs are all blank.. Any ideas on how to make the titles reappear?
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Layout broken across all websites in Safari

Every websites layout is messed up. An example of BBC News can be seen above. I have attempted multiple troubleshooting methods recommended online such as uninstalling AdBlock however none of these ...
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Is it possible to type something into the address bar without going to the URL?

On the desktop version of Safari, you can type something into the address bar without going to it. If I think of something I want to search as I'm browsing, I can put it in the address bar, but I won'...
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Can “Buy with ApplePay” sync between a website and an app?

At WWDC2016 Apple announced that ApplePay could be used to make purchases in Safari and they've created a JS API to allow this. From what I can see this is only for once-off purchases, it simply ...
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Loading a certain legitimate website causes my Mac to crash

Opening the oneplus 3 website (specifically this page) causes my MBP (mid-2009) to crash regardless of the browser -- I've tried it with the same results on Chrome, Safari and Firefox. It loads and ...
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OS X 10.11, El Capitan, regularly almost freezes when Safari is open

On OS X 10.11, El Capitan, Safari regularly almost freezes. It usually happens on the same sites: Gmail and YouTube. I have to kill Safari and sometimes I even have to reboot the system. Sometimes it ...
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Safari 9 Key Command. Go back to previous page

I would like to program my Wacom tablet, thus what is the correct Safari key command to go back to the previous page? I am using Safari 9.1.1 on Yosemite.
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Subscribing to Google Group RSS on Safari 9

Somewhat surprisingly, Apple seems to have added RSS back to Safari (I recently upgraded my computer), under the sidebar and "Subscriptions". However, I cannot for the life of me figure out how to ...
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Few of my applications start

I have a Macbook Pro 15 inch 2009 running OS X 10.10.2. I want to update the OS to El Capitan but the App Store won't open - nor will Safari, Contact, Calendars etc. Chrome seems to be one of a ...
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Copy to clipboard buttons in browser no longer working

Starting yesterday, all of the sites I use frequently that have a "copy" button that copies text to my clipboard no longer work. I can still highlight the text and cmd + c to copy, but would really ...
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How to keep Chrome bookmarks in-sync with Safari

I use Chrome mostly and bookmark often. I would like these bookmarks automatically synched into Safari. Is this possible?s
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Search for multiple keywords in Safari (on iOS or OS X)

I'm looking for a way to search for multiple keywords on Safari. I assume it's not really possible on iOS but I'd love to be able to do it on OS X at least. Based on this link I've found some great ...
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How to open a URL without launching a new safari tab?

I would like to write a script (AppleScript or shell script) to open a URL such as https://itunes.apple.com/ca/station/beats-1/idra.978194965 which then launches iTunes and play a radio station. ...
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Can't find uninstaller in Folx downloader.mac.dmg

I'm new to OS X and I don't know too much about it. After installing Folx on my Mac I realized I didn't like it. I tried to remove it but the plugin didn't remove. When I download any file with ...
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Can't click links at all in certain circumstances

This problem has bothered me for a few months now, but only in very limited circumstances. When I went on medium.com and tried to access my profile, when I clicked to open the navigation, the box ...
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Is there an extension for safari like RightToClick or RightToCopy or some workaround with the same effect?

Looking for an extension that will block websites from disabling right click or text selection.
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Does Safari's history eventually get deleted?

I recently came across a folder in my computer called "History" with over 30 000 (!!) files. It seems that Safari was collecting a copy of every website I visit (probably to display it in the "history"...
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Non-existing URLs redirect to “searchguide - level 3” in Safari

I typed a URL in Safari to check whether a domain name had been registered or not, and was redirected to this page: (here I made the test with "http://fegiuebnfuybzh.com", a random string of ...
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Terminal command to clear DNS cache doesn't seem to work

I do a lot of website work where I change nameservers for a domain, wait overnight for it to propagate on the host server, then go back to work on the site. Lately, what happens is that I can see the ...
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delete cookies in Safari manually

I tried deleting Cookies in Safari manually, by deleting ~Library/Cookies folder, ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari and ~/Library/Safari. The folders gets deleted, but the next time I launch Safari ...
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completely reset Safari 9

How can I completely restart Safari? I did my research and found this code would delete all Safari files. Unfortunately, this is outdated since I cannot even find ~/Library/Caches/Apple\ -\ Safari\ -\ ...
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AppleScript URL from open safari window

I have a Safari window displaying a webpage. I want to be able to retrieve the open URL into AppleScript. However when I do this: if URL of window 1 is "www.google.com" then --do something end if ...
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allow extensions to access files with Disable Local File Restrictions checked

I found this nifty feature, that I think will allow my self made extension to access files on my filesystem. From apple docs https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21491?viewlocale=en_AE&locale=en_AE: ...
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programatically mimic events on a Mac [duplicate]

How can I listen for an event on my Mac, record the event and than execute it programatically. For example, I want to reload extension I made programatically. For that I need to go to Extension ...
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Fix icon on Safari toolbar

I have many extensions installed on safari. Some of those have an icon on safari toolbar. The problem is that everytime a extension get an update, the icon appears at the right of the toolbar instead ...
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programatically reload Safari extension

How can I programatically reload extension I created in Safari? This image shows the reload button that I manually have to click every time I update my extension: Any way to this is programatically?...
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Allow Safari extensions to access files

I installed a Safari extension. I need to allow this extension to access files on mu system. Chrome has option looking like this: I want the same for Safari. Where can I do this?
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Focus on address bar in Safari

A few days ago i noticed, that in new tab cursor doesn't set on address/search bar. Now I use ⌘+L combination to quickly switch, but it isn't comfortably for long time use. Reflecting on the causes ...
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Extension : Multi-highlight on safari

I'm not sure this topic is appropriate for this forum but I'm looking for a Multi-highlight extension or AppleScript for Safari. I using Multi-highlight for Google Chrome at the moment but I would ...
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Remove html5test.com website data in Safari Technology Preview

I am trying to remove all website data from Safari Technology Preview but after using the "Remove all website data" button the list of websites gets filled with html5test.com and i cannot find the way ...
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Is it possible to use Safari Technology Preview for handoff from iPhone?

When I open a page in Safari on my iPhone the handoff icon pops up in the dock on my Mac. However clicking on the icon will open Safari. As I am using Safari Technology Preview as my default browser I ...
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Not getting to Web Inspector in Safari 9

[OS X 10.11, Safari 9.1] When I enable the developer tools and select Show Web Inspector from the Develop menu I don't see anything at all like the Web Inspectors shown in Apple documentation and ...
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Flashing Safari

I just upgraded to OS X El Capitan and my Safari windows are constantly flashing. I've already re-started my computer, but it's still flashing. It's mostly when something on the page is moving and ...
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Kiosk-style mode that can clear cookies after X minutes?

I'm looking for some type of solution that would allow me to set up Kiosk-mode and allow users to access a sensitive website, but would have the ability to clear their session (i.e., cookies) after X ...