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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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 ...
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Disabling QuickType into my html form fields

I'm creating several html forms. People asked me to remove the QuickType functionality introduced with iOS 8 for some of those forms fields cause sometime it's irrevelant and use screen place for ...
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How can I use Automator to open a website & log in everyday at a certain time?

I need to set up an auto log in for an Intranet web site so I can get right to work with no delays. I want Automator to open safari, go to the page, input log in and password credentials and hit log ...
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Safari, Yosemite: Where is “Reopen all windows from last session” stored?

Title wraps up the whole thing, but to elaborate I have an applescript that deletes Safari's history folder, bookmark folder, and a few other boot cache items, but quitting Safari, running the script, ...
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How to debug Safari CPU utilization and spinning beach ball?

I have been plagued by performance problems in my late 2010 MacBook Air for several months now. Most of it seems centred around Safari. I regularly get very high fan speeds (loud to the point of very ...
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Safari 8.x not playing audio in Google Voice?

Having an odd issue with Safari 8 (and WebKit browsers generally) wherein I have been unable to play audio with Google Voice. Interestingly YouTube HTML5 plays fine. Any idea as to what may be ...
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Safari Bookmarklet - accessing DOM

I've tried following bookmarklets: javascript:document.body.style.width='50%'; or javascript:document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0].width='50%'; They both work in console, but not in ...
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Safari on iOS crashes whenever I try to type anything into the search field

I’m running iOS 8.3 (12F70) on an iPhone 5S. This is an off-the-shelf device that has only ever been used with public releases; there’s never been any mucking around with developer betas or similar. ...
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Automator App — Printing From Safari Error

I am trying to use Automator to print a page from within a Flash based ebook reader. I do not know how to code so I am using the "Record" feature. I've heard the "Watch Me Do" feature is finicky, but ...
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How to downgrade Safari from 8.0.6 to 8.0.4?

I am investigating a website bug that seems to only occur in Safari 8.0.4 (Yosemite 10.10.2), but I am on 8.0.6 (Yosemite 10.10.3) already. Is there any way to downgrade Safari to the patchlevel I ...
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Is it possible to give a custom name to a browser window on OS X?

Is it possible to give a custom name to a browser window on OS X? Perhaps by using a Window Manager that has this feature? If yes, which one has it? The motivation for this question is : I have 100 ...
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Download flash videos OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Safari

How can i download flash videos from safari in OS X Yosemite 10.10.3
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Safari keeps deleting items from my reading list

My safari's reading list is "one shot", in the sense that if I open a URL it gets deleted, so I can just read it once. But some articles are long and I read them in 3-4 times. How do I change this ...
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What is kept after reinstalling OS X Yosemite from Recovery HD partition

I want to reinstall Safari because it started tu use too much memory on the ordinaty web pages. Inspecting the timeline of such a page shows too many events and javascript running, even I do nothin ...
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MacBook Pro (13 inch, mid 2009) crashing hard in Safari; can't run Apple hardware testm

Several months ago my Mac started crashing. Usually it happens exactly when I click a link in Safari (Edit: I tested with Chrome and get the same behavior). I click a link, the page starts to load, ...
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How do I stop Safari on my iPad from reloading tabs once they are already open?

For instance, I like reading Quora. They regularly send me digests to my email. What I do is I click the link from the email that opens the digest in Safari tab. I usually prefer to leave those open ...
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How to properly download the following plugin video?

After nearly a week browsing all over the web, using Safari 5.1.10 Develop menu, Activity Monitor, etc…, how can I download the following video to my Mac: ...
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How to make Safari warn me with a pop-up window before closing a tab?

Whether it is Chrome, Firefox or Safari, I always encounter this problem. I stream this video and let it loads for like 30 minutes so I can watch. Meanwhile, I navigate through my 10 other tabs. At ...
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Can I use keywords in Safari as Google Chrome?

The main reason because I use Google Chrome on my Mac is its keyword feature that I can use as shortcut while I'm searching for something. This is an example of my main keywords: ...
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How do I force Safari to save password for ALL websites?

Just seems safari can be picky with what website password gets saved. Like I can save my password for stackexchange but I can't do the same for macrumors.com. I've looked at Safari preferences and ...
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Normal websites use large amounts of RAM

Lately, on my MacBook Pro, visiting webpages has started to consume large amounts of RAM. Visiting websites like Stack Overflow, golang.org, golang playground, or gnu website causes my computer to ...
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Safari: Launch Extension from Shortcut

In Chrome, I can launch an extension with a user-defined keyboard shortcut. E.g.: I have ctrl+1 set to launch the 1Password extension Is this possible in Safari?
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Block sites at specific times

When at college I sometimes find myself looking at website such as Stack Exchange and Mac Rumours. Is there a way how to block sites like this on Yosemite every 1.5hr with 30min break? What I mean ...
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How can I identify the cause of this SSL error in Safari 6?

I was seeing an SSL error in Safari 6.1.6 (8537.78.2) on OSX 10.8.5 when visiting a website, and the debug information provided from the developer tools didn't indicate the source of the issue. The ...
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Safari does not restore saved tabs when I exit via X icon

When I quit Safari via its Menu or CMD+q, it properly restores saved tabs. However, if I close it via X icon (top left) or by quitting it via right click on its icon in the desktop bar, it does not ...
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My ipad air won't open the page on safari

I have two devices that are both connected to the SAME WI-FI at my house. We use wireless network and for the past two days I've been getting this message whenever I tried to go on the Internet and ...
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iOS 8: Prevent Safari Mobile from reloading tabs by default

When switching between tabs in Safari Mobile -- Even within a few seconds -- Safari will automatically reload the tab. This will happen more frequently between sessions: Switching between Safari ...
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How do I change one font to another in Safari?

Lets say I have a website with Trebuchet MS. How do I change all instances of that font into something more appealing, like Lucida Grande?
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How to prevent Safari saved passwords being seen with Mac password?

In Safari on OS X via Safari/Preferences/Passwords/ it is possible to view all saved passwords in plain text by entering the Mac password. I want to use a different password. Is this possible? I ...
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Safari anchor download

On the site I'm working on we have some download links for images. We tested on an older macbook running safari 5 and that worked perfectly. However when we updated the OS, safari went to version 8 ...
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Constant force reload of web pages and SBBOD

Macbook Pro 13 inch on Snow Lepoard Cant do anything online as soon as i go from one page to another i get the BBOD and have to force reload all internet pages over and over again, i literally can't ...
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Some of my Safari bookmarks don't appear in Spotlight search results

When doing a spotlight search for my bookmarks, some of them appear in the search result but some don't. I was not able to find a pattern about which ones will show up and which ones won't. Newly ...
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Is there an iOS equivalent of Bonjour for Mac?

you know how you can search your locally networked devices on Bonjour in Safari on Macs, and once you select a device, Safari asks you to log in with a username and password to get to the device's ...
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Safari won't open in Yosemite. At all

I recently got my computer re-imaged. Everything was working fine on Yosemite until about an hour ago when my Wi-Fi abruptly disconnected. The AirPort icon gave me the spinning wheel of death, so I ...
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How do I prevent files from being saved as .webarchive

Whenever I want to save files like .csv files that were open in a safari tab, it forces me to either name it as .csv.webarchive or .webarchive. Is there a way to disable this?
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can a timestamp be revealed from safari website data on ipad?

I have an Ipad mini and when checking the website data it will give the KB and bytes but it doesn't tell me what specific days or times that a particular site was visited. is it possible to show or ...
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Privacy aspects of Safari extensions

I'm wondering about privacy aspects of Safari extensions, or which pieces of information active extensions can obtain about my web browsing activities. Should I expect that an extension will generally ...
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Safari 8.0.3 crash while open Yosemite 10.10.2

My MacBook is running on Yosemite 10.10.2. Before sometime Safari was working fine but now it is crashing while opening. Erorr Log: Crashed Thread: 17 Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS ...
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files are being downloaded with .html suffix [closed]

Every time I download a file from my school site, it gets .html suffix. For example, if I download a file called file.docx from my school site through the safari, it is saved in my downloads directory ...
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Constant spinning beach ball force page reloads online

Macbook Pro 13 inch on Snow Lepoard Cant do anything online as soon as i go from one page to another i get the BBOD and have to force reload all internet pages over and over again, i literally can't ...
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How to upload pdf or, docs in safari or any popular browser in iOS?

I was just stunned today, when I just discovered that I cannot upload my resume either in pdf/doc while applying for a job. All I have access to is Photos, which is my photos and videos repository. ...
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Safari: prevent Google Search from re-focusing search box on keypress

How can I disable Google Search's .js from refocusing on search box when pressing certain keys (a-Z, _, ., etc.). I'd like to keep using Type-To-Navigate Safari extension also on Google search results ...
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safari “find” does not work for partial word [duplicate]

Sorry but I don't know how to describe this problem. Let's see a simple example below. Take this page as an example, when I search(cmd+F) "comp", safari is able to find everything about it; but if I ...
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Is this a new virus or adware/malware signature? How do I resolve this?

Since the last 12 hours or so, I've been facing a virus that's somewhat peculiar. When I open websites, and click any link on those websites, I get a new pop-up tab that opens a link from ...
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Google Search + Safari History =?

My Google Searches don't show up in my Safari History. I also turned off instant results, another answer said it would help it didn't do anything. Safari Version : Version 8.0.6 (10600.6.3)
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In Safari, there is a lag for the Open Location and New Tab shortcuts.

I started noticing this about a month ago that when I hit CMD+L or CMD+T, there is about a second or so lag to when it actually does something. I verified it's not a memory problem, as it happens ...