Third-party software plug-ins that extend the functionality of the Apple Safari web browser program

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Safari extension to get rid of Google redirect links in search results?

I'm looking for a Safari extension that can rewrite the google search results so that it gives you the direct URLs rather than the long jumbled redirect links that often pop up. If you're wondering ...
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How to make Safari remember zoom level per site?

Safari's default font size is not large enough for my eyes so I have to press ⌘++ for a while on every website I visit. I could've used CSS to set the default zoom level in Safari but I want different ...
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Can Safari remember my tabs from last time?

I want my previous browsing tabs to be restored when restarting Safari. I can do this in Firefox and Chrome. Is there a setting or an extension for this? EDIT: So it turns out I was killing (word ...
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How to take a full page screenshot in Mac OS Safari?

I'm looking for a Safari Extension that can take full page screenshots. I am aware there are various extensions, but haven't found any that would take full page images.
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Safari Extension to Manage Tabs?

I'm looking for a more efficient way to manage my tabs in Safari. Specifically something that allows me to move multiple tabs at once to a new window. I often find myself following a link for a new ...
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Are there Greasemonkey scripts for Safari?

There's the wonderful Greasemonkey to run user-defined JavaScript on web pages. Is there such a thing as Greasemonkey for Safari? Or would one instead write a Safari Extension to customize behavior ...
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Safari extension to monitor web pages for changes?

I am looking for a Safari extension similar to Update Scanner (for Firefox) and Page Monitor (for Chrome). Any suggestions?
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Is there anything like OneTab available for Safari?

I am looking for a "tabs decluttering" app for Safari like OneTab Chrome Extension How OneTab Works Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of ...
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How do I search for Safari Extensions?

I noticed that Safari has an Extensions Gallery page. I'm wondering how I would search all the extensions to find the one I want. Does that page list all of the extensions available, meaning I should ...
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Is there any way to view word documents within Safari on the Mac?

The title pretty much sums up the question. I have looked, and could not find anything, neither paid, nor free. I know about the DocPreview plugin, however that does not work in Safari 5.1+. There is ...
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Better tabs management in Safari 6.x

I'm looking for extensions to allow the Safari 6.x versions to manage a large number of open tabs better than the current implementation. In particular I'm looking for two features: Vertical tabs. ...
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Way to select HTML tables by column and add them to the pasteboard?

Whenever you try to copy an HTML table to the pasteboard, it will select by row. Sometimes, I'd like to select by columns. Is there a way to do this? If not out of the box, any extensions that enable ...
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Keywurl for Safari 5.1 / Lion

Has anyone made Keywurl work with Safari 5.1 after their Lion upgrade? I tried updating the MaxBundleVersion without luck: http://hacketal.com/making-keywurl-work-with-safari-5 I'm not interested ...
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Italian language dictionary for Safari

Is there a way I can add the italian language to Safari's built in spelling support?
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Vimperator Style Extension for Safari 5?

Do we have a Vimperator style extension for Safari 5?
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Is there an extension to give Safari the same multiple search engine functionality as Chrome?

I have to admit, I never thought that I'd see the day I preferred a different desktop browser to Chrome. But with the latest release of Safari, I'm a believer. It (to me) performs faster, looks ...
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Safari clear cache on quit

Is there any way of convincing Safari to clear the cache when it quits? If not from Safari's options, then maybe an extension that does this? I would use private browsing instead, but unfortunately ...
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How can I have ClickToFlash except for YouTube?

I use the ClickToFlash Safari extension, out of concern for Flash security vulnerabilities and to remove annoyances. However, I do not like its replacements for YouTube video players over YouTube's ...
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How can I figure out if a Safari extension is using unreasonable memory/cpu?

How can I figure out if a Safari extension is using unreasonable memory/cpu? I'm not really experiencing any unreasonable sluggishness, but I am starting to pile up on the extensions and was ...
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Safari - Display Favicons In Favorites Bar

Is it possible to display favicons in Safari's Favorites Bar? For example, my Favorites Bar in Firefox looks like this: I've tried using glims, but can't get it to do this.
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How can I automatically start the Safari Reader?

Is there a way to tell Safari to automatically use Reader when it recognizes an article which it is able to display with Reader? Right now I have to manually click the Reader button at the right side ...
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“App of the Day is a feature of Pet Match” on each page of Safari

Just today-yesterday I started to see the following text almost on each second page I open in Safari. How to disable this? "App of the Day is a feature of Pet Match and uses visual search ...
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List the extensions installed in Safari for Mac OS X, and state whether each one is enabled

I'd like a list, from which text can be copied. (Not a screenshot of preferences.) This information does not appear in any of the following: Safari System Profiler in Snow Leopard System ...
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Where is the SafariStand menu/preferences?

Inspired by this answer I installed SafariStand (after installing SIMBAL) (following instrtuctions in the read me file How To Install - Install SIMBL 0.9.5 or later ...
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Do all Safari 5 Extensions work on windows / mac?

I wold like to download some safari extensions, but I'm not sure if I should be looking for ones specifically written to run in Windows. Should I be looking for platform specific extensions?
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ClickToPlugin alike for Firefox?

I recently stumbled upon Pentadactyl. Its power is making me think about switching from Safari to Firefox. However there are some Safari extensions I really find useful. ClickToPlugin Reddit and ...
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Is there a Safari Extension for adding Mail-style Data Detectors to Web Pages?

I love the Data Detectors in Apple Mail. Open a message that has a date or time in the content, and creating a new Calendar event is a snap. But this feature is not in Safari, so I'm wondering if ...
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Teach Safari to ignore case if necessary when opening local html file

I'm using Safari to read the HTML documentation that came with something. Many of the .html files contain links to others amongst themselves where the case of the URL does not match the name of the ...
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can I run two versions of safari side by side

On a freshly intalled computer rather then importing my old safari bookmarks (ea wih migration assistant) I want to start anew with no bookmarks. However, from time to time I would like to browse ...
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Can I combine the address bar and the Google search bar in Safari?

The only reason I am using Chrome over Safari is the cool feature Chrome has namely the address bar acts as the search bar as well. Is there a way I can enable this feature in safari as well?
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Site Blocker for Mobile Safari Google Searches

Is there a way to block content scraper sites from Google searches on Mobile Safari? I would like something like the "Personal Blocklist" now available for Google Chrome.
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Is there a way to set a different Safari download folder per website?

Is there any way in Safari (6 on Mountain Lion) to have it remember a different download folder per website? So if I visit my bank and download a statement I can pick my /finance/ folder to download ...
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Safari - menu to show live tabs open in open windows

I often have five or six Safari (and Chrome) windows open, each containing several tabs. I often lose track of where a live tab is when I want to return to it. I can use the Safari window menu option ...
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How do I make my 1Password extension positioning stick in Safari?

In IOS 8, I have the 1Password extension installed. I move it to the beginning of the queue so that it's the first item in the list of possible actions, but when I restart Safari, it's always at the ...
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Safari Extension for right click menu: Open in Google Chrome?

Is it possible for an extension to add items to the right click menu in Safari? If you enable developer mode, there is a menu item called "Open Page With..." and Google Chrome is a choice if it's ...
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Extension for Safari to enable Google Translation WITHOUT adding a button?

In the safari extensions there is a cool extension to use google translate on the current web page: "Translate". However I don't like the fact it is adding a button to the bar. I would like to make ...
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Select specific tabs with Command-# key in Safari?

Is there any way to mimic Chrome's behavior of selecting specific tabs with a Command-# combination (e.g., Command-1 selects Tab 1, Command-2 selects Tab 2, etc.)?
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Sending link in Safari via IM

Does anyone know of a Safari mechanism (extension in Safari 5, perhaps), that will allow a person to send the current URL via instant message? Ideally, it would pop up a list of contacts.
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How to add new search engine options in Safari for Windows?

Without resorting to editing the host file (as shown in this Apple.SE thread), is there any way to add a new search engine option to Safari for Windows? Glims works great on OS X, but unfortunately is ...
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Search tool for Safari

I'm using Keywurl now, but since Safari 5.0.1 there are also supported extensions for search. I'd like to add any search url format and assign it to a shortcut. e.g. g macbook air is google "macbook ...
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Are my frequent Safari beach balls caused by my extensions?

Every 2-10 minutes Safari pauses with a spinning beach ball for roughly 10-90 seconds, sometimes asking if I want to reload everything, making Safari almost unusable. I've installed several safari ...
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Google Quick Scroll extension for Safari

There is a great Chrome extension Google Quick Scroll that scrolls to funded text on a page after googling it. I want it for Safari but cannot find any alternatives or so. Is there?
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How do I merge the tabs of two safari windows when I have more than two open?

So far, I know how I can merge all windows with all their tabs using: I use different windows in safari to organize them by content. Sometimes it makes sense to merge the tabs of two windows. This ...
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What workarounds are there for websites that block Safari Reader?

I just opened Ars Technica's review of Lion intending to read it with Safari 5.1's Reader but it appears to somehow block Reader. I tried the following with no success: changed the extension on the ...
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DoNotTrack Safari extension by Abine

I'm desperate to uninstall the DoNotTrackMe extension from Abine.com. The cure is worse than the disease in this case. I've used the "Uninstall" button in the Extensions pane in Safari, and it ...
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How to have Safari restore form data?

I want to have Safari restore form data when restoring my session. This should be native, but Safari does not have this — yet. The extension Lazarus looks great. But it does not work. I have also ...
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Switch Twitter Accounts in Safari?

There's add-ons for Firefox to do this, switching twitter accounts without having to sign-in 3-5 times a day is really time saving if you have more than 2 accounts, CookieSwap do the job, is there any ...
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How do I download embedded media such as Flash video in Safari 6? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mimic Safari 5 Activity window with Mountain Lion, to save FLV video files? It used to be in Safari 5 and such I could open the Activity Viewer with ⌘⌥A, but no ...
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Mark Safari tabs with different colors?

Is there an extension or a plugin that allows for marking different tabs with colors ? I want to be able to group together a bunch of tabs that are relevant under one color using Safari.
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Is there a way to force US keyboard layout in Safari address bar?

I keep typing in Russian keyboard layout into Safari address bar by accident. This drives me mad because I usually end up loading domain-for-sale pages. Is there an extension or program to switch ...