Safari is Apple's web browser. Please specify in your question if you are using it under Windows, since it is more popular under OS X.

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Reset Safari from command line

I accidentally navigated to one of those sites that pops up a dialog telling me that my computer is infected. Upon clicking the OK button, that dialog reappears, ad infinitum. I cannot close the tab ...
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Did Mavericks solve the Safari Airplay delay?

I have a first gen Airport Express (from 2008) and use it with Mountain Lion. The connection chain looks as follows: MacBook Pro -> WiFi (802.11n) -> Airport Express (receives Internet via DSL ...
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Why does the main OS menu bar disappear when I am in Safari?

I am running OS X 10.8.2 on a MacBook Pro with a 27" Cinema Display. Just this week I noticed that when I switch over to Safari the Main Menu Bar (not the Safari menu bar) disappears. I have checked ...
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Safari: how to bring up an extension's options page without the toolbar button

I'm using Safari 8.0.2 on OS X 10.10.1. I have a bunch of extensions installed that have options pages, e.g., Adblock Plus and Ninja Kit. The options pages are not linked to from ...
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How do I clear individual types of browser data in Safari?

Prior to upgrading my MacBook Pro to OS X Yosemite, I was able to clear individual types of browser data (such as cookies, visited URLs and website data) in Safari. However, the "Clear History and ...
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Blur all images in Safari, unless clicked

I know that the 'Develop' menu allows me to block all images in Safari, however I have a couple more requirements: Blur, not block, all images from all webpages Click to show blurred images I ...
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Keep sessions between private tabs

I am used to of the old private browsing mode in Safari, where you can keep a login session between tabs. But since this new Safari came with Yosemite, the tabs maintain their own sessions. Is there ...
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Why is Safari ignoring my /etc/hosts file?

I added some domains to block (127.0.0.1 mydomain.com) to my /etc/hosts file and for some reason, Safari seems to be ignoring them. I have tried disabling Safari extensions, clearing the cache (sudo ...
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Can I save an HTML file to my iPhone and open in Safari?

Does anyone know if its possible to save an HTML file to your iphone and then open it with Safari so that you can then favourite it and have it appear on the launcher as an icon?
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Move items on the Safari reading list

Can I move items in the Reading List like I can in the Bookmarks section?
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Block web page containing a specific word in safari

I would like to know if there is any mac safari plugin to block any web page containing a specific word in its url or in its content. For example, suppose we take the word 'abc', the following link ...
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Safari won't enter fullscreen

I'm currently running Safari 5.1.4 on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3, and after bringing it out of the fullscreen mode, I quit safari using Command+Q. When I restarted my Mac, for some reason, Safari won't ...
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Safari CMD+Click link new tab focus

Is there a way to force focus to a new tab in safari when you cmd+click on links in google search results for example?
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Bandwidth throttling with onboard tools in Yosemite?

Is there any way with Mac OS Yosemite's built-in firewall to throttle or queue connections from a single application, on a single port or to a certain hostname? The App in question would be the ...
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History of shared web pages in Safari

I shared a web page via Safari (8 on Yosemite) once. Now the last recipient shows up in the menu. How can I delete it from there? See picture for how it looks.
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Can I use AppleScript to upload a file to a webpage open in Safari using drag and drop?

I would like to create an AppleScript to open a specified URL in Safari, login automatically if that would be possible and then upload a file to a form that accepts drag and drop file upload. Would ...
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safari active tab color

Is there a hack or extension to make the active tab in focus a different color than the others? I tried GLIMS but apparently that extension is borked for the latest version of safari.
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How do I access and view cache HTML5 videos located in Safari or Chrome cache?

I want to view and possibly remix a video on youtube. I have seen many demos and articles describing where the cache is on older versions of the browsers, but now it seems that Safari is stored in a ...
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Safari crash and refusal/failure to reload

Recently, Safari unexpected crashed while I was using my desktop. Now, when I try to reload, it keeps saying it "unexpectedly quit" and will not reload (even when I push the reload button). I have ...
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Macbook pro OS X 10.9 can only access internet through safari

My Macbook pro shows it is connected to the wifi. I can access internet through Safari. But I can not access with any other software or tool like firefox, chrome, opera, terminal. Even my Skype and ...
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Safari 7.1 Bookmark not closing properly

I sometime notice this random behaviour of the bookmarks not closing and it leaves me with something like this, any suggestions? I'm running Mavericks with everything updated.
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Adobe Flash player won't install on my mac

I'm trying to update Adobe Flash player on my mac OsX 10.6 with Safari. Everything was working out in the update process until I clicked 'Install Adobe Flash player' and it requested my mac's username ...
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How do I disable Swipe Between Pages on Safari

I am trying to find how to enable and disable the Swipe between pages gesture via the defaults command either system wide or just for Safari. I can't do it manually as we will need to do this on ...
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How can I make You Tube full screen on my iPad when using Safari?

I recently updated my iPad and now if I go to You Tube (i.e., youtube.com) using Safari and try to make a video full screen the navigation bars etc... still take up about 1/5th of the screen at the ...
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missing safari-plugin for audio/midi

I am using Mac OS X 10.9.1 (Mavericks) on a late 2012 27" iMac, running Safari 7.0.1 and I always install all new software updates. But now I have a problem with midi-files that are embedded in ...
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Missing icons in Safari Favorites tab (OS X Yosemite)

Some of the bookmarks in my Favorites screen are consistently defaulting to an ugly gray icon even though they do have icons elsewhere. I don't know what to do about this. For example, here's what my ...
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Why does Safari 6 scroll to the bottom of the page when viewing Google search results?

When I use the pagination at the bottom of Google search results pages to browse through the results, Safari 6 on OS X Mountain Lion automatically scrolls to the bottom of the page. Doesn't happen ...
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How to locate UI Button for AppleScript using Accessibility Inspector

There are several articles here that address this question, but none offer the help to connect-the-dots. The attached screen shot shot shows Accessibility Inspector for the button in question, which ...
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How to disable Cmd + [Num] in Safari

I use WordPress keyboard shortcuts a lot, but Safari's use of Cmd + [Num] (e.g. 1, 2, 3) is overriding WordPress' use (which formats text with tags). How can I disable Safari's use of the keyboard ...
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“Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected” malware in Safari or other browsers

Did you navigate to a page that produced a popup that says (among other things)... Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected ...and then asks you to call a toll free number? As you might have ...
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Why is there a web process active even if Safari isn't opened?

I noticed that even when Safari is closed, many web processes are active, and these processes are active even when I just restarted my Mac. Actually, I noticed that this process is in the Spotlight ...
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Hide / Remove App Store updates for base applications (incl. Safari)

Is it possible to stop the App Store from giving notifications that cannot permanently be dismissed for unapplied updates to particular applications that come as part of the base system, in particular ...
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Does the coupons.com printing uninstaller leave anything behind?

A family member installed the coupons.com printing software on my Mac. Googling around tells me that the uninstaller doesn't fully remove elements of the installation from the Windows version. I ...
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How to make iCloud 3.0 on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari

Since updating to iCloud 3.0 on Windows 7, I've noticed that my Windows installation of Safari is no longer syncing my iPad bookmarks. Looking at the settings in iCloud, Safari is no longer included: ...
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Quit all Safari Web Content processes at once?

The biggest RAM hog on my computer is my unhealthy habit of keeping too many Safari tabs open. Even when I close them, their associated processes don't necessarily disappear if those processes were ...
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How can I remove an autocomplete suggestion from Safari's address bar?

A site that I visit frequently used to be located at: http://www.site.com/sub/dir But now it's just located it: http://www.site.com/sub The problem is, I visited the original location so often ...
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Safari crashes after Yosemite Upgrade

My sister upgraded her 2011 MacBook Pro 15" to Yosemite from Mavericks. As far as I have been able to glean the upgrade went without a hitch, but now her computer is mostly unusable. It is very ...
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I need to hide `Show all bookmarks` button in Safari 6

I use Safari 6 (on OS X 10.8.3) and I want to hide all button on Bookmarks Bar in Safari 6. For Show Reading list and Show Top Sites there are an options to hide it in Preference → Bookmark but there ...
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How to reinstall Safari 8 without reinstalling OS X Yosemite

Safari keeps on crashing or is unusable for some other reason and I have no possibility of reinstalling it without reinstalling the OS. What do I do?
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Where are my options in Safari Share menu

This is a typical share menu: For an unknown reason, mine looks like this: How can I recover all others missing options? This is what I get when I hit on more: After the last update of OS X ...
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iOS 8 for iPad 2: Closing a tab in private browsing causes me to log off from sites in other private tabs

I just upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 8. I was previously using iOS 6, so bear with me, as I'm obviously way behind everyone else. I find that when I'm using multiple tabs in private browsing while ...
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Why does Office for Mac need Safari and Chrome closed for installation?

In an update for MS Office for Mac, the installer asks to close Chrome and Safari — why? What do those programs have to do with Microsoft Office? I only have Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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Is it normal for iPhone to take longer than 8 hours to erase contents and settings?

I've been waiting 8 hours now for my iPhone 5C to erase content and settings and still not finished. How long is it normal to take to reset an iPhone to factory settings?
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Allow cookies from certain websites?

I have some problems with cookies, I don't want cookies everywhere, but only for certain websites. What I have done right now is I allow cookies, then do the thing where a cookie is saved, then block ...
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iOS 8 Safari SharePoint 2013 Windows Authentication Support

I would like to support SharePoint 2013 with default out-of-box settings on iOS 8 devices. I see a lot of forum discussion on both Apple and Microsoft sites regarding IIS Windows Authentication being ...
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Turn off auto-hiding dock and menu bar

Recently I played a TV show on my TV using HDMI and used clamshell mode for my Macbook Pro. Now whenever I'm in Safari, both the menubar at the top and the Dock automatically hide. It only happens ...
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Safari has some strange colors now

Safari has suddenly started showing some strange GUI colors on the bookmarks screen. They seem to have started shortly after applying the latest iTunes update, although not IMMEDIATELY after (a few ...
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How to get url of selected image in google images?

I write Automator workflow which will attach google image miniature, able to be selected on context menu or hotkey enabled. Now I am trying to figure out which type of object sees Automator when I ...
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Safari 8.0 web process at 100% CPU every time I start Safari after resuming from sleep

Whenever I start Safari 8.0 (on Yosemite 10.10) after resuming my Mac from sleep, it kicks off a web process which consumes 100% CPU and soon gets the fans on my MBA going: What's strange is that ...
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Disable “Try the new safari” popup

In Yosemite, when starting Chrome (or Firefox), an invasive, annoying and persistent popup "Try the new safari" appears on screen. Two options, "Later" will have it come back next time, and "Try ...