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How to enable logged-in thumbnails for Safari Top Sites for Secure (HTTPS) Sites?

How do I allow Safari to generate logged-in thumbnails of HTTPS pages? Maybe there's a hidden setting for this? Right now thumbnails of secure (HTTPS) pages are rendered without login data. For ...
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Safari 8 on Yosemite Spawning distnoted process and spiking CPU load

My Safari 8 was hijacked by Open-Search.com after updating OS to Yosemite (10.10). The effect was two fold, my home page was hijacked by Open-Search/MacKeeper and the CPU started to load spikes at ...
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Configure HTTPS proxy on iPad

I have a secure login page on my localhost. In my network settings on the iPad I can only change HTTP proxy setting to access insecure pages in localhost. I have configured it this way: Server: ...
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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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Clicking on a link within Safari without opening it

In a CMS, the right frame shows the page to be changed, and the left frame the editing page. I can double-click on a text-block in the right frame to open it in an editing area in the left frame. ...
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Safari can’t establish a secure connection to the server www.google.com

If I try to navigate to any of the following pages: http://google.com/reader https://encrypted.google.com/ I get an error message in Safari saying: Safari can't open the page ...
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How can I prevent Safari from removing first words of tabs' titles?

Safari has a feature which removes duplicate first words of page titles form tabs, which is useful when sites' pages all begin with the same word or two. "Site Title | Page title 1" and "Site Title | ...
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`Unknown` file download after reload in Safari 8.0 on OS X Yosemite

Since upgrading to OS X Yosemite I've experienced that sometimes when reloading a web page (CMD+R) Safari doesn't reload the page but downloads a file named Unknown. Is there any way to fix this?
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Safari opens tabs by itself and launches Mail

I am using Safari Version 7.1 (9537.85.10.17.1) on OS X Version 10.9.5 Which I got free from Apple when they were offering it. My Mac is about 5 years old. When I open Safari it usually opens on ...
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How to inspect HTTP requests in Safari 8

I can't seem to find a way to view the raw HTTP requests sent by safari to the webserver. Does anyone know how you can do this in Safari 8. I did manage to find some HTTP headers in the resource tab ...
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How to backup and access iOS Safari's reading list?

I have an iPhone, with iOS 7. In Safari, I have a lot of pages saved in the reading list. How can I backup the reading list to a computer and then access it ? On a PC, I have a backup of my iPhone. ...
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Remove system default / third-party app 'service' items from OS X context menus?

I'm in the process of replacing OS X's default 'Search with Google' context menu item (found when you right click on text in many apps like Terminal, Notes, or third party ones like the RSS reader ...
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Safari PDF Issue

When I try to load a PDF in Safari I am getting some odd Asian (sorry I don't know what dialect) type in the loading window. My best guess is there is a font substitution occurring but I really don't ...
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How to remember only a username in Safari?

Chrome and Firefox allow to remember only a username (gmail, for example) without no problem. But it's not working the same way for Safari. Safari, if remembers, it remembers both, username and ...
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Edit URL in address bar when title matches in Safari

In Safari 6.1, under Mac OS 10.8, if I type a text in the address bar that matches the title of a page I have previously visited, that page is listed below. I select it and would then like to slightly ...
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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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Remove accepted self-signed certificate from iOS Safari

I was experimenting with self-signed certificates and while viewing my website from Safari on an iPhone I first got the warning that it is an untrusted site and I could review the details of the ...
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com.apple.WebKit.WebContent spawns itself periodically stealing focus

Ever since I switched to Mavericks I experience a problem with keyboard focus when using X11 based apps (that's at least how it manifests) I have narrowed it down to Safari's ...
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Allow access to www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies, but not www.bbc.co.uk

I'm using OS X Parental Controls to limit what my son can do on our Mac. He has his own user account, managed by the Parental Controls. Under Website Restrictions, I've chosen "Allow access to only ...
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Safari keeps losing my sessions / cookies

I'm a long-time Safari user, without any serious troubles. As of yesterday, Safari now loses my session data every half hour or so. Meaning - I get logged out of all of the sites I'm logged into - ...
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Kerberos ticket not sent to server

I encountered a bug in Safari, where an internal website that has NTLM Negotiate enabled keeps reloading. Confirming with Wireshark, I see a continuous loop of Safari trying to request the page, and ...
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How should I analyze and solve issues with web browsers?

Currently I am getting pretty mad about "web-browsing" using my mac (os x 10.9). Of course I tried all the major browser, like chrome, firefox and safari, but unfortunately they are driving me ...
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Chrome loads very slowly while Safari very fast

Chrome loads any web page very slowly. Even making a google search takes more than 15 seconds while the same occurs in Safari instantaneously. I cleared the cache and disabled NPAPI plugins as ...
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How can I get Wikipedia embedded audio and video to play back in Safari?

What is require to get the embedded Ogg Vorbis/Theora media on Wikipedia to play back natively in Safari, assuming a clean Mavericks install?
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release stuck hover label

When I use for example a browser like Safari there are websites where you can go over an area with your mouse and a hover label appears. When I switch to fast from safari into another application ...
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Create a bookmarklet for Safari iOS to print page?

Is it possible to create a JavaScript bookmarklet (or other link) to be used in Safari (iOS) that will automatically print the current web page to the default AirPrint enabled printer? Ideally without ...
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How can exclude a whole site from Safari Top sites (and not just an URL)?

In this other question, I've asked how to remove a domain from being added to the Safari Top Sites. Unfortunately it seems that the answer may not be that easy as I though. I've just discovered that ...
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Preventing google search for custom top-level domain

How can I prevent safari to redirect the user to the google search page for addresses with custom top-level domains? Given an address of the type http://application.test where test is a primary zone ...
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How can I sync history of Safari?

Question is in the header. I know that Google Chrome stores his history in sqlite database, and there's impossible to sync Chrome's history. Can I do this with Safari? I didn't find this option.
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What determines a local file's MIME type?

When a local file is opened in Safari or -- more important to my situation -- a custom application that uses a WebView for display, what decides on the MIME type to associate with the resulting file ...
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How do I jump to a line number in Safari 6 Web Inspector?

So I'm working on some javascript and I want to set a breakpoint on the line that I'm working on. It seems reasonable that I should be able to go into the Javascript debugger and jump to that line ...
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How do I find hidden UIScrollView settings in Safari and Lion?

The question (and answer) Can you disable rubber-band scrolling in OS X Lion? is very useful, so I would like to learn how to find these settings. How can I find out what these variables are so I can ...
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Web Inspector in Safari 5.1 (Lion) not logging request when not open

Is there any way to revert Web Inspector in Safari 5.1 to the old behaviour that if I have developer tools enabled, all Ajax/XHR, image, css etc requests are logged and when I open Web Inspector, they ...
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Is there a way to improve the quality of the cached images Safari uses for forward/back swiping?

I know I'm crazy, but it's bugging me.
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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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Getting Silverlight to work on Mac OS X Yosemite

I'm trying to get Silverlight to work on Mac OS X, any browser would do. I'm not getting much success at all so far, nor help from the Web. 1) Silverlight + Mac OS X Yosemite To start with, can ...
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Customizing Favorites in Safari Address Bar

Is there any way to customize Safari 8's Favorites drop-down to get rid of unnecessary line breaks? I mean reducing the padding/margin with a CSS-hack or something like that
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yosemite with safari beachball

When I click on a link while in Safari - or put a query into the search I repeatedly get the beachball - this doesn't happen with Firefox or Chrome. What can I do?
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Block cookies from specific domain

I would like to configure Safari to block cookies from specific domains, but looking at the settings I couldn't find any option. Then I searched for extensions that could implement this feature, ...
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Play Safari web videos in full-screen on second monitor while using first monitor

I have two monitors and am using OS X Mavericks. In Safari when viewing a YouTube streaming video full screen on one monitor, if I use the other monitor it causes the YouTube video to switch from full ...
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On Yosemite Safari opens randomly, why? and how can I stop it?

On Yosemite, I don't use Safari at all. Never. Every now and then (like once a week or so), Safari automatically opens, without my interaction and it does not even come to forefront, it just remains ...
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Safari Share Submenu

I would like to be able to have both mac mail and outlook show up in the "share" folder of Safari. It appears that I can have one or the other, depending upon my 'default' mail app, but sometimes I ...
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PDF generated by 'save as pdf' in safari 8 - problem with fonts

I use to generate report on my website to pdf on my mac with safari 7.0. It also works on Yosemite and newest Chrome. It looks like that: Since I upgraded to Yosemite with Safari 8 fonts in PDF ...
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How To Add Per-Webpage, Not Per-Website Icons for Favorites View In Yosemite

I am dealing with this mess of icons in OS X Yosemite Safari's Favorites view: Note how nice and easy it is to visually locate the IPython and AWS icons: I would like to have similar icons ...
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Safari keeps downloading data when Gmail is open

If I have a visible tab (non occluded window) open on Gmail, my Safari (8.0 running on Yosemite) keeps downloading data at a rate of 1 MB/s. The same does not happen with Chrome. I'd like to ...
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Safari and other programs using too much RAM with barely any tabs open. Happens daily since Yosemite

I've noticed a drop battery life as well as performance from my macbook since the new Yosemite update a week ago. The performance slows down greatly, even with my 8gb of ram. Animations are very ...
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Is there a Compatibility Mode for iOS Safari I can set?

I have an IIS hosted website. With iOS 8, some of the page looks ugly now in Safari. Until we have the resources to determine what's wrong so we can fix the website, I was hoping I can set an HTTP ...
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How do I change HTML5 video playback speed (e.g., 1.5x, 2x) in Safari for Yosemite?

I use ClickToFlash to switch most videos from Flash to HTML5 (QuickTime) versions in Safari. HTML5 allows for variable speed playback, but not in the quicktime plugin for safari so far as I can ...
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Icon problem on iPad Air

A friend has the iPad Air with iOS 8.1. She has used Safari to add a bunch of Youtube videos to her home screen. That way she can touch an icon on her home screen and it will immediate load the ...
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Safari Web Developer Tools - how to edit a cookie?

Is it possible to edit cookie values in Safari, either by using the Web Developer tool or another 3rd party extension?