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 9: “Safari can't show the file ____ in the Finder.” Errors

I've got an odd one here with Safari on an OS X 10.11.3 workstation. When the user downloads a file, they receive the following message every time they attempt to show the file via Safari's download ...
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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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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 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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Is there an app/extension similar to The Great Suspender but for Safari?

Safari is sucking wind lately, for me. I have a new 1TB hard drive in my system, put in Jan 2016. For Chrome I use Great Suspender extension - it halts tabs/sites after not being used for a while. ...
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How to prevent “install java” popups

When I browse certain websites in Safari, I am frequently met with popups with instructions on how to install Java. But I don't want to install Java, especially not the plugin. How do I tell Safari to ...
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Why Safari is consuming so much battery?

From last 2-3 weeks I started noticing that my iPhone is consuming more battery than usual, around two to three times more. When I looked at battery consumption details I found out that Safari is ...
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See definition of a word inside a hyperlink in Safari?

For normal text, three-finger tap on a word is Safari works as "Look Up". From a recent version of Safari, the same three-finger tap on a hyperlink works as "Quick Look". Then, is there any way to ...
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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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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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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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Cross-browser colour issues

See the 3 screenshots below. There are several different green hex values amongst them however the CSS is declaring the correct hex (#A0CB3C), and the image has no colour profile data attached (saved ...
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Safari 8.0.2 is adding www to certain domains - how can I disable this?

When I type or paste a domain into the Safari URL bar that starts with http://local it always adds www. I'm a web developer and have setup dozens of sites with the local. prefix but now can't test ...
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Manipulate incoming HTML data

My ISP, injects JavaScript code into every website I visit. Is there a way to filter all incoming traffic in OS X and remove that injected code?
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iOS8.1 Can't stay logged in to Stack Exchange or Stack Exchange chat

So everything was wonderful before iOS8.1. Now I can no longer log in to Stack Exchange via Facebook on Safari (diagnostics say it's an HTML 5 issue), but can log in via Facebook on Chrome or via ...
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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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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?
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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 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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What is the easiest way to play webm in Safari? Perian doesn't work

I want to play webm in my website but I don't know why it doesn't play. I installed Perian and ffmpeg but none helps. Is there any simple pluging/codec as the one existing for IE? Well it actually ...
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Is there a Safari extension to hide results from a Google search?

IMHO one of the most underrated browser extension is Chrome’s Personal Blocklist (by Google). It hides results in your Google search results after you have blocked certain domains them once. Is there ...
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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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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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Is it autofill, or does it have another name?

Putting it out there to solve a problem which has blighted me for some years now. Once upon a time, i entered my email address wrong in a form in Safari. Now I get a little blue text pop-up having a ...
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Not able to resolve my domain name intermittently on iOS

I am experiencing a strange behavior w.r.t DNS resolution when connected to certain WiFi networks. (only on iOS devices) Issue is: Safari is able to resolve my domain name correctly but sometimes for ...
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Drag and drop El Capitan Safari bookmark to delete it,but cursor consistent shows close button

This problem random happened.I don't touch any settings it happened when I first installed El Capitan.
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How can I get Safari to set kMDItemWhereFroms when using “Save Image to Downloads”?

Specifically in Safari 9.0: when I save an image via right clicking and selecting Save image as... I can specify the downloads folder and the kMDItemWhereFrom data is saved just fine, as revealed both ...
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Change page up / page down speed or disable animation?

I do a lot of scrolling in Safari. I often end up hitting space bar to jump across just the right sized blocks. I just looked into it now and I wonder, is it the exact same action as page down? ...
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Keychain popup freezes my safari when I visit specific sites

So I'm usually a chrome user, but ever since buying a macbook pro, I switched to safari because chrome drained my battery like mad and it generated too much heat. The transition wasn't bad, I actually ...
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View webm files with some quicktime plugin on El Capitan (Safari 9.0)?

In Yosemite and earlier versions I used to be able to click on a webm file and the quicktime logo showed very quickly then the video started playing. I think this is some sort of old plugin (like ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on browsing to one website

I have a 2010 MBP. Just in the last day or so, whenever I try to browse to Facebook (www.facebook.com), I get a ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error. This is what is displayed in Chrome, however I cannot ...
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Safari forgets plug-in settings

I have configured Safari (8.0.7, Yosemite 10.10.4) to prompt me to allow Flash on a site by site basis. Most websites I block and some I set to "allow always" However, every couple of days, all the ...
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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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How do set a custom minimum tab width in Safari 8?

In Chrome when I have many tabs open it simply reduces the width of each tab. I'm trying Safari for the first time in years and am not enjoying the tabs that get smaller towards the edge. Is there a ...
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Chrome-like inline search highlighting in Safari?

I just switched over from using Chrome to Safari and I really like it, but I find the search function in Safari very limiting. Are there any extensions for Chrome-like highlighting in Safari? For ...
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Export or save safari history on iPad without iTunes or iCloud or computer

is there a way to export or save safari history right on the iPad using an app maybe? I don't want to move the history over to another device, but just want to see the full list of history (that's not ...
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How to manually create a working .webloc file?

So I created a .webloc file using a .vncloc file as a template (standard xml/plist format), but instead of opening in a Safari window, it is downloading the html of the website into a file. My goal ...
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Banish the tab bar on Safari 8 (when tabs are open)

With a trackpad, one can do a pinch and see all open tabs. It's a very nice interface and really well done. The thing is, with this feature, there is really no need for the tab bar, and things would ...
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“Safari” would like to control this computer using accessibility features

I recently did a clean install of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on my MacBook Air. I was making a credit card payment on the Barclaycard website and received a dialog window saying ""Safari" would like to ...
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Enlarging the omnibar in Safari 8

I am using Safari 8.0.2. Safari 8 introduced some really great features, but it made the omnibar tiny - it now occupies less than a third of the toolbar, and it seems impossible to adjust its size. I ...
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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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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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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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Default login for multiuser site in Safari

In Safari, is it possible to set a default user for a site for which you have multiple user accounts? Or sites that have different accounts for different subdomains? As it is, when I login, I have to ...
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Web search with Alfred create new tab or new window randomly

I use google search with Alfred, but after I press 'Enter', sometime the searched content shows up in a new tab in Safari, which is what I prefer. But sometime a new window of safari is created ...
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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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How to move iPad Safari bookmarks to Safari on my Mac?

I want to move my safari bookmarks from my iPad to my MacBook computer exactly as they are on my iPad. Not the other direction. Not merge. I would like exactly the same contents and order intact. ...
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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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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 ...