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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YouTube doesn't work on a brand new MacBook

YouTube doesn't work in Safari on mid-2013 MacBook Air 13". I've tried enabling HTML5 video at http://www.youtube.com/html5, and some videos did start playing after that, but most videos still don't ...
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How to get Reading List items as links

I just have a billion items in Safari's reading list and I would like the links to all of them. Is there a way to get all of the items in your reading list as links (maybe in a text document)?
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New Web Inspector for Safari?

If you visit this page, it seems there's a new version of Web Inspector for Safari. (screenshot) How can I access that?
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Safari window always highlight

Is there a way to have a Safari window (or just a tab) always highlighted? I mean, when using other programs, have a piece of screen occupied by a Safari window (resized, obviously).
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Safari will spontaneously visit URL while I type

On my old MacBook Air and even on my brand new Retina MacBook Pro (which was set up as a new computer), if I open a new tab and quickly start typing a URL or search in the bar, Safari will sometimes ...
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Can I ensure keyboard commands don't get trapped by browser scripts?

Is it possible to tweak Safari to ensure command key combinations like ⌘H or ⌘L go to Safari as opposed to Safari's window contents? This comes up for me most often on this site because the editor ...
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How do I have Safari 6 ask before quitting (to avoid accidental quits)?

Safari used to have a preference option to confirm before quitting, now that has disappeared. It's so easy to quit accidentally and lose all your tabs. I know you can resume or re-open the previous ...
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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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Why is WebGL disabled in Safari [closed]

I know how to enable WebGL in Safari (6.0.5) for OS X and I am able to visualize and interact with WebGL based content, however I don't understand why is this technology disabled by default if the ...
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What ghost in the machine is changing Safari Privacy settings? Mail, too?

Safari, Mail. What on earth? Occasionally, Mail can't connect, so I go into Preferences .. and every time, a password has just plain disappeared. Or I'll go thru Safari Preferences and discover, ...
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What did I do wrong - Safari 6.0.5 on 10.8.4

... has recently taken a turn for the worse. Constant beach-balls, and after an hour's browsing, that damned Safari Web Content is running between 2 and 3GB, between real and virtual. If I leave tabs ...
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How do I update Safari on the Macintosh?

How do I upgrade Safari on the Mac? Is there one web page to always get the current version? Or are there instructions somewhere for how to manually update Safari (assuming auto update is not ...
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Both Safari and Webkit crash on startup

I'm trying to debug a Webkit problem, and I seem to have botched my Safari installation: whenever I try to launch any version of Safari or Webkit, it crashes immediately with an error like this: ...
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Safari won't connect to any server!

Chrome & Firefox works fine but when i open Safari it says "Safari can't connect to the server". I have tried to change the DNS and i searched all over google but i couldnt find anything regarding ...
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Safari not accepting website certificate

I've been using an internal website at work without any issues until today when I received the error message: "Safari can't open the page "https://...". The error is: "The server "..." did not ...
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What makes a webpage's sound continue after the page is closed?

Some websites that have sound/music keep the sound running even after the web browser is closed on iPad. Some other websites stop the sound when the page is closed. I suppose there must be some coding ...
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.htaccess protected site cannot be accessed by iPad

I have been working on a website on a test server test.domain.com for a few weeks now. I was always able to access the .htaccess password protected site using my iPad mini as well as my iPhone or ...
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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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How do I set the default RSS reader in Safari 6 on Mountain Lion

With Mountain Lion and Safari 6, there is no built in RSS reader and Safari prompts you to find and install one from the Mac App Store if you don't have one. So I installed a few different RSS ...
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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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Client certificate required after installing certificate

Using safari on OS X 10.8.2 to connect to an internal server via https:, safari indicates a client certificate is required. Tried dragging the certificate from the url field to the desktop and adding ...
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Safari 6 freezing

I've recently upgraded to Safari 6 in Lion and I'm seeing some pages freeze: I cannot scroll down and sometimes cannot click on anything. Safari is still alive and working but the freeze cannot be ...
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Mail sent on iPhone via Safari or Twitter or other apps is never received, but email sent from within Mail is fine

I am using iOS 6.1.4 on iPhone 5, and I've noticed that at some point in the past few weeks - I do not know exactly when it began - any email I try to send from within any non-Mail app, such as ...
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Highlight entry on page after visiting site on safari

On a search page in Safari 6.0.4 how can I have the entry highlighted after having visited that site? This saves unnecessary going back into that page.
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Why is Safari messing up YouTube icons?

Some of the icons on YouTube are messed up in Safari, but the look fine in Chrome. If they are both WebKit browsers, why is this an issue?
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Does safari on iOS update automatically? Outside of iOS updates?

I realize that safari is updated when iOS is updated. But is it ever updated silently, like chrome or firefox, for more minor additions? Say for bugs in webkit/nitro. Or is it more like the stock ...
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Solution/Script to automatically sync Safari's Reading List to Read-it-Later services like Pocket or Evernote?

MacOSX contextual menus allow me use Pocket [Formerly Read it later] to archive all, and also read, some of the enormous amounts of content that I come across daily on my browser of choice - Safari. ...
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Can I stream from Safari silverlight to AppleTV?

I'm using Sky Sports Now TV to watch live sport on my Mac. This is via the silverlight plugin in Safari. Can I use something to divert this video feed to my Apple TV so I can watch on my television ...
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View local HTML files using web browser on iPad

Using a web browser (e.g., Safari, Chrome, etc.) can I view html pages that are stored locally on the iPad? The pages should render properly and execute Javascript/CSS properly.
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How to Make G-mail Remember my User ID and Passwords with Safari

I work in marketing and have several G-mail accounts established exclusively for my clients advertising programs that I must access frequently. Until a few days ago, each time I opened any G-mail ...
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Boot into Safari-only mode in Mountain Lion?

In Lion, you used to be able to boot into a Safari-only mode. Where did that go in Mountain Lion?
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Where has the SearchMe extension for Safari and Chrome come from?

Again, today, I found out that my default search engine has been changed to "Yahoo", which is weird as I didn't do that. This is the second time it happens, and I found out there is an extension ...
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Is there a way to copy the link URL in Safari (Mac OS X) without using right click?

In Safari, if you want to copy the link URL, you should do 3 operations: Hover the link Right-click the link Use the "Copy link" item from the main/contextual menu Alternatively, you can ...
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How can I browse offline my already visited websites?

OK, I am online half of the day and offline the other half using a MacBook Pro. As I am coding primarily on this Mac, I am interested in caching all the websites I visit: especially forums, blogs, ...
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Clearing the cache/history not removing form field values

I am using Firefox and Opera in OS X 10.5.8. I have cleared the cookies, history, private data number of times. But when I visit gmail/facebook, the email ID is still auto filled up. Is there anyway ...
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Safari Toolbar Icons Blank

Regularly, after some time using Safari, 3rd party icons in Safari toolbar become blank. Restarting Safari fixes the problem, but after some time it happens again.
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Does the javascript debugger in Safari have the ability to de-minify javascript like chrome does?

In the Chrome debugger under the "Sources" tab, there is a little "{}" button at the bottom that will de-minify minified code and make it human readable, as well as allow the developer to set ...
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Running GUI application from Console Login

What I'm trying to do is after logging into the >console on my mac mini run safari. Its on 10.6.8 if that matters, I've tried a 10.8.3 machine. Once logged in, I login as root. From here is it ...
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removing results from Google searches on Safari

Is there any extension or whatever that I can use to remove the results I don't want form google for safari? I would like to be able to ban certain domains from appearing in any results on my google ...
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How do I set the home page for Safari on the iPad2?

This is driving me crazy . I'm trying to set the Home page on the iPad. The instructions I've seen indicate there should be a bar at the bottom of the browser with an arrow. There isn't. There also ...
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Stop Safari developer program membership

Does anyone know how to stop Safari developer program membership? A couple of years ago I enrolled into the program as I was interested in development of Safari extensions. But now I have a really ...
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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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Where did the update notifications for Java and Safari 6.0.4 go?

Yesterday my Apple Store came up with the list of new updates available, including Java and Safari 6.0.4. Since it was late I decided to wait till this morning to do the update. Now the same list ...
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Missing Safari settings option “Safari opens with”

I am running OSX Mountain Lion 10.8.3 and Safari 6.0.4 In Safari, the setting General -> "Safari opens with" is missing. I remember using this setting to turn off session restore a few weeks back. ...
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Change the font size of Safari's Web Inspector

Does anyone know how to change the font size in Safari's Web Inspector? It's too small for me and my eyes can't stand staring at it during long periods of time. I've found some links on the web ...
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Safari web browser do not find strings on a page in the common way

How to switch Safari to a normal web page searching instead of finding only whole words? Ex: there ase some words on a page: hello_world, ask_different. When I search for hello, world, ask, different ...
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Why does Apple's website break with 2o7.net blocked?

I have an /etc/hosts block on 2o7.net and it seems that Apple's metrics.apple.com is a DNS alias for 2o7. When navigating apple.com with Chrome or Safari, I get the following: Failed to load ...
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How can I save a Facebook video from their PR site to my Mac?

I use a product called Grappler to save YouTube videos and it usually works for many other video sources when I'm on my Mac. It's not working to help me download the video file that Facebook has ...
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Safari 5.1.8 in Snow Leopard 10.6.8 will not display HTML pages correctly

Some sort of user-profile level corruption is causing Safari 5.1.8 in Snow Leopard to display any web pages as just plain text, formatted mostly in a single column, with only small thumbnails of ...
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Disable Safari's bookmark caching

I need to somehow disable Safari's bookmark caching. When I visit a page of a lecturer of mine that I've bookmarked before for easy access, Safari shows me the cached version it has; not the fresh ...