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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Flashing Safari

I just upgraded to OS X El Capitan and my Safari windows are constantly flashing. I've already re-started my computer, but it's still flashing. It's mostly when something on the page is moving and ...
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Kiosk-style mode that can clear cookies after X minutes?

I'm looking for some type of solution that would allow me to set up Kiosk-mode and allow users to access a sensitive website, but would have the ability to clear their session (i.e., cookies) after X ...
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Displaying full screen video on only 1 monitor

I have a multiple monitor setup. I'd like to be able to play a video full screen on only one of them. It could be Quicktime or a Safari video (mostly Safari/YouTube). Is there any setting to control ...
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Does the Clear History and Website Data Safari option on iPad remove HTML5 localStorage data?

Can someone please give me a definitive answer on this? Some past forum posts seem to think the answer is "yes", others I've seen complained that the given action did NOT seem to clear all ...
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Safari and SharePoint

The usual behaviour when opening a Document on SharePoint ist that the document is opened in the corresponding Web App. In my case it is simply downloaded (with Safari). It was like that with OS X 10....
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iOS simulator for El Capitan

I am a web developer and I often need to do testing on i devices. I have a macbook around and I don't know what is the best way to test my web applications on iOS devices. I don't have any physical ...
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Safari not responding on 2016 MacBook

I have met with an issue on Safari on my 2016 12" MacBook. Safari will occasionally freeze and not respond. Even after I force quit and relaunch it, it still freezes after a few seconds and I have to ...
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Safari Back Button goes to old cached page, os X El Capitan, iMac

On certain websites I visit Safari has a consistent problem. Using the back button brings up an old cached version of the page. Refresh works fine. An example is http://forum.porsche356registry.org/...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to move the position of a tab in Safari?

How do you move a tab's position amongst other tabs using the keyboard? Is it possible?
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Could we turn on word wrap Safari Web Inspector?

I think it's a bug for sure. Older Safari versions, it has word wrap in that area but when updated, it seems there is no word wrap in web inspector console. Could we reenable it again ? Is that ...
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Can I install and run Safari 8 on OS X 10.11 El Capitan?

I'm a developer supporting Safari 8 and 9 and would like to be able to run both on the same machine. I assume Safari 9 won't run on Yosemite. Is there a way to install Safari 8 on El Capitan?
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How to force Safari resolve local URLs (localhost:9000, 127.0.0.1:3000 etc) on proxy?

I have a SOCKS5 proxy. I have a use-case, in which I want to route all traffic (even local URLs) via my proxy. It works on Chrome & Firefox. However, on Safari, it resolves the local URLs locally....
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Improve applescript to open New Private Window with Safari

I made this AppleScript to use with the script tool. It can be saved as the application to launch from a click. I have to approve the application though in the Security edit tool. This open the ...
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Can't login to my usual websites using Safari

Mac Pro with OS X 10.7.5 running Safari 6.1.6. ESET ant-virus etc. I'm in the UK. Been using this for years but now have a new problem. Some of my usual websites (insurance, professional organisations ...
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How can I switch to an open tab in Safari using osascript?

Trying to switch tabs in Safari with osascript. I have tried multiple versions of the following: osascript -e 'tell Application "Safari"' -e 'keystroke "2" using command down' -e 'end tell Tried ...
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Safari caches old pages?

I have been having this problem probably ever since I bought my iMac. The Safari browser exhibits weird behaviour when I often navigate to a certain webpage. I do a lot of website development so ...
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Unexpected response form IDMS Server

I keep trying to login to the Apple Community Forums, but I get the error: Sorry, could not complete request because: Unexpected response form IDMS Server It will not let me log in. I'm on a ...
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Open programs at random time with applescript

I was wondering how I can make a harmless "fake" virus to prank a friend. I am using Applescript Editor. The prank is going to open Safari at any random time. I know how to open Safari with ...
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Disable Click to Exit Full Screen in Safari

I'm quite a new mac user and there is one thing that really bugs me with using Safari which watching videos in full screen mode. It does not happen in Chrome though. I normally watch video tutorials ...
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Safari freezing computer

I'm running MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) on 10.11.4 (15E65). Recently I've observed, that when I visit page like vimeo.com or 9gag.com my computer completely freeze. Unfortunately I have ...
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Planning to test our web application in Safari/Windows 7 instead of Safari/OS X & iOS

We got a recommendation to test our web application in Safari for OS X and iOS (iPad). Instead of using a MacBook/iPad will it be the correct way to confirm the compatibility of Safari OS X and iOS if ...
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Read iCloud Tabs in Automator

iCloud tabs are accessed through the user interface cloud button in Safari on OS X. Is there any way to write an Automator workflow that retrieves all the URLs shared in iCloud tabs on a given device ...
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Safari crashes after client authentication

I've installed an PKCS12 file on my iPhone and wanted to visit a private website where the server is asking the browser to authenticate. I can choose the installed PKCS12 file but nothing happened. ...
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How can I automate taking screenshots of 10,000+ pages?

I am using mac OS X El Capitan and need to find a way to automate taking screenshots of 10,000 or more pages. The problem with all current solutions is that the webpage requires me to login using my ...
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Safari: Anyway to initiate pinch-to-zoom without trackpad?

Command + (Zoom in) and Command - (Zoom out) are different from pinch-to-zoom on a trackpad. The former changes the layout of the page, whereas the latter just enlarges the page as if a magnifier was ...
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Verify DNSSEC being used by Safari when visiting a web site

Is there some way to verify that DNSSEC was used by Safari when visiting a web site? I'm most interested in Safari for Mac OS X. But if there is a way in iOS, that would be important as well.
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See website visit time in Safari history (on El Captian)

I'm trying to figure out how to determine the time websites were visited in the Safari history. (I can't imagine why this isn't easy to do like in every other browser I've ever used). I am running ...
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Which device uses “Mobile Safari UIWebView” as the browser name?

In looking at the browser name from our internal web stats I see "Mobile Safari UIWebView". What device does that represent? We record "mobile safari" separately (and is used 5 or 6 times more).
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Is there a way to resize Safari windows while in full screen mode on Safari 6 or higher?

When full screen mode was first introduced the window in Safari was resizable but it seems that it has been disabled or at least disabled by default. Is there a way to bring back this functionality? ...
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iOS: Restore Desktop Site suggestion bar in Safari (for Youtube)

I have the Youtube app installed on my iOS device. When opening a Youtube link in Safari, there has always been a bar on top of the screen allowing me to open the page in the Youtube app instead. (...
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Blocking applications from terminal?

I want to disable Safari because I end up using it to waste time on sites like youtube. I use Stayfocud and Leechblock on chrome and firefox, but there isn't anything good for Safari (WasteNoTime is ...
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Open specific links in specific browsers

Is it possible to tell OS X to always open one site in Chrome, and always open another site in Safari? In a nutshell, I want to set a default browser per domain rather than globally for the entire ...
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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 disable Safari import bookmarks and history from firefox

i have a third party bookmark sync app so i do not need safari to import bookmarks from firefox But it keeps prompting or even trying in the background then asking if i want to keep or don't keep ...
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Open file dialog doesn't allow to select tagged folders

I use the latest OS X El Captain on MacBook Pro Retina, and I had this issue since Yosemite. When I try to select a file to upload in browser (same problem in Safari and Chrome, but not in another ...
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Free alternative to Focus?

I use Stayfocus'd (for Chrome) and Selfcontrol currently to boost my productivity. On Stayfocusd, I've blocked multiple domains to restrict myself. For example I blocked *harvard so I can't access ...
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How to disable pretty-print in Safari inspector?

Pretty-print is always on by default. How do I make it be off by default?
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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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Unexpected Quarantine set on keychains

In my Console logs I've been noticing these two messages repeated constantly: 4/7/16 5:06:17.726 PM Safari[383]: KeychainGetICDPStatus: keychain: -25300 4/7/16 5:06:17.726 PM Safari[383]: ...
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AppleScript Remove Safari Cache but keep cookie and history

I want to get rid of Safari cache and website data but keep cookies and history. The script will be added to my computer startup script for optimizing the system performance. I was considering this ...
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How can I uninstall safari Technology Preview?

I installed Safari Technology Preview, but want to get rid of it now. Clicking and holding on Launchpad doesn't do the trick, STP "wiggles" without a cross. The download is an installer, so I'm ...
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Quit Safari Technology Preview app

How do I quit Safari Technology Preview app? Even if I force quit it is being relaunched immediately.
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Applescript/Automator task to change default downloads folder

I need to create an automation to make a new folder named by my selected text and then make that folder the new default Safari downloads folder. This would be the default folder when I click on a ...
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Safari won't display the all page (to wild)

I noticed that some webpage won't be displayed correctly in Safari since 10.11. The page are to wild and we can't see the left side (even if trying to scroll right) Actually its not even the page ...
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How can I download a video off Safari 9.1? (not YouTube)

How can I download a video off of Safari 9.1 and export it into iMovie? The video is not from YouTube.
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Safari playing a youtube video in the background

I start Safari, and after a few seconds, I hear what seems to be the sound from a video. (Sounds like a british guy playing minecraft) There are no windows or tabs open to YouTube or any other video ...
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Command-+ style zooming in iOS Safari

I'd like to be able to zoom in on a web page in iOS Safari the way you can in the Mac OS version using Command-+. Note that this is different than pinch/spread zooming in iOS. If I spread my fingers ...
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How can I make ipad Safari bookmark list wider?

How can I make ipad Safari bookmark list wider ? I want to see as much text as possible for each bookmark, not have more than half the screen devoted to a dimmed-out web page. iPad Air 2, iOS 9.3.1 ...
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Weird .download files keep emerging in Downloads folder

It's a while some random files with .download extension are emerging inside my download folder and I can't find what are these and what creates them, even I can't open them. These files are like ...
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Iphone 6 cannot open pages from Google's search results

My iphone is connected to both cellular and wifi. Safari can search google just fine but it does not open pages from result lists.