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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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Why does my iCloud tabs on Mac OS X not work?

I have a number of Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, Macbook and Mac Mini). I would like to use iCloud tab syncing between the devices, I have successfully enabled my macbook, iPhone and iPad but I'm ...
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make custom user agent change permanent

I need to navigate a site that makes use of javascript that checks for user agent and only permits IE9.0 (don't ask). I am using safari and can set IE 9 in the user agent submenu of the develop menu. ...
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How do I search PDFs in Acrobat in Safari using command-f, without an extra buttom press?

I like using Acrobat within Safari as a convenience. But when I try to search in a PDF with command-F, it first brings up the Safari search box, which steals the focus from Acrobat's own search box. ...
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I have a Safari publicity issue?

I downloaded an app for "watching FREE online tv shows" and obviously the app didn't worked, so I uninstall this app and now every time I click on any link in safari (most of the times in youtube) i ...
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How do I configure my browsers not to save passwords for specific websites?

There are certain web sites whose passwords I don't want saved, for security reasons. I want to type them in manually whenever needed. How do I configure Safari, Chrome and Firefox on Mavericks to ...
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Disable Safari plug-in management using the command line

Safari 6.1 introduces a feature called "plug-in management". In our organization, I'd like to disable this feature, or set all plug-ins to Always Allow for all websites. I need to do this using the ...
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How to drag the last Safari tab to another window?

When I have five windows open and want to consolidate two windows into one I usually manually drag & drop all tabs from one window to the second one. The issue is that you can’t drop the last tab ...
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MBP major virus I think

I am sure I have got some virus(s) in my Mac book & I have no idea what to do about it. I download torrents on a regular basis. When I am in Safari, every time I click a link of any kind a new, ...
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Toolbar keeps hiding on Safari

I am trying to keep the toolbar visible all the time....when I select 'View' the 'Hide Toolbar' is grayed out. My wife has the same machine, and her's has 'Hide toolbar' not grayed out which I assume ...
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Is there anyway I can program Safari to automatically add any Wikipedia article I visit to my reading list?

Ideally in my browser would store for off-line use every webpage I visit, but since I presume there is no such at the moment, the question remains: Can I program Safari to save every page I visit (or ...
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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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Turn off dark screen when Finding (cmd+F) in safari

I use cmd+f a lot for finding on page in Safari and I find the dark overlay to make the matches standout more very annoying. Is there any way to turn that off? I've been using Chrome for the last ...
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Google Cached URLs from gmodules.com downloading as a file in Safari

When I click on a link such as follows in Safari (and Chrome and Firefox) on my Mac... ...
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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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Safari not showing all Facebook icons

sometimes when i login facebook the profile picture icons just won't load. I tried reseting safari, nothing. When i use chrome everything is ok. I googled it and someone said something about deleting ...
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Updated ipad to Ios 8, then 400 bad request error in safari

I updated my ipad air to ios 8, and now am getting 400 bad request error every time i try to upload an image on safari. I am soooo mad at myself for being stupid enough to blindly update to ios 8!!! ...
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Download of big (GB size) files stops at 100%

I have this problem when I try to download the latest Xcode beta (2.5 GB) on the main Apple Developers page, but it happened in the past as well. When I try to download the file, everything goes ...
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How to get rid of the way Google looks in Safari with the top and left toolbars

All of a sudden, when I do Google searches in Safari 5.1.10, it now has a black toolbar at the top, options in a left handed column, and if I choose to look at the "images" tab there are only images ...
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Applescript automate to click button on Safari webpage

Trying to do some automation in safari here using applescript, keep getting error, please help! Here's the DOM Tree codes <div id="sc1789" class="tvb4 sc-view" style="left: 0px; right: 0px; top: ...
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OSX Safari Occasional Page hangs and slowdowns

I have an almost brand new retina MacBook Pro (not even a month old). I am running Mavericks and have updated Safari to the latest version, 7.0.6. There seems to be an issue with Safari loading ...
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Exists such thing as mozrepl for Safari?

Looking for an Safari extension (or plugin) what acts as mozrepl, what works like a charm. :) Exists such thing? If not, is possible somewhat easily control Safari from external scripts (perl, ...
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Safari 6 stops working when I open Show Page Source

I am using Lion 10.7.4 and Safari 6.0.5. I downloaded and installed it over Safari 5.1. It's faster but I cannot open Show Page Source, it always stops working and I need to reopen it.
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Malware or not, and how to fix?

I have a problem where advertising popups randomly appear in new windows in Firefox or Safari. I have the newest Firefox/Safari versions, and Mac OS 10.9. I do not have this problem in Chrome. Is this ...
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Is there a way to take Flash updates out of the hands of Adobe?

I swore off Flash for a long while, until the great Safari support in Mavericks. Now I use it without fear. However, the updating is always a pain. It seems like when I go to certain websites the ...
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Certificate request from Safari blocking access

I tried to log on to my bank's website. I had a pop-up message on my screen saying that my bank's website needs a client certificate.I tried all the options in a logical sequence. Continue, cancel, ...
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Sync applescript calls.

I'm very new to applescripting and I have the following code: tell application "Safari" tell document 1 do JavaScript "document.getElementById(\"binaryFilePath\").click()" end tell ...
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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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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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Safari 7 Developer Tools Bug?

Ran into some peculiar behavior in the midst of my developing antics. I have my developer tools set to appear in a separate window - I noticed if I right-click and inspect an element, close the ...
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Safari: Can I open all bookmarks in a bookmark folder in a new window?

Is it possible to open all bookmarks in a bookmark folder in Safari in a new Safari window? I know that I can do this with a single bookmark, but can I do the same with a bookmark folder?
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Syncing Safari bookmarks across multiple Apple devices (iMac, Macbook pro and iPad)

I was a Microsoft Windows (98 to 8.1) user up until now , and I have recently made the switch to Mac OSX completely. While I have managed to familiarize myself with quite a few things so far, there is ...
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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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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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Is there a way to configure Safari to reject cookies from certain domains?

Chrome and Firefox let me customise the cookie policy for specific sites, to either reject them, or to accept them but clear them when the browser quits. Does Safari have anything similar? This is ...
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Google has changed appearance using Safari 5.1.1

The way google is presenting as of today is totally different and I can no longer get the image pages so you can scroll the images before selecting one you want to see. Now there are individual boxes ...
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Is it possible to dock a detached Web Inspector in Safari 8? [closed]

I'm running Yosemite Public Beta 2. I detached the web inspector and cannot find a way to dock it again. The usual dock/detach button isn't there, and I couldn't find any help elsewhere on the ...
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Chrome/Safari Linkedin SSL certificate untrusted issuer

About a week ago after no particular actions from me, I tried to open linkedin.com and I got the screen you see. This happens with Chrome and Safari but not with Firefox. What should I do? Thanks
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Cannot connect to Linked In on Chrome or Safari on OS-X SSL Issue

I tried fixing the issue of not being able to access LinkedLn by installing lots of certs from DigiCert in my Keychain and while that fixed LinkedIn, I then couldn't go to Github.com. I ended up ...
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Safari not loading pages, other browsers doing fine

I have an issue many seem to have: Safari 7.0.5 (and now 7.0.6) hangs when loading web pages whereas other browsers (Chrome, Firefox) work just fine. I've ran my tests on WiFi with two different ...
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How to set Fn and left Control keys as shortcuts to change between tabs in Safari

I don't like native shortcuts for "Show Next Tab" and "Show Previous Tab" in Safari, I thought that Fn would be great for previous tab and Left Control for next tab because I don't use that keys in ...
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Is there a way to invert the colors of the images only in Safari?

I invert the colors on my Mac with cmd+opt+ctrl+8. I was wondering if there was a way (maybe a bookmarklet) to invert only the pictures in Safari so they appear normal when I invert the colors on my ...
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Better notification in Safari when a download starts?

I'm wondering if there's any way to make Safari be more "obvious" when it starts a download. Ever click on a link on a website which turns out to be a download of, say, a Word document? And you keep ...
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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 will not “Remember Me” on Facebook

My question is very similar to this question: Safari 7.0.4 doesn't remember my login status. "Remember me" not working (OS X 10.9.3) Except it differs in 3 key ways: The solution did ...
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Open an new Safari window on the current space from the Termial shell with multiple tabs (URLs)

How to open an new Safari window from the Termial shell on the current space? Now when using the open http://example.com it got opened the URL as last TAB on my 1st safari window. I'm looking for ...
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In Applescript, how do I launch Safari “Silently” open url then close the unseen Safari window

I am new to Applescript and MACs although my first computer was an Apple II Plus and I programed in Apple Basic and Assembly. I am using it to create a "Silent" alarm button. We have a system in ...
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How to get rid of the grey bar in safari?

How do I get rid of this (see below) grey bar in safari? Its getting very annoying. Bigger view: I am using safari 7.5.
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Naming a folder xxyyzz.download creates safari file?

I'm amazed that this is normal behaviour in OSX. But if you name your folder "xxxyyzz.download", it creates a temporary download file. This is not the only problem I encountered (there are other ...
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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. ...