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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Is there a browser or browser extension that provides a detailed offline cache?

We have pretty horrible internet in our house every now and then. I was wondering if anyone knew of a browser or browser extension that provides extremely detailed caching for off-line use when the ...
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Is Safari, in incognito mode, saving its settings?

I have set Safari on board my iPad Mini (first edition) to always run in incognito mode. Every time I start it and go to YouTube or any other video service, I can clearly see, that volume is set to ...
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Automator action to Search with YouTube (Safari)

There is a contextual menu that allows user to search highlighted items with Google. I'd like to create a process that searches with YouTube with applesccript(automator). I tried doing something on ...
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ios offline reading list not working

Safari has a built in feature called reading list, for a few years I used it as an alternative to bookmarks for articles. When I was looking at storage usage I saw that safari has 200mb+ for offline ...
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Safari on MBP keeps running extensions for the 'first' time on startup

Strange problem - I recently purchased a MacBook Pro, recently updated to the latest OSX and I have an issue in Safari where when I install an extension (doesn't matter what extension) Safari will ...
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How to force Safari to warn before leaving a page when a form is filled in but not submitted

I used to see Safari (8, currently) warn about filled-in forms before navigating off a page. I just lost a large writing twice due to accidental swipe on the trackpad/clicking, and had no warning, ...
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Configuring ipython notebook for iOS use?

tl;dr: I'm trying to set up an iPython notebook server on a digitalocean droplet, and it works from OSX but not from mobile safari on my iPad. But it's just a http interface to execute code on the ...
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How to determine what kind of Safari plug-in for streaming video is missing?

Platform: Yosemite 10.10.4; MacbookPro 15" Retina (mid-2015). I can't succeed to open properly certain video streaming sites, like in following link example: ...
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iPhone/iPad “Reader” mode distorts presentation of or doesn't show content

http://jsfiddle.net/verbatim/fng4ef4k/ http://jsfiddle.net/verbatim/yg8amddu/ I have a contact us page. It has the usual information: Write, Call, Fax, Email, Web. I am checking my pages with iOS ...
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How can i restore the info.plist files of Safari?

I accidentally edited the info.plist file of Safari and now Safari does not start up giving the error "quit unexpectedly". How can i restore this file?
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Pause YouTube video with EarPod Controls (Mac)

Is there a way to pause a youtube video in Safari with the EarPod controls? Now that Airplay is integrated into the YouTube player in OS X El Capitan, I imagine it could be easy to write a script that ...
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In bash script, how to have a script that runs in the background and starts when an application is opened

I'm making a script which should run when I open Safari. I want it to open when the user logs in and run in the background, then have part of the script to run when Safari opens. Is this possible in ...
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Safari - how to see web developer tools like DOM inspector?

In on Yosemite using Safari. How can I "inspect element" I've looked through all the preferences and don't see any way to turn on developer tools so I can do inspect element (if that is even ...
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How to sync reading list from iPhone to mac without iCloud

I have lots of links in safari reading list on my iPhone and I want to sync it all with safari on my mac but without using iCloud. How can i do that?
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No bookmark icon next to bookmark item in Safari 8.0.7 (Yosemite 10.10.4)

In Safari 8.0.7 (Yosemite 10.10.4) when I hit "⇧ ⌘ B" my Favorites Bar appears and I can see my bookmarks as well as all folders but one thing I'm really missing are favicon right before bookmarks. ...
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How to delete search suggestion on mac safari(iCloud)?

By"delete"I mean remove, not disable. I still want to keep that function for other sites. Just an annoying site keep bothering me when I search google in safari. The search suggestion still exist ...
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Why does Safari recommend the C wiki page when I type “∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆”?

See image: It also recommends newrepublic when I type ∆∆∆∆: This is happening on OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, Safari 8.0.6.
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Safari plays YouTube videos beyond the end

I have the following issue in Safari 8.0.7 on OS X 10.10.4 when playing videos in YouTube: The video continues beyond the end of the track. The image and sound stop at the end of the video, but the ...
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Define alternate Safari homepage for private windows

I am wondering if it's possible to define an alternate homepage for private browsing. I have searched com.apple.Safari.plist but only HomePage can be set. For example, I have Google set as my default ...
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safari can't verify website certificate

I upgraded my safari yesterday ever since I keep getting "Safari can't verify the website certificate" I have tried checking for any other software updates to no avail, I have done Keychain First Aid ...
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Safari bookmark indicator

I have recently switched from Chrome to Safari. One thing I am still missing from Safari is a bookmark indicator. As in the Chrome address bar, if the current page has already been bookmarked, the ...
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How disable Google Chrome 43 OSX extended attribute?

This extended attribute is fak for me. I download with Google Chrome 500file. All have in OSX finder this extended attribute. Where can I disable extended attribute on OSX 10.10?
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What's the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, and where is the official download? [duplicate]

I want to install the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, but I can't seem to find an official download on Apple's website. Anyone have a clue?
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Open URL in Safari from Captive Network Assistant.app?

I have made a wifi hotspot captive portal. When a client connects to, I get the Captive Network Assistant.app showing ToS. My question is: Once the client clicks "I accept ToS" button, can be Safari ...
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Is there a way to access my Reading List without opening Safari?

I am reading on iPad and saving to reading list. I don't like Safari on OS X and don't want to open it every time. Is there a way to access the links in my Reading List without opening Safari?
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How can Red Browser/WhatsApp work while Safari, Mail, and other apps can't connect

I am currently on vacation in Europe and my family here has wifi thats been working perfectly the last couple days. Last night, however, Safari and several other apps haven't been opening on my iPhone ...
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Safari History is Automatically Deleted

I've noticed my OS X 10.10 Safari's browsing history is being deleted after few days even though the Remove history item option is set to Manually. So my questions are: Does anybody know what can ...
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Safari cancels request made with jplayer

I have an application that uses jplayer to listen to radio. It works in Chrome, but fails on Safari. The network request to http://46.20.4.4:4030/;stream.m4a responds: ICY 200 OK ...
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Sync chrome and safari tabs/bookmarks automatically

while chrome battery usage is terrible, i like it as more funcional browser thus i use it almost all the time when macbook is connected to charger, however when i'm on battery i'd like to use only ...
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Safari used 70 GB of RAM

Safari uses too much memory on my system (rMBP 2013). By 'too much' I mean tens of gigabytes of memory. I experience constant memory pressure which leads to Safari freezes (it's freezing constantly ...
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Is it possible to left-align the URL in the Safari address bar?

As of Safari 8 on OS X Yosemite, URLs in the URL bar are displayed centered. This looks really nice, but I’m a web developer and I often need to change just part of an URL to test something. To do ...
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Disabling QuickType into my html form fields

I'm creating several html forms. People asked me to remove the QuickType functionality introduced with iOS 8 for some of those forms fields cause sometime it's irrevelant and use screen place for ...
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How can I use Automator to open a website & log in everyday at a certain time?

I need to set up an auto log in for an Intranet web site so I can get right to work with no delays. I want Automator to open safari, go to the page, input log in and password credentials and hit log ...
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Safari, Yosemite: Where is “Reopen all windows from last session” stored?

Title wraps up the whole thing, but to elaborate I have an applescript that deletes Safari's history folder, bookmark folder, and a few other boot cache items, but quitting Safari, running the script, ...
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How to debug Safari CPU utilization and spinning beach ball?

I have been plagued by performance problems in my late 2010 MacBook Air for several months now. Most of it seems centred around Safari. I regularly get very high fan speeds (loud to the point of very ...
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Safari 8.x not playing audio in Google Voice?

Having an odd issue with Safari 8 (and WebKit browsers generally) wherein I have been unable to play audio with Google Voice. Interestingly YouTube HTML5 plays fine. Any idea as to what may be ...
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Safari Bookmarklet - accessing DOM

I've tried following bookmarklets: javascript:document.body.style.width='50%'; or javascript:document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0].width='50%'; They both work in console, but not in ...
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Safari on iOS crashes whenever I try to type anything into the search field

I’m running iOS 8.3 (12F70) on an iPhone 5S. This is an off-the-shelf device that has only ever been used with public releases; there’s never been any mucking around with developer betas or similar. ...
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Automator App — Printing From Safari Error

I am trying to use Automator to print a page from within a Flash based ebook reader. I do not know how to code so I am using the "Record" feature. I've heard the "Watch Me Do" feature is finicky, but ...
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How to downgrade Safari from 8.0.6 to 8.0.4?

I am investigating a website bug that seems to only occur in Safari 8.0.4 (Yosemite 10.10.2), but I am on 8.0.6 (Yosemite 10.10.3) already. Is there any way to downgrade Safari to the patchlevel I ...
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Is it possible to give a custom name to a browser window on OS X?

Is it possible to give a custom name to a browser window on OS X? Perhaps by using a Window Manager that has this feature? If yes, which one has it? The motivation for this question is : I have 100 ...
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Download flash videos OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Safari

How can i download flash videos from safari in OS X Yosemite 10.10.3
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Safari keeps deleting items from my reading list

My safari's reading list is "one shot", in the sense that if I open a URL it gets deleted, so I can just read it once. But some articles are long and I read them in 3-4 times. How do I change this ...
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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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How do I stop Safari on my iPad from reloading tabs once they are already open?

For instance, I like reading Quora. They regularly send me digests to my email. What I do is I click the link from the email that opens the digest in Safari tab. I usually prefer to leave those open ...
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How to properly download the following plugin video?

After nearly a week browsing all over the web, using Safari 5.1.10 Develop menu, Activity Monitor, etc…, how can I download the following video to my Mac: ...
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How to make Safari warn me with a pop-up window before closing a tab?

Whether it is Chrome, Firefox or Safari, I always encounter this problem. I stream this video and let it loads for like 30 minutes so I can watch. Meanwhile, I navigate through my 10 other tabs. At ...
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Can I use keywords in Safari as Google Chrome?

The main reason because I use Google Chrome on my Mac is its keyword feature that I can use as shortcut while I'm searching for something. This is an example of my main keywords: ...
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How do I force Safari to save password for ALL websites?

Just seems safari can be picky with what website password gets saved. Like I can save my password for stackexchange but I can't do the same for macrumors.com. I've looked at Safari preferences and ...
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Normal websites use large amounts of RAM

Lately, on my MacBook Pro, visiting webpages has started to consume large amounts of RAM. Visiting websites like Stack Overflow, golang.org, golang playground, or gnu website causes my computer to ...