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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How can I change the Google search locale with OS X Lion Safari 5

Whenever I perform a search in Safari it takes me to google.com. I am in the UK, so results for eShops etc the results are not relevant - I need google.co.uk. How do I change the search engine? I ...
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Reinstall Safari

How can I reinstall Safari if one got corrupted?
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Themes in Safari

I have themes in almost every browser that I have installed on my PC. Most themes on the Internet are absolute crap - blurry, inappropriate, racist, or all three. However, I've always managed to get ...
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Where does Mac OS X or Safari remember which application to use for Gopher sites?

When I try to access a Gopher site in Safari it opens OmniWeb to open the site. Where does Mac OS X or Safari store which application to use for Gopher sites? (I assume Safari doesn't support Gopher ...
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How do I truly flush Safari's Cache?

There have been countless times where I run into a problem after I edit HTML on a Mac. The issue derives from me uploading the updated file to my server through FTP, and I'll navigate to the website ...
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Where can I download the versions of Safari that are newer than what Apple ships?

I'm a web developer that makes webapps that work in all modern browsers. Amazingly enough, I use 100% valid HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. Occasionally, I have to release interesting fixes, to say the ...
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How to limit bandwidth of a specific app (iTunes)

I'm currently downloading another series of 24, and I'm also downloading photoshop cs6 beta in Safari. iTunes is steadily downloading 24, several episodes ahead of where I'm watching, but photoshop ...
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Reload page in Safari without resending form?

Sometimes, I want to reload a page in Safari, but I submitted a form on the previous page. Is there any way, short of entering the URL bar (either with a mouse or with ⌘+L and pressing return), to ...
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Can Safari on an iPad be controlled with gestures?

On the Desktop version of Safari, you can navigate back and forward with a swipe gesture on the trackpad. Setting up other gestures (close tab, new tab, next/previous tab) is trivial with an app like ...
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Site-specific User-Agent Safari

Is there a way to set a site-specific user-agent for Safari? A website for school says it needs Firefox 3.x, but I have found that Safari 5 works fine. The problem is that every time I tried to log ...
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How can I view the raw XML of an RSS feed in Safari (or Reeder)?

I want to see the raw XML of an RSS feed for a podcast. In Safari, as of Lion formatted XML files is supported. But RSS feeds are not formatted that way and instead presented in Safari's RSS Reader ...
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Why won't Google Reader load in Safari 5.1.4?

Ever since I updated Safari to v5.1.4 on my MacBook Pro (Lion) I've been unable to load Google Reader. I can load and view Google Reader in Chrome on my MBP, but not the latest version of Safari. ...
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How can I use multiple browser versions at one time?

On Windows I can use Utilu Firefox collection (there also ie collection on his site). How can I use multiple browser versions to see how my website works in different versions of different browsers ...
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How can I figure out which tab in Safari is using CPU?

I usually have several tabs open in Safari in the background, and sometimes I see it taking up an unusual amount of CPU (PluginProcess or WebProcess). How can I figure out which tab (or tabs) is ...
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Are there any differences, feature-wise, between Safari for Mac and Safari for Windows?

I know that Chrome for Windows and Chrome for Mac are extremely similar. So similar that I only notice one difference for the Mac version: the green + button doesn't maximize. However, that can be ...
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How can I prevent Safari from removing first words of tabs' titles?

Safari has a feature which removes duplicate first words of page titles form tabs, which is useful when sites' pages all begin with the same word or two. "Site Title | Page title 1" and "Site Title | ...
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stopping the expansion of the safari window after opening a new tab

When opening a new tab in safari while not browsing in full-screen mode, the safari window expands, in order to preserve the content of the webpage shown. I think this is quite annoying, is there a ...
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Is Private Browsing broken in Safari 5.1.4?

From the release notes for Safari 5.1.4: Allow cookies set during regular browsing to be available after using Private Browsing What? Doesn't that mean, to give an example, that if I go to Amazon ...
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What is the latest version of Safari that runs on PowerPC (PPC)?

I wonder if Apple still delivers new version of safari for PowerPC-based macs. On that computer, I'm stuck with firefox 3.6.28. Is Safari still updated on PPC system updates?
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Can I see detailed browser history on the iPhone?

I have an iPhone 4 on iOS 5.1. When I go into Safari's History page, I can see my browsing history by day, but I need to know what page I visited two days ago, at a specific time. Is there any way ...
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Why is the shortcut to “select previous tab” not reliable in Safari?

Quite frequently the shortcut to "select previous tab" in Safari does not trigger. Unfortunately, I've not been able to see a pattern of when this happens. Restarting Safari usually (always?) helps. ...
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Safari: “JavaScript error detected! Error: TypeError: 'null' is not an object”

Whenever I connect to a WiFi at Starbucks, I'm prompted with this warning: After clicking OK everything is fine and I can login as usual. What's causing this error? How do I troubleshoot?
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Safari (5) or Mac OS X (10.6 Snow Leopard): Is past HTTP Post data stored?

In either Safari 5 (history intact) or Snow Leopard, is there a way to view a sent HTTP Post request? A session expired and I am looking for the data that was posted (and lost).
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Possible to search Safari's “Reading List”?

Anyone know if there is a way to search Reading List? Not necessarily the full text of the pages — but at least the titles/descriptions that you see when looking at the Reading List pane within ...
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Can't access particular website (Macbook OSX Lion)

I have one particular website (one that I'm developing) that as of today, I can't access it on my computer. I can access it on my phone, and other people on other computers can access it, but for some ...
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How can I download plain .txt files in Safari/Chrome?

Some data formats will not be automatically downloaded by Safari/Chrome. Usually there are other options: .jpg → right-click will show a dialog with an option download .pdf → when you ...
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My Mac freezes when using Safari

I am using a Mac with OSX Snow Leopard. Sometimes I am playing some media through Safari and my Mac freezes. I basically cannot do anything. The trackpad does not work anymore as well as the ...
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Lion/other browsers than Safari: Are there QuickLook-plug-ins?

We all like Safari don't we? :-) But in case anyone would prefer to use Firefox/Opera/other browsers, is there a way to view files with QuickLook, perhaps via a plugin, or some other method? Any ...
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Completely Disable Safari Only Mode in Lion

I'm wondering if there is a way to completely disable Safari Only mode so users cannot access it at all. I administer a network here at this business and we have internet filters on all/most of the ...
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Lion: Safari brings me to the Googlesearch window when I want to go to next tab via keyboard, what can I do?

Safari (5.1.1-Lion) enervates me many times every day (= very often!): Every time when I want to go to the next tab via keyboard command (command+tab/or command+tab+alt when going to the left) the ...
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Closing Safari quickly — without Webpage Preview Fetcher?

For the past few months, attempting to close Safari normally (Command-Q) quickly closes open browser windows, but takes forever (~10+ min) to fully close, if it closes at all. A look at the Activity ...
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How can I sort Safari bookmarks in Lion?

I used Bookmarkdog in Snow Leopard and Lion but since I'm using iCloud that app no longer works and its successor BookMaster does not seem to be doing the sorting like Bookmarkdog used to do. What ...
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How to add new search engine options in Safari for Windows?

Without resorting to editing the host file (as shown in this Apple.SE thread), is there any way to add a new search engine option to Safari for Windows? Glims works great on OS X, but unfortunately is ...
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What extension exist for Safari to watch Youtube videos using a foreign IP?

In Germany many (music) videos get blocked on Youtube because Youtube and the GEMA have not yet managed to agree on a deal for copyright fees. This struggle has been going on for years now and there ...
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How to mark an item as Unread in Safari Reading List?

Sometimes I want to keep an item in the Unread section of the Safari 5.1.3 Reading List after I have read the item. The All section is too cluttered to use as a place to quickly find items. I realize ...
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Folders are disappearing from Safari's Bookmarks Bar

I have used the Bookmarks Bar for years for my main site to keep bookmarks that I use. The sidebar is far less frequently accessed. Over the past week, entire folders are disappearing from bookmarks ...
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Why do emoji like 💩 appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome?

Why do emoji like 💩 appear when I use Safari, but not Chrome on the same MacBook running Lion? Both browsers use WebKit, and I'd imagine font support comes from the OS, not the application. For ...
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Better tabs management in Safari 6.x

I'm looking for extensions to allow the Safari 6.x versions to manage a large number of open tabs better than the current implementation. In particular I'm looking for two features: Vertical tabs. ...
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Safari Web proxy

I have a question about setting proxies in Safari for the Mac. In Network preferences one can configure a Web proxy - HTTP, which has the field: "Bypass proxy settings for these Hosts&Domains". Is ...
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How to force coloured display of visited links in Safari 5+?

Relatively recently most browsers, including Safari disabled the colouring of visited hyperlinks for privacy concerns. I do not give a damn about this type of privacy and I consider that this is a ...
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Mac OS X Hebrew UI breaking Safari?

I've changed my MacBook UI to use hebrew in 10.7.3, but since then Safari refuses to upload files. Whenever I have a form with a file upload and I click "submit", the page reloads without submitting. ...
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Why can't Safari open RSS feeds?

I'm using Safari 5.1.3 on Lion. Each time I click the RSS icon in the address bar (or directly visit the feed), Safari will report can't open page, saying operation not permitted with the ...
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Safari keeps refreshing itself

Safari is keep refreshing itself multiple times a day which is quite annoying. It prompts a message to me: "Force Reload" and then it reloads every tab in every window. This is unacceptable. Any ...
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How do I get Safari to prompt me before allowing cookies

There is a feature in Internet Explorer's cookie handling preferences that causes Internet Explorer to prompt you for each new cookie that is being saved. The preferences in question let you allow or ...
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Adding a bookmark or a web page to the reading list in Safari causes freeze

When I try to add a bookmark or a web page to the reading list in safari it freezes. How do I solve this problem and what is causing it? Systeminfo Mac OS 10.6.8
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Why can I browse with Firefox but not with Safari or Chrome?

I had a problem a while back where Chrome was working fine but Safari and Firefox were not. This was fixed by unchecking the "auto-discover proxy" box in the network configuration. See my previous ...
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Downloading certain file extensions opens app?

Lately, if I download .torrent files from Safari, it automatically opens an app called SQLite. SQLite is just used for looking at my sql databases, and obviously not torrents. The torrents are also ...
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uTorrent remote asks to touch screen and move to login without success

When I browse from my iphone 4 it takes me remote.utorrent.com/srp The it asks me to Touch screen and Move Touch the screen and move your finger to fill the progress bar below... This ...
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Is there any way to view word documents within Safari on the Mac?

The title pretty much sums up the question. I have looked, and could not find anything, neither paid, nor free. I know about the DocPreview plugin, however that does not work in Safari 5.1+. There is ...
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Is there a Safari plugin to remove mackeeper ads?

I don't mind ads, banners and the like. What I do mind is the fact that almost all the ads I see recently are ads for Mackeeper. Popups, banners, it's everywhere. Am I the only one that has this ...