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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Stop Mavericks opening Safari in whichever screen I happen to be in?

I have a hotkey on my mouse that opens Safari, and since Mavericks, it'll open it in whichever monitor currently has focus (or the non-greyed-out menu bar). I want it to always open in the same spot ...
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Safari replaces some text with an A

I recently reinstalled my computer because I got a new hard drive. After the reinstallation my Safari started to act weird. It replaces some text with an A in a box, please see images below. I ...
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Is there a way to set the *default* monospace font in Safari?

I have a web application that uses the browser's default monospace font. It's a shell, and this allows users to pick their own font. In Chrome, this works well, as it's trivial to set the default ...
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Why is my site getting error reports from users with iOS7 on a MacBook?

I've asked this question already on Stackoverflow though got referred to this forum here. I got a list of Safari bugs that happened on a MacBook running iOS7. I am a bit confused now as afaik iOS7 is ...
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Website changes will not show on desktop mac, but everywhere else it is online and viewable?

I'm having issues displaying a website that was just recently created on my desktop mac while on every other computer the website is available. I've tried clearing browser cache from all major ...
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How do I get Safari to stop launching an app automatically?

I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7. Previously, when I clicked on a link from an e-mail telling me about a group discussion in LinkedIn, it opened LinkedIn in Safari and took me right there. Now, Safari ...
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Move quickly between pages in Safari on iOS7?

I know you can swipe from the screen edges to move forward and back in your history. I am looking for a quick way to go between the open web pages on my iPhone (without all the tapping required to ...
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safari website requires a client certificate

I went to a site I regularly use and got this when logging in with Safari I seem to have 2 certificated of the same name both issued by Apple and both are not expired (found by searching in ...
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MacBook Pro won't connect to some web pages

Been having this problem for a few months now. A few websites will not load at all on my old MacBook Pro 10.7.5. They hang for ages with "connecting" then I get the usual Google Chrome cannot open ...
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How to make iCloud 3.0 on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari

Since updating to iCloud 3.0 on Windows 7, I've noticed that my Windows installation of Safari is no longer syncing my iPad bookmarks. Looking at the settings in iCloud, Safari is no longer included: ...
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Problem loading images on Cultofmac.com in Safari and Chrome

I have had a problem with the cultofmac site for a little while now. The pages will load the text, video and some ads. But does not load the main images for the articles until about a minute. This is ...
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Show download speeds in Safari

When downloading files in Safari you can see your current downloads in View -> Current Downloads or AltCommandL If my memory serves me right, this window also showed the download speeds as well ...
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Clicking on a link within Safari without opening it

In a CMS, the right frame shows the page to be changed, and the left frame the editing page. I can double-click on a text-block in the right frame to open it in an editing area in the left frame. ...
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Why is Netflix more effecient in Safari than Firefox?

I've noticed that when I play Netflix video in Firefox, my Macbook Air's fans spin up to maximum, but under Safari, it stays silent. Why does Safari cause less of a load?
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Sites blocked in /etc/hosts often doesn't work

I'm using a Macbook Pro as a productivity/work machine and have Facebook and reddit blocked with /etc/hosts: ## # Host Database # # localhost is used to configure the loopback interface # when the ...
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iPad 2 won't keep 'remember me' cookie on a website

I'm running an iPad 2 on iOS7. I have 3 iPad 2 and an iPad mini. All running iOS7. On all of the devices, I access a site which has a 'remember me' cookie to save me having to log in again. This ...
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How can I prevent iTunes from automatically opening the downloaded audio files?

When I download an audio file with Safari, it is automatically opened with iTunes. How can I do to prevent this ? I would like that nothing happens when an audio file is downloaded. My ...
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No shared Links available in iOS 7 Safari

New with iOS 7 is a "Shared Links" tab in Safari. I have twitter accounts setup on my device (TweetBot shows them). However I don't see any content in the Shared Links tab. Just this message: No ...
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Safari / Keychain - Secure login no longer asking for certificate

Running Mountain Lion and Safari. Usually when I login to Barclays, I click "Login" then select my appropriate certificate. Now, it just jumps straight to the access denied page and no longer pops ...
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Safari not warning on SSL certificate hostname mismatch

For some reason (e.g., bad preferences setting, maybe?) Safari 6.0.5, on OS X 10.8.4, is failing to give me an SSL Certificate Warning when I visit a site whose hostname doesn't match the hostname ...
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My Help Viewer says “The selected topic is currently unavailable”!

I just got this mac mini a week ago and I never succeeded to get the help viewer working correctly. The help viewer keeps saying "The selected topic is currently unavailable". I did as explained here ...
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Problem with Youtube in Safari

First of all I don't have Flash (or Java). On youtube I use the HTML5 video feature to view videos. I found a strange thing: most of the videos I find play well without any problems, but when I click ...
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How to click button with applescript using UI Element Inspector

I am new to applescript. I am trying to open a webpage, and click a button on that webpage. here is my script: tell application "Safari" to activate tell application "System Events" tell ...
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Making it easier to copy webpage text to the clipboard (in iOS)?

I have a web page that updates occasionally with new information (I made it myself - simple HTML page - nothing special). I regularly have to copy this page to the clipboard on my iOS device to paste ...
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Links don't open on some sites in Safari

When I am on www.nfl.com with Safari, none of the links do any actions or open a page. No javascript seems to be involved (JS is turned on anyway). The link destinations show up in the window footer, ...
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How to connect an iPad to a Macbook's proxy server / app?

It used to be at work, we can set our iPad's Proxy to something like 12.34.5.67, port 8888, and then this iPad will be able to connect to our Macbook Pro machine (which is connected to the company ...
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i've deleted some Keychain certificates and now Internet browsing is almost impossible

Background A few months ago, for reasons I am unaware of, Safari started to ask me for a password when I first opened it, and then periodically after that (about once every 3 new tabs I opened). I ...
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Navigation menu not working in Chrome or Safari on Mac, but working in firefox

I've got a strange problem. A common website layout has a menu across the top, allowing you to navigate the site. My problem is that in some cases this menu does not work in Chrome, and when it ...
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Recover iPad Safari bookmarks overwritten by iCloud

My wife had a lot of bookmarks on Safari for iPad. From my macbook I was using Safari, with other bookmarks and some day I tried iCloud, so my wife's iPad bookmarks were overwritten with my macbook's ...
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Move items on the Safari reading list

Can I move items in the Reading List like I can in the Bookmarks section?
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Outgoing e-mail server from Safari / text document

When I send/share a URL in Safari I want the default outgoing sender to be my gmail and not iCloud address. How do I set that. Also when I'm in a text document and I want to share/email it, the ...
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Why does a string of arabic characters crash Safari and other web browsers?

I was reading an article about a problem with Mac and iOS. Why does this string of Arabic characters crash Mac computers running Safari? ...
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Create a bookmarklet for Safari iOS to print page?

Is it possible to create a JavaScript bookmarklet (or other link) to be used in Safari (iOS) that will automatically print the current web page to the default AirPrint enabled printer? Ideally without ...
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Does Safari's history store IP addresses?

If I visited a website by name (for instance, http://askdifferent.com), does Safari's History store the IP address of the site I visited or only the name? If not in the browser history, is there ...
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Doesn't Safari cache pages?

Whenever I go back or forward in the Safari navigation history, it reloads the pages even when I just visited the page two seconds ago. When navigating using back/forward buttons or swiping back and ...
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Why do browsers not render pictures in native pixel density on retina display?

It seems to me that browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox) on my retina Macbook Pro do not render any pictures at native pixel density. For example, when I open an image from google images and then ...
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Command + Click not opening links in new tabs

Strangely, Command + Click has stopped opening links in new tabs on my computer. It opens them in the same tab, as if I hadn't pressed Command. This problem occurs with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. My ...
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How to know what percent of document that I read in Safari?

When using Safari to read documentation, how do I know how much do I read or much much more is left to read just like I do with editors? There seems to be no indicator in Safari for that purpose. ...
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How can exclude a whole site from Safari Top sites (and not just an URL)?

In this other question, I've asked how to remove a domain from being added to the Safari Top Sites. Unfortunately it seems that the answer may not be that easy as I though. I've just discovered that ...
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Flash stopped working in Safari

There's tons of threads on this but I can't find a solution that works (e.g. this here). When using Safari, Flash is not working on any website. Youtube e.g. recommends to install the newest version ...
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Can't access specific websites with Macbook Air (10.7.5 Lion)

This has really baffled me: While my internet connection works, I can't access specific websites with Safari (or any other browser for that matter). I don't get a 404 page; Just an error message that ...
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Is it possible to hook automator to the “before download” event in Safari?

I find that I desperately NEED Safari to ask me where I would like something saved (and allow me to rename it) (you know.. a Save As dialog) before it is downloaded - on an individual, download by ...
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Can not copy in Google Docs using Safari [closed]

I've had this problem for a little while now (can't recall what would have triggered it). I'm using Safari 6.0.5 on 10.8.4 on an early 2011 15" MBP. When I try to copy anything using the keyboard ...
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How do I disable Swipe Between Pages on Safari

I am trying to find how to enable and disable the Swipe between pages gesture via the defaults command either system wide or just for Safari. I can't do it manually as we will need to do this on ...
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Block site from being on Safari Top Sites

I have the following issue: some sites I use quite often, as facebook, appears at the top sites with several different urls, depending on the person I chat and so on. I remove them manually, which is ...
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How to tell if a bookmark already exists in Safari (v6.0.5)

I find I often wrestle with the implementation of bookmarks in Safari. Since I care to have my bookmarks simply and cleanly synchronized by iCloud, I continue to use the (inadequate) bookmark ...
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Device not listed under Develop Tap in Safari( for Debug) [closed]

I have upgraded the os X 10.8.5 and safari the device not listed under safari develop menu, i need this for debugging. tried restart the safari and reconnected the device more times but it is ...
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Delete iCloud bookmark only from a specific computer

I have iCloud Safari bookmark syncing set up on two Macs and an iPhone. Is it possible to delete a bookmark (or set of bookmarks) from one machine only, so that they continue to exist on the other two ...
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How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list?

How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list? I have 100's of items in the list so do not want do do them individually. I tried removing Bookmarks.plist in ~/Library/Safari/ which deletes the ...
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Always get a Security Error for Internal HTTPS Website

My company recently changed an internal site to use HTTPS instead of HTTP (it is our Jira site in case that matters). From what I can tell, this site is using an internal certificate. On our work ...