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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Why is my cookie blocked by Safari on iOS7? (iphone)

I own a web application dealing with a Cookie (for authentication). On all devices (Macbook, PC, even Ipad iOS7) excepting Iphone, the whole works, meaning the cookie is well stored on these ...
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Problem using F12 to get specific info on the screen

I hope I will be able to properly give my question as I am not a native English speaker and I might be running into difficulty. But I am posting an image to make my problem straight forward. I’m new ...
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Browser Custom Protocol unsafe

Using other helpful answers on the StackExchange community I have a custom URI protocol registered on a client's machine. It points to a simple AppleScript that we can then change as needed. In ...
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Safari saves random files to Desktop in Mountain Lion

Sometimes, when I leave Safari (6.0.5) and look at my desktop, I find random files on it. These are always in the form of a *.textClipping file, or in the case of images, the original filename and ...
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Minimized windows with Safari icon beside it

The safari icon keeps showing up beside all my minimized windows in the Dock. How do I get rid of the icon, but still keep my minimized windows in the Dock?
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How do I setup a cron job on OSX to launch a website in safari every 4 hours?

How do I setup a cron job on OSX to launch a website in safari every 4 hours? I'm looking to have it open on top of every window. It's basically a reminder for staff.
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How do to keep web pages (like google.com and yahoo.com) from grabing cursor in Safari (form focusing)?

Certain sites grab the selection from the address bar into their own field when they load. Google.com and yahoo.com are two examples (they pull focus to their search box). Is there a way to turn this ...
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Changed DNS server, now can't connect to internet on Safari, Chrome or App Store

I'm using Mac 10.7.5. Attempting to speed up my internet connection, I downloaded namebench and changed my DNS server per the suggestion given by namebench. After restarting my computer, I can no ...
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Can scale be set when printing PDFs from mobile Safari to a Mac with Printopia?

I'm on Mavericks 10.9.1, Safari 7.0.1. There are many occasions when I need to print PDFs to my networked printer remotely (i.e., From my iPad via Printopia) and they never print in the correct scale ...
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How to view response in Safari Web Developer?

I'm running a Silverlight application in my browser. The app communicates to a web server over HTTPS. I want to see the communication between the app and the webserver. Now when I open Web Developer I ...
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How should I analyze and solve issues with web browsers?

Currently I am getting pretty mad about "web-browsing" using my mac (os x 10.9). Of course I tried all the major browser, like chrome, firefox and safari, but unfortunately they are driving me ...
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Chrome loads very slowly while Safari very fast

Chrome loads any web page very slowly. Even making a google search takes more than 15 seconds while the same occurs in Safari instantaneously. I cleared the cache and disabled NPAPI plugins as ...
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How can I stop Safari from playing videos on a site automatically?

Safari has started to play advertisement videos it finds somewhere on a site (I often cannot find them myself) very loudly. That is annoying. How can I tell Safari not to play anything with video or ...
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Saved passwords in Safari keep coming back

So I had saved some some passwords in my Safari on my Mac (Mavericks). I went to Safari > Preferences > Passwords > Remove All to remove all the stored passwords. But no matter how many times ...
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Missing Safari-plugin for audio/MIDI

I am using Mac OS X 10.9.1 (Mavericks) on a late 2012 27" iMac, running Safari 7.0.1 and I always install all new software updates. But now I have a problem with midi-files that are embedded in ...
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How can I get Wikipedia embedded audio and video to play back in Safari?

What is required to get the embedded Ogg Vorbis/Theora media on Wikipedia to play back natively in Safari, assuming a clean, up-to-date OS X install? The Wikipedia page for Beethoven's Piano Sonata ...
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How to disable Cmd + [Num] in Safari

I use WordPress keyboard shortcuts a lot, but Safari's use of Cmd + [Num] (e.g. 1, 2, 3) is overriding WordPress' use (which formats text with tags). How can I disable Safari's use of the keyboard ...
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How to retrieve unsaved password

How can I Retrieve unsaved passwords from history on safari or hard drive of a macbook pro password not saved on keychain.
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What's different about Safari.app in OS X 10.9.1 and Safari.app on the Recovery HD?

Having mounted the Recovery HD1, I MD5'd the Safari binary from the BaseSystem.dmg and MD5'd the Safari binary from my OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 install: /Volumes/OS\ X\ Base\ ...
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View SSL/TLS certificate in Safari 5+ when no padlock icon shown

According to Apple, With Safari 5 through 5.1.7, a lock icon appears near the top right corner [only] if all of the webpage's content uses a secure connection. That's all very well, but ...
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How do I disable private browsing in Safari

One of my friends has a child who is being overly sneaky online (imagine that). She wants to disable the ability for her child to select "Private Browsing" in Safari. In her opinion, Parental Controls ...
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How to “print” a web page to a PDF in Safari on iOS (iPad)?

In Google Chrome it is possible to Print... > Google Cloud Print > Save to Google Drive > ... This seems to work like a charm. I would like to do the same thing in Safari. "Printing" a website to a ...
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Safari does not let me save pages!

Just tried Safari (got advised to save battery power over Chrome) and the "Save As" button is disabled! Can't save a single page! Any idea why this happens and what I can do against it? Thanks! ...
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iMac slow and unresponsive after Mavericks

There have been a few questions and answers about memory usage, whether one should pay attention to the Activity Monitor, that Memory Pressure is more indicative of a system being maxed out on RAM, ...
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OS X Mavericks Guest Mode with Filevault → Safari flickers + crashes

Did anyone tried out the Guest Account feature in Mac OS X Mavericks with Filevault2 = on? I did and - Safari flickers (like with wrong graphic driver) → ...
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YouTube videos don't work despite installing Flash Player

I just bought a new MacBook Pro with Retina display and I went to youtube.com in Safari to play a video, but the videos required Adobe Flash. I downloaded Flash Player and installed it, but the ...
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Capturing text with a bookmarklet in IOS7

Is it possible to capture text from Safari using a bookmarklet on an iPod Touch/iPhone when running iOS7? In iOS6 I could select text, and then open a bookmarklet (like this one for example) which ...
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How can I make You Tube full screen on my iPad when using Safari?

I recently updated my iPad and now if I go to You Tube (i.e., youtube.com) using Safari and try to make a video full screen the navigation bars etc... still take up about 1/5th of the screen at the ...
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How to have Safari open links with the evil target attribute open in the same tab?

In some pages, there are (still) links marked target="_blank". Safari opens such link in a new tab. How to have Safari open such link in the same tab ? I have Safari 7 on Mavericks. I have older ...
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Upgrade from Safari 4.1.3

I tried to check my yahoo email this morning and my Safari asks me to either upgrade or continue without upgrading. I am using a Mac PowerBook G4 running 10.4.11 I clicked on continue without ...
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Blue Box with White Question Mark

On certain websites (minecraftforum.net) most images appear as a blue box with a white question mark in it on safari. On my school forums (private to the school only, so can't link) normal images work ...
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Clearing localStorage on iPad (or from Safari browser) — item seems to be persistant [closed]

I tried using localStorage from a website using Safari on my iPad (Ver 7.0.4) but it created an item which is 'undefined' and I'm unable to remove it. I tried to remove the item in the script ...
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Why do unfocussed tabs in Safari 6.1 “unload” when I switch to another tab?

Whenever I have multiple tabs loaded in Safari I often notice some behaviour which was not present in Safari 5. Whenever I pre-load several tabs and then switch from one tab to the other, the webpage ...
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Applescript enable-disable wifi Safari

I figured out a command to enable/disable wifi. networksetup -setairportpower en0 on networksetup -setairportpower en0 off Now, I was wondering how to combine it in AppleScript in a way that when ...
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Reasons to Stay with Safari Browser [closed]

I know many Mac OS X users would prefer to use Google Chrome, I so hope that I could do so but here are my reasons why I stick with Safari: I could play Facebook video using HTML5 player with a ...
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Web Inspector crashed in Safari 7

When I try to display web inspector just a grey background shows instead of that. I tried to restart browser but it didn't help. It happens in Safary 7 OS X Mavericks. Anybody knows what is that ...
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Creating folders in safari's reading list

Is there any way to create folders in safari's reading list, or any other way to hierarchically organise items in reading list?
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Safari - is there a way to set a preferred screen size?

As the title says, I would like new windows to open in a set screen size. I believe that the default is that they open in the size of the last window. Sometimes, I want to make a window smaller for ...
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Multiple IP addresses in Safari

Is it possible to choose which IP address will be used to browse the web? I am connected to a VPN which created tun interface with different IP addres so now I have two of them. I would also like to ...
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Disable Escape key in Safari for getting out of full screen mode

I use Safari in Full Screen mode on OS X Mavericks all the time. I also use the escape key in web pages fairly frequently for various things (depends on the webpage). One unfortunate side effect of ...
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Where is the 'Where from' meta data stored when downloaded via Chrome?

I'm running Mavericks with Chrome, and when I download an image/file it saves the 'Where from' when viewing via Get Info. This also happens in Safari. Now, I understand there is a separate download ...
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Can the Macbook's webcam be ON without LED indication?

Was reading some topics online about hackers accessing user's webcams (on Windows) to spy on them etc, and I am now interested to know if I'm at any risk. To make it simple, these are my questions : ...
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Running Java in “Unsafe mode”

Since the last Safari update (I'm on Lion, 10.7.5), I've been unable to connect to a client's VPN. Their VPN runs via a Java network client from Juniper Networks, and it appears to require ...
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Safari Top Sites auto-refresh

It seems that Safari 7.0 (for Mac) doesn't refresh the previews (anymore). Is there a way to turn this (back) on?
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Is there a shortcut to change tabs on safari? [duplicate]

Is there a keyboard shortcut to switch tabs on Safari?
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Shoud I upgrade to Safari 6.1?

I have a Lion machine and a Mountain Lion machine. Software Update has offered to upgrade Safari from 6.0.5 to 6.1 on both machines. Is this upgrade worth it? Any issues or glitches? I didn't find any ...
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How do I view my cookies in Safari 7 Web Inspector?

I've got the developer menu enabled, and am looking at the Web Inspector, but the instructions I've been able to find for viewing cookies in Safari 6 don't seem to apply in Safari 7. How do I view my ...
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How to prevent Command-I/Command-Shift-I from opening Mac Mail when in browser?

When in a browser (Chrome or Safari), the following keyboard shortcut will always bring up a window that says "Welcome To Mail": Command+Shift+I I would like to use this shortcut for another ...
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How can my website tell safari it's ok to save passwords?

When I logged into my website in safari, I got the following message: safari will not save your password because MyWebsite requested passwords not be saved What meta tag/value do I need on my ...
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OS X Mavericks: Disabling Smart Zoom In Safari?

“Smart Zoom” is a feature of the new version of Safari in OS X Mavericks and it’s triggered with a simple double-tap on the track pad. Whilst very useful for quickly zooming in and out of websites ...