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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Keyboard shortcut stopped working in Safari 6.0

I've created a custom keyboard shortcut for entering and exiting fullscreen in the keyboard preferences menu. This stopped working for Safari 6.0 after I upgraded to Mountain Lion. I had the beta ...
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How can I copy a Google search URL from Safari?

When I google for images of "apple sauce" (without the quotes), Safari's location bar just displays "apple sauce" (without the quotes) rather than the URL leading to Google searching for apple sauce ...
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How to mimic Safari 5 Activity window with Mountain Lion, to save FLV video files?

With Safari 5 in Lion, I used the Activity window to save video files. Safari 6 has no Activity window. With Mountain Lion, what is the best way to replicate what I could do before?
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How do I jump to a line number in Safari 6 Web Inspector?

So I'm working on some javascript and I want to set a breakpoint on the line that I'm working on. It seems reasonable that I should be able to go into the Javascript debugger and jump to that line ...
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How to make the Backspace key to take me to the previous page in Safari 6?

Backspace/Delete ⌫ no longer works as a back button in Safari 6. How to make the Backspace key to take me to the previous page in Safari 6?
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Is there any significance to the dimmed text in Safari 6?

Text in the address bar of Safari 6.0 is displayed differently than in previous versions. Prior to 6.0, all text was black but in 6.0, all text after the domain is grey: Is there any ...
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Where are Safari 6.0 passwords saved?

Prior to version 6.0 Safari had no features for managing passwords distinct from the system wide support provided by Keychain: but Safari 6.0 adds a new tab in its Preferences dialog for saving and ...
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Safari 6 keeps suddenly crashing on Lion

I upgraded Safari to version 6 on OS X Lion 10.7.4 The browser is really fast but with one problem, it keeps suddenly crashing and closing. Relaunching it wont prompt with the usual suspects: ...
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How to fix missing Dock icon when Safari is active and minimized?

After recently upgrading to Mountain Lion, I had no problems with my settings or personalization of my environment. However, all of a sudden (yesterday) and for no reason I've been able to discern, ...
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How do I open the javascript console in Safari 6?

I just got a new Mac and it comes with Safari 6 installed. I've opened up the Safari 6 web inspector tools and now I can't find some of the tools I used before in Safari 5. In Safari 5 you can press ...
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How to regain features from Safari 5 that are not found in Safari 6?

I upgraded to Mountain Lion, there are a lot of differences in Safari 6. Have the four features below been relocated? If not relocated, are there fixes? Activity window (previously: Window -> ...
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Can iPad/Safari Pretend to be a Different Browser to Avoid Nag Screens?

I'm doing more and more of my web browsing on my iPad these days. One of the downsides is that many of the sites I frequent force me to click through a "please install our iPad app" nag screen before ...
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How can I disable search suggestions for Safari 6?

I have a lot of bookmarks, and I'm used to navigating by typing in the first few letters of each bookmark and using the arrow keys to select the correct one. In Safari 6, however, only the first two ...
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How to fix the single page scroll option using Magic Mouse when viewing a PDF in Safari on Mountain Lion?

I don't know if this is just happening to me - I upgraded to Mountain Lion. when I open PDF documents in Safari, I use the single page scroll option, so that with a short scroll down the Magic Mouse, ...
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How to revert Safari 6 Web Inspector?

The new Safari 6 Web Inspector UI is a usability nightmare for me due to loads of tabs/panes with small icons and no labels. It also seems to complicate common tasks like showing a list of XHR ...
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How do I transfer my RSS feeds from Safari, now that it no longer supports RSS?

I have hundreds of RSS feeds saved as bookmarks in Safari, but the latest version (6.0) has disabled RSS feeds, and suggests getting a dedicated RSS reader from the App Store: Is there a simple ...
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Is there an option to show the real url when you do search on Safari 6?

Safari 6 integrated an address bar and a search box together. So when you want to search a keyword, you just type into the address box. That's maybe good. Before, when you type something in the old ...
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How can I downgrade Safari 6 to 5 in Mountain Lion?

Is it possible to downgrade Safari 6 to 5 in Mountain Lion? I tried to install 5.1.7 but it says it only works with OS X 10.7. Is there any workaround I can try?
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How to change the list of file types which Safari will open immediately after download?

I would like to change Safari Safe List of type files which open immediately after download. Any ideas how?
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Open Safari With Numerous Tabs Open?

When I use Chrome I like the feature that enables me to open Chrome with a list of websites I always want to open up once I use it. Is this feature available in Safari?
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Safari 6: How to change default fonts?

This is probably a duplicate. I can't imagine I'm the first person to notice this. It seems that Safari 6 has removed the appearance tab from the preferences, and with it, the ability to change the ...
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Why does Safari 6 scroll to the bottom of the page when viewing Google search results?

When I use the pagination at the bottom of Google search results pages to browse through the results, Safari 6 on OS X Mountain Lion automatically scrolls to the bottom of the page. Doesn't happen ...
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Is it dangerous to reinstall 10.7.4

I installed Mac OS 10.7.4 on my MBP last night, along with Safari 6. I was leery about installing Safari 6, but I figured I could cope with the changes. But, after using it for about 30 minutes I want ...
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How can I clear the JavaScript console in the Safari 6 developer tools?

In previous versions of Safari the JavaScript console in the Developer Tools (aka Web Inspector) had a little 'clear' button at the bottom that emptied out console items, which was useful for getting ...
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How do you remove Safari 6 on Mac OS X 10.7.4

I understand there was a uninstaller for Safari 6 beta (is that available anywhere?) but it seems no longer available in the Apple Dev Center, and I am on Safari 6 release version. I need to remove ...
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Fading of the URL in Safari 6's Unified Search and URL Field

With Safari 6, the omnibar fades the non-server part of the URL, so that the actual server name is more visible. Presumably, this is to reduce phishing attacks. However, I find that the remainder of ...
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How do I report a bug in Safari 6.0?

I found a bug in the latest version of Safari, how can I report it to Apple? They no longer have the menu option to submit bug reports. I've tried searching Google but all the results are outdated.
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How to get the smaller tabs back in Safari 6?

In Safari 6, tabs became very wide. I don’t like this new behavior. Is there a way to get the old, smaller tabs back?
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Stuck with Safari 6 beta

I installed the Safari 6 beta a few weeks ago. Now that Safari 6 has been released for Lion, I can't seem to find anywhere to get it. The Safari download page redirects to the main Safari page with ...
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Safari doesn't remember tabs in Mountain Lion

In Mac OS X Lion 10.7, Safari preserved the state of my tabs when it closed. This functionality seems to have disappeared in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Is there a way to restore (no pun intended) this ...
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Safari 6 Search Bar Focus On New Tab/Window

When I open new tab or window in Safari 6 in ML it doesn't focus on the search bar - what should I do to make focus automatic?
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Safari 6: Open and close tabs with middle click?

On Lion I installed an extension which game me the ability to use middle click to open and close tabs, and I used Better Touch Tool (BTT) to use a 3 finger tap to act as a middle click. Since using ...
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Disappearing Alerts - Notification Center not working as per Preference Settings

I'm trying to understand how to get Notifications working properly in Mountain Lion. I understand all the concepts about how to enable them, and configure them etc, but it doesn't seem to work as ...
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Is there an option/shortcut in Safari 6 to focus the search results after a search?

When I write a search query in the url bar in Chrome, I want the focus to go on the search result. In Chrome I can search for something, then hit tab and select the results with my arrow keys (and ...
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How make Safari download PDF files instead of opening them in-page?

Firefox downloads my PDF files straight to "Downloads", Safari opens them "in-page". I need PDF files to save to a file, not to open. Is there a setting make Safari download PDF files instead of ...
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How to add a Safari toolbar button that runs an AppleScript

How do I add a button to the Safari toolbar that, when clicked, executes a given AppleScript?
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How can I make Safari stop webpages from overriding any shortcuts?

I sometimes need to edit pages on WikiDot, but WikiDot overrides the ⌃+E shortcut (and many others), which is a system-wide shortcut I often use due to the lack of an end-key on my keyboard. Is there ...
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what is different with Safari and other webkit [closed]

Why Safari on Mac OS X can execute processingjs on local without web server like MAMP but not Chrome? There is a Apache Server include in Mac OS ? Here is a zip folder sample.
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How do I change the global stylesheet of Safari from the command line on OS X?

I am looking for a command line solution to change Safari default stylesheet. This can be configured manually by going to Safari > Preferences > Advanced > Style sheets. Still, I need this in order ...
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Safari Extension to Manage Tabs?

I'm looking for a more efficient way to manage my tabs in Safari. Specifically something that allows me to move multiple tabs at once to a new window. I often find myself following a link for a new ...
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Troubleshooting for flash or iLife related beachballs or system hangs?

My wife and I share her iMac, using two separate user accounts. My account is used almost exclusively for browsing the web. My wife's account hosts a large iTunes library, our iPhoto libraries ...
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How do I fix “An email message can’t be created because Safari can’t find an email application.”?

I have both Safari and Mail installed - ever since a fresh OSX Lion install. Also, I have never removed or reinstalled them or messed around with them. So this "error" message is quite a surprise to ...
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What can I do about frequent beach ball Safari and other apps?

I very frequently get the beachball and occasionally the wristwatch (as in every minute or so if I'm using the machine multi app) as I use my Mac. This appears in all apps, especially Apple core apps. ...
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Why does only Safari have (nearly) perfect inertial scrolling in OS X?

I'm quite amazed that Safari is the only browser in OS X that manages to get (nearly) perfect inertial scrolling. Even with lots of flash content on a website, Safari's scrolling is smooth. There ...
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Safari can’t establish a secure connection to the server www.google.com

If I try to navigate to any of the following pages: http://google.com/reader https://encrypted.google.com/ I get an error message in Safari saying: Safari can't open the page ...
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Safari Running slow on iMac under OS 10.4.11

We have a problem with Safari on a 'white' iMac running OS 10.4.11 Basically, it gets slower and slower with longer and longer periods of 'whirly ball' pauses. Then we restart the iMac and is OK for a ...
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Safari does not restore tabs / not Resuming

It seems my Safari is not resuming correctly. I open some tabs, then quit and when fire up Safari again it's opened like wasn't have any tabs opened before. Is it some version bug, or i should look ...
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Is there a hotkey/shortcut for Print to Web Receipts folder?

I love the "Save PDF to Web Receipts Folder" in Safari and use it all the time. The only minor annoyance is that it takes a few steps (cmd+P -> click "PDF" -> select "Save PDF to Web Receipts Folder") ...
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Safari can't connect to https

Safari suddenly can't connect to any HTTPS site because it "can't establish a secure connection". This is on an administrator account, not a managed account. A different administrator account is ...
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What are the three different bookmark features in Safari used for?

I'm confused as to how to use Safari's Bookmark feature. There are three different options when you go into "Show all bookmarks" view: Bookmarks Bar Bookmarks Menu Bookmarks (Located on the left ...