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 remove an autocomplete suggestion from Safari's address bar?

A site that I visit frequently used to be located at: http://www.site.com/sub/dir But now it's just located it: http://www.site.com/sub The problem is, I visited the original location so often ...
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Convert HTML to PDF with page margins and hyperlinks

Unfortunately, it would appear that Safari doesn't support CSS2 page margins from CSS2 recommendation circa 1998, whereas all other major browsers now do. However, when printing out an HTML page, it ...
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Browse and Select unsupported files

A website is asking me to upload pdf documents but once I browse to upload all the files (pdf format) they are greyed out and not selectable. I have tried Chrome, Safari, Firefox but there is no ...
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How to download a webpage's all images at once?

For example, I love military decorations, and here's Wikipedia's Service Ribbon, how can I download all the ribbon images at once instead of clicking them one by one and then select "Save image as"?
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How can you mark every item in Safari's reading list as “read”?

I just want to mark every item in my Reading List as read. All 200+ of them. Is there a CLI solution, or a way to edit the ~/Library/Safari/Bookmarks.plist file to mark them as read?
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Why do my internet browsers stop working?

I have a 13″ mid 2009 MacBook Pro. For a long time now my browsers just decide to stop working. The 1st occasion Safari kept crashing every 10 minutes so I downloaded Firefox but after a while the ...
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Safari 7 user agent defaults on redirect

I have recently seen that when there is a redirect on the webpage that you are browsing and your user agent is set to iPhone3 on the page that did the redirect, Safari defaults to Automatically Chosen ...
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Delete downloaded files in Firefox and Safari

I have a Mac Pro with Firefox and Safari as browsers. I have tried several methods to delete individual downloaded files while in both browsers. How can I delete downloaded files?
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Can I browse the Safari history of my Ipad on my mac?

My mac and my iPod share a common iCloud account. Is it possible to browse on my mac the history of Safari on my iPad?
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Web browser or extension to move multiple tabs between windows in a single action

In Safari, I'd like to be able select multiple tabs at once, and move them all to an open or new window. Looking for extension (or magic Safari invocation) that can do this, I find no viable ...
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Distinctive slowdown across browsers on 10.9.1

I've noticed a strange pattern of delays when trying to fetch websites; the behavior seems extremely distinctive, and is easy for me to reproduce so I'm fairly confident of most of the details below. ...
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Applescript: Open current Safari tab in Chrome (Troubleshoot of working script)

So, I decided a while ago to run a Flash-free install of Safari. It's been really great, Safari seems much more stable overall and I barely miss it. But every once in a while I stumble upon a site ...
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Safari: swap alt modifier with cmd

I use Firefox and Chrome as my main navigators, but I use sometimes Safari to test some developments. On Firefox and Chrome, typing an URL in the address bar and then pressing Alt + Return makes a ...
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Why does speech recognition take up 1 GM or RAM suddenly? And GMail in Safari 738 MB?

I did enable speech recognition just in case, but very rarely use it, and I did not remember even accidentally activating it since bootup. Now I simply have a few apps running under Mavericks, and I ...
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Is it possible to scroll the tabs in Safari if there are too many like Firefox?

When I open a lot of tabs in safari it shows the first ones normally and all those, which do not fit a grouped into one tab. This is very annoying when switching between tabs that are at the end. Is ...
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Safari list of closed sessions feature

I don't use Safari that often but I remember this really nice feature where you could scroll through a list of previously closed sessions. I think it was located on the "Top Sites" page that Safari ...
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Using Javascript | Applescript to click button in Safari

I realize there are several threads about this and they are all very specific to certain website . My background is in Python, not Javascript or Applescript, and I'm confused on exactly how to achieve ...
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After trashing com.apple.safari in Mavericks is there something else I can try to reset Safari?

I have unfortunately picked up a piece of malware that overwrote my Safari homepage and "open new window with" setting in Mavericks. I just reinstalled to a backup image so the malware is gone, but ...
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Is there any way to get iPad Safari Youtube videos to play at a higher (HD) quality?

I like to watch educational videos (like Udacity) which are hosted on Youtube. However, when I watch these on my iPad 2 over Wifi, they always play back at the lowest quality! The quality is so bad ...
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Web Inspector crashes on Safari 7

On a particular internal site, whenever I open the Web Inspector in Safari 7, it immediately hangs and then the whole tab crashes. When I close the crashed tab, I then get this message in the Console: ...
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App for Blocking Website in Safari (For Productivity Purposes)

Are there any apps on OS X that can block certain websites ('time-wasting ones') for a certain interval? Preferably works for Safari.
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Can I specify the file name of an iOS Safari image upload?

Safari on iOS allows to upload images to websites. However, the file always seems to be named image.jpg. This can be a problem, if the targeted website does not allow renaming uploaded files. Is it ...
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Can I force Safari on iOS to store a password, though the site disallows it?

For OS X Safari there is a solution to force storing of passwords. Some sites disallow the storing of passwords, and I wonder if I can force this, at least for some sites, on Safari on iOS 7.
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Safari 7 can't connect to intranet using HTTP authentication

See the UPDATE below for new information about the actual HTTP requests going on under the hood. So I started a new job back in October. It's mostly a Windows shop, and they use IIS and Active ...
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Downloading videos with Safari 7.0.1 on OS X mavericks

In previous versions of Mac OS X, one could download videos in Safari with ⌥⌘A. How can this be done in Safari 7.0.1 on a OS X mavericks?
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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) → ...