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 do I disable Safari-only mode?

I have no desire to enable Lion's Safari-only mode. I have disabled the guest account but still see the guest login item when I reboot my system. Is there a setting somewhere I'm missing for ...
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How do I add Wikipedia as a search provider for the Safari search bar?

In Safari, when I click on the magnifying glass in the search bar I get a menu, the bottom of which lists Google, Yahoo!, and Bing. I'd like to see Wikipedia here too, and get results returned from ...
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Why isn't the “Open New Page” button working in Safari for iPad (iOS 4.3.5)?

In my recently acquired iPad2, the Safari "Open Page" button is not working. All the rest of the buttons work fine, except this one... The oddest thing is that when I "long-tap" a link and choose ...
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How to turn off animation while navigating browser's history

Is there is any way to turn off animation while navigating through pages in safari (using one finger swipe left/right gesture)? I know, that it is a subtle different thing comparing to what we've ...
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Did the recent Safari 5.1 upgrade break my Vienna display styles?

I recently installed the latest round of system updates to my Snow-Leopard MacBook Pro (10.6.8), and my Vienna reader is afflicted with ugly. Example: And also For reference, these are ...
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Is there a sexier alternative to the status bar in Safari?

I hate the status bar. However, I love hovering over URLs to find out where they will take me. Is there an alternative to having the status bar on at all times, or constantly toggling on/off? An ...
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Flash on OS X Lion

Flash is not supported in OS X Lion i.e. Safari, how can I browse webpages with flash content and actually view the flash content?
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Can not update to Safari 5.1 in Lion

I have updated from Snow Leopard to Lion with Safari Version 5.0.5. Now I can not update to Safari 5.1. There is no update in the Software Updater, and on the apple-download page, I only found a ...
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Safari 5.1 (OS X Lion) Inspect Element / Web Inspector always pops up and is not docked to main window

Been using OS X 10.7 Lion since early developer previews and there is this bug (or feature that's not implemented). Clicking Inspect Element/Web Inspector of the Develop tools will always pop up the ...
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Is there a way to improve the quality of the cached images Safari uses for forward/back swiping?

I know I'm crazy, but it's bugging me.
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Why safari hangs right after installation on Windows XP? [closed]

I've just installed Safari on Windows XP SP3 and after succesful installation it starts and just hangs up. I also see process Webkit2Webprocess.exe which uses 100% of one core and nothing else ...
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Which version of Safari is in Mac OS Lion?

As far as I know, Lion was to ship with the next version of Safari which would be Safari 6. However, I cannot find any information about a new version of Safari... So, does Lion ship with Safari 6 or ...
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Force autocomplete form save on iPad

While on some websites, iPad Safari automatically asks to save form data like Us/Pwd, on other pages, it never asks for the same. How can we force it to ask for form data save on any website?
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Why isn't my auto proxy setting working for Safari 5.1 in Lion?

I have a SOCKS proxy listening on 7070 at localhost. Here is what my proxy.pac file looks like (to keep the test simple, I just return SOCKS proxy for all urls): function FindProxyForURL(url, host) ...
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Keywurl for Safari 5.1 / Lion

Has anyone made Keywurl work with Safari 5.1 after their Lion upgrade? I tried updating the MaxBundleVersion without luck: http://hacketal.com/making-keywurl-work-with-safari-5 I'm not interested ...
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Rubber band not working on Gmail using Safari

Is it just me or the rubber band scrolling is not working on Gmail (I'm on Safari)? It works on any other site.
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How can I reactivate the fn + arrow buttons that changed in Safari 5.1?

Safari 5.1 (Snow Leopard) seems to have disabled the combination of fn + arrow buttons for navigation (page up, page down, top, bottom). I know the same can be achieved with option + top, down and ...
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Safari reopens last open tabs?

On Lion, if I quit Safari using ⌘ Command+Q and then restart it, it reopens all tabs from last time. In Preferences, I have set that new Windows open with an Empty Page, a setting that worked fine ...
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How can I boot to Safari Only (Chromebook style) in Lion?

How can I boot safari only in Mac OSX Lion Chrome OS style? I heard that there was a key that one had to hold at startup, which one is it?
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How do I disable inline PDFs in Safari 5.1?

Today, Apple updated Safari to 5.1 (6534.50). In Safari 5.0 or below it's very easy to disable opening pdfs inline, you simply say defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitOmitPDFSupport -bool YES and ...
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What workarounds are there for websites that block Safari Reader?

I just opened Ars Technica's review of Lion intending to read it with Safari 5.1's Reader but it appears to somehow block Reader. I tried the following with no success: changed the extension on the ...
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How do I remove what appears to be malicious cached javascript?

I was recently using someone else's iMac and came across some rather strange behaviour. Searches (from google and yahoo at least, I didn't test other search engines) were being redirected. After ...
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Disable opening PDFs inline in Safari 5.1 [closed]

In Safari 5.0 or below it's very easy to disable opening pdfs inline, you simply say defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitOmitPDFSupport -bool YES and it never bothers you again. In Safari 5.1 ...
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Does Mobile Safari have an image file size limit?

I'm developing a website which contains, by its nature, very large images. When testing on an iPad, I'm noticing that any image on the page larger than 2MB is not showing up, just showing the dreaded ...
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Cookie for domain can't be saved

I'm having an issue with a website. On one machine (10.6.8) it is not possible anymore to save the login cookie of a particular website. The site does not work with any user account on that Mac ...
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Bookmark a POST request

Certain online shops I use don't easily allow you to bookmark an Order Status page. That's because they use a POST request to access that info. So, the order number is not encoded in the URL. Which ...
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Teach Safari to ignore case if necessary when opening local html file

I'm using Safari to read the HTML documentation that came with something. Many of the .html files contain links to others amongst themselves where the case of the URL does not match the name of the ...
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How can I make Safari show the URL when I hover over a link?

Safari 5.0.1 on OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) doesn't seem to have any status bar in which the URL of a link shows when the user moves the cursor over a link (without clicking) All other browsers I've ...
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Help me manage my bookmarks?

I find myself bookmarking webpages on my MacBook often, with the intent of reading them later. The problem is that my bookmarks end up in the bookmarks bar and then are lost as new ones are ...
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Extension for Safari to enable Google Translation WITHOUT adding a button?

In the safari extensions there is a cool extension to use google translate on the current web page: "Translate". However I don't like the fact it is adding a button to the bar. I would like to make ...
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How do I watch Youtube videos without Flash on Safari?

Is there a way to watch Youtube videos without Flash installed on Safari? If not, are there any other solutions?
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In Safari, is there any keyboard shortcut to *hide* the Web Inspector?

In Safari, when the Develop menu is enabled, I can make the Web Inspector appear by hitting ⌘⌥I. However, when I hit that again, the Web Inspector stays where it is. Is there any way I can hide it ...
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Vimperator Style Extension for Safari 5?

Do we have a Vimperator style extension for Safari 5?
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Adding “Lookup in the dictionary” in the pop-up list in Firefox?

Is it possible to add the item "Look up in Dictionary" in the right-click popup menu when you have selected a word on a web page, in Firefox (just like it is available in safari) ?
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Safari makes weird noises, even when the sound is closed

My netbook is 1.5 years old and it only happens when Safari is opened. Why it happens? I think that the sounds are coming from my HDD. Should I remove Safari completely? Does it harm my netbook? ...
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Address bar in Safari gone!

The address bar in my safari broswer has disappeared... I have quit my safari browser and reopened it, but the problem persists. This is what it looks like I have no idea why this is happening, but i ...
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Untick the 'Open Safe Files' preference in Safari with Terminal

After all the fuss over Mac Defender, I thought it might be a good idea to disable the open safe files option in safari for the users in our network. I'd like to do this with the 'Send Unix Command' ...
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CNET on Mac - page not found

I've been having this problem for some time now - first I thought it was some temporary thing with CNET servers, but it doesn't seem so. I can see the index pages of CNET sites (download.cnet.com, ...
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How to disable Acrobat Reader in Safari?

In Safari, the default PDF-Viewer in Safari is "Preview". Unfortunately, since I installed the Acrobat Reader, this default changed to the Acrobat Reader, which is extremely annoying. How can I ...
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Block prompts when sites detect I'm using iOS

On many forum web sites, if you go to the site on an iPhone/iPod/iPad it prompts to install an app for the site. But 90% of the time when I visit a forum site, it's because I'm following a search ...
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Is there a Safari Extension that automatically tracks my daily time usage on Safari?

I am looking for an extension in Safari that automatically tracks my time in Safari. Specifically, I want: 1) When I start Safari, the timer automatically starts/resumes. 2) When I stop Safari, the ...
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Determine cpu usage in safari tab

Is it possible to somehow determine which of my safari tabs has the most cpu usage? NOTE: I haven't turned on any flash (i'm using a "plugin customs" extension) in my tabs so it's really hard to ...
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Safari Extension like ShowIP

For reasons that are unimportant, I really need an extension just like the ShowIP extension for firefox but for Safari. Tried google and the safari extensions gallery but got nowhere. On top of this, ...
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Safari is not showing style sheets

For some reason, starting yesterday, Safari will not show ANY style sheets for any webpage I visit. I updated today to Safari 5.0.5 thinking that might help, but it didn't. I restarted, and that ...
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Browsers won't load css/js files with https URL

Firefox, Safari and Chrome won't load any CSS or JS files when I open an HTTPS url, for example on Twitter, it will only load the HTML. When I look at firebug in Firefox I get the following errors: ...
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Disappearing error message and Safari windows

When I close my laptop I have it set to automatically log me off. I closed my laptop while I still had some Safari browser windows open along with my iTunes. When i opened it, I logged back on. I ...
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Can I make Safari under iPad save passwords?

Is there a way I can make Safari on my iPad 2 save passwords or auto-fill forms. for example, I want it to save the user/password for my wifi router so I can access it easily without typing the ...
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Smooth zoom in safari

You know the way you smoothly zoom-in in mobile safari? How do I do that on my Mac + magic trackpad in regular safari?
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FTP sites open in Finder instead of in Safari

I cannot log into FTP sites on my iMac (Intel Core i5, 2.8GHz, running OS X 10.6.7). I probably created the problem when I installed Firefox and it took over as the default browser. I changed the ...
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Access localhost on iPad

I want to access my web application on iPad for local testing (http://myMachine_Name). But here is the problem; I am having a local copy on my Windows machine with a Weblogic server running and the ...