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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Syncing bookmarks between iCloud and Firefox

I use Windows 7 and I've just got myself a lovely new iPhone. I've installed iCloud and it synchronizes my iPhone's calendar with Outlook, which is great, but I also prefer Firefox over Safari, but ...
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Facebook Photo Verification on iPad's Safari

I work with a social media company and recently experienced something very vexing at a live event. We have visitors sign in temporarily on iPad kiosks for registration purposes to their Facebook ...
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Select specific tabs with Command-# key in Safari?

Is there any way to mimic Chrome's behavior of selecting specific tabs with a Command-# combination (e.g., Command-1 selects Tab 1, Command-2 selects Tab 2, etc.)?
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How can I change the default search engine in Safari?

Safari for OS X only offers three search engines: Google, Yahoo, Bing I want to use https://startpage.com as a default search engine to search directly from the unified URL/search bar. Is this ...
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Is there any way to make the confirmation dialog stop appearing when clearing history in Safari?

Every time I clear my history I am presented with a small alert window. Is there any way to avoid/disable this?
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How to get Safari back in iOS6 on iPod Touch?

I have an 4th Generation iPod Touch, running on iOS 6.0 and my Safari has vanished. Regression: It is not shown on the home screen When I try to tap links to web pages, they only become ...
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Hotkey access to a browser URL based on a URL part on the clipboard

I'd like to open a Safari tab based on a bug number that I have on the clipboard via a hotkey. The url I want to launch has the form http://example.com/defects/nnnn where nnnn has the number that is ...
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SIMBL Plugins not launching properly under OS X Lion

I have OS X Lion installed on my 2011 MacBook Pro. I also have SIMBL with two plugins: Colorful Sidebar and Safari Omnibar. I (obviously) have Finder launch when I login, and I also have Safari launch ...
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Can I have both iCloud-synced and local-only Safari bookmarks?

Can I have some Safari bookmarks synced via iCloud to other computers and at the same time have some that are just local to my computer? If so, what is the best way to do that?
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Fix Safari 6 Address Bar Selection Behavior

This is probably just something I have to live with, but with Safari 6 Apple made the address bar different from every other text field on the OS, in that a single click (at least when it's displaying ...
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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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Safari drag drop download

On previous versions of OS X I used to be able to go to a file in Safari, click and drag on the favicon and take it over to my downloads window, which would then download that file. So for instance ...
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WebKit browsers not loading websites resources properly

WebKit browsers aren't loading images, css, or JavaScript properly. In some cases I have to refresh a couple of times for all resources show up properly. There is no clear pattern; it is random. I ...
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Safari alternative to gleebox for mouseless navigation?

When I switch to Safari from Chrome I really miss the mouseless navigation plugin that highlights every link and input with a letter ("A", "B"... "AA", "AB"...) and typing that combination + Enter ...
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Uninstall non-loaded extension from Safari

When opening Safari I get this error: Now I want to uninstall this extension, however it doesn't show up in the Extensions preferences: How do I uninstall this?
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Auto configuration of mail/calendar/contacts?

First day when I launched my Mac mini (OS X Lion) and started to use Safari - at some point it asked me (during the login procedure to the Gmail account) if I want to auto configure ...
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Can Safari copy both the URL and page title during a drag-and-drop?

I frequently want to paste a URL and page title into a document or email message. When I drag and drop a URL from Safari and other browsers (by dragging the URL icon) I see the page title being ...
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Is JavaScript secure? [closed]

I have a couple of websites I have to use that require Java so I am leaving it on in Java Preferences.app, disabling it on all browsers bar one that will only be used for those sites. Am I safe to ...
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Is it possible to get Safari of Mountain Lion running on Lion?

I noticed the difference in Safari 6.0 in Lion and Mountain Lion. In Lion it is Safari v 6.0 (7536.25) where as in Mountain Lion it is 8536.25.. The way safari works is also a bit different, for ...
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Tips for using spotlight with webpages served via https

I've started using spotlight with webpages today. It will actually index the content of web pages in your history and bookmarks. It's great. But I can't find any documentation on how to use it. ...
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What determines a local file's MIME type?

When a local file is opened in Safari or -- more important to my situation -- a custom application that uses a WebView for display, what decides on the MIME type to associate with the resulting file ...
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Can the Safari 6 omnibar search be changed from google.com to google.co.uk?

How can I change it so when I search using the omnibar it searches google.co.uk and not google.com. For example when I want to look at prices for a product, I use the omnibar to search google but it ...
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Fake/randomize/delete geolocation in Safari for certain Websites

I would like Safari on Mac OS X Lion to send correct geo informations to some websites but not to others. Instead sending correct location data I would like it to send either no location data, faked ...
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Safari 6.0 Rendering problems

I have a 2011 MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8 I have noticed a lot of rendering issues in Gmail, and Google instant. It seems related to JavaScript. Has anyone had this problem and is there a solution?
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In iOS Safari, why aren't the Facebook social plugin cookies blocked, in spite of the “from visited” option?

In my iPad, the cookie setting for Safari is set to "from visited", which should block all third party cookies. But if I am not logged out of Facebook, then from any third party webpage that uses the ...
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How to troubleshoot web errors on the Apple developer forum?

I have an AppleID and paid $99 dollars to enroll in the iOS Developer program. I tried creating new thread in iOS Developer Forum but end up in blank white screen. I couldn't see anything on the ...
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How do I maximize the Safari window all the way? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you maximize windows? The green maximise window button in Safari.app is doing a "smart" maximise instead of using the full area available. So in most cases, it ...
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Safari “Find” is slow

Safari is fast at everything, except "Find". When I hit command-F, I get the beachball for 5 to 25 seconds (and then the Find bar appears as normal and everything's good again). I have plenty of ...
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Can Safari be configured to not hide the full URL path in the omnibar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fading of the URL in Safari 6's Unified Search and URL Field How to fix Safari 6 on Mountain Lion that doesn't show the full URL in the address bar unless I click ...
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How to completely disable password saving in Safari?

Safari keeps asking if I want to save passwords whenever I submit a login form. Is there any way to disable this password saving feature completely?
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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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Safari keywords?

I'm looking to imitate the functionality of Firefox's keywords in Safari. That is, I want to be able to type wp Apple in the address bar, and Safari should go to the Wikipedia article on Apple. I ...
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Safari slowdown issues

Safari is quite slow when I open new tabs. I get a busy cursor, and I cannot interact with other tabs. Is there any way to make it faster? I have a 2010 MacBook Pro, MacOS 10.6.6, Safari 5.0.3.
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Safari: stop hiding tabs

I can't use safari and continue using chrome only because of 1 reason: chrome doesn't hides tabs (when there are too many of them) I just want to act safari like this And not like this Is there ...
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Sync Safari bookmarks between computers

I've got a lot of bookmarks in Safari on my iMac. How do I get the same bookmarks show up in Safari on my MBA? Both using latest OS X with iCloud. I have checked Bookmarks in the iCloud settings, but ...
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How do I get the white star back in top site in Safari 6.0 in Mountain Lion?

The white does not appear in top sites in safari 6.0 in Mountain Lion.
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Is it possible to configure Safari's search box to use google.co.uk rather than google.com?

Is it possible to customise the search engines used by Safari 5.1 on Snow Leopard? I'd like to get it to use google.co.uk rather than google.com for searches. I've found a couple of old posts ...
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Preview auto-open of PNG files after being downloaded from Safari

How can I make PNG files be automatically opened after being downloaded from Safari?
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Mac OS X 10.7.4 Mail Client triggers Opera for external links in email

I would like to have Safari open any links in email messages. However it seems that Opera has hijacked this and I can't see any property that can change this. Any ideas?
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Can Safari on an iPad be controlled with gestures?

On the Desktop version of Safari, you can navigate back and forward with a swipe gesture on the trackpad. Setting up other gestures (close tab, new tab, next/previous tab) is trivial with an app like ...
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Understand “Open in browser” vs “Open in Preview” for PDF files

When I click on a link to a PDF file, sometimes the PDF document opens in the Safari browser window, and sometimes it opens a new window and opens the PDF document in the Preview application. Is ...
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Safari 6: Replaces all instances of font X with font Y

A certain website that I sometimes frequent for Oracle information uses a lot of Courier New. This looks horrible in Safari. Is there a way I can always force Safari to substitute Andale Mono or ...
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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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Quickly Access Safari 6 Bookmark & History Address Bar Suggestions with the Keyboard?

With the new combined address/search bar in Safari 6, I'm wondering if there's a way to quickly choose an option from the Bookmarks & History suggestions using the keyboard. Or some way to have ...
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Writing Causes Page to Jump

I have trouble writing on my Mac. It happens on pages on Safari like writing an e-mail or in Facebook and even in this question box. The problem is that the page starts jumping up and down as I'm ...
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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 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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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 ...