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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Prevent Safari from exiting fullscreen?

I'm using a Mac mini for a dashboard display, but nearly every day Safari exits fullscreen mode (Well, it it visually appears to do so). To bring it back into fullscreen I just need to move the mouse....
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Controlling Scroll Bars

On our company page in LinkedIn, under the analytics tab, there is scrollbar. I want a script which will scroll down to the bottom, hit "see more", and recursively continue until the data is ...
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Need to force close suspicious tab/dialogue box jamming everything

Need to force close suspicious tab without accepting a download from a dialogue box that currently has the whole browser stuck.It wants me to click "OK" to unfreeze things. The screen shot (for those ...
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Download / Install .ipa file with mobile safari (when Salesforce1 is installed)

I'm trying to install an .ipa file via mobile safari. When I clicked the link to download the file in mobile safari it shows me the file name and size and then asks me to Open in "Salesforce1" Any ...
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Connected To Wifi Network; No Internet Acess (iPad)

On my school iPad while I had a few tabs open my internet all was all fine and handy dandy but then all of a sudden I lost wifi connection (which my iPad does pretty often so I'm angry but used to it) ...
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Safari Mouse Cursor doesn't change back to pointer

I have an issue with Safari on El Capitan where the cursor doesn't change from the Link Select (finger) cursor or the Text Select cursor back to Arrow pointer cursor when i leave the DOM area. It's ...
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Safari error in Intranet Http & Https

If I access my company's intranet using the https URL on Safari, the multiple login request doesn't happen (One time login only). But, the multiple login request happens when I use the http URL. Why ...
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Difference between extensions.apple.com and safari-extensions.apple.com?

When I go to https://extensions.apple.com/?q=zoom, I see 7 results, including ZoomBySite. It is the same result regardless what browser or OS I use. When I go to https://safari-extensions.apple.com/?...
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How to trigger a bash script from right click in Safari on a particular URL?

is it possible when I'm in Safari and have link (URL) to trigger a bach script with an right mouse option? The bach script should be run with this format: bash scriptname.sh -parameter -parameter ...
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Video playback effects in Safari different from other browsers OS X

I am testing html embedded videos in OS X Safari browser and have come across the following issue. Here is a video link from the page: http://realestate.xitech.com.au/barryplant/17491 In Safari, ...
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AppleScript Save As Dialog in Safari Reader Save As PDF

I have an AppleScript to open move a Safari webpage into Reader view and then to Save As a PDF. I would like it to Save As the PDF with default filename, but always in the same specific location. I'm ...
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Safari 9.0.2 on OS X crashes on special file-URL

I've been working with KompoZer to author some web pages. When I use the "Browse Page" function it opens the web page with this file-URL: file:///.file/id=6571367.190169036. This works fine. When I ...
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How can I enable Safari Push Notifications for sites that only use Local Notifications?

Apple provides web developers two methods to enable Safari Notifications for their site, the simpler one, being a javascript method (Local Notifications) that does not generate a custom Notification ...
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Is it possible to see gchat history in Safari on iPod?

I would like to see my gchat history in Safari (not the mail client or through any app; I can't use these). I realize there is no "easy" way to do this, but can anyone help me with a solution? I ...
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Share Apple ID but don't want to share call log and browsing history… Help?

Help, my husband and I have the same Apple ID and always have, however he got a new phone and somehow now I am getting his call log history he is not receiving mine though, and he is getting my ...
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Downgrade Safari Browser

I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8.5 and I have downloaded the wrong Safari browser, for OS X 10.10. It says "You can't use this version of the application "Safari" with this version of OS X". How ...
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Bluetooth speaker, microcuts when using Safari or Chrome

I just bought a Marshall Acton bluetooth speaker and it sounds well, it pairs perfectly with my Mac, an iPhone 6S and an iPhone 5S. The problem appears when it is paired with the Mac (El Capitan 10....
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Address bar locked, 'Open location' greyed out - how to regain control? (blocking 'location=no' in Safari)

Mozilla has a about:config setting, 'dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolbar', is there anything similar for Safari (or Chrome). I don't want a website to pop up, I want it to open in a new tab. Most ...
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Mobile Safari - Always download .pdf links in native viewer, not in-page

Wonder if this is possible? Seems to be possible on desktop Safari as referenced in How make Safari download PDF files instead of opening them in-page? Is a similar change possible on Mobile safari?
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OS X Leopard Safari shows questionmark?

The Safari icon indicates a question mark. And, it wont let me go to internet etc. How do I find the Safari app and activate it?
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Safari: auto center any website

I'm wondering if Safari contains an option to automatically center any website I visit. For example, I like to enlarge the webpage I'm viewing by using the command + keyboard shortcut. When I do that, ...
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Safari won't open PDF hyperlinks

Since I have upgraded to El Capitan, Safari won't open PDF hyperlinks in Web Pages and from Word 2016 documents. Anybody knows how to solve this problem. Did not encounter any problems with Yosemite. ...
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Deleted Self Control and can not access websites anymore [duplicate]

I downloaded SelfControl to try it out but then deleted it when it stopped me accessing any website online. I also removed the privileged helper. However I still cannot access the internet so I cannot ...
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Issues when entering password finishing with '^' character

I am using a password that has been generated by the organization where I work, and that specific password terminates with the ^ character. This password cannot be changed so I must keep it for the ...
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Safari: spacing on Favorites Bar

Entries on my Favorites Bar seem to grow progressively farther apart. Originally, entries were each next to each other, now there is enough space to for one or two character glyphs separating them. ...
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Greyed out airplay symbol in Safari

We recently upgraded from Snow Leopard to El Capitan to use the Safari airplay feature for embedded HTML5 Videos. On Videos (e.g. YouTube) we see that airplay symbol but it is grey and clicking on it ...
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Safari stalls and does not load website

I have a Mac Mini, with an odd problem. OSX 10.11.2, Safari 9.0.2 My problem: When I want to load a webpage in Safari it always stalls with the progress bar at about 15%. After that nothing happens. ...
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Safari SharePoint Plugin not working

I have a strange problem with SharePoint and Safari. With 10.9 I was able to click on a file in a SharePoint site and it was opened in the corresponding Office application. After the upgrade to 10....
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Is there a shortcut or way to use code, to do anything at all with the item currently highlighted by Command+F?

Title pretty much says it all. Also if anyone knows how to drag and drop something into a browser using any language or command(s), please share. To be clear i'm talking about something like this: ...
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OS X El Capitan: Zoom out images in safari without pinning tabs

Hmmm Apple changed the pinch-out-zoom gesture in Safari to pinning tabs in El Capitan. If you click you will zoom to max amount,then when you want to zoom out you pin your tab. Is this a bug? Update:...
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How to close Downloads box in Safari

When I click the DownArrow to open the Downlaods in Safari, I get an option of 3 recent items downloads, and then when I go to expand it by pressing 'Show All Downloads' it opens into a LARGE WINDOW ...
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Appearance of keyboard takes forever since iOS 9 on iPad

Since iOS 9, the touch keyboard on my iPad is broken, and i can't find out why. In the first place, when I place the cursor into a text field on a website, it takes forever (seriously, it takes ...
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Reader Mode's article width changes when adjusting text size, Safari 9.0.1, El Capitan

I've noticed since Safari 9 was installed in my computer running OS X El Capitan, when I adjust the text size in Reader Mode, the article's width expands/decreases too. (example below) See how the ...
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Making Contacts' URLs show up in Safari address bar suggestions

I'm surprised there's no option in Safari's preferences to include URLs from Contacts in suggested websites. It seems like the Search tab (pictured) would be the appropriate place for such a feature. ...
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Safari getting stuck every few minutes

On my recent 13´ Macbook (may 2015) my Safari gets stuck all the time. The progress bar just gets stuck every couple of minutes and I have to deactivate/activate airport and re-login. Then it works ...
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In Safari, is there a way to use the keyboard to select and click links/buttons on web pages?

When I use Firefox, I can tab through buttons and other links on web pages and then use the space bar or enter key to "click" the link or button. Is that same feature available in Safari? I think it's ...
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Speed Download - on Safari 9, El Capitan

I know this would normally be a 'customer support' question rather than being suitable for Ask Different, but Speed Download is dead & gone, Yazsoft closed their doors & there is no further ...
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Save web page as PDF and keep hyperlinks

I am having an issue with Safari. I want to be able to save web pages as PDFs and keep the hyperlinks in the PDF file, however Safari doesn't do this for some reason. It works on all my colleagues ...
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Save vCard .vcf file from website - Unable to open contact card

I'm trying to save a .vcf vCard file that is stored on a website to the Contacts app. I have an iPhone 6S running iOS 9.1 and an iPad 4th gen running iOS 9.1 If I visit the URL on Safari on the iPad ...
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How to analyze Safari 9 during responsiveness issues?

I am having some odd problems since the 10.11.1 update wherein Safari has been performing rather poorly. It takes some seconds to even start responding when focus is switched over to it and other odd ...
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How to make a slow browser go fast?

I've had my MacBook Air for about six months. Now all the browsers are extremely sluggish — sometimes taking minutes to load a web page that would have used to take under one second to load back when ...
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Cmd is only registered when the toolbar is hilighted in Safari

When I switched to the Colemak layout today, Safari suddenly stopped registering commands. It only registeres them when I have the toolbar tab specific for the command selected. The issue is ...
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Full Screen Super Slider Stops Playing in Safari on Mac after Switching Tabs

I have a problem where my “Full Screen Super Slider” stopped sliding in Safari on my mac. It’s Safari 8.0.7 on Mac OS X 10.10.4. The problem occurs when I switch to another tab on the browser for 10 ...
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Move file to pre-selected folder in Preview

I have the following problem when saving PDFs in Preview from Safari: normally, one can choose the folder to move the document clicking the titlebar (my preferred method). After opening a PDF Preview ...
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Very Slow Download Speeds from Apple Applications (Safari and Mac App Store)

After I restored my computer to a clean reinstall of El Capitan, I have experienced incredibly slow download speeds in Apple applications only (Safari and the App Store). I tested downloading a file ...
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How to find a video downloaded with safari 9.0.1

I have video that was downloaded and is in Safari now and I can watch it, however, I am sure when I reboot my Mac the video will no longer be available and I would like to save it to my desktop. I ...
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How do i remove favorites folders from my ipad on ios 9.1?

In my list of bookmarks, i have several empty folders labeled favorites. How do i get rid of these? The edit button doesnt allow it to be deleted.
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Is there any way to edit the link/URL of the Homescreen application?

Using Safari browser, opened a website and created a home screen application. It creates an application on my iPad homescreen with that specific URL, now I'm wondering if I could change the URL of the ...
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Should I install Opera 12 or OmniWeb browser for my (dated) iMac OSX 10.5.8?

Greetings: I've been reading the helpful comments regarding what browser is compatible with a dated OS. My Safari browser is 5.0.6. I'm going to paste my query here. I posted it on another Mac forum ...
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How I can force Safari App to download a file in local machine?

just wondering if in Safari 9.0.1 is possible force a file to download. With images is easy, right clock and "Save Image as..." but for files like svg, and other non visualizable files is hard to find ...