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 to make a div in a webpage 'selectable' by Safari Web Clip (“Open in Dashboard”)?

On some websites, when you try to create a webclipping in Safari for use in Dashboard, the selection "snaps" to divs on the page. (E.g., superuser.com) On other sites, you have to manually adjust the ...
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How to turn off the bookmarks sidebar in Safari 9.1

I just upgraded to Capitan and I think it updated my Safari as well. Now, whenever I move my mouse over to the left side of the screen, the bookmarks sidebar always pops up. I think it's really ...
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Import Safari data into Safari Technology Preview

I have installed the Safari Technology Preview and whilst everything works fine, there is a lot of data which is missing and not been migrated. Bookmarks, Reading List and AutoFill have been ...
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Can I list all programs that depend on a given framework?

I'm curious about what all on a stock OSX install uses the WebKit framework, since I keep seeing it pop up in crashlogs and it's supposedly a handy rendering swiss-army knife. What's a good way to ...
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iPhone won't open Safari - or other - pages [duplicate]

Has anyone found a fix to this yet? I have upgraded to IOS 9.3. I have reset my iPhone. But it still won't open links.
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Why does control+tab in Safari select the address bar?

When I hit control+tab (which is bound to "Show Next Tab") once, Safari selects the address bar. When I press it a second time, Safari actually goes to the next tab. Why is this and how do I fix it? ...
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Safari does not work (iOS 9.3, iPhone 6s) [duplicate]

Suddenly Safari won't work on my iPhone 6s. I cannot open links either. The whole thing freezes. How do I solve this? I updated to iOS 9.3 a couple of days ago.
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Links not opening [duplicate]

I can open links to website in search results, or on some websites. I have seen another question about this, and a suggested answer that included a link to show more tails... Only I can not open the ...
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Automatically kill a safari tab when idle for some time (OS X)

I'm that kind of person who opens way to many tabs of safari (often a bunch of windows with lots of tabs), and after some time I've got like 30 opened tabs in which i use about 5-10. I don't have a ...
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Safari: using dtrace to investigate iCloud Tab Sync

I'm investigating how Safari syncs tabs through iCloud. To start, I really want to know how Safari is updating its shared list of tabs, which means monitoring it or some background daemon for file ...
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PDF files I download have their extensions changed automatically

So my problem is two fold: Any PDF file I download has the .lspdf extension appended to it automatically, and renaming them manually is a nuisance. The download button in the safari pdf viewer does ...
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iMac: OS X Yosemite - Safari Hijacked by Yahoo

Today I installed a bittorrent client and it pulled a fast sneaky partnership thing with Yahoo! which swapped my search homepage and default engine to Yahoo. I'm extremely upset because I despise ...
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Safari: How do I show history in a new tab in Safari?

I find this to be annoying. When I click on "History" -> "Show History", Safari shows the history tab in my current tab and not in a new tab. So let say I was browsing Facebook and then decided to see ...
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Safari crashes ~10% of times when opening a link (any link)

I use 9.1. This happens when I have disabled extensions too, is there anything else I can try, and/or is this a known problem, if so, is there any solution. I might have to delete the preferences, ...
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True fullscreen browser display

I confess I'm not a regular Mac user so apologies in advance if this is a stupid question. I'm building a web page to be displayed (offline) as a projection on a wall. On the Windows PC, running ...
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Is it autofill, or does it have another name?

Putting it out there to solve a problem which has blighted me for some years now. Once upon a time, i entered my email address wrong in a form in Safari. Now I get a little blue text pop-up having a ...
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Safari on iOS 9.2.1 / 9.3 won't open links

Update 2: Fixed in iOS 9.3.1 Update: Apple has confirmed the bug and is working on a fix for a 9.3.1 release. My Safari on iOS 9.2.1 (update: and now 9.3) won’t open most links anymore, i.e. tapping ...
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Unable to access certain sites in mac

I have just moved from a Windows laptop to a macbook air and I am facing an issue that certain web-sites are not loading in my mac - both Safari and Chrome browsers. In chrome I am getting the error ...
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How to create a service (shown in the context menu on the URL) in Safari?

I want to create a service which will be shown in the context menu when I right-click on any link in the Safari (need get the URL into the service). This is my current contextual services menu on the ...
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“Bookmarks are being synced…” message in Safari

What causes the iPad to show Bookmarks are being synced. Please add the bookmarks once syncing has completed when attempting to add a bookmark or favorite in Safari and how can it be prevented?
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How to reset safari 9.0.3

In older versions there was an option to reset safari But in 9.0.3 I am not seeing this option What are the alternatives? How can I reset safari 9.0.3?
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Safari showing bookmarks from Google Chrome

I've only recently just started using Safari, mainly to separate my personal accounts from my work accounts. As such, I've logged into Gmail in safari for one of my email accounts. I spent a while ...
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Hide a Fluid app toolbar using applescript

I've been trying to hide the toolbar from a Fluid app application using applescript, but it doesn't seems to be working at all. I've also tried on Safari (fluid apps are built on top of safari web ...
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Safari for OS X displaying wrong favicon

I am using Safari 9.0.3 on OS X 10.11.9 and have only recently noticed Safari displaying the wrong favicon for some websites. In one instance, Safari uses the Facebook icon for Messenger despite the ...
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Parallels Desktop to OS X brower actions

I have a customer with a Macbook Air running Windows with Parallels Desktop. When he clicks on a hyperlink in a Windows application he wants OS X Safari to respond. Is this possible somehow? To make ...
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Safari sort not the same as finder

When I pull up finder, files are sorted according to date: But when I'm in Safari, and need to choose a file to upload, there's a bunch of files at the bottom of the picker that says "no date". ...
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Safari 9.0.3 requires login for every new tab

Safari 9.0.3 on OS X El Capitan 10.11.3 Issues I launch Safari > Login to Gmail,ebay or any other site > Login Successful Open New Tab and if i go to gmail or ebay or the site that i had open in ...
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Console Logs displays error in Keychain

Here is a log created in my Console. Mar 6 19:07:33 Prateeks-MacBook-Pro Safari[1875] <Error>: KeychainGetICDPStatus: keychain: -25300 Mar 6 19:07:33 Prateeks-MacBook-Pro Safari[1875] <...
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safari inspector how to add complex rules?

I haven't been using safari for long and this appears to be only in the newer version from what I can see online. When using the inspector I cannot add chained rules (IDK the technical term for them....
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Weblink automatically downloading, not opening in browser. Help!

Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 Safari 9.0.3 I'm in nursing school and my instructor has many links on our Blackboard site that have useful information. However, a lot of it is stuff I DO NOT want to ...
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Can I use multiple Twitter accounts on Safari?

I'd like to know if I can switch between multiple Twitter accounts using Safari? (Like on iOS.)
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Not able to resolve my domain name intermittently on iOS

I am experiencing a strange behavior w.r.t DNS resolution when connected to certain WiFi networks. (only on iOS devices) Issue is: Safari is able to resolve my domain name correctly but sometimes for ...
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Cookies in Safari private browsing with iframes

Update: Since doing some more investigation, I'm updating this question. We're seeing some strange behaviour on our site for Safari users who are in private browsing mode. Our site is in an iframe ...
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⌘-click ('Open in new tab') fails to open in new tab in Mac Safari

I've noticed an increasing number of websites seem to somehow ignore ⌘-click and open the link in the same window/tab, rather than in a new tab behind the existing one, as the browser is configured to ...
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Pinning Safari bookmarks with Pinterest

A recent commentator mentioned that Safari bookmarks can be pinned to Pinterest and easily retrieved. Anyone know how to do this?
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Why Safari is consuming so much battery?

From last 2-3 weeks I started noticing that my iPhone is consuming more battery than usual, around two to three times more. When I looked at battery consumption details I found out that Safari is ...
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iOS Safari text selection really difficult

I'm frequently having huge issues selecting text in iOS Safari (and other apps using WebKit). See this video for an example, where I'm visiting Ars Technica and try to select the name of a commenter (...
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OS X Safari: Disable private browsing entirely?

Is there a way to disable private browsing entirely in OS X 10.11 Safari? I found some older sites where you could edit MainMenu.nib in XCode, but that turned out not to be possible. You are supposed ...
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Create a virtual machine running Safari 7.1

Safari 7.1.x is not included in any standard release of OS X or iOS/iOS emulator, and as far as I know it is also not included in any standalone package that one could simply download and install on ...
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Safari can't load Google services (other browsers work)

I have been experiencing an inconsistent issue in Safari 9.0.3 on Mac OSX 10.11.3 (and previous versions) where Safari is very slow at loading Google searches and services like YouTube, Analytics etc. ...
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Disable Cmd + , in Safari

I'm currently doing a lot of chemistry writing in Google Docs. Google Docs is great for it because Cmd + . formats as superscript and Cmd + , formats as subscript... both of which supersaturate ...
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How to enable cookies and JavaScript on iPad 3

I have a site that is working sometimes. I know that I have JavaScript and cookies already. I also that one if them need to be updated. I turned off cookies in setting in safari. Now that site said ...
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Typing into Safari on iPad extremely slow

We have an iPad mini 2 running iOS 9. Ever since upgrading, any text field in Safari is painfully slow, generally taking 2 to 4 seconds before responding, and then doing so in fits and jerks. This ...
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Macbook not showing Safari tabs from mobile devices

I use a Macbook Air, iPhone, and iPad. Why aren't my open tabs in Safari on my iPhone not showing up on Safari on the Macbook?
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How to I bulk remove pages using a wildcard search from Safari History on OS X?

I changed jobs recently and I hate having the auto-complete to bring me addresses that I don't really need and I want to remove the entire domain from my history and books marks? Like removing *.acme....
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How can I make Safari or Chrome remember my messages in contact forms?

As a customer, I contact businesses through contact forms on their websites, and often I forget the exact wording of the message and when I sent it. (Often, I need to re-send messages when I don't ...
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Is a website block not visible on Safari on MacBook Pro?

A client of mine claims he cannot see the social icons (on the left side of the screen) when viewing the website on Macbook Pro with Safari. Those icons are perfectly visible on all devices I've ...
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How to Install Safari 9 on Yosemite?

I don't want to move to El Capitain yet but now some sites are complaining about my safari version (8). I search the internet and found references that Safari 9 was release for Yosemite and Mavericks: ...
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Safari 9: “Safari can't show the file ____ in the Finder.” Errors

I've got an odd one here with Safari on an OS X 10.11.3 workstation. When the user downloads a file, they receive the following message every time they attempt to show the file via Safari's download ...
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How Do I Fully Flush Cached Redirects From Safari?

I have a device with a web-based control panel, and accidentally set it to redirect all http pages to https, even though some don't work over https. Although I've since corrected this, Safari seems to ...