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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Click on a button (that is not a button ?) with Applescript or Javascript

Okay, relative newbie here, but I have searched all the answers and tried most of the suggestions and cannot find a way to automate using Applescript or Javascript within Applescript to click a button ...
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Permanently saving a cookie in ios8

Is there a way to permanently save a cookie in ios8? So I can clear every other cookie and browsing data but that cookie? My banking makes me confirm the computer/phone I'm using through email and ...
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Keychain integration is broken in Safari

My Safari isn't updating passwords anymore. It was working fine until recently. Safari is still populating the username and passwords. In the case where my password for the web app has changed I type ...
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Safari not loading Gmail; Google/YouTube invalid certificate

I've tried changing DNS servers to OpenDNS's, I've cleared my history and website data from Safari, and I've uninstalled all extensions… but the browser just won't load Gmail! Whether I click on Sign ...
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Disable geolocation in Safari

I have tried to check "Decline without asking" (Translated). Now, it won't show where I am on maps and so, but even though I use VPN, Google/Facebook/Youtube and other websites know that I am in ...
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Why is my Safari unable to open links from Google under VPN?

Safari 8.0.2, OS X 10.10.1--Problem occurring in Mac Pro 2009 and MBP ret 2012. Once I log into my employer's VPN, Safari has a quite unique problem: if I go to Google, do a search and click on any ...
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iOS8.1 Can't stay logged in to Stack Exchange or Stack Exchange chat

So everything was wonderful before iOS8.1. Now I can no longer log in to Stack Exchange via Facebook on Safari (diagnostics say it's an HTML 5 issue), but can log in via Facebook on Chrome or via ...
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Trouble changing default search engine in Safari

I'm trying to change my default engine in Safari (running Yosemite) from Google to DuckDuckGo and I'm not successful. I changed the default engine in "Safari→Preferences→Search". When I type into the ...
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Any details about the captive/public wifi login screen browser?

Is it just controlled by Safari's data. cookies, etc. somehow? I'd think not since that'd be a major security hole. In any case, are there any tools for deleting the cookies from the browser used ...
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Help with SVG map image not showing up in Safari 5.1 or Safari for iOS 6?

I've created an SVG map (code below), and it seems to work everywhere except Safari 5 and Safari for iOS 6, where the image fails to appear at all, as do the mapped links. Full disclosure: I'm in ...
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Can I disable the linear image scaling in Safari on a retina display?

I have two MacBook Pros: one with Retina, and one without. Although browsing the web with Retina has much sharper text, most images appear noticeably blurry. For websites that have not put in the ...
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Save buffered video in Safari

Where does Safari 8 store buffered videos? I want to save a buffered video permanently to my drive for later viewing.
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Why does Instruments say that WebKit in iOS (Safari) is allocating 200 MB of ram when I request a 15 MB file?

I am helping develop a cross platform web app, and we want to store about 20MB of data on the client. We are using the Application Cache to store our HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and we are using the ...
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Safari Keeps Closing

I think I caused a virus to my safari because I was downloading an app and now Safari will not open. It keeps asking to reopen the last windows closed when opening and whether I click yes or no it ...
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Safari 6 key binding

Safari 6 keybinding Cmd ⌘ 1 opens the first bookmark on the bookmark bar. In Safari 5 I used a macro activated by the hotkey Cmd ⌘ 1 to activate Cmd ⌘ ] to go forward a page. The ...
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Desktop Safari (Yosemite) blurs all images when zooming in the page, can it be improved?

Safari on the left, Chrome on the right, same page, same zoom level. Can something be done about it? Maybe embedding a custom CSS may help or some extensions exists?
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How to open new Safari window on primary display

I am using a monitor as my second display for my MacBook Air. I have Netflix fullscreen on my second display. Whenever I want a Safari window on my primary display, I have to go to the second display, ...
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Icons not showing properly in Yosemite's Safari favourites bar

In this picture you can see that Safari recognises the correct icon for the bookmarks: However when I look at them as part of the drop down menu in the address bar a lot of the icons are missing: ...
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How to unblock extensions in Safari so I can install adblock?

I'm trying to install AdBlock Plus so pages like beliefnet.com won't have so many ads. Safari says my extensions are blocked. HELP?
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Installing ChatJax bookmark on the iPad and iPhone

I have a 16 GB Apple Mini iPad using iOS 8.1.2 and am unable to install the bookmark found here that renders LaTeX in the Math StackExchange chat room. I can't find a browser with a bookmark bar to ...
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“Safari wants to use your confidential information stored in ”website“ in your keychain”

I had to install Google Chrome on my Mac for some reason, but do not intend to use it as my default browser. After logging in with my Google account, the following happened: All my saved passwords ...
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Blur all images in Safari, unless clicked

I know that the 'Develop' menu allows me to block all images in Safari, however I have a couple more requirements: Blur, not block, all images from all webpages Click to show blurred images I ...
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Block web page containing a specific word in safari

I would like to know if there is any mac safari plugin to block any web page containing a specific word in its url or in its content. For example, suppose we take the word 'abc', the following link ...
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History of shared web pages in Safari

I shared a web page via Safari (8 on Yosemite) once. Now the last recipient shows up in the menu. How can I delete it from there? See picture for how it looks.
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Bandwidth throttling with onboard tools in Yosemite?

Is there any way with Mac OS Yosemite's built-in firewall to throttle or queue connections from a single application, on a single port or to a certain hostname? The App in question would be the ...
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safari active tab color

Is there a hack or extension to make the active tab in focus a different color than the others? I tried GLIMS but apparently that extension is borked for the latest version of safari.
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Safari CMD+Click link new tab focus

Is there a way to force focus to a new tab in safari when you cmd+click on links in google search results for example?
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Keep sessions between private tabs

I am used to of the old private browsing mode in Safari, where you can keep a login session between tabs. But since this new Safari came with Yosemite, the tabs maintain their own sessions. Is there ...
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Safari crash and refusal/failure to reload

Recently, Safari unexpected crashed while I was using my desktop. Now, when I try to reload, it keeps saying it "unexpectedly quit" and will not reload (even when I push the reload button). I have ...
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Macbook pro OS X 10.9 can only access internet through safari

My Macbook pro shows it is connected to the wifi. I can access internet through Safari. But I can not access with any other software or tool like firefox, chrome, opera, terminal. Even my Skype and ...
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Adobe Flash player won't install on my mac

I'm trying to update Adobe Flash player on my mac OsX 10.6 with Safari. Everything was working out in the update process until I clicked 'Install Adobe Flash player' and it requested my mac's username ...
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How do I clear individual types of browser data in Safari?

Prior to upgrading my MacBook Pro to OS X Yosemite, I was able to clear individual types of browser data (such as cookies, visited URLs and website data) in Safari. However, the "Clear History and ...
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Safari 7.1 Bookmark not closing properly

I sometime notice this random behaviour of the bookmarks not closing and it leaves me with something like this, any suggestions? I'm running Mavericks with everything updated.
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Why is there a web process active even if Safari isn't opened?

I noticed that even when Safari is closed, many web processes are active, and these processes are active even when I just restarted my Mac. Actually, I noticed that this process is in the Spotlight ...
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Hide / Remove App Store updates for base applications (incl. Safari)

Is it possible to stop the App Store from giving notifications that cannot permanently be dismissed for unapplied updates to particular applications that come as part of the base system, in particular ...
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Quit all Safari Web Content processes at once?

The biggest RAM hog on my computer is my unhealthy habit of keeping too many Safari tabs open. Even when I close them, their associated processes don't necessarily disappear if those processes were ...
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“Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected” malware in Safari or other browsers

Did you navigate to a page that produced a popup that says (among other things)... Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected ...and then asks you to call a toll free number? As you might have ...
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iOS 8 for iPad 2: Closing a tab in private browsing causes me to log off from sites in other private tabs

I just upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 8. I was previously using iOS 6, so bear with me, as I'm obviously way behind everyone else. I find that when I'm using multiple tabs in private browsing while ...
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Is it normal for iPhone to take longer than 8 hours to erase contents and settings?

I've been waiting 8 hours now for my iPhone 5C to erase content and settings and still not finished. How long is it normal to take to reset an iPhone to factory settings?
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Allow cookies from certain websites?

I have some problems with cookies, I don't want cookies everywhere, but only for certain websites. What I have done right now is I allow cookies, then do the thing where a cookie is saved, then block ...
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Where are my options in Safari Share menu [duplicate]

This is a typical share menu: For an unknown reason, mine looks like this: How can I recover all others missing options? This is what I get when I hit on more: After the last update of OS X ...
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Adobe Flash not working

I have a user on a MacBook Pro with Yosemite that tried to install Flash. She downloaded the installer and ran it. It said it completed, but Flash is not working in Chrome or Safari. I downloaded ...
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How do I block a specific JS file on Safari?

I have tried adding the full URL to the JS file on Adblock Filter, but it still loads. Is there anyway that I can block specific JS files? (Or any files, really). I know how to block hosts, but not ...
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Does Facebook have Ads now? [closed]

Does Facebook have Ads now? Or does my Safari have a virus? Has anyone experienced a Twitter Ad on their Facebook?
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Swipe between pages doesn't work and unable two fingers scrolling up/down

Since this morning, the "swipe between pages" functionality doesn't work anymore on my computer! Web-browser specific description of the problem Google Chrome When I try to swipe between pages on ...
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Getting Silverlight to work on Mac OS X Yosemite

I'm trying to get Silverlight to work on Mac OS X, any browser would do. I'm not getting much success at all so far, nor help from the Web. 1) Silverlight + Mac OS X Yosemite To start with, can ...
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Safari redirecting webpage in BBC sport page [closed]

Safari keeps redirecting the webpage to an advert, when I log onto BBC Sport website
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Safari 'forgets' cookies, iTunes requires authentication 3 times?

I'm having some really odd problems with my new Mac, that I haven't encountered ever before. Every time I restart my iMac, Safari 'forgets' all cookies and stored website data, which means I have to ...
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Customizing Favorites in Safari Address Bar

Is there any way to customize Safari 8's Favorites drop-down to get rid of unnecessary line breaks? I mean reducing the padding/margin with a CSS-hack or something like that
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How to get url of selected image in google images?

I write Automator workflow which will attach google image miniature, able to be selected on context menu or hotkey enabled. Now I am trying to figure out which type of object sees Automator when I ...