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 can I identify the cause of this SSL error in Safari 6?

I was seeing an SSL error in Safari 6.1.6 (8537.78.2) on OSX 10.8.5 when visiting a website, and the debug information provided from the developer tools didn't indicate the source of the issue. The ...
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Safari does not restore saved tabs when I exit via X icon

When I quit Safari via its Menu or CMD+q, it properly restores saved tabs. However, if I close it via X icon (top left) or by quitting it via right click on its icon in the desktop bar, it does not ...
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My ipad air won't open the page on safari

I have two devices that are both connected to the SAME WI-FI at my house. We use wireless network and for the past two days I've been getting this message whenever I tried to go on the Internet and ...
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iOS 8: Prevent Safari Mobile from reloading tabs by default

When switching between tabs in Safari Mobile -- Even within a few seconds -- Safari will automatically reload the tab. This will happen more frequently between sessions: Switching between Safari ...
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How do I change one font to another in Safari?

Lets say I have a website with Trebuchet MS. How do I change all instances of that font into something more appealing, like Lucida Grande?
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How to prevent Safari saved passwords being seen with Mac password?

In Safari on OS X via Safari/Preferences/Passwords/ it is possible to view all saved passwords in plain text by entering the Mac password. I want to use a different password. Is this possible? I ...
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Safari anchor download

On the site I'm working on we have some download links for images. We tested on an older macbook running safari 5 and that worked perfectly. However when we updated the OS, safari went to version 8 ...
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Constant force reload of web pages and SBBOD

Macbook Pro 13 inch on Snow Lepoard Cant do anything online as soon as i go from one page to another i get the BBOD and have to force reload all internet pages over and over again, i literally can't ...
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Some of my Safari bookmarks don't appear in Spotlight search results

When doing a spotlight search for my bookmarks, some of them appear in the search result but some don't. I was not able to find a pattern about which ones will show up and which ones won't. Newly ...
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Mail window doesn't appear until I enter full screen?

I'm having a very strange problem with Mail on a new iMac which is running 10.10.3. The Apple store migrated the user's home files over from an old MacBook, which was running Snow Leopard, and ...
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Is there an iOS equivalent of Bonjour for Mac?

you know how you can search your locally networked devices on Bonjour in Safari on Macs, and once you select a device, Safari asks you to log in with a username and password to get to the device's ...
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Safari won't open in Yosemite. At all

I recently got my computer re-imaged. Everything was working fine on Yosemite until about an hour ago when my Wi-Fi abruptly disconnected. The AirPort icon gave me the spinning wheel of death, so I ...
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How do I prevent files from being saved as .webarchive

Whenever I want to save files like .csv files that were open in a safari tab, it forces me to either name it as .csv.webarchive or .webarchive. Is there a way to disable this?
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can a timestamp be revealed from safari website data on ipad?

I have an Ipad mini and when checking the website data it will give the KB and bytes but it doesn't tell me what specific days or times that a particular site was visited. is it possible to show or ...
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Privacy aspects of Safari extensions

I'm wondering about privacy aspects of Safari extensions, or which pieces of information active extensions can obtain about my web browsing activities. Should I expect that an extension will generally ...
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Safari 8.0.3 crash while open Yosemite 10.10.2

My MacBook is running on Yosemite 10.10.2. Before sometime Safari was working fine but now it is crashing while opening. Erorr Log: Crashed Thread: 17 Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS ...
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files are being downloaded with .html suffix [closed]

Every time I download a file from my school site, it gets .html suffix. For example, if I download a file called file.docx from my school site through the safari, it is saved in my downloads directory ...
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Constant spinning beach ball force page reloads online

Macbook Pro 13 inch on Snow Lepoard Cant do anything online as soon as i go from one page to another i get the BBOD and have to force reload all internet pages over and over again, i literally can't ...
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How to upload pdf or, docs in safari or any popular browser in iOS?

I was just stunned today, when I just discovered that I cannot upload my resume either in pdf/doc while applying for a job. All I have access to is Photos, which is my photos and videos repository. ...
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Safari: prevent Google Search from re-focusing search box on keypress

How can I disable Google Search's .js from refocusing on search box when pressing certain keys (a-Z, _, ., etc.). I'd like to keep using Type-To-Navigate Safari extension also on Google search results ...
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safari “find” does not work for partial word [duplicate]

Sorry but I don't know how to describe this problem. Let's see a simple example below. Take this page as an example, when I search(cmd+F) "comp", safari is able to find everything about it; but if I ...
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Is this a new virus or adware/malware signature? How do I resolve this?

Since the last 12 hours or so, I've been facing a virus that's somewhat peculiar. When I open websites, and click any link on those websites, I get a new pop-up tab that opens a link from ...
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Google Search + Safari History =?

My Google Searches don't show up in my Safari History. I also turned off instant results, another answer said it would help it didn't do anything. Safari Version : Version 8.0.6 (10600.6.3)
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In Safari, there is a lag for the Open Location and New Tab shortcuts.

I started noticing this about a month ago that when I hit CMD+L or CMD+T, there is about a second or so lag to when it actually does something. I verified it's not a memory problem, as it happens ...
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How do I reset safari to a state equal to that of a new user?

There is a website (happening.im) which does not work in my user account, but does work when I switch to the guest user. So the problem is in my user profile somehow. I've tried deleting ...
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Full screen always enabled when opening app in OS X Yosemite

How can I set my Macbook Air to always open new apps in full screen mode? Some apps already do it (Mail for example), but others are always opening as a small window, especially Safari when I close ...
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Bookmarklets on IOS 8

I can't find anything about this on Google, but it appears Safari on IOS8 no longer supports javascript: bookmarklets. Can anyone confirm this? Is there a workaround? I'm using iPhone 6 plus if for ...
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On iPad , clicking yes to a pop-up, any risk or consequence? [closed]

I read a few similar questions but no answer to mine, actually... I use the iPad 2 mostly for Internet surfing and don't have many apps, all of them come from the App Store. I don't visit unsafe ...
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Safari modify suggested url

Imagine I visited a website: http://example.com/food/cake.html with the title Delicious Cake. When I use Safari and start typing Del, one of the suggestions shown by Safari might be the aforementioned ...
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How to alter Safari's default cursor options

Bear with me as I explain how Safari prompts a user to search: Previously, when I would open Safari or open a new tab within Safari, there would be no cursor present (I think). When I would begin ...
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Browsers looking at OSX Server default website always uses ssh which creates problems

Just installed OS X Server 4.1 (on Yosemite) for local network website development. Browsers pointed at served webpages all seem to default to using SSL which is annoying because a certificate error ...
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Safari no longer defaults to typing in address bar. Why?

I recently deleted cookies and deleted my AdBlocker for Safari. Since then, things have been acting weird, e.g. websites open slowly, my homepage was set to Yahoo, etc. Previously, when I would open ...
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Why does my iPad send me immediately to the App Store instead of Safari?

I tapped on Safari and suddenly it sent me to the App Store. I tried going back to Safari but it just kept going to the App Store. It just wants me to buy random apps that I don't want.
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Safari printing issues

Lately when I try to print from Safari (Version 8.0.6 (10600.6.3)) on the latest Yosemite, the job won't be printed, keeping the "Printing..." status forever. That happens every time. If I save ...
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Safari - Easy way to open a link in private window?

Is there an easy way to open links in a private window in Safari in OS X? With this, I mean copying the link and pasting it in a new private window not as being easy. In Chrome and Firefox, you can ...
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Safari broken, cannot install any extension

My safari refuses to let me install any extension. All installations ended up with a message: Safari can't install this extension An error occurred while installing the extension <extension ...
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rabbitsearch malware

It seems that my PC got infected with malware. When I open Chrome, rabbitsearch.net pops up as the homepage. And I cannot access to other normal websites. I tried to follow this page to reset the ...
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Macbook freezes, safari cache problem

i'm new here so hi to all my problem is that from a couple of days my macbook freeze sometime and the fan start running higher so i had to hard restart cause i can't do anything with the mouse from ...
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OS X Yosemite Crashing Frequently (Safari?)

I've got the problem that my Systems is often freezing and than shutting down or restarting. I have a Mid-2012 Macbook Pro Retina and before Yosemite I've never had such problems. Just while writing ...
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iOS “Add to Home Screen” - Delete Data

I believe this is the best forum to ask this question. This issue is with iOS Safari's "Add to Home Screen", and is particularly specific to Google Keep. I added "Google Keep" to Home Screen through ...
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View ASP.NET website developed on a VM in safari on Mac

For school I need to make some assignments in ASP.NET on windows. I Have a MBPR with OS X 10.10 and Windows 8.1 (VMWare) running on it. When I run my project in visual studio, google chrome is opened ...
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Safari inspector/console shows error icon, but does not print anything

I am creating a webpage, so sometimes I need to debug. Safari console works fine, but sometimes I get an error with no information. I just see this: But nothing in the console. If I try the same in ...
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Safari not displaying webpages correctly

I've been using Chrome for many years, but have recently switched to safari, as I find it to be much easier on my mac, against the resource-intensive chrome. But I find that Safari doesn't display ...
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How to have the first search result highlighted instead of the seach bar in Safari?

Problem: I am using Safari and duckduckgo as a default search engine. Suppose I search for "foo". I get results on the duckduckgo.com BUT my cursor is still in the searchbar so I cannot navigate ...
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Safari unresponsive at quit?

Every time I hit ⌘ + Q in Safari it freezes it completely and goes unresponsive, so far I have done every thing possible to fix this issue. I made a video if you don't understand what I'm talking ...
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Is Chrome Just As “Safe” as Safari with Regards to Passwords?

I use two browsers: one for personal use (i.e. email, social networking, YouTube, etc.) and one for professional/school (i.e. developing, school links, school-related searches, etc.). I recently ...
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I got this message “about://(null) payload tested” [duplicate]

I was on safari viewing various websites and had this Pop up in a dialogue box: (about://(null) payload tested). It has popped up 6 or 7 times now. What does this mean?
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Macbook Pro Sluggish - VTDecoderXPCService & Safari

After upgrading to Yosemite my Macbook Pro (2012) is just incredibly slow and sluggish. It's Safari and VTDecoderXPCService - which is some kind of sandbox item for quicktime. However, I can't figure ...
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Specifying which processes can be terminated if hardware resources become scarce

I typically tax the limits of my computer systems' system resources, and "obtain the appropriate hardware to perform the kind of computing you require" is not the solution I am interested in for the ...
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Highlight first Google result in Safari

In Safari 8, after doing a Google search from the navbar, the focus stays on the navbar instead of focusing on the content like any other webpage. This prevents the use of Google or DuckDuckGo ...