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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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 ...
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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 ...
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In Safari, mouse scroll wheel will not work

In Safari, mouse scroll wheel will not work. I can use the mouse scroll wheel in Chrome and Firefox though. How do I fix the problem in Safari?
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Safari 9.0.3: Stalled with JavaScript enabled. Works fine with JavaScript disabled.

On one of my Macs (OS X 10.11.3), Safari 9.0.3 is unusable if JavaScript is activated: Google Search results are not clickable, and Safari presents you a virtually forever spinning beachball no matter ...
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Safari specify which keychain to use

Is it possible to specify which keychain should Safari use for password autocompletion? By default it uses "Local Items" keychain, which is always unlocked. I would like Safari to use my custom ...
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How to make Safari auto-fill both username and password, rather than just the username?

In some cases Safari decides to fill the stored login/password for you, other times just the login. I thought once that it depends on whether there are multiple login/password pairs stored for a given ...
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Dingit.tv process running in Safari, using 1GB memory and 15% cpu

There's a process running in Safari (9.0.3) which is killing performance on my MBA. It's called dingit.tv and it's using between 1-2 GB RAM. As far as I know I've never been to this site. If I kill ...
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Editing site specific cookies in Safari extension

What I am trying to do is have an extension that can modify a cookies value for specific sites. I've gone through the Safari Developer page and library but I cannot find aside from blocking a cookie. ...
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Automate Safari form filling

I have a Numbers spreadsheet with lots of data (currently at 275 rows, 14 columns each). I need to submit this data to a web form, one row per form submission, each column going into a text box on ...
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Safari 8.0 - 9.0 100% Cpu usage OSX 10.11.3 might be related to bookmarks / favorites

I'm experiencing very weird issue as far I remember from Yosemite up to latest El Capitan 10.11.3 (15D21) and Safari Version 9.0.3 (11601.4.4) Actually it's started to become more annoying with time. ...
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Safari and Firefox Browers not working

I cannot open Yahoo or Google or other websites with Firefox or Safari on my Mac. I cannot open Apple either. I made sure the proxies were not checked, I emptied history and cache and cookies, I ...
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Safari losing history

Every time I quit and start Safari, my history becomes empty. I start to have this problem in the past month on OS X 10.11.2 (15C50). Even if I disable extensions, the problem persists.
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Safari Bookmarks not syncing via iCloud issue

I am frustrated by this issue that just appeared recently. No matter what I do, any modification (rearranging, deletion) to the bookmarks are soon reverted. the bookmarks are now totally out of sync ...
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How do log out of Twitter in Safari?

this is taking me more minutes than it should be, i can't log out of twitter. I'm using safari browser on an apple computer. UGH. can't twitter make this easier? it says you should go to "Me" tab and ...
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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 ...
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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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OS X 10.11 Not able to change the folder permission

I have root permission but still I am not able to change the folder permission sudo chmod -R 777 /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/ chmod: Unable to change file mode on ...
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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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Is it possible to access the functions for the PDF overlay bezel in Safari via keyboard?

When hovering the mouse pointer at the bottom of a PDF file being displayed within the Safari browser window, you get a set of 4 icons for Zoom Out, Zoom In, Open in… and Save To Downloads: I would ...
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Can a webpage open in Safari crash the whole computer?

I have a Mid-2011 MacBook Air. Everything seems to be working fine, except Safari keeps freezing and stops responding. Sometimes, when Safari freezes, it causes the whole computer to crash and I have ...
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iOS 9.0.2 Safari - Cannot open the page. Protocol error

I'm having an issue where users accessing my website using an iPhone with iOS 9.0.2 and Safari are experiencing an error on one particular page when submitting a form: "Safari cannot open page. The ...
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Can I get a 'modern' browser for Mac OS X (10.7.5) without upgrading to OS X El Capitan?

I am using Safari (6.1.6) for all my web use but certain sites I use often are telling me my browser is out of date. I gather Safari cannot be upgraded to a more modern status. Having read the ...
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Shortcut to mute tabs in Safari

Is there any shortcut to mute one specific tab in Safari? Or to mute all except the current tab? Using only the MacBook keyboard.
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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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Why is my address bar in safari doing this? [duplicate]

Randomly my safari just started doing this: I tried recreating the com.apple.Safari.plist file but nothing changed. Whats up with this?
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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 ...
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See definition of a word inside a hyperlink in Safari?

For normal text, three-finger tap on a word is Safari works as "Look Up". From a recent version of Safari, the same three-finger tap on a hyperlink works as "Quick Look". Then, is there any way to ...
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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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Safari Browser Bar - no longer functioning as expected [duplicate]

Please help! The search / address bar in Safari normally autocompletes my typing. So for example, I can type em and it will autocomplete for me. It has randomly stopped functioning and is now forcing ...
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Cannot select text in Safari address bar

All of a sudden, Safari on my Mac has started misbehaving. I can't select the text in the address bar, and so I can't go to any new websites. When it redraws, it goes all weird: I've tried deleting ...