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 lock down safari?

I'm a Linux user, but a friend comes to me with tech support questions from time to time. Generally, I refer him to the genius bar. He's getting spyware due to browsing habits, and, apparently, the ...
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How Apple.com set Apple Touch Icon?

Apple Touch Icon is a icon used in Safari 8 favourite new page on OS X,or web clip in Home screen on iOS. ...
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Is there a browser that has a “tab history” to easily traverse lots of tabs to the Nth one before the current tab?

Sometimes I have scores of tabs open in Safari, and while working on one tab I need to refer to another tab (or several other tabs) and return to the one I was working on. Sometimes it is ...
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Reading RSS feeds in native iOS 8

If I click an RSS feed in Safari on iOS 8, ie. from this page, the Podcast app is mysteriously opened, showing the feed as if it were a Podcast. The feed cannot be read however. I would expect the ...
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Yahoo Search has hijacked all my internet browsers (Safari, Firefox). How to remove the adware/malware?

Today I installed a program that I'm familiar with and that I have used before called Filezilla using SourceForge. I've never had a problem with it before, and I only uninstalled it because I had no ...
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Test a local site with Safari (Mavericks)

I installed nginx+php on mavericks and it works. I want to test local projects using the .dev extension (exp.: myproject.dev) instead of using the subfolder syntax (exp.: localhost/myproject/) I ...
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Safari 8.0.2 is adding www to certain domains - how can I disable this?

When I type or paste a domain into the Safari URL bar that starts with http://local it always adds www. I'm a web developer and have setup dozens of sites with the local. prefix but now can't test ...
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AppleScript in OS X 10.10 to Resize Safari window and take Screen Shot of that window and repeat with multiple sizes

I would like to build an AppleScript Application that when run will do the following: Open up Safari and navigate to a specific URL, or a line delimited file, or CSV. This is not required but would ...
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Is there a way to make Safari open a dark blank page?

I have Safari set to open a blank page when I open a new tab. I like it better than what it is normally set to, but unfortunately I work late a lot and the giant white area on the screen bothers my ...
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Old safari on Yosemite

Is it possible to get Safari 5.1 running on Yosemite next to Safari 8? (For testing web pages)
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snippet.cgi — as many as 10 at a time in rapid succession…

Some sites, just navigating to them, in Safari, I have not tested in any other browsers, will auto download a file called snippet.cgi to your ~/Downloads folder. I just went to ...
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iOS 8 Safari in Iphone, appending to autocompleted url

In iOS 8 Safari, when it autocompletes a url one begins to type, it would be useful if we could move the cursor to the end of the autocompleted url so we can append more path and file info. Is it ...
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Is it possible to render $\LaTeX$ in Safari?

Is there a Safari extension for rendering LaTeX in webpages? That is, take expressions like $...$ and replace them in the page with the rendered LaTeX. I couldn’t find anything on Google.
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Clear Safari history & iTunes login

I have installed Yosemite OS on my Mac and I encounter the following problem. Whenever I clear Safari history, then I always have to login to iTunes if I want to use the online services (e.g. internet ...
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VTDecoderXPCService taking CPU

Sometimes I notice CPU load for no reason and I see in Activity Monitor that VTDecoderXPCService is using 15-30% of CPU. After I restart Safari it is ok for some time until it happens again. Any ...
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Mailto links on websites open iTerm instead of Mail

In both Chrome and Safari mailto: links open up iTerm instead of Mail. This seemed to have started happening right around the same time I added a shortcut through Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > ...
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Java 8 is not working

I have updated to yosemite and installed java 8. But, it is not working. When I try to verify java version or run any java app on browsers (chrome and safari), I see blank field. If there is any ...
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Safari extensions corrupted

I'm attempting to install a Safari extension and I'm getting a error that says: "1Password-4.2.5.safariextz is damaged and can't be open. You should move it to the Trash." I thought maybe the ...
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Fit-screen dosn't fill all the screen

I'm new Mac user, on Yosemite. Some apps, like Chrome Sublime Text, when I double click on the title bar doesn't fit my screen, check the image Also for some others apps, Like Xcode or Safari it ...
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“Internet Passwords” gone in keychain and safari

Today I noticed that a lot (!) of my stored "internet passwords" disappeared from my keychain. Plus, some of the few remaining are mixed up (wrong domain for the account). I'm using Mac OS 10.10.2 ...
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How to disable the scrolling on OS X Safari?

What I would like to be able to do is set a certain part of a webpage in the viewport of Safari and then "Lock" the scrolling temporarily so that I can't accidentally scroll up or down and move what I ...
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Can the iOS Facebook app set cookies in Safari?

There is already a similar question, but it hasn't received any useful answers. Given that Facebook recently changed their terms of usage, I think this needs an up to date answer. Given that I would ...
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Automator and Safari, save web archive when visiting websites

How can I save all websites I visit in Safari? Preferably I would save by domain (so saving foo.html and bar.html share the same resource files, images, etc.) Is Automator the tool for the job?
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Enlarging the omnibar in Safari 8

I am using Safari 8.0.2. Safari 8 introduced some really great features, but it made the omnibar tiny - it now occupies less than a third of the toolbar, and it seems impossible to adjust its size. I ...
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Mobile Safari opens tab with window.scrollY set to large negative number, only Smart Banner visible

I'm trying to figure out a very vexing bug (which might well be a mobile Safari issue) where opening a URL from an app is causing the page to load with a large negative scroll value and only the Smart ...
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How can I add a website to Notification Center after denying its initial request?

For example, when visiting eBay.com or cnn.com, a dialogue box pops up asking if the site can send notifications to Notification Center. If you initially choose deny, but change your mind later, ...
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Can not access secure link from within a secure website

Have iMac, OS10.7.5, Safari 6.1.6 This is an intermittent problem. When paying bills online, I first access the secure website of my bank. When I click on the Bill Payment tab, normally the screen ...
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Authentication Issue In Safari

When I am trying to login into my web application in Safari 7.1.2 and 8.0.2, HTTP authentication popup occurs and even after entering the correct credentials it shows the error that your ...
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Generating Safari developer certificate from Windows? The old instructions that have since been removed

NOTE: not sure if this is best forum among the StackExchange group of forums/sites for this question. Please recommend a better one if this is not the best one. I worked with generating Safari ...
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Reverse Reading List Order in Safari for iOS

I want to read through my reading list in the order that I add links, but making use of the seamless page to page scrolling functionality requires that I read them starting with the one I added most ...
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How do I get Chrome-like tab switching shortcuts in Safari?

I much prefer the way Chrome allows me to use ⌘+# key to switch directly to an open tab. For example: ⌘+3 takes me directly to tab 3 in Chrome, but in Safari it loads the third bookmark from the ...
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Reduce Safari bookmark spacing?

In Safari 8.0 Sidebar, there is a lot of vertical space between bookmark folder names and within folders between individual bookmarks. They look double spaced. Wastes space. How can I can reduce ...
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Can I prevent Chrome from storing passwords in Keychain, instead just save it to itself?

Can I set up Chrome to not store passwords in the Keychain? I'd like to be able to use Chrome as my browser on her Macbook, without having my passwords shared into Safari and Firefox (which she ...
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Change Safari search suggestions language on iPhone

The search suggestions in Safari always suggest results in Dutch to me, despite using my phone in English, and my Google set to English by default. I am Dutch and live in the Netherlands, so I guess ...
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How can I edit my cookies in Safari Web Inspector?

I could not edit value of cookies. How can I edit my cookies in Safari Web Inspector?
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HSTS.plist - anyone know what this is about/from?

HSTS.plist. Anyone know what this file is about? I thought it was a mal file slipped in, but it does seem to come from Apple. I have accounts at none of the sites listed in the file and visited ...
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How to navigate google search results in Safari 8 with keyboard?

A while ago I remember being able to navigate through search results using J and K. Is there anyway to do that in Safari 8? I've tried changing tab behaviour in Safari prefs to tab through every ...
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How can I get google or other search engines to stop hijacking localhost urls with searches in Safari?

So I do quite a bit of PHP development on my MAMP localhost, which is all fine and good. However, frequently when I type in a localhost url (testsite.local or similar), safari will hijack my page load ...
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dlna server which can stream safari

is there any dlna server for OS X which can stream a safari window? I know there are some servers which can stream youtube or other video plattforms but I'm interested in a server which can stream ...
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Remove Search.strtpoint.com Search Engine

I, perhaps unwisely, installed iFunBox based on an article in a respected Computer Magazine APC. This appears to have installed a Search Engine in my browsers. It was easy to remove from Firefox, but ...
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Restarted iphone, Safari and email apps gone

Safari on my iPhone 4 kept crashing, so I shut down the phone. Restarted and the safari icon is gone, and so is my email icon. I've looked through every folder. I'm focusing on Safari first; I ...
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Can't get on internet via Safari or Firefox on my MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion

I just moved to new state and just had my internet service turned on. While I can get on with my iPhone 6, I can't get on the internet with my MacBook Pro. I clicked on the icon of signal strength at ...
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Safari opens bookmarks on search

I'm running OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 on my Late-2013 MacBook Pro. A couple of days ago my Safari (8.0.2) started behaving a little weird when searching. This became really annoying and I have no idea how ...
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https ( ssl secured ) local websites are not working in Safari and chrome in Mac Yosemeti. How can I fix this?

As a developer, I will be running and testing the webapps that I am developing in my local. But Chrome and safari are not allowing me to hit my local server with ssl enabled. ...
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Web Inspector quickly inspect element

How do I quickly inspect an element using Safari's Web Inspector, preferably by keyboard shortcut? Expected functionality In Chrome, command+shift+c enables the function and the mouse then selects ...
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Why can't I go back with backspace in Safari 8?

In every single browser on every single OS (with a keyboard) I've used, backspace would go (history.)back to the previous visited page in that tab. For some reason this doesn't work for me on my new ...
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Duplicate a Safari tab along with associated browsing history (OS X)

Is there a way to duplicate a Safari (Safari 7 for OS X) tab and carry its browsing history to the duplicate? Like, when I do Cmd-L, Cmd-Enter the copy has no history, as if I just pressed Cmd-T and ...
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Selecting files for input Safari applescript

I am trying to automate using Applescript uploading of files to a website. I have gotten to nearly the last step, but can't seem to get a Finder (file chooser) window to respond to scripts. Here is ...
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Safari Security wants to use confidential

I get a dialog with answer choices "Always allow | Deny | Allow" and text of Safari Security wants to use your confidential information stored in "Safari Extensions List" in your keychain. What is ...
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Change 'Open in iBooks' to something useful?

Older versions of Safari/iOS remembered the last used PDF viewer, or at least displayed my preferred one automatically e.g. at the top in the PDF preview of safari, 'Open in PDFExpert or so. With the ...