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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Is there any way to block certain sites, eg MacKeeper?

MacKeeper (and other sites) adverts pop up on some video sites which I find very irritating. Is there any way to block specific URLs in Safari? This occurs both on Mac and iPad. Ideally, I'd like a ...
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Safari v5.1.2 crashes frequently

I've noticed an enormous number of Safari crashes since switching to Mac OS X Lion, especially the new "reload all windows" crashes that leave Safari slow and unstable. Any tips for handling those ...
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Websites stuck in infinite redirect loop after upgrading to iOS 5 (5.0.1)

Ever since upgrading my iPhone to iOS 5 (currently at 5.0.1), I've noticed that a few websites that I regularly visit get stuck in a constant redirect loop and never show up. It's only sites that ...
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Can I force Safari to always show bookmark names, not webpage titles?

I have several bookmarks for finance.yahoo.com. Each bookmark lists a series of stock tickers that I am watching. I gave the bookmark unique names that makes them easy to identify (e.g. "$-Investments"...
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How do I subscribe to RSS feeds in Safari on a page showing the Reader button?

Safari (the desktop variant) shows an RSS button in the address bar for any page with an associated RSS (or Atom) feed. Clicking that button opens the RSS feed in your chosen feed reader application (...
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Safari Extension for right click menu: Open in Google Chrome?

Is it possible for an extension to add items to the right click menu in Safari? If you enable developer mode, there is a menu item called "Open Page With..." and Google Chrome is a choice if it's ...
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Can I disable the Magic Mouse swipe to go back feature in Safari?

I have an Apple Magic Mouse, and in Safari, when I swipe my fingers left and right on the mouse, first the page scrolls left or right if there is a horizontal scrollbar, and then if there is no ...
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Safari 5.1.1 SlowDown/Freeze

I am tired of how is working Safari on Lion. So the issue is : Safari can freeze at any moment , become unresponsive for some second then refresh page content. If i have more tabs opened , when ...
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iPad Safari Delete Website Data

Off late, the Safari on my iPad has become a bit slow. That is, the pages take a long time to load. Would deleting Website Data help in improving the speed ? Or any other options ? It would be great ...
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Not able to view video in Safari

I am trying to view a video in safari and it says there is a plugin missing. The message I get is: This page has content that requires an Internet plug-in. This page contains content of “application/...
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How to make iCloud on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari, not Internet Explorer

I'm trying to get iCloud on my PC to sync its bookmarks with Safari, not Internet Explorer. According to Apple's documentation, it is possible to sync iCloud bookmarks to Safari on Windows: You ...
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Change title given to Reading List article

I often use Safari's Reading List functionality to save links to pdf documents from the arXiv. The URL for the particular paper -- and hence the title given in the Reading List -- is not very ...
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How can I remove a site from the reading list in Safari on my iPhone?

How do I edit the items in my "reading list" in Safari? Unlike bookmarks, there doesn't seem to be an "edit" option.
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Downloading, rather than playing, flv files from Safari's Activity window

The usual way for downloading youtube's flv files used to be to double-click on the conspicuously largest file in Safari's activity window (cmd-option-a). For some reason doing so now triggers ...
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Why does BBC Radio Player fail in Safari on my Mac?

Sorry this is a UK-only issue. The BBC have a Flash-based player for their live radio on the following page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/bbc_radio_fourfm This works fine in Google Chrome ...
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How can I keep a Java-based pop-up open even when its parent page is closed?

I'd like to run the Java client for Runescape but want to quit Safari while the Java pop-up is open. How can I do this? My idea was finding out the URL of the client and running it through the java ...
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Saving a Safari page as a PNG image

Is there some way in Safari, possibly via a third-party extension, to save the running contents of a Web page as a PNG image? I understand I could print the page to PDF and use Preview to export it ...
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How do I get Safari 5.1 to always display the tab bar?

When you first open Safari and only have one page (one tab), the tab bar is not shown. When you open your second tab (e.g. by center-clicking a link to open it in a new tab), the tab bar then appears, ...
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Is there any way to open a recently closed tab in Safari in iOS?

Is there a way to open a recently closed tab in the Safari browser in iOS? I am specifically looking for a solution that works on the iPad. For reference, here is this question for the Mac.
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How can I reset the Safari bookmarks in iCloud?

iCloud has duplicated my bookmarks and bookmark folders many times. Now I cleaned all the bookmarks on my Mac but iCloud keeps syncing the old data and the deleted bookmarks reappear. On the icloud....
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Auto Join networks on Os X Lion - auto fill password problem

When I connect to my Uni's networks (which require me to enter my username and password) Os X Lion displays an "auto-join" window looking like this: Unfortunately auto fill appears not to work in ...
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“Save as PDF…” in Safari submenu

Is it possible to place the "Save as PDF…" button from the print menu underneath the "Print…" button in the "File/print…" menu in safari?
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Favicons not showing in Safari 5.1.1 on OSX Lion?

Since upgrading to Safari 5.1.1 none of the websites I am visiting is displaying Favicons. I had a look in ~/Library/Safari/Icons to try and reset these but noticed that the file/folder doesn't exist, ...
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How can I sync Reading List with Windows?

Is it possible to use Safari's Reading List on my Windows machine and have it synced with the one on my Mac/iOS devices?
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What is SafariDAVClient doing hogging up memory?

I felt that my computer was slow today so I checked Activity Monitor. What I found was a process called SafariDAVClient hogging up 3.32GB of memory. I am not even running Safari. Has anyone seen this ...
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Set my default address for auto-fill?

Since updating to 10.7.2, the email addresses in my address book card seem to have re-prioritized themselves. Now when I use Auto-Fill, the wrong address pops up, and I don't see any way to change it. ...
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After i downloaded the new iOS 5 for my iPhone 4 safari isn't any different? [closed]

i downloaded the new iOS 5 for my iPhone 4 and safari is the same as it was and i was under the assumption that it would be somewhat different?
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After add a page to my “read later” list, and go off-line, where's the page for me to read?

I can't find how to access the pages I added to "read later" with Safari in iOS5, any hint?
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What is the location of background image set from Safari?

Safari allows you to set any image as desktop background right from the browser. Desktop & Screen Saver preference pane will then display it as Safari Desktop Picture. No filename, no ...
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Apple screen gets scrambled randomly

Recently I upgraded to Lion, since doing this upgrade I am now getting a bug with Safari where the browser window "scrambles". By this, I mean that the entire window breaks up into rectangular blocks ...
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What gesture causes the page to zoom in?

Sometimes, when I am moving the mouse cursor on my Mac Mini, Safari zooms in the page. I checked the mouse settings, and the only gesture that would cause that should be the double-tap, which is not ...
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How can I get Safari to reopen my last closed tab?

I'm switching back to Safari from Chrome. Now that I figured out how to get Safari to let me navigate tabs the way I want, only one thing remains: I want to be able to reopen my last closed tab with ...
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Force a link to open in Safari instead of the in-app browser

I have an issue with QR Readers. I encode a URL within a QR Code. When read by many iPhone App they will open the URL within a WebView within the app. I want to open a vCard there, which those ...
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NoScript for Safari

I find myself drifting away from Firefox to Safari, but the lack of NoScript is making me a little uneasy. Is there an equivalent plugin for Safari?
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Safari with OS X 10 6.8 will not open PDF files

After installing the OS X 10.6.8 update on my iMac (10,1), when PDF files are opened within Safari, a blue circle appears, then a black screen with the first page of the PDF file. It will not open ...
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How can I improve/replace View Source in Safari?

As a new convert to Safari, I am astonished by how unbearably ugly default page source view is. The font is miserably small and unaliased, leave alone color highlighting. Is there a way to enhance ...
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Keep download window open in Safari 5.1 under OS X Lion

Under OS X Lion, when downloading a file with Safari, is there a way to keep the downloads window open? After clicking on the "Show downloads" icon, a dialog-like window appears. Unfortunately ...
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Is there a way to force US keyboard layout in Safari address bar?

I keep typing in Russian keyboard layout into Safari address bar by accident. This drives me mad because I usually end up loading domain-for-sale pages. Is there an extension or program to switch ...
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Documents to Go for iPad

Quick question that I just can not seem to find an answer for. I am wondering whether or not when using Documents to Go on my iOS device (iPad 2), if I open a file in safari, will this app help safari ...
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What's the easiest way to automate logging into a website?

There's this website I need to access about every ten minutes. And apparently it was designed in 1993, by sadists. There is no "remember me on this computer" checkbox. And if you don't interact with ...
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Reverse Resume Functionality for Safari

I would like to reverse the resume keys for Safari. i.e.; Command-Q should quit and not save any tabs (since that is what I normally want to do). Cmd-Opt-Q should save windows. I know I can disable ...
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Tips for using spotlight with webpages served via https

I've started using spotlight with webpages today. It will actually index the content of web pages in your history and bookmarks. It's great. But I can't find any documentation on how to use it. ...
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SIMBL Plugins not launching properly under OS X Lion

I have OS X Lion installed on my 2011 MacBook Pro. I also have SIMBL with two plugins: Colorful Sidebar and Safari Omnibar. I (obviously) have Finder launch when I login, and I also have Safari launch ...
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Is having 2 GB of memory not enough with the new Mac Mini?

I have the new Mac Mini with Mac OS X, with a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5, with 2 GB of DDR3 memory at 1333 MHz, and a graphic card (Intel HD Graphics 3000 288 MB) that uses shared memory; the screen I am ...
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Is there a way to reduce the opening tab of safari

When opening a new tab or window in Safari, sometimes the address field is selected, and sometimes it isn't. If it's not, there's no way to tab to it. Is there a way to make the bar always selected by ...
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How to stop downloads from being organized by date?

Many moons ago I installed an application that moves downloads into a desktop folder with today's date as the title. I would like to stop this behavior. However, I cannot remember what I did to cause ...
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External applications opening Safari links in new window rather than new tab

I've noticed that when an application, such as iChat or Twitter for Mac, sends a link to Safari it opens in a new window rather than a new tab. I can manually force it to open in a new tab by holding ...
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Cisco Smart Tunnel crashes Safari. Can it be made to work on Mac OS X?

I deal with a customer who has provided me a SSL VPN address. When I log in it downloads a .jnlp file, and then some files are created in /tmp. The meat of how it works, is it tries to run Safari ...
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Is it possible to export safari's reading list on Safari 5.1?

Subject sums it up. Just curious if there is a trick to be able to export your reading list from Safari, any format. Where on the HD is the info stored? bookmarks.plist?
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How to switch between mail and safari on iPad 2?

When reading email using mail, I always click on a link and it open in safari. But when I want to go back to mail, I need to press the button and then find email. Is there a better way to seamlessly ...