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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Does clearing Safari's cookies actually help the iPhone's overall performance?

There's an iPhone 4 that has been getting pretty slow lately, so I figured I'd browse a bit about how to fix it. One particular tip several sites seem to suggest is clearing Safari's cookies. I am ...
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How can you mark every item in Safari's reading list as “read”?

I just want to mark every item in my Reading List as read. All 200+ of them. Is there a CLI solution, or a way to edit the ~/Library/Safari/Bookmarks.plist file to mark them as read?
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Safari 7 user agent defaults on redirect

I have recently seen that when there is a redirect on the webpage that you are browsing and your user agent is set to iPhone3 on the page that did the redirect, Safari defaults to Automatically Chosen ...
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Delete downloaded files in Firefox and Safari

I have a Mac Pro with Firefox and Safari as browsers. I have tried several methods to delete individual downloaded files while in both browsers. How can I delete downloaded files?
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Safari list of closed sessions feature

I don't use Safari that often but I remember this really nice feature where you could scroll through a list of previously closed sessions. I think it was located on the "Top Sites" page that Safari ...
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Why is my cookie blocked by Safari on iOS7? (iphone)

I own a web application dealing with a Cookie (for authentication). On all devices (Macbook, PC, even Ipad iOS7) excepting Iphone, the whole works, meaning the cookie is well stored on these ...
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Problem using F12 to get specific info on the screen

I hope I will be able to properly give my question as I am not a native English speaker and I might be running into difficulty. But I am posting an image to make my problem straight forward. I’m new ...
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Minimized windows with Safari icon beside it

The safari icon keeps showing up beside all my minimized windows in the Dock. How do I get rid of the icon, but still keep my minimized windows in the Dock?
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Safari Top Sites auto-refresh

It seems that Safari 7.0 (for Mac) doesn't refresh the previews (anymore). Is there a way to turn this (back) on?
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Is it safe to kill a non-responsive QTKitServer instance?

After running Safari for a bit I've ended up with a bunch of child processes like 18860 QTKitServer-(18784) Safari (Not Responding) and was wondering if there would be any negative impact to killing ...
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Stop Mavericks opening Safari in whichever screen I happen to be in?

I have a hotkey on my mouse that opens Safari, and since Mavericks, it'll open it in whichever monitor currently has focus (or the non-greyed-out menu bar). I want it to always open in the same spot ...
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Safari replaces some text with an A

I recently reinstalled my computer because I got a new hard drive. After the reinstallation my Safari started to act weird. It replaces some text with an A in a box, please see images below. I ...
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Website changes will not show on desktop mac, but everywhere else it is online and viewable?

I'm having issues displaying a website that was just recently created on my desktop mac while on every other computer the website is available. I've tried clearing browser cache from all major ...
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Why is Netflix more effecient in Safari than Firefox?

I've noticed that when I play Netflix video in Firefox, my Macbook Air's fans spin up to maximum, but under Safari, it stays silent. Why does Safari cause less of a load?
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Safari / Keychain - Secure login no longer asking for certificate

Running Mountain Lion and Safari. Usually when I login to Barclays, I click "Login" then select my appropriate certificate. Now, it just jumps straight to the access denied page and no longer pops ...
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My Help Viewer says “The selected topic is currently unavailable”!

I just got this mac mini a week ago and I never succeeded to get the help viewer working correctly. The help viewer keeps saying "The selected topic is currently unavailable". I did as explained here ...
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Problem with Youtube in Safari

First of all I don't have Flash (or Java). On youtube I use the HTML5 video feature to view videos. I found a strange thing: most of the videos I find play well without any problems, but when I click ...
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Links don't open on some sites in Safari

When I am on www.nfl.com with Safari, none of the links do any actions or open a page. No javascript seems to be involved (JS is turned on anyway). The link destinations show up in the window footer, ...
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How to connect an iPad to a Macbook's proxy server / app?

It used to be at work, we can set our iPad's Proxy to something like 12.34.5.67, port 8888, and then this iPad will be able to connect to our Macbook Pro machine (which is connected to the company ...
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Navigation menu not working in Chrome or Safari on Mac, but working in firefox

I've got a strange problem. A common website layout has a menu across the top, allowing you to navigate the site. My problem is that in some cases this menu does not work in Chrome, and when it ...
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Flash stopped working in Safari

There's tons of threads on this but I can't find a solution that works (e.g. this here). When using Safari, Flash is not working on any website. Youtube e.g. recommends to install the newest version ...
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Always get a Security Error for Internal HTTPS Website

My company recently changed an internal site to use HTTPS instead of HTTP (it is our Jira site in case that matters). From what I can tell, this site is using an internal certificate. On our work ...
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Internet access through Wi-Fi trobleshooting

i have iPad2 (Wi-Fi and 3G). strange thing is: First time after purchasing it 1 year back, i have used internet thro Wi-Fi in Australia 1 week back. when i tried the Wi-Fi network in Australian ...
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Where do downloaded music go on the Iphone?

I downloaded music on Safari and I want to know where it gets stored on the Iphone. My sister has the Samsung Galaxy and her music goes directly to her Music library. I can't seem to find where mine ...
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New Web Inspector for Safari?

If you visit this page, it seems there's a new version of Web Inspector for Safari. (screenshot) How can I access that?
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Safari 6 freezing

I've recently upgraded to Safari 6 in Lion and I'm seeing some pages freeze: I cannot scroll down and sometimes cannot click on anything. Safari is still alive and working but the freeze cannot be ...
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Why is Safari messing up YouTube icons?

Some of the icons on YouTube are messed up in Safari, but the look fine in Chrome. If they are both WebKit browsers, why is this an issue?
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Why does Apple's website break with 2o7.net blocked?

I have an /etc/hosts block on 2o7.net and it seems that Apple's metrics.apple.com is a DNS alias for 2o7. When navigating apple.com with Chrome or Safari, I get the following: Failed to load ...
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Disable Safari's bookmark caching

I need to somehow disable Safari's bookmark caching. When I visit a page of a lecturer of mine that I've bookmarked before for easy access, Safari shows me the cached version it has; not the fresh ...
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Safari saves PDF as .pdf.jpeg because of faulty mimeType

When I try to open a PDF link by clicking on it, Safari saves it as filename.pdf.jpeg, then tries to open it in Preview, and claims that the file is broken. I checked the requests to see what's ...
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Apple Discussions website not responding to clicks?

This is ironic, Apple's Discussions website is not working properly in the latest version of Safari (6.0.3) or Chrome (25). Any link or button that I click on the page does not work. Is this ...
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Always show mobile version in safari OS X

I do not know where to public my question and in fact i hope that it is the right place :) I really like mobile version of one web site, but at the same time i hate full version of it. Is it possible ...
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Safari extension to check if you're currently logged-in to Google/Facebook/etc.?

Is there a Safari extension anywhere that shows a banner (or something equivalent) whenever you're logged-in to Google/Facebook/etc.? I rarely sign into Gmail from the web, and when I do I want to ...
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iPhone won't play music from safari through external speakers when on silent

My iPhone 4S won't play music through the external speakers when my phone is on silent, and this problem is only restricted to safari - it works for other apps, even the google app when I tried ...
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Graphical issues with Safari?

Sometimes during browsing the internet or typing stuff (even here), some blocks of the page disappear and overlap each other. They sometimes overlap the text im typing or text in articles im reading, ...
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How to troubleshoot slow-as-molasses Safari 6?

When I upgraded to Lion, Safari 6 came along, and I find it so slow that it's almost unusable. The problem is most pronounced when first fetching pages, especially in the first few minutes after it ...
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Apple 3rd gen iPad - website redirection

I live in France and can access website for Esprit.fr from my laptop (not an Apple product), but when I try to access the same website from my iPad, I get redirected to the UK site. The UK site won't ...
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Safari Unexpectedly Quits on Launch

So I brought my 3.2 Ghz Intel Core i3 imac with 4 GB Ram in for a hard drive recall. They ended up replacing the 1TB HD with a new one, as well as the logic board (no explaination given for the board ...
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Where do Safari or Chrome store the flash media data

Where do Safari and Chrome store the flash media files? For example, I use Safari/Chrome to listen Pandora during work time, and all my work is done through ssh to other computers. However, in such ...
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Where can I find the source image files for the browser checkboxes in Safari?

I'm looking for the source PNG image files for the browser checkboxes used in Safari. Specifically, these guys: I've looked through the Contents > Resources folder in the Safari.app file, but ...
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WebKit browsers not loading websites resources properly

WebKit browsers aren't loading images, css, or JavaScript properly. In some cases I have to refresh a couple of times for all resources show up properly. There is no clear pattern; it is random. I ...
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Safari 6: Replaces all instances of font X with font Y

A certain website that I sometimes frequent for Oracle information uses a lot of Courier New. This looks horrible in Safari. Is there a way I can always force Safari to substitute Andale Mono or ...
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Delete button doesn't take me back in Safari 5.2 on Lion

I am running the developer version of Safari 5.2 (7536.2.3) on Lion 10.7.3 on Alu unibody MacBook (early 2009). The problem is that the delete button does no longer work as a back button. The normal ...
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Themes in Safari

I have themes in almost every browser that I have installed on my PC. Most themes on the Internet are absolute crap - blurry, inappropriate, racist, or all three. However, I've always managed to get ...
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Downloading certain file extensions opens app?

Lately, if I download .torrent files from Safari, it automatically opens an app called SQLite. SQLite is just used for looking at my sql databases, and obviously not torrents. The torrents are also ...
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List the extensions *enabled* in Safari for Mac OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List the extensions installed in Safari for Mac OS X, and state whether each one is enabled I'd like a list, from which text can be copied. (Not a screenshot of ...
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Safari / iCal scroll animation

When I started using Lion, there was this "smooth scroll animation" in iCal and Safari, so when I swiped my finders left/right the next month/week or previous website showed up with a nice slide ...
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djvu plugins don't work on Safari 5.1.2

DjVu Browser Plug-in 6.1.1 for Mac OS X doesn't work on MacBook Pro running OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.8 / Safari 5.1.2: A historical map should be displayed on this site. But only one page of related ...
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HTTP Live Streaming Not Working on OS X

I'm having trouble getting HTTP Live streaming to work on my desktop in any browser. Sample pages like the following work fine on the iPad and others' computers in Safari, but I get a black screen and ...
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Safari quits unexpectedly, what to do?

I have trouble with my Macbook, I think it's just on pages on Safari like writing an e-mail or in facebook, even in this question box. The problem is that Safari will quit unexpectedly when I open ...