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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Lion seems to have made both Safari and Chrome pause when opening more tabs

I recently upgraded to Lion and am mostly very pleased. However I'm having some errant behaviour when CMD clicking on links in Safari and Chrome. Instead of opening the page in a new tab, often ...
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How Can I Clear the Website Loaded on Startup?

On Mac OS Lion, apps seem to persist their state across launches. Generally, this is a good thing. However, I seem to have run into a problem. In Safari, I must have typed quickly and hit enter ...
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Form autocomplete on iPhone/iPad

Generall Safari automatically prompts to save form data like Username, Password.. But on some pages, it never asks for the same. How can we force it to ask for saving form data on any website?
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Why isn't my auto proxy setting working for Safari 5.1 in Lion?

I have a SOCKS proxy listening on 7070 at localhost. Here is what my proxy.pac file looks like (to keep the test simple, I just return SOCKS proxy for all urls): function FindProxyForURL(url, host) ...
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How to add custom mouse-click actions to Safari with modifier keys?

In Safari, when you Ctrl-click on an image in any web page, a menu comes up with several options. I'd like to be able to do a single trackpad click with a modifier key (option or command, for ...
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Is there any way to stop the auto-reloading tabs in Safari 5.1

In Safari 5.1 older tabs will auto-reload after being flushed. This has to be the wonkiest, most unproductive "features". I can't imagine this being done for memory usage reasons as I have plenty to ...
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Is there any way to get the Multi-Safari version of Safari 2 working on Snow Leopard?

Michel Fortin’s Multi-Safari actually makes it possible to test websites i old versions of Safari, should you feel the need. Unfortunately, the Multi-Safari version of Safari 2 doesn’t quite work ...
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how to restore complete Safari sessions

I've been trying out Safari Restore and Sessions for a few days and I find they both remember the tabs from the previous session, but only the last page I looked at in each tab. There is no history ...
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Why do text on some websites appear scrambled in Safari?

Safari has started display scrambled text on some websites. This only happens on certain site and in Safari. I've also noticed that the problem may appear in certain spots on the website, like the ...
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Getting Safari to forget Keywurl

Having discovered the excellent SafariKeywordSearch thanks to an answer here, I'd now like to get rid of the warning which Safari pops up on launch about Keywurl not loading because it hasn't been ...
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How do I get Safari Mac's bookmarks to overwrite Safari iOS bookmarks?

I recently pruned and edited my Mac's Safari bookmarks. I was very dismayed the next time I synced to discover that the bookmarks from my iPhone had been merged with those on my Mac, even though ...
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Web Inspector in Safari 5.1 (Lion) not logging request when not open

Is there any way to revert Web Inspector in Safari 5.1 to the old behaviour that if I have developer tools enabled, all Ajax/XHR, image, css etc requests are logged and when I open Web Inspector, they ...
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How do I add Wikipedia as a search provider for the Safari search bar?

In Safari, when I click on the magnifying glass in the search bar I get a menu, the bottom of which lists Google, Yahoo!, and Bing. I'd like to see Wikipedia here too, and get results returned from ...
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Can not update to Safari 5.1 in Lion

I have updated from Snow Leopard to Lion with Safari Version 5.0.5. Now I can not update to Safari 5.1. There is no update in the Software Updater, and on the apple-download page, I only found a ...
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How to turn off animation while navigating browser's history

Is there is any way to turn off animation while navigating through pages in safari (using one finger swipe left/right gesture)? I know, that it is a subtle different thing comparing to what we've ...
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Is there a sexier alternative to the status bar in Safari?

I hate the status bar. However, I love hovering over URLs to find out where they will take me. Is there an alternative to having the status bar on at all times, or constantly toggling on/off? An ...
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Keywurl for Safari 5.1 / Lion

Has anyone made Keywurl work with Safari 5.1 after their Lion upgrade? I tried updating the MaxBundleVersion without luck: http://hacketal.com/making-keywurl-work-with-safari-5 I'm not interested ...
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Flash on OS X Lion

Flash is not supported in OS X Lion i.e. Safari, how can I browse webpages with flash content and actually view the flash content?
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Rubber band not working on Gmail using Safari

Is it just me or the rubber band scrolling is not working on Gmail (I'm on Safari)? It works on any other site.
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Which version of Safari is in Mac OS Lion?

As far as I know, Lion was to ship with the next version of Safari which would be Safari 6. However, I cannot find any information about a new version of Safari... So, does Lion ship with Safari 6 or ...
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How do I disable inline PDFs in Safari 5.1?

Today, Apple updated Safari to 5.1 (6534.50). In Safari 5.0 or below it's very easy to disable opening pdfs inline, you simply say defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitOmitPDFSupport -bool YES and ...
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What workarounds are there for websites that block Safari Reader?

I just opened Ars Technica's review of Lion intending to read it with Safari 5.1's Reader but it appears to somehow block Reader. I tried the following with no success: changed the extension on the ...
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Disable opening PDFs inline in Safari 5.1 [closed]

In Safari 5.0 or below it's very easy to disable opening pdfs inline, you simply say defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitOmitPDFSupport -bool YES and it never bothers you again. In Safari 5.1 ...
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CNET on Mac - page not found

I've been having this problem for some time now - first I thought it was some temporary thing with CNET servers, but it doesn't seem so. I can see the index pages of CNET sites (download.cnet.com, ...
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Help me manage my bookmarks?

I find myself bookmarking webpages on my MacBook often, with the intent of reading them later. The problem is that my bookmarks end up in the bookmarks bar and then are lost as new ones are ...
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Safari is using too much RAM. How can I reduce its memory footprint?

I'm finding Safari (Latest - v5.0.2) to be even more of a memory hog than usual. (Currently using 465mb of RAM with only this tab open, but having been running for a while) Closing it and ...
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Safari is not showing style sheets

For some reason, starting yesterday, Safari will not show ANY style sheets for any webpage I visit. I updated today to Safari 5.0.5 thinking that might help, but it didn't. I restarted, and that ...
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Safari makes weird noises, even when the sound is closed

My netbook is 1.5 years old and it only happens when Safari is opened. Why it happens? I think that the sounds are coming from my HDD. Should I remove Safari completely? Does it harm my netbook? ...
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Why does streaming audio in Mobile Safari sometimes not have a scrubber bar?

Usually, if I click a link to an mp3 in Safari on the iPhone, it will look something like this: But sometimes, it looks like this, with no scrubber bar: What does this indicate about the ...
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Smooth zoom in safari

You know the way you smoothly zoom-in in mobile safari? How do I do that on my Mac + magic trackpad in regular safari?
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Block prompts when sites detect I'm using iOS

On many forum web sites, if you go to the site on an iPhone/iPod/iPad it prompts to install an app for the site. But 90% of the time when I visit a forum site, it's because I'm following a search ...
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Is there a tool like Furigana that I can use on iOS Safari?

On my iPod (iOS 4.1), I'm often browsing Japanese webpages, and while I can usually understand the meaning, I often don't know the readings, especially in new contexts. For my desktop web browsers, ...
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Untick the 'Open Safe Files' preference in Safari with Terminal

After all the fuss over Mac Defender, I thought it might be a good idea to disable the open safe files option in safari for the users in our network. I'd like to do this with the 'Send Unix Command' ...
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Is there a Safari Extension that automatically tracks my daily time usage on Safari?

I am looking for an extension in Safari that automatically tracks my time in Safari. Specifically, I want: 1) When I start Safari, the timer automatically starts/resumes. 2) When I stop Safari, the ...
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Safari Extension like ShowIP

For reasons that are unimportant, I really need an extension just like the ShowIP extension for firefox but for Safari. Tried google and the safari extensions gallery but got nowhere. On top of this, ...
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Stored password in Safari Versus Firefox

Is there a way to retrieve password stored in Safari as it is possible to do it in Firefox ?
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Access localhost on iPad

I want to access my web application on iPad for local testing (http://myMachine_Name). But here is the problem; I am having a local copy on my Windows machine with a Weblogic server running and the ...
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Date of Download

When I download an item, I would like the modified date to be the date the item was downloaded. Is this possible somehow?
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iPhone Safari: Clearing the cache does not seem to be enough

I'm developing a mobile website and am using an iPhone for testing it. One of the .jpgs used was faulty and displayed as a black rectangle in the iPhone's Safari browser. The code was then changed and ...
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Mac OS X Lion Safari Doesn't Display Tab Bar in Full Screen Mode [closed]

In the recent developer preview(2) of Mac OS X Lion, Safari no longer displays Tab Bar when put into the Full Screen mode. You have to move the pointer to the top to see the Tab Bar, which is very ...
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How to (re)enable YouTube videos on Safari with Flash plugin 10.2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The browser doesn't show videos on Youtube Youtube videos appear as a black box only in safari 5.0.3, since flash payer has been updated to 10.2. They work if I ...
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Disable Safari plugin without (re)moving the file

I've been Flash-free in Safari (5.0.3, my primary browser) for a while now, using Chrome with its bundled Flash Player whenever I have to. I'm also developing a little bit in Flash for school, and ...
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Can Safari remember my tabs from last time?

I want my previous browsing tabs to be restored when restarting Safari. I can do this in Firefox and Chrome. Is there a setting or an extension for this? EDIT: So it turns out I was killing (word ...
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Using Automator to obtain content from multiple webpages?

I'd like to use Apple's Automator to obtain content from multiple webpages. The webpages each contain links, text, and photos. I would then like to place this information in a text document. ...
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Where is the SafariStand menu/preferences?

Inspired by this answer I installed SafariStand (after installing SIMBAL) (following instrtuctions in the read me file How To Install - Install SIMBL 0.9.5 or later ...
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Copying web page content in Safari to HTML

Is there an easier way to copy and paste website content in HTML? What I want to copy looks like this: Product Information: Length: S / M / L Material: Polyester and Elasthane Brand: Roxana ...
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Can I combine the address bar and the Google search bar in Safari?

The only reason I am using Chrome over Safari is the cool feature Chrome has namely the address bar acts as the search bar as well. Is there a way I can enable this feature in safari as well?
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Launch default browser spotlight shortcut?

I often switch my default browser between Safari and Chrome. I would like to create a shortcut that will launch the default browser, whatever that may be. This way I don't have to remember what my ...
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The browser doesn't show videos on Youtube

Today I noticed that Safari doesn't show anymore the videos shown on Youtube; I just see a black rectangle, and when I try to use the popup menu in that area, it doesn't appear. As far as I can ...
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Safari 5.0.3 crashes

I just update my Mac to 10.6.6 and Safari to 5.0.3 now almost every page I load causes Safari to crash, it does well on simple pages like Google but anything with a bunch of images or flash and it ...