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 a way to take Flash updates out of the hands of Adobe?

I swore off Flash for a long while, until the great Safari support in Mavericks. Now I use it without fear. However, the updating is always a pain. It seems like when I go to certain websites the "...
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Safari 7 Developer Tools Bug?

Ran into some peculiar behavior in the midst of my developing antics. I have my developer tools set to appear in a separate window - I noticed if I right-click and inspect an element, close the ...
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Safari not loading pages, other browsers doing fine

I have an issue many seem to have: Safari 7.0.5 (and now 7.0.6) hangs when loading web pages whereas other browsers (Chrome, Firefox) work just fine. I've ran my tests on WiFi with two different ...
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Naming a folder xxyyzz.download creates safari file?

I'm amazed that this is normal behaviour in OSX. But if you name your folder "xxxyyzz.download", it creates a temporary download file. This is not the only problem I encountered (there are other ...
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How to have Safari play again Flash videos?

Safari has suddenly stopped to load Flash videos. On YouTube, for instance : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJENlHEZi18 On another site too. In place of the video, I just have a black ...
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How to locate UI Button for AppleScript using Accessibility Inspector

There are several articles here that address this question, but none offer the help to connect-the-dots. The attached screen shot shot shows Accessibility Inspector for the button in question, which ...
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airplay from safari for microsoft to apple tv

Can i send safari for windows across airplay to my apple tv? There is no airplay logo on my safari even though i am connected to the same network as my apple tv. Cheers for helping!
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How to synchronize password with macbook safari and iphone3gs safari?

I would like to use the password generated by my macbook safari while I am using my iPhone 3gs safari... Is that possible somehow?
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Firefox & Safari - always show horizontal scrollbars if needed

Today I opened this fancy photo website of a friend. It has horizontal scrolling of pictures. In Firefox I cannot scroll horizontally without first using the cursor keys. The same happens in Safari. ...
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Removing Items from Reading List

How do I remove items (individual or all) from Reading List on my iMac (OS X 10.6.8)?
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AppleScript to click buttons and close tabs

Im not really familiar with applescript (using C/Python/Pacsal atm). So far did the autoclicker for my WoW ore prospection. I would like to use the script on safari to click the link with name "1st ...
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safari sometimes can't load sites or sometimes it loads sites without css

I am a software developer experiencing strange errors with safari. Sometimes safari loads some of the github.com pages without styles. The same happens with my heroku dashboard: https://dashboard....
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How to enable scrolling with the mouse wheel in Safari?

I am currently running OSX 10.9.3 and Safari Version 7.0.4. When using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, I am able to scroll using the mouse wheel just fine. But with Safari, it does not work. How am ...
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Safari iphone IOS7 can't open iTunes link

This occurs on iphones with IOS7.1 and IOS7.0.x When tapping a link to iTunes, Safari open a new tab but doesn't prompt the usual message 'Open this link with "iTunes Store" ? Open/Cancel'. The page ...
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safari couldn't display certain jpeg images

The images captured by my logitech webcam which encodes them into MJPEG images before delivering to host computer couldn't be displayed by safari while chrome could. http://wikisend.com/download/...
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Silverlight for safari and Google Chrome

why does Silverlight not work on Safari and Google Chrome? Why does it also crash on Firefox? How can I prevent from happening?
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1 and 2 keys to change tabs in Safari (like in Opera)

In Opera browser 1 and 2 keys can be used to change between tabs. Is it possible to set up this shortcut in Safari? I tried adding a "Show Previous Tab" shortcut in keyboard preferences but is does ...
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Remove McAfee Safe Search bar

The McAfee Safe Search bar is not aesthetically pleasing, and will never be used by me, is it possible to remove it from the Safari browser, while keeping McAfee and its internet security benefits?
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How to use my iMac 27" with new Mac pro [duplicate]

I currently have a iMac (27-inch, Late 2009, Intel Core 2 Duo) which I would like to use as display for a new Mac Pro. How do I do that?
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Is it possible to play youtube video in safari browser on WiFi in iOS devices?

I have a query regarding playing you tube videos in iOS devices (like iphone,ipad).I can able to play youtube videos in safari browser in iphone on 3G data connection but can not play the same video ...
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Right-clicking PDF in Safari shows “Open with Safari.app” not “Open with Preview.app”

Obligatory system info: I have a late-2013 retina MBP 15" running OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 and Safari 7.0.3, although I've had this bug for years (I think), even on my previous Mac, whose data was ...
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Change plist and make it stick

I'm sure I can get into all sorts of trouble by doing this, but that's what this site is all about right? I found a key in ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.plist called TopSitesGridArrangement ...
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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 clients....
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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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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 resource:...
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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 wrong,...