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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Safari switching websites back and forth

Sometimes, mostly in summer, Safari will start to suspiciously jump from one website to another. For example, on Google, when I click on a link of Wikipedia, it jumps to a weird "tune up my Mac" site. ...
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Greyed out airplay symbol in Safari

We recently upgraded from Snow Leopard to El Capitan to use the Safari airplay feature for embedded HTML5 Videos. On Videos (e.g. YouTube) we see that airplay symbol but it is grey and clicking on it ...
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How to auto-accept cookies notifications as mandated by EU law?

EU law forces websites to notify visitors about the use of cookies. Clicking on these messages is quite a nuisance. I've found a plugin on https://cookiesok.com but this is only available for Chrome, ...
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High CPU and energy usage in Safari

Energy impact of Safari is extremely high on my Macbook Air Mid 2013 El Captian 10.11.2. It lead to high usage of CPU (Temperature ~65.0°C) and the CPU fan is running in full speed (6500.0 RPM) ...
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Where are the Flash temp/cache files in safari 9? They move every version

Safari 9.0.2 under yosemite and el capitan: looking for where the cached flash video files are stored. It seems they change location every time there is an OS or Safari update. And are they accessible ...
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Safari stalls and does not load website

I have a Mac Mini, with an odd problem. OSX 10.11.2, Safari 9.0.2 My problem: When I want to load a webpage in Safari it always stalls with the progress bar at about 15%. After that nothing happens. ...
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Is there a way to prevent access to the Preferences menu in Safari in OS X?

I am looking for a way to deny the access to the Preferences settings of Safari in OS X. Similar (hidden) options are already available for the Finder, where you can hide the preferences menu with the ...
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Safari: want cmd-click to open tab behind, not make it active

In Safari, I want cmd-click to open the new tab behind my present tab, not also make the new tab active. I thought it was supposed to work the way I want by default. E.g.
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How do I disable all Source Mapping in Safari DevTools?

In a minified jQuery file I'm using, this snippet at the end: //# sourceMappingURL=jquery.min.map is causing an annoying 404 error to appear in the Developer Console on every refresh. I don't have ...
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Disable HTML5 Video in OSX Safari?

I want to disable videos in Safari, as I have to pay for each byte downloaded. Some videos I may want to watch, but I want to decide whether I use my precious bandwidth, rather than have it ...
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Seeing these strange fonts in Safari only

What is this? copying and pasting this text into a text editor revealed perfect english. Why are they shown this way in Safari 9.0.2 on OS X 10.11.2
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Safari update message on my Mac, why is it there for four days?

When I click on Safari I get message telling me: "Safari is being updated... Safari can not be opened while it is being updated" When will updating Safari be finished on my computer? I need to ...
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CSS error in Safari, pages won't load

So recently I updated to OS El Capitan 10.11.2 and it has interfered with my Safari experience (I think). I am somehow not able to see any pages in my Google Drive (Docs, Slides, Sheets), but I can ...
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Safari SharePoint Plugin not working

I have a strange problem with SharePoint and Safari. With 10.9 I was able to click on a file in a SharePoint site and it was opened in the corresponding Office application. After the upgrade to ...
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How to prevent changes on the iPad

I have an iPad with iOS 9 that is used by technological illiterate people of my family. These persons use basically facetime, messages and safari. They manage that relatively well but if for some ...
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CSS error in Safari, pages don't load

So recently I updated to OS El Capitan 10.11.2 and it has interfered with my Safari experience (I think). I am somehow not able to see any pages in my Google Drive (Docs, Slides, Sheets), but I can ...
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Generate Safari Developer Certificate for building extensions

I have gone through this link.But everything seems to be changed. Everything redirects to Apple Development Program.So is it mandatory to enroll in that development program to create a safari ...
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Is there a shortcut or way to use code, to do anything at all with the item currently highlighted by Command+F?

Title pretty much says it all. Also if anyone knows how to drag and drop something into a browser using any language or command(s), please share. To be clear i'm talking about something like this: ...
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OS X El Capitan: Zoom out images in safari without pinning tabs

Hmmm Apple changed the pinch-out-zoom gesture in Safari to pinning tabs in El Capitan. If you click you will zoom to max amount,then when you want to zoom out you pin your tab. Is this a bug? ...
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Is there a way to disable the auto-recognition of addresses in Safari?

Whenever I click on a full address in a text box in Safari, it is auto-recognized and pops up a map, like in the following screenshot: Is there any way to disable this? This does not happen in ...
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“Force Sticky Console”: Safari devtools shifts away from Console to DOM inspector on reload

When I'm working with the DevTools open, if I refresh the page, DevTools automatically switches to the DOM Inspector tab instead of staying on the console. Here's an animated GIF image to demonstrate ...
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Safari having trouble accessing my keychain

On El Capitan my Safari seems to have trouble remembering my settings for keychain: when the following pops up it stays there if I click "Allow" or "Always Allow". It goes away when I click "Deny" ...
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How can I just change the language of Safari in iPhone iOS 9?

I am using an iPhone with iOS 9 and the language is set to 'English'. Also Safari's language is set to English. Is there a way to change the language just of Safari? Thanks for helping.
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AppleScript “can't get menu item” error

I am looking for some help on correcting this error: error "System Events got an error: Can’t get menu item \"Clear History...\" of menu \"Safari\" of menu bar 1 of process \"Safari\"." number ...
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How to close Downloads box in Safari

When I click the DownArrow to open the Downlaods in Safari, I get an option of 3 recent items downloads, and then when I go to expand it by pressing 'Show All Downloads' it opens into a LARGE WINDOW ...
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Appearance of keyboard takes forever since iOS 9 on iPad

Since iOS 9, the touch keyboard on my iPad is broken, and i can't find out why. In the first place, when I place the cursor into a text field on a website, it takes forever (seriously, it takes ...
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Adding a comment to Facebook post acts weird when using Safari

I'm having this weird issue when commenting on a Facebook post on Safari. It mostly happens when I try to add a space after adding punctuation like comma ,. What happens is that the cursor is ...
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Reader Mode's article width changes when adjusting text size, Safari 9.0.1, El Capitan

I've noticed since Safari 9 was installed in my computer running OS X El Capitan, when I adjust the text size in Reader Mode, the article's width expands/decreases too. (example below) See how the ...
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Trouble to opening t.co links

I have trouble to open links from Tweetbot in Safari on the Mac. it just waits loading with the t.co domain. On iOS I don't have this problems! Is it because I use uBlock as an adblocker? I can not ...
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Can't find untested extension in order to remove it: SafariTabSwitching

I don't need this extension anymore because Safari 9 has this feature built-in, but I can't find it anywhere to disable or remove it. It's not listed in my Preferences -> Extensions. I looked ...
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DuckDuckGo settings in iPhone & iPad

I have DuckDuckGo installed as my default search engine in Safari on both my iPhone 6 and iPad mini 2 (both iOS 9.1). I also have it installed on my PC, but on my PC I'm able to customise the settings ...
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Macbook Pro 10.10.5 Can Only Connect to Large Sites like Google, StackExchange, Wikipedia

This strange connection issue has been very stubborn. In short, after every reboot I can access the entire internet for a short period of time. After a time (say 30 minutes) all but major websites ...
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Why does =$0 appear in Safari web inspector?

I've been wondering about this for a while. Why does =$0 appears next to elements in the web inspector in Safari? I am using Safari 9.0.1 Here is a picture of what I'm talking about (larger): Or ...
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What is a quick way to duplicate a tab in Safari?

Is there a quick way or shortcut to duplicate a tab in Safari?
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Icons in Finder, Safari, Mail, and Dock are not visible

I booted my MacBook Pro a few days ago and some of the icons on my dock were not visible. I noticed that there were icons missing in Safari, Finder and Mail. I attach a screen-shot to make my issue ...
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How can I get Safari to set kMDItemWhereFroms when using “Save Image to Downloads”?

Specifically in Safari 9.0: when I save an image via right clicking and selecting Save image as... I can specify the downloads folder and the kMDItemWhereFrom data is saved just fine, as revealed both ...
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How do I prevent autocorrection to change part of my email address

I recently have found that when I put my email address in a safari form or other Application, it changes my name from one word to two. e.g. fredsmith@.... auto inserts to fred smith@... Is there ...
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Making Contacts' URLs show up in Safari address bar suggestions

I'm surprised there's no option in Safari's preferences to include URLs from Contacts in suggested websites. It seems like the Search tab (pictured) would be the appropriate place for such a feature. ...
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Safari getting stuck every few minutes

On my recent 13´ Macbook (may 2015) my Safari gets stuck all the time. The progress bar just gets stuck every couple of minutes and I have to deactivate/activate airport and re-login. Then it works ...
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In Safari, is there a way to use the keyboard to select and click links/buttons on web pages?

When I use Firefox, I can tab through buttons and other links on web pages and then use the space bar or enter key to "click" the link or button. Is that same feature available in Safari? I think it's ...
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Speed Download - on Safari 9, El Capitan

I know this would normally be a 'customer support' question rather than being suitable for Ask Different, but Speed Download is dead & gone, Yazsoft closed their doors & there is no further ...
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Save web page as PDF and keep hyperlinks

I am having an issue with Safari. I want to be able to save web pages as PDFs and keep the hyperlinks in the PDF file, however Safari doesn't do this for some reason. It works on all my colleagues ...
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Save vCard .vcf file from website - Unable to open contact card

I'm trying to save a .vcf vCard file that is stored on a website to the Contacts app. I have an iPhone 6S running iOS 9.1 and an iPad 4th gen running iOS 9.1 If I visit the URL on Safari on the iPad ...
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Change page up / page down speed or disable animation?

I do a lot of scrolling in Safari. I often end up hitting space bar to jump across just the right sized blocks. I just looked into it now and I wonder, is it the exact same action as page down? ...
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Can Safari's download popover window be made wider?

How can the max. width (fixed width≈425) of Safari's download-popover-window be made wider? Is there a way to get at Safari's "download pop over window" in any way so its max-size is larger than 425 ...
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Two Safari's at once?

The goal is to have two (or more) versions of Safari accessible on my mac at the same time. I know this is possible because I have done it with iMovie 9. I now can run iMovie 9 and the latest version ...
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How to analyze Safari 9 during responsiveness issues?

I am having some odd problems since the 10.11.1 update wherein Safari has been performing rather poorly. It takes some seconds to even start responding when focus is switched over to it and other odd ...
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How to make a slow browser go fast?

I've had my MacBook Air for about six months. Now all the browsers are extremely sluggish — sometimes taking minutes to load a web page that would have used to take under one second to load back when ...
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Base64 strings in URL

I'm having a problem with Base64 strings in URLs in El Capitan. I'm sending notifications from a web platform to its users. Those emails are plain text and contain links to messages. I have tried ...
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Cmd is only registered when the toolbar is hilighted in Safari

When I switched to the Colemak layout today, Safari suddenly stopped registering commands. It only registeres them when I have the toolbar tab specific for the command selected. The issue is ...