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 still caching even with “Disable Caches” enabled

I'm debugging JavaScript on my iPhone and I can't get Safari to stop caching the JavaScript files. I have "Disable Caches" enabled under the develop menu, and have cleared the cache numerous times ...
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Video playback effects in Safari different from other browsers OS X

I am testing html embedded videos in OS X Safari browser and have come across the following issue. Here is a video link from the page: http://realestate.xitech.com.au/barryplant/17491 In Safari, ...
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Is there a Safari extension to provide a drop-down menu listing all tabs, or shows all tabs in the tab bar?

Safari used to have a dropdown on the right-hand side of the tab bar listing tabs. In Safari 9, that's gone, and instead all tabs are present in the tab bar, with many being almost or completely ...
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Why does Safari display the letter combination 'fi' as 'if'?

I just came across a curious display error and was wondering what may cause it. In Safari the following webpage Cross-Country Skating: shows a strange behaviour. But the source code does not ...
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Automator workflow / app to refresh a given tab in Safari (or even Crome)

When I am coding my Rails app I am switching back to Safari quite often to refresh my local version of the site to see if my changes are correct. It would be awesome to just hit one of the function ...
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AppleScript Save As Dialog in Safari Reader Save As PDF

I have an AppleScript to open move a Safari webpage into Reader view and then to Save As a PDF. I would like it to Save As the PDF with default filename, but always in the same specific location. I'm ...
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How to disable Safari Frequently Visited?

How can you disable the Frequently Visited section in the Safari 9 Favorites tab? I do not like how these auto-generate and need to be manually removed.
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Why does Safari not use its notifications preferences?

I have some websites which have been given permission to use Notification Center, but Safari ignores its own notifications preferences. When you give a site permission, some will create a new set of ...
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Safari 9.0.2 on OS X crashes on special file-URL

I've been working with KompoZer to author some web pages. When I use the "Browse Page" function it opens the web page with this file-URL: file:///.file/id=6571367.190169036. This works fine. When I ...
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How can I enable Safari Push Notifications for sites that only use Local Notifications?

Apple provides web developers two methods to enable Safari Notifications for their site, the simpler one, being a javascript method (Local Notifications) that does not generate a custom Notification ...
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Is it possible to see gchat history in Safari on iPod?

I would like to see my gchat history in Safari (not the mail client or through any app; I can't use these). I realize there is no "easy" way to do this, but can anyone help me with a solution? I ...
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Safari swipe gesture with a non multitouch mouse

I love the swipe gesture but I recently switched from a Magic Mouse to a gaming mouse which is non multitouch. For the back command, Safari only offers a straight keyboard-only shortcut or the ...
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Share Apple ID but don't want to share call log and browsing history… Help?

Help, my husband and I have the same Apple ID and always have, however he got a new phone and somehow now I am getting his call log history he is not receiving mine though, and he is getting my ...
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Downgrade Safari Browser

I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8.5 and I have downloaded the wrong Safari browser, for OS X 10.10. It says "You can't use this version of the application "Safari" with this version of OS X". How ...
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Bluetooth speaker, microcuts when using Safari or Chrome

I just bought a Marshall Acton bluetooth speaker and it sounds well, it pairs perfectly with my Mac, an iPhone 6S and an iPhone 5S. The problem appears when it is paired with the Mac (El Capitan ...
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Address bar locked, 'Open location' greyed out - how to regain control? (blocking 'location=no' in Safari)

Mozilla has a about:config setting, 'dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolbar', is there anything similar for Safari (or Chrome). I don't want a website to pop up, I want it to open in a new tab. Most ...
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How to configure safari browser on iPhone to show closed captions on videos in webpage

I have a closed caption video embedded from youtube on my website that will show the captions when viewing in safari on a desktop computer. When I view the web page in safari on iPhone 6, the captions ...
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Mobile Safari - Always download .pdf links in native viewer, not in-page

Wonder if this is possible? Seems to be possible on desktop Safari as referenced in How make Safari download PDF files instead of opening them in-page? Is a similar change possible on Mobile safari? ...
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AppleScript : Set do script result as variable

I would like to get the result of this search and display the result in a notification or safari popup. " set result to do shell script "curl https://www.binlist.net/json/" & cc without altering ...
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how to install ublock origin for safari

Is there any way to install ublock.origin https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/blob/master/README.md on Safari? My OS is 10.11.2; Safari version is 9.0.2; computer is a 2012 MacBook Pro.
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OS X Leopard Safari shows questionmark?

The Safari icon indicates a question mark. And, it wont let me go to internet etc. How do I find the Safari app and activate it?
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Safari can't verify the identity of the website errors

Well, I did a bit of searching before I decided to post here. I've been getting this message for the past month whenever I visit one of two sites. Both sites are professional companies that sell ...
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Safari: auto center any website

I'm wondering if Safari contains an option to automatically center any website I visit. For example, I like to enlarge the webpage I'm viewing by using the command + keyboard shortcut. When I do that, ...
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Safari won't open PDF hyperlinks

Since I have upgraded to El Capitan, Safari won't open PDF hyperlinks in Web Pages and from Word 2016 documents. Anybody knows how to solve this problem. Did not encounter any problems with Yosemite. ...
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Youtube wont fullscreen properly with Safari 9

After one of the latest Safari update (9.0.1 I believe) I can't use fullscreen option on Youtube properly. When I open youtube page and press F the player goes fullscreen, but the video area itself ...
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Safari context menu search extension

Does safari has an extension like this Chrome extension called Context Menu Search? It enables user to search highlighted text from the context menu. It should be something like this:
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Deleted Self Control and can not access websites anymore [duplicate]

I downloaded SelfControl to try it out but then deleted it when it stopped me accessing any website online. I also removed the privileged helper. However I still cannot access the internet so I cannot ...
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Issues when entering password finishing with '^' character

I am using a password that has been generated by the organization where I work, and that specific password terminates with the ^ character. This password cannot be changed so I must keep it for the ...
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Is it possible to open a Private Browser window in Safari using Terminal.app?

I'm trying to open a Private Browser window in Safari using Terminal. I could open Safari using open command and this way, open /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari but I couldn't open a ...
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OS X Safari Comodo SSL issue

Strange issue on OS X Safari - visit Skiplex UK and you will receive an alert 'Safari can't verify the identity of the website "www.skiplex.co.uk".'. I have been advised by Comodo and our hosting ...
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Drag and drop El Capitan Safari bookmark to delete it,but cursor consistent shows close button

This problem random happened.I don't touch any settings it happened when I first installed El Capitan.
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Safari: spacing on Favorites Bar

Entries on my Favorites Bar seem to grow progressively farther apart. Originally, entries were each next to each other, now there is enough space to for one or two character glyphs separating them. ...
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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: ...