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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Save a shortcut / redirect link to the Home Screen?

I've got a certain 'system' I'd like to set up, however for convenience I'd like to be able to save a redirect - shortcut (such as a shortened bit.ly URL. However, the only method I know of adding a ...
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What's the easiest way to copy the URL of a traditional HTML frame in Safari?

As much as I hate HTML frames, a vendor uses a documentation platform that makes heavy use of them. Whenever I search for a documentation page, it displays in a frame, and I would like to be able to ...
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Can not visit some sites because of too many ads! Is there any virus in my Mac?

I need to know that my mac was working perfectly fine till today. I wanted to visit same sites which i have visited yesterday in safari,and they were working perfectly fine, so today when i tried to ...
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Menu bar on web pages not visible in Safari

I am facing this problem when ever I am visiting any website that has go a Menubar on the top, then the part remains half invisible in Safari. See below: Here is screenshot of SoF site on Safari: ...
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How do I delete a specific cookie by name in Safari?

I opted into an experimental new Stack feature (coming soonish!), and now I want to opt back out. To do so, all I have to do is delete a cookie called purple. It should be easy. Just go to Safari ...
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I have a iOS 7 iPad. I am stuck on Guided Access

I am stuck on Guided Access on my iOS 7 Apple iPad. Help ?!?!
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How long does Safari's cache last?

I would like to know Safari's cache lifetime. In case it has limited duration, also how to extend it.
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Advice for troubleshooting hard freezes associated with Safari? (Mid 2012 Retina Macbook Pro, 10.10.2)

I have a Macbook Pro 10,1 (Mid 2012) running 10.10.2. Over the last few months, I have had issues with the system suddenly hanging - mouse won't move, keyboard does nothing, and the clock is stopped. ...
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Can't access one specific subdomain

Using OSX 10.10.2 on a MBA 11" I can't access https://developer.worldweatheronline.com I flushed the DNS, rebooted my machine, connected via iPhone instead of WLAN (I can access the site via ...
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Connect to https without SSL connection

When I am at college I sometimes need to access websites such as http://draw.io (for designing networks diagrams). The only issue is I cannot go to on my own laptop (MacBook Air) since the open Wi-Fi ...
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Will OS X ever install anything suspicious without my express permission?

I clicked a link (turned out to be Breitbart) that said "your Flash is not updated", despite the fact that I just installed it yesterday. The two choices were "Update" and "Ok". Strangely, there was ...
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Escaping the in-app browser in iOS apps

Most iOS apps that open web pages open them in in-app browsers. These are somewhat restrictive, in that they don’t support bookmarks (and hence bookmarklets) or Handoff (although they do support ...
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Enable AdHoc or Release build for Safari remote debugging?

Is there any way to enable the CI/development build of our iPad app, used by our QA team and non-iOS developers, to have Safari web inspector / remote debugging support (the app is mainly a UIWebView) ...
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In the light of the FREAK TLS vulnerability, how may I disable insecure cipher suites manually in Safari?

A research group named SMACK has released a vulnerability known as FREAK which can be used for man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack. The vulnerability is due to an old ghost created by USA Government (NSA, ...
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Extension to hide Safari toolbar

I used to have an extension that hided the toolbar completely (which I installed from a website, outside the extensions market) giving a minimalist look, but it suddenly got removed from my Safari for ...
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Firefox's Pinned Tabs in Safari

Is there a way to mimic Firefox's Pinned Tabs in Safari on Yosemite? I love the Pinned tabs in Firefox because they allow me to easily keep a few key tabs (webmails, calendar, todo list) open without ...
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What are these files in my “~/Library/Safari/” folder?

So, I was messing with this folder and while doing this I turned show hidden files on and saw some strange files. These are the names of them, and sizes .dat8ad4.007 (733K) .dat011e.000 (704K) ...
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All Apple Internet Apps are SLOW in Yosemite

A few days after upgrading to Yosemite, I started noticing that Safari was moving VERY SLOWLY. After a day or two of this it stopped loading webpages at all! So I switched to using Chrome, then my ...
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Bookmarks in Safari: Type bookmark name to go to it

I have a bunch of bookmarks named things like "CNC" "FB" and "HQ" and the like. I'm a bit of a keyboard junkie. I want to be able to access these quickly, by typing CMD-L, and then such initials into ...
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How to disable Skype click to call in Safari?

When I mouse over a phone number in Safari, it is now a link which tries to call via Skype. I can't see any option within Skype or Safari to disable this. How do I do this? I'm using latest versions: ...
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How to cycle through recently *used* tabs in Safari?

I want to cycle through recently used tabs in Safari 7.1.3 (MacOS 10.9.5) like one can in in Firefox, Chrome, and Opera. I predominantly run Opera 11.64, and it exhibits the best behavior for this ...
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Saving a pending print job as PDF

I printed an important receipt and quit Safari, only to learn the job never printed because we no longer own the network printer the computer was expecting to find. Thus, the only remaining copy of ...
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Safari always bothering my with Allow, Always Allow and Deny

I have passwords saved for one site and although I clicked Always Allow multiple times and keychain config looks like this: Still on each Safari restart I get this annoying dialog: Why?
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Why won't Safari save passwords to iCloud

I've been using iCloud passwords for a long time with no issues. This week, suddenly Safari won't remember any new passwords. It still auto-fills previously saved passwords though. In Safari ...
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Safari 8: Delete key no longer deletes text inside the form fields

Since I upgraded to Yosemite and Safari 8 I have to press Ctrl+Delete or Shift+Delete to delete the text I typed in web forms. Nothing happens if I press Delete key by itself. Is this just me, or ...
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Can't download google chrome on my mac!

I'm on the page google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html There is a large blue button "Download Chrome" and below it "For Mac OS X 10.6 or later". I click on the button. Result: the whole screen ...
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Youtube on Safari won't zoom enough

I'm on youtube on Safari on my Mac. I'm on "View Actual Size", and the browser is taking up my entire screen, and yet, for some bizarre reason, the width of the content is exceeding the width of my ...
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Is there a way to add custom user agent string to Safari 8?

I like to keep the default user agent string unchanged while adding new custom user agent strings to the list, such as XBox One and PS4. I like to know if I can accomplish this through either ...
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Gmail tab in Safari Consumes high band width

I have figured a process called 'Safari networking' (I think it's the process of safari browser) consumes lots of bandwidth. It's about 1 GB in 1 hour, but I didn't download anything. I have also ...
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Activate the frontmost Safari and run Javascript

I'm trying to run Javascript on the Safari, whose frontmost is true. tell (application "Safari" whose frontmost is true) to do JavaScript theScript in current tab of first window But I get an ...
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Banish the tab bar on Safari 8 (when tabs are open)

With a trackpad, one can do a pinch and see all open tabs. It's a very nice interface and really well done. The thing is, with this feature, there is really no need for the tab bar, and things would ...
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Flash Player breaks Safari!

As of a few days ago, some Safari webpages (the first and most frequently-occurring of which was Facebook's News Feed) would start loading but then freeze up. I went into Activity Monitor, and while ...
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Safari will not save bookmarks after I close out of the program

I am running OS 10.9.5 and Safari will not save bookmarks after I close out of the program. I tried the fixes listed earlier, but I cannot get the file ~/Library/Safari/Bookmarks.plist to open or let ...
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“Safari” would like to control this computer using accessibility features

I recently did a clean install of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on my MacBook Air. I was making a credit card payment on the Barclaycard website and received a dialog window saying ""Safari" would like to ...
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How to make Safari open all PDFs in-browser?

For the majority of PDFs I view in Safari, they are opened in-line, which is what I want. For example, these all open in Safari: MSP430F665x Data Sheet MCP1700 Data Sheet BAT54 /A /C /S Data Sheet ...
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Change download location of Safari PDF download button

I would like the following behaviour of the Safari PDF Download button: On clicking the PDF download button by moving the pointer to the bottom of a pdf/ps, the file is downloaded to the Downloads/ ...
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Is there any way to translate words in Safari on iOS and Mac?

I am currently reading a few websites in European languages (Spanish, Italian, German and French), and I'd like to be able to quickly translate words that I don't know (not the entire articles, which ...
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How do you remove Safari 7.0.4 on Mac OS X 10.7.5

How do you remove Safari 7.0.4 on Mac OS X 10.7.5?
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Safari has disappeared from my iPhone 6

Safari is NOT on my iPhone 6 anywhere. It is not in a folder as I have not put any extra folders on it. I also do not have the use of Spotlight. Cannot figure this out.
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Why does Safari OS X no longer open full screen, and why won't the little green circle make my window full screen?

I have been watching Netflix on my computer and made the mistake of quickly cleaning my keyboard (pressing a bunch of random buttons) while a video was playing. Ever since, my full screen option won't ...
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Locate webpage processes (to kill them when reach memory limit)

Lately I'm suffering memory issues on Safari. Every few time the opened webpages start eating memory. See the example image. I'm thinking of creating a script to kill those webpages when reach a ...
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iOS 8.1.3 breaks Safari credit card scanning

Last night my iPhone 4S was running iOS 8.1.2 and safari credit card scanning was working perfectly OK. This morning I upgraded to iOS 8.1.3 and the functionality is now broken. I created an HTML ...
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Is it possible to disable Safari extensions when using Private browsing?

I recently switched from Chrome to Safari for a few choice web applications, and I found that I couldn't disable extensions like Lastpass when browsing privately, at least not apparently, like I could ...
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How not to have click twice to pause youtube videos

Im a complete new Mac user. When I have a youtube video playing in safari window, and I'm typing an email in a different safari window, I have to click twice to pause the youtube video, once to ...
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Why does Yosemite Safari never time out trying to go to *.local?

On the version of the Safari web browser that's included with Mac OS Yosemite, trying to go to any web site whose hostname ends in ".local" will cause the browser to sit there forever waiting for a ...
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Shortcut to copy text to clipboard and then search it on safari?

is there a shortcut for this: I'm on Safari and see a term I'd like to google. Maybe an obscure term or something I want more information of (gadget, e.g.) Now what I do is: I copy the text open a ...
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Safari download bar rar file icon show as VLC icon,which associate to The Unarchiver should shows its icon

Safari download bar rar shows file icon as VLC icon, but .rar is associated with associate to The Unarchiver and should show its icon
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safari iPad: disable ipad cache while its connected to mac?

i read online recently that there is a way to disable safari's cache on the iPad using the mac's safari developers tools as long as the iPad is connected via usb. I can't find the article i was ...
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How to lock down safari?

I'm a Linux user, but a friend comes to me with tech support questions from time to time. Generally, I refer him to the genius bar. He's getting spyware due to browsing habits, and, apparently, the ...
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How Apple.com set Apple Touch Icon?

Apple Touch Icon is a icon used in Safari 8 favourite new page on OS X,or web clip in Home screen on iOS. ...