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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Web Inspector quickly inspect element

How do I quickly inspect an element using Safari's Web Inspector, preferably by keyboard shortcut? Expected functionality In Chrome, command+shift+c enables the function and the mouse then selects ...
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Why can't I go back with backspace in Safari 8?

In every single browser on every single OS (with a keyboard) I've used, backspace would go (history.)back to the previous visited page in that tab. For some reason this doesn't work for me on my new ...
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Duplicate a Safari tab along with associated browsing history (OS X)

Is there a way to duplicate a Safari (Safari 7 for OS X) tab and carry its browsing history to the duplicate? Like, when I do Cmd-L, Cmd-Enter the copy has no history, as if I just pressed Cmd-T and ...
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Selecting files for input Safari applescript

I am trying to automate using Applescript uploading of files to a website. I have gotten to nearly the last step, but can't seem to get a Finder (file chooser) window to respond to scripts. Here is ...
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Safari Security wants to use confidential

I get a dialog with answer choices "Always allow | Deny | Allow" and text of Safari Security wants to use your confidential information stored in "Safari Extensions List" in your keychain. What is ...
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Change 'Open in iBooks' to something useful?

Older versions of Safari/iOS remembered the last used PDF viewer, or at least displayed my preferred one automatically e.g. at the top in the PDF preview of safari, 'Open in PDFExpert or so. With the ...
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Why are the network resources empty in Safari timelines, even if resources are there?

Every single page I go to, the Timelines->NetworkRequests tab shows lots of requests and their timing (top half of the pane), but the bottom half is empty, making it impossible for me to see what ...
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Safari 8 Not Showing Network Requests when using the web inspector/develop tools

I have a feeling that I may have toggled some settings, but I can't find it anymore. Basically I am trying to monitor requests sent from my webapp. The usual method is Inpect Element -> Timelines -> ...
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How to search in Safari's history on iOS?

In Safari on my iPad, I want to find all the questions I have visited recently on Ask Different. I type apple.st. Safari suggests me some pages. In Bookmarks and history, Safari gives me at most 5 ...
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Safari displays blank pages for some sites [duplicate]

Some pages, sometimes on Apple's on support site simply display as blank pages. The same page displays perfectly on Firefox or Chrome. What is this strange behaviour? For example, this link: ...
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Manipulate incoming HTML data

My ISP, injects JavaScript code into every website I visit. Is there a way to filter all incoming traffic in OS X and remove that injected code?
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Safari keeps Crashing due to External Modification Warning

In the last 24-hours my Safari has gone haywire. I cannot access the program to even get into my Safari Preferences without getting the following message! Any idea how to cure this? Process: ...
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Replace a word across all tabs in Safari

Is there a way, or a Safari extension, to do this? I want to replace a particular word with some other word on all webpages, across all tabs. Essentially I'm looking for something like this Chrome ...
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Delete bookmark dysfunction in Safari

The delete button that comes up after pressing the red circle doesn't actually do anything. The app knows I pressed the button, because the bookmark looks just like the rest again. Anybody else seen ...
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Website music playable on iOS?

just a quick question. I want to make a website that has an embeded HTML5/flash audio player in with auto-play enabled, now I know there has been some talk that Apple blocks that on all iOS devices, ...
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Weird searching results in Safari 8.0.2

I kept having some bizarre search results return, and I just noticed when I type something into the Safari omnibar, it's trying to search on the register.co.uk. My default search engine is set to ...
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Equivalent to CMD-clicking on a webpage title in Safari 8 on Yosemite

In previous versions of Safari one could CMD-click on the webpage title at the top of Safari's window and get a menu with the website's folder hierarchy. For example if you're at ...
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Click on a button (that is not a button ?) with Applescript or Javascript

Okay, relative newbie here, but I have searched all the answers and tried most of the suggestions and cannot find a way to automate using Applescript or Javascript within Applescript to click a button ...
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Permanently saving a cookie in ios8

Is there a way to permanently save a cookie in ios8? So I can clear every other cookie and browsing data but that cookie? My banking makes me confirm the computer/phone I'm using through email and ...
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Keychain integration is broken in Safari

My Safari isn't updating passwords anymore. It was working fine until recently. Safari is still populating the username and passwords. In the case where my password for the web app has changed I type ...
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Safari not loading Gmail; Google/YouTube invalid certificate

I've tried changing DNS servers to OpenDNS's, I've cleared my history and website data from Safari, and I've uninstalled all extensions… but the browser just won't load Gmail! Whether I click on Sign ...
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Disable geolocation in Safari

I have tried to check "Decline without asking" (Translated). Now, it won't show where I am on maps and so, but even though I use VPN, Google/Facebook/Youtube and other websites know that I am in ...
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Why is my Safari unable to open links from Google under VPN?

Safari 8.0.2, OS X 10.10.1--Problem occurring in Mac Pro 2009 and MBP ret 2012. Once I log into my employer's VPN, Safari has a quite unique problem: if I go to Google, do a search and click on any ...
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iOS8.1 Can't stay logged in to Stack Exchange or Stack Exchange chat

So everything was wonderful before iOS8.1. Now I can no longer log in to Stack Exchange via Facebook on Safari (diagnostics say it's an HTML 5 issue), but can log in via Facebook on Chrome or via ...
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Trouble changing default search engine in Safari

I'm trying to change my default engine in Safari (running Yosemite) from Google to DuckDuckGo and I'm not successful. I changed the default engine in "Safari→Preferences→Search". When I type into the ...
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Any details about the captive/public wifi login screen browser?

Is it just controlled by Safari's data. cookies, etc. somehow? I'd think not since that'd be a major security hole. In any case, are there any tools for deleting the cookies from the browser used ...
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Help with SVG map image not showing up in Safari 5.1 or Safari for iOS 6?

I've created an SVG map (code below), and it seems to work everywhere except Safari 5 and Safari for iOS 6, where the image fails to appear at all, as do the mapped links. Full disclosure: I'm in ...
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Can I disable the linear image scaling in Safari on a retina display?

I have two MacBook Pros: one with Retina, and one without. Although browsing the web with Retina has much sharper text, most images appear noticeably blurry. For websites that have not put in the ...
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Save buffered video in Safari

Where does Safari 8 store buffered videos? I want to save a buffered video permanently to my drive for later viewing.
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Why does Instruments say that WebKit in iOS (Safari) is allocating 200 MB of ram when I request a 15 MB file?

I am helping develop a cross platform web app, and we want to store about 20MB of data on the client. We are using the Application Cache to store our HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and we are using the ...
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Safari Keeps Closing

I think I caused a virus to my safari because I was downloading an app and now Safari will not open. It keeps asking to reopen the last windows closed when opening and whether I click yes or no it ...
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Safari 6 key binding

Safari 6 keybinding Cmd ⌘ 1 opens the first bookmark on the bookmark bar. In Safari 5 I used a macro activated by the hotkey Cmd ⌘ 1 to activate Cmd ⌘ ] to go forward a page. The ...
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Desktop Safari (Yosemite) blurs all images when zooming in the page, can it be improved?

Safari on the left, Chrome on the right, same page, same zoom level. Can something be done about it? Maybe embedding a custom CSS may help or some extensions exists?
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How to open new Safari window on primary display

I am using a monitor as my second display for my MacBook Air. I have Netflix fullscreen on my second display. Whenever I want a Safari window on my primary display, I have to go to the second display, ...
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Icons not showing properly in Yosemite's Safari favourites bar

In this picture you can see that Safari recognises the correct icon for the bookmarks: However when I look at them as part of the drop down menu in the address bar a lot of the icons are missing: ...
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How to unblock extensions in Safari so I can install adblock?

I'm trying to install AdBlock Plus so pages like beliefnet.com won't have so many ads. Safari says my extensions are blocked. HELP?
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Installing ChatJax bookmark on the iPad and iPhone

I have a 16 GB Apple Mini iPad using iOS 8.1.2 and am unable to install the bookmark found here that renders LaTeX in the Math Stack Exchange chat room. I can't find a browser with a bookmark bar to ...
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“Safari wants to use your confidential information stored in ”website“ in your keychain”

I had to install Google Chrome on my Mac for some reason, but do not intend to use it as my default browser. After logging in with my Google account, the following happened: All my saved passwords ...
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Blur all images in Safari, unless clicked

I know that the 'Develop' menu allows me to block all images in Safari, however I have a couple more requirements: Blur, not block, all images from all webpages Click to show blurred images I ...
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Block web page containing a specific word in safari

I would like to know if there is any mac safari plugin to block any web page containing a specific word in its url or in its content. For example, suppose we take the word 'abc', the following link ...
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History of shared web pages in Safari

I shared a web page via Safari (8 on Yosemite) once. Now the last recipient shows up in the menu. How can I delete it from there? See picture for how it looks.
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Bandwidth throttling with onboard tools in Yosemite?

Is there any way with Mac OS Yosemite's built-in firewall to throttle or queue connections from a single application, on a single port or to a certain hostname? The App in question would be the ...
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safari active tab color

Is there a hack or extension to make the active tab in focus a different color than the others? I tried GLIMS but apparently that extension is borked for the latest version of safari.
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Safari CMD+Click link new tab focus

Is there a way to force focus to a new tab in safari when you cmd+click on links in google search results for example?
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Keep sessions between private tabs

I am used to of the old private browsing mode in Safari, where you can keep a login session between tabs. But since this new Safari came with Yosemite, the tabs maintain their own sessions. Is there ...
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Safari crash and refusal/failure to reload

Recently, Safari unexpected crashed while I was using my desktop. Now, when I try to reload, it keeps saying it "unexpectedly quit" and will not reload (even when I push the reload button). I have ...
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Macbook pro OS X 10.9 can only access internet through safari

My Macbook pro shows it is connected to the wifi. I can access internet through Safari. But I can not access with any other software or tool like firefox, chrome, opera, terminal. Even my Skype and ...
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Adobe Flash player won't install on my mac

I'm trying to update Adobe Flash player on my mac OsX 10.6 with Safari. Everything was working out in the update process until I clicked 'Install Adobe Flash player' and it requested my mac's username ...
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How do I clear individual types of browser data in Safari?

Prior to upgrading my MacBook Pro to OS X Yosemite, I was able to clear individual types of browser data (such as cookies, visited URLs and website data) in Safari. However, the "Clear History and ...
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Safari 7.1 Bookmark not closing properly

I sometime notice this random behaviour of the bookmarks not closing and it leaves me with something like this, any suggestions? I'm running Mavericks with everything updated.