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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Full Screen Super Slider Stops Playing in Safari on Mac after Switching Tabs

I have a problem where my “Full Screen Super Slider” stopped sliding in Safari on my mac. It’s Safari 8.0.7 on Mac OS X 10.10.4. The problem occurs when I switch to another tab on the browser for 10 ...
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Move file to pre-selected folder in Preview

I have the following problem when saving PDFs in Preview from Safari: normally, one can choose the folder to move the document clicking the titlebar (my preferred method). After opening a PDF Preview ...
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Show Icon in Safari Pinned Tabs

As you can see above, some of my pinned tabs show official icons (circled in yellow), while others are pinned with the first letters of the respective website titles (circled in red). My personal ...
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Very Slow Download Speeds from Apple Applications (Safari and Mac App Store)

After I restored my computer to a clean reinstall of El Capitan, I have experienced incredibly slow download speeds in Apple applications only (Safari and the App Store). I tested downloading a file ...
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Client SSL certificate failing in Safari (and what is SOSCCThisDeviceIsInCircle?)

I'm having difficulty using an X.509 certificate to do client authentication from Safari (9.0.1, as on OS X 10.10.5). The symptom is that I go to a https://... site which does client certificate ...
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How to find a video downloaded with safari 9.0.1

I have video that was downloaded and is in Safari now and I can watch it, however, I am sure when I reboot my Mac the video will no longer be available and I would like to save it to my desktop. I ...
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Safari searches in the title bar require tapping “return” twice

This began when I upgraded to El Capitan. Sometimes when I search using the title bar of Safari for a google search, I have to hit the return key twice. A single return will sometimes load search ...
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How do i remove favorites folders from my ipad on ios 9.1?

In my list of bookmarks, i have several empty folders labeled favorites. How do i get rid of these? The edit button doesnt allow it to be deleted.
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Is there any way to edit the link/URL of the Homescreen application?

Using Safari browser, opened a website and created a home screen application. It creates an application on my iPad homescreen with that specific URL, now I'm wondering if I could change the URL of the ...
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Should I install Opera 12 or OmniWeb browser for my (dated) iMac OSX 10.5.8?

Greetings: I've been reading the helpful comments regarding what browser is compatible with a dated OS. My Safari browser is 5.0.6. I'm going to paste my query here. I posted it on another Mac forum ...
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How I can force Safari App to download a file in local machine?

just wondering if in Safari 9.0.1 is possible force a file to download. With images is easy, right clock and "Save Image as..." but for files like svg, and other non visualizable files is hard to find ...
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Safari Redirecting http to (non-existent) https

Safari forces a redirect to the https version of a site I previously visited via https. However, the https site no longer works and there is no way to prevent Safari form trying to load it. Here ...
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Are safari versions bonded to os x version?

Am I able to have the latest version of Safari without having the latest version of OS x? Or is that only possible when you update to the latest version of the OS X?
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Can I prevent Safari from auto-downloading ogg files?

When I visit a particular URL, Safari automatically downloads ogg files that are referenced in the page source. An example URL where this happens is ...
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Random “Top hits ” and “Bookmarks and history”

Recently, random junk has started appearing as Top Hits or Bookmarks and History on Safari on my iPad. I've tried cleraing history and website data and i have no bookmarks, items in the reading list, ...
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Force the downloaded Excel file to open in Excel.app rather than in iPad Safari

I am trying to export a workbook to Excel in my IPAD. I am able to achieve this using the Apache POI. The Excel document however is getting displayed in Safari browser itself which is not the intended ...
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Force installing untrusted Safari extensions

Before Safari 9, I was able to install any extension on Safari without any problems, but after Apple updated its Developer Program, it seems that I can't install extensions not already signed by Apple ...
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how do I fix incorrect autocorrect in Safari? [duplicate]

Whenever I type my email into Safari, (Safari only) whether it's in a text field or filling out a form it misspells it and it's incredibly annoying. The weird thing is that it isn't even my whole ...
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iOS 8, iPhone 6 Plus :: Safari :: there was a problem communicating with the secure web proxy server (HTTPS)

I am getting error "there was a problem communicating with the secure web proxy server (HTTPS)". i have to use the proxy server setup to test my web application which is under development. It is kind ...
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Remove entry from autocomplete for Safari [duplicate]

How can I easily remove an entry from the autocompletions offered when you enter text into a text field on a web form using Safari on OS X. This answer provides for Firefox and this question is for ...
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Finder freezes when downloading files in Safari

I am experiencing problems when I download archives from Safari to the Finder. What happens is that one archive keeps downloading and it never ends. Then when I try to enter to the Downloads folder in ...
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Safari searches don't let me go back after clicking a result

I'm on Safari 9.0.1. I type searches into the address bar, which directs me to Google's search results page. I click on a result, which takes me to a non-Google page. If I decide it's not what I ...
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How do I tell Safari not to change the active tab on the error console when I reload a page?

When I reload a page on Safari 9.0, El Capitain, with the developer tools open and the "Console" tab active, it will automatically switch to the "Resources" tab. How do I stop this deliberately stupid ...
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HTML5 in Safari 9.0.1 (11601.2.7.2) - `html5test.com

According to html5test.com, Safari now supports HTML5. I am specifically interested in the HTML5 tag parameter required. However, when I add the required parameter to my form, Safari ignores it. I ...
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Delete Data URLs from Safari History

Safari on my Mac has a strange habit: It saves data: URLs in the history. That’s pretty annoying because they are long and definitely influence the performance of Safari, especially when typing into ...
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Is there a way to separate “undo close tab” from editing Undo on forms?

If I switch tabs, I sometimes lose the "undo" action and it is replaced by "undo close tab". The reverse, where "undo close tab" can't be accessed anymore because I've typed something on a form before ...
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Find which Safari window is playing video?

Safari 9.0.1 launches and restores previously open windows. The app has the rude default behavior of automatically restarting any open videos. With many open windows and tabs, how can I find the ...
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How do I get back my bookmark folder?

I accidentally deleted a folder I need in my bookmarks in Safari. I back up my phone using iCloud. How do I get this folder back on my phone now?
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Get address from Safari url bar before automatic redirection

Step 1 I visit a web site. Eg: mysite.com Step 2 I click on a button on this website and it brings me to mysite.com?var=1 Step 3 The website redirects me automatically to mysite.com/test after 0.5s ...
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Where is Safari Reader CSS or HTML in El Capitan?

In OS X El Capitan, Safari Reader View file for modifying the CSS is no longer found in Safari application and in /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Safari.framework/Versions/A/Resources/. Where is it ...
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OS X 10.11.1 with Safari 9.0.1 freezes on opening new tab or address bar selection

I've got MBPro Mid 2014 with the latest OS X update - 10.11.1. I have noticed that sometimes Safari freezes for 3-5 seconds when I open new tab or click on address bar. I am sure that I didn't have ...
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Safari private navigation session

Is there any way to stay logged when pressing open in new tabs in safari private mode ? For example if I'm logged to Facebook in tab A an I use Open in new tabs then I will have to sign into ...
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Is there a plugin like Rapportive for Safari?

I switched to Safari from Chrome and there's one plugin that I miss badly, Rapportive. What it does is tell me more about the people I get email from from in gmail. Like this:
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Is there keyboard shortcut to attach console to Simulator?

I want to debug TVOS application with Safari. I can attach console to simulator via developer menu: How can I access this menu via keyboard shortcut?
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New top-of-the-line MacBook Pro suddenly starts acting old

About a week ago, I got a new MacBook Pro. I work a decent bit in video editing, among other things, so I had the processor upgraded to the highest available model. The box arrives, I open it, and my ...
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Adding Bookmarks for multiple tabs in Safari with a keyboard shortcut

In Safari, there is the Add Bookmarks for These N Tabs… function. Unfortunately, you cannot create a Keyboard shortcut for that because those need to match the name of the menu item.
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Safari 9 doesn't have the Address Bar and Back/Forward button

I'm having a serious problem in Safari 9. I am unable to set back the Back Button and the Address Bar. It's not showing anymore. I've deleted a bunch of files in Cache, Preferences. Some procedures ...
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Safari not displaying text

I have a fresh Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) install, with every update available installed, on a iMac (2011). Safari (9.0) is acting up. Firefox is working just as it should. I have tried the usual ...
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Scrolling on Opera/Chrome response time slow on Snow Leopard

I start scrolling (on the trackpad) and it takes a bit for the scroll bar to move and scroll. An input lag. It also is not smooth. It does not change if I use a mouse. For some reason, it only lags on ...
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copy the link of the current played video/stream in iOS

Is it possible to copy the link of the current played video/stream in iOS in the Safari or another 3rd party Browser? Have a look at the screenshot below in the bottom left corner. In OS X I'm able ...
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Switch tabs in Safari - Shortcut (⌘ + ⌥ + Arrow)

I would like to know if there is a way to switch tabs in Safari with the shortcut used in Chrome (⌘ + ⌥ + Arrow). Right now with OS X El Capitan, you can switch between tabs but just up to the 9th ...
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The website “secure-web.cicsco.com” requires a client certificate

My dad got the message in the subject line in Safari today, with a list of certificates and "cancel" and "continue" buttons. He chose "continue". I gather from a discussion at Apple's site that it's ...
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Open a bookmark in Safari from Terminal

I do online tutorials one at a time and in a Safari bookmark called Current I always update the address to my current tutorial. I want some terminal command which I can call to start Safari and open ...
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How to disable zoom-out in Safari in split-screen on El Capitan?

In split view on El Capitan Safari zooms-out some websites, making them unreadable (and making split view unusable). Is there any hidden setting to disable this? I tried to use setting in 'Advanced' ...
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Keychain popup freezes my safari when I visit specific sites

So I'm usually a chrome user, but ever since buying a macbook pro, I switched to safari because chrome drained my battery like mad and it generated too much heat. The transition wasn't bad, I actually ...
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How to get text from Facebook webpages using Automator?

I am managing a network on Facebook that has about 3 million subscribers in about 500+ groups... I used to extract text from those Facebook Group pages using Automator, after getting a huge text file ...
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Safari Tabs not remembering

In my preferences I have set the Safari opens as "windows from last time". I do not know, but it seems not to be working. When I click on the red icon and close the window and start it again my tabs ...
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View webm files with some quicktime plugin on El Capitan (Safari 9.0)?

In Yosemite and earlier versions I used to be able to click on a webm file and the quicktime logo showed very quickly then the video started playing. I think this is some sort of old plugin (like ...
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Which folder can I find cache files for Safari?

Not the cache in ~/library/caches/. I have found it before, with names similar to "FFYWRMQ7RK4CBV2GWNXVTF7IS9DZ9STNWKZHMPPWRI". The folder does not only include images, but also html code. There are ...
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IOS Safari shared links RSS reader documentation

I have a valid ATOM feed here: http://natalian.org/index.atom Though when I added it to Apple's native feed reader, which oddly goes by the name "Shared Links", it doesn't show up despite prompting ...