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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Layout broken across all websites in Safari

Every websites layout is messed up. An example of BBC News can be seen above. I have attempted multiple troubleshooting methods recommended online such as uninstalling AdBlock however none of these ...
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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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Can't download Google Chrome on my Mac!

I'm on the page http://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 ...
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Can “Buy with ApplePay” sync between a website and an app?

At WWDC2016 Apple announced that ApplePay could be used to make purchases in Safari and they've created a JS API to allow this. From what I can see this is only for once-off purchases, it simply ...
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Can't click links at all in certain circumstances

This problem has bothered me for a few months now, but only in very limited circumstances. When I went on medium.com and tried to access my profile, when I clicked to open the navigation, the box ...
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Is it possible to type something into the address bar without going to the URL?

On the desktop version of Safari, you can type something into the address bar without going to it. If I think of something I want to search as I'm browsing, I can put it in the address bar, but I won'...
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How to reset safari 9.0.3

In older versions there was an option to reset safari But in 9.0.3 I am not seeing this option What are the alternatives? How can I reset safari 9.0.3?
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Loading a certain legitimate website causes my Mac to crash

Opening the oneplus 3 website (specifically this page) causes my MBP (mid-2009) to crash regardless of the browser -- I've tried it with the same results on Chrome, Safari and Firefox. It loads and ...
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OS X 10.11, El Capitan, regularly almost freezes when Safari is open

On OS X 10.11, El Capitan, Safari regularly almost freezes. It usually happens on the same sites: Gmail and YouTube. I have to kill Safari and sometimes I even have to reboot the system. Sometimes it ...
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Copy to clipboard buttons in browser no longer working

Starting yesterday, all of the sites I use frequently that have a "copy" button that copies text to my clipboard no longer work. I can still highlight the text and cmd + c to copy, but would really ...
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Can't find uninstaller in Folx downloader.mac.dmg

I'm new to OS X and I don't know too much about it. After installing Folx on my Mac I realized I didn't like it. I tried to remove it but the plugin didn't remove. When I download any file with ...
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Safari won't open in Yosemite. At all

I recently got my computer re-imaged. Everything was working fine on Yosemite until about an hour ago when my Wi-Fi abruptly disconnected. The AirPort icon gave me the spinning wheel of death, so I ...
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problems with safari search results (freeze, crash) after updating to ios 8 (ipad air)

ever since i updated to ios 8 on my ipad air 1, and even after downloading the first software update 8.1, safari has been really annoying! First, it often freezes and shuts down when i search with ...
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Safari 9 Key Command. Go back to previous page

I would like to program my Wacom tablet, thus what is the correct Safari key command to go back to the previous page? I am using Safari 9.1.1 on Yosemite.
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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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How do I permanently allow a website to access my location?

In iOS, I only need to be asked once whether I want to allow a website to share my location data. Is it possible to permanently do this in OS X version of Safari as well?
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Subscribing to Google Group RSS on Safari 9

Somewhat surprisingly, Apple seems to have added RSS back to Safari (I recently upgraded my computer), under the sidebar and "Subscriptions". However, I cannot for the life of me figure out how to ...
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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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Do you wonder how many times you visited a domain? [closed]

Today, i want to backup safari bookmarks on my mac so i went to folder /Users/ACCOUNTNAME/Library/safari to backup Bookmarks.plist, then i saw there History.db, and just want to look how Apple stores ...
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How do I reset safari to a state equal to that of a new user?

There is a website (happening.im) which does not work in my user account, but does work when I switch to the guest user. So the problem is in my user profile somehow. I've tried deleting ~/Library/...
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Safari - refresh page instead using cached page - JavaScript [closed]

Does anyone know a way, via JavaScript, that I can either clear Safari's bfcache, or force it to reload rather that used a cached version of a page? I have a web application that is running tests, ...
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Few of my applications start

I have a Macbook Pro 15 inch 2009 running OS X 10.10.2. I want to update the OS to El Capitan but the App Store won't open - nor will Safari, Contact, Calendars etc. Chrome seems to be one of a ...
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Blue Box with White Question Mark

On certain websites (minecraftforum.net) most images appear as a blue box with a white question mark in it on safari. On my school forums (private to the school only, so can't link) normal images work ...
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Toolbar keeps hiding on Safari

I am trying to keep the toolbar visible all the time....when I select 'View' the 'Hide Toolbar' is grayed out. My wife has the same machine, and her's has 'Hide toolbar' not grayed out which I assume ...
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How to keep Chrome bookmarks in-sync with Safari

I use Chrome mostly and bookmark often. I would like these bookmarks automatically synched into Safari. Is this possible?s
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iCloud tabs only shows one iOS device at a time

I had an iPhone and a Mac connected to an iCloud account, and I recently got an iPad. However, I noticed that I can't see all my tabs on all my devices. It seems like iCloud thinks my iPad and iPhone ...
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Block cookies from specific domain

I would like to configure Safari to block cookies from specific domains, but looking at the settings I couldn't find any option. Then I searched for extensions that could implement this feature, ...
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How to locate UI Button for AppleScript using Accessibility Inspector

There are several articles here that address this question, but none offer the help to connect-the-dots. The attached screen shot shot shows Accessibility Inspector for the button in question, which ...
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Safari won't enter fullscreen

I'm currently running Safari 5.1.4 on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3, and after bringing it out of the fullscreen mode, I quit safari using Command+Q. When I restarted my Mac, for some reason, Safari won't ...
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How to open a URL without launching a new safari tab?

I would like to write a script (AppleScript or shell script) to open a URL such as https://itunes.apple.com/ca/station/beats-1/idra.978194965 which then launches iTunes and play a radio station. ...
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Warn before quitting in Safari

Is it possible to activate some safety check, like "Warn Before Quitting" in Chrome, to quit Safari? Sometimes we can press ⌘Q by mistake, and it's a pain to have the entire application closed.
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Search for multiple keywords in Safari (on iOS or OS X)

I'm looking for a way to search for multiple keywords on Safari. I assume it's not really possible on iOS but I'd love to be able to do it on OS X at least. Based on this link I've found some great ...
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How to disable frequently visited items and favorites under the address bar in Safari 8?

I want to remove the following frequently visited items and favorites under the address bar in Safari 8. How can I do this?
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Java 8 is not working

I have updated to Yosemite and installed Java 8. But, it is not working. When I try to verify java version or run any java app on browsers (Chrome and Safari), I see blank field. If there is any ...
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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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Safari can't connect to https

Safari suddenly can't connect to any HTTPS site because it "can't establish a secure connection". This is on an administrator account, not a managed account. A different administrator account is ...
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How do I stop my browsers creating a new tab for every new top level domain?

I have a MacBook and have tried browsing with both the Safari 7 and the Chrome browsers, but every time I go from one top level domain to another, it automatically creates a new tab. So if I click a ...
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How do I get Safari to stop launching an app automatically?

I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7. Previously, when I clicked on a link from an e-mail telling me about a group discussion in LinkedIn, it opened LinkedIn in Safari and took me right there. Now, Safari ...
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How do I remove a preference (save password) set in the iCloud keychain?

Months ago I was on a website and after logging in, Safari prompted 'Do you want to save this information to your iCloud keychain' or something. If I'd said yes, the next time I'd went to that site, ...
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How make Safari download PDF files instead of opening them in-page?

Firefox downloads my PDF files straight to "Downloads", Safari opens them "in-page". I need PDF files to save to a file, not to open. Is there a setting make Safari download PDF files instead of ...
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How to tell if a bookmark already exists in Safari (v6.0.5)

I find I often wrestle with the implementation of bookmarks in Safari. Since I care to have my bookmarks simply and cleanly synchronized by iCloud, I continue to use the (inadequate) bookmark ...
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How to make iCloud 3.0 on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari

Since updating to iCloud 3.0 on Windows 7, I've noticed that my Windows installation of Safari is no longer syncing my iPad bookmarks. Looking at the settings in iCloud, Safari is no longer included: ...
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Safari 8 fails to play any (mp4) video in-browser

I'm using Safari 8.0.4 on OS X 10.10.2. Anywhere and everywhere, Safari refuses to play any (mp4) video on any website. Youtube and Apple's website are the only places where Safari plays any videos. ...
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Does Safari's history eventually get deleted?

I recently came across a folder in my computer called "History" with over 30 000 (!!) files. It seems that Safari was collecting a copy of every website I visit (probably to display it in the "history"...
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How to turn off Auto-show sidebar in fullscreen Safari 9

In the new El Capitan version of OS X, in safari 9, in fullscreen if you move your cursor to the left, it shows the sidebar. Is there a way to disable it ?
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How can I keep Safari from re-opening my tabs from my last session?

When I re-open Safari on my Mac Mini, it keeps opening the same tabs that were open before it was quit (or before the Mac OS X was switched off). The result is that it takes too much time to be ...
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Non-existing URLs redirect to “searchguide - level 3” in Safari

I typed a URL in Safari to check whether a domain name had been registered or not, and was redirected to this page: (here I made the test with "http://fegiuebnfuybzh.com", a random string of ...
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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 ...