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How to disable Cmd + [Num] in Safari

I use WordPress keyboard shortcuts a lot, but Safari's use of Cmd + [Num] (e.g. 1, 2, 3) is overriding WordPress' use (which formats text with tags). How can I disable Safari's use of the keyboard ...
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“Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected” malware in Safari or other browsers

Did you navigate to a page that produced a popup that says (among other things)... Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected ...and then asks you to call a toll free number? As you might have ...
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Why is there a web process active even if Safari isn't opened?

I noticed that even when Safari is closed, many web processes are active, and these processes are active even when I just restarted my Mac. Actually, I noticed that this process is in the Spotlight ...
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Hide / Remove App Store updates for base applications (incl. Safari)

Is it possible to stop the App Store from giving notifications that cannot permanently be dismissed for unapplied updates to particular applications that come as part of the base system, in particular ...
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Does the coupons.com printing uninstaller leave anything behind?

A family member installed the coupons.com printing software on my Mac. Googling around tells me that the uninstaller doesn't fully remove elements of the installation from the Windows version. I ...
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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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Quit all Safari Web Content processes at once?

The biggest RAM hog on my computer is my unhealthy habit of keeping too many Safari tabs open. Even when I close them, their associated processes don't necessarily disappear if those processes were ...
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How can I remove an autocomplete suggestion from Safari's address bar?

A site that I visit frequently used to be located at: http://www.site.com/sub/dir But now it's just located it: http://www.site.com/sub The problem is, I visited the original location so often ...
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missing safari-plugin for audio/midi

I am using Mac OS X 10.9.1 (Mavericks) on a late 2012 27" iMac, running Safari 7.0.1 and I always install all new software updates. But now I have a problem with midi-files that are embedded in ...
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Safari crashes after Yosemite Upgrade

My sister upgraded her 2011 MacBook Pro 15" to Yosemite from Mavericks. As far as I have been able to glean the upgrade went without a hitch, but now her computer is mostly unusable. It is very ...
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I need to hide `Show all bookmarks` button in Safari 6

I use Safari 6 (on OS X 10.8.3) and I want to hide all button on Bookmarks Bar in Safari 6. For Show Reading list and Show Top Sites there are an options to hide it in Preference → Bookmark but there ...
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How to reinstall Safari 8 without reinstalling OS X Yosemite

Safari keeps on crashing or is unusable for some other reason and I have no possibility of reinstalling it without reinstalling the OS. What do I do?
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Where are my options in Safari Share menu

This is a typical share menu: For an unknown reason, mine looks like this: How can I recover all others missing options? This is what I get when I hit on more: After the last update of OS X ...
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iOS 8 for iPad 2: Closing a tab in private browsing causes me to log off from sites in other private tabs

I just upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 8. I was previously using iOS 6, so bear with me, as I'm obviously way behind everyone else. I find that when I'm using multiple tabs in private browsing while ...
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Why does Office for Mac need Safari and Chrome closed for installation?

In an update for MS Office for Mac, the installer asks to close Chrome and Safari — why? What do those programs have to do with Microsoft Office? I only have Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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Finding the Safari settings (default search engine in particular) are stored

Recently, my default search engine changed (from Google to Yahoo) on Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari. I could easily changed the settings on Chrome and Firefox but for some reason it doesn't work ...
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Is it normal for iPhone to take longer than 8 hours to erase contents and settings?

I've been waiting 8 hours now for my iPhone 5C to erase content and settings and still not finished. How long is it normal to take to reset an iPhone to factory settings?
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Why does the main OS menu bar disappear when I am in Safari?

I am running iOS 10.8.2 on a MacBook Pro with a 27" Cinema Display. Just this week I noticed that when I switch over to Safari the Main Menu Bar (not the Safari menu bar) disappears. I have checked to ...
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Allow cookies from certain websites?

I have some problems with cookies, I don't want cookies everywhere, but only for certain websites. What I have done right now is I allow cookies, then do the thing where a cookie is saved, then block ...
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The default search engine of Safari doesn't want to change

This morning my computer decided that all my web-browsers (Safari, Firefox and Chrome) would use Yahoo as default search engine and as their homepage. I could easily solve this issue for Firefox but ...
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iOS 8 Safari SharePoint 2013 Windows Authentication Support

I would like to support SharePoint 2013 with default out-of-box settings on iOS 8 devices. I see a lot of forum discussion on both Apple and Microsoft sites regarding IIS Windows Authentication being ...
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Turn off auto-hiding dock and menu bar

Recently I played a TV show on my TV using HDMI and used clamshell mode for my Macbook Pro. Now whenever I'm in Safari, both the menubar at the top and the Dock automatically hide. It only happens ...
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Safari has some strange colors now

Safari has suddenly started showing some strange GUI colors on the bookmarks screen. They seem to have started shortly after applying the latest iTunes update, although not IMMEDIATELY after (a few ...
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How to get url of selected image in google images?

I write Automator workflow which will attach google image miniature, able to be selected on context menu or hotkey enabled. Now I am trying to figure out which type of object sees Automator when I ...
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Why is Safari ignoring my /etc/hosts file?

I added some domains to block (127.0.0.1 mydomain.com) to my /etc/hosts file and for some reason, Safari seems to be ignoring them. I have tried disabling Safari extensions, clearing the cache (sudo ...
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Safari 8.0 web process at 100% CPU every time I start Safari after resuming from sleep

Whenever I start Safari 8.0 (on Yosemite 10.10) after resuming my Mac from sleep, it kicks off a web process which consumes 100% CPU and soon gets the fans on my MBA going: What's strange is that ...
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Disable “Try the new safari” popup

In Yosemite, when starting Chrome (or Firefox), an invasive, annoying and persistent popup "Try the new safari" appears on screen. Two options, "Later" will have it come back next time, and "Try ...
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Adobe Flash not working

I have a user on a MacBook Pro with Yosemite that tried to install Flash. She downloaded the installer and ran it. It said it completed, but Flash is not working in Chrome or Safari. I downloaded ...
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How do I block a specific JS file on Safari?

I have tried adding the full URL to the JS file on Adblock Filter, but it still loads. Is there anyway that I can block specific JS files? (Or any files, really). I know how to block hosts, but not ...
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Getting Silverlight to work on Mac OS X Yosemite

I'm trying to get Silverlight to work on Mac OS X, any browser would do. I'm not getting much success at all so far, nor help from the Web. 1) Silverlight + Mac OS X Yosemite To start with, can ...
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Safari does not load any site but there is Internet connection

A friend of mine asked me to help with his MacBook as Safari didn't load any site. I connected to his computer using TeamViewer (so internet is basically working), and then did a ping on Google.com, ...
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Does Facebook have Ads now? [closed]

Does Facebook have Ads now? Or does my Safari have a virus? Has anyone experienced a Twitter Ad on their Facebook?
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Safari 8 leftbound URL with favicon

In version 8 of safari the URL of a webpage is displayed centered in the adress-field, and the favicon (or apple-touch-icon) is invisible. Only when I click into the adress-field the URL moves to the ...
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Is there a shortcut to change tabs on safari?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to switch tabs on Safari?
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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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Swipe between pages doesn't work and unable two fingers scrolling up/down

Since this morning, the "swipe between pages" functionality doesn't work anymore on my computer! Web-browser specific description of the problem Google Chrome When I try to swipe between pages on ...
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Reset Safari from command line

I accidentally navigated to one of those sites that pops up a dialog telling me that my computer is infected. Upon clicking the OK button, that dialog reappears, ad infinitum. I cannot close the tab ...
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Safari redirecting webpage in BBC sport page [closed]

Safari keeps redirecting the webpage to an advert, when I log onto BBC Sport website
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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 'forgets' cookies, iTunes requires authentication 3 times?

I'm having some really odd problems with my new Mac, that I haven't encountered ever before. Every time I restart my iMac, Safari 'forgets' all cookies and stored website data, which means I have to ...
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How to get custom favorites icons in Safari 8 on Yosemite?

I am wanting to add custom favorites icons (i.e. new tab page) for my website in Safari 8 on Yosemite. I have tried the open graph tag og:image with both png and jpg formats. I have also looked over ...
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Customizing Favorites in Safari Address Bar

Is there any way to customize Safari 8's Favorites drop-down to get rid of unnecessary line breaks? I mean reducing the padding/margin with a CSS-hack or something like that
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Why does iPhone Safari not save login credentials for a certain Wi-Fi hotspot?

My Academy's wi-fi requires me to log in via a web-browser portal page before I have access to the internet. Safari on my iPhone doesn't save my username and password for it. Is there a way to ...
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Installed Safari Extensions disappear after restarting Safari

I have a problem with my Safari. I can not install any extensions. Whenever I install one they work fine, but the next time I open Safari, the extension is not there. So I have to reinstall them at ...
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How to close multiple tabs in safari iOS 8

I just updated my iPhone to iOS 8, and after some minuts I ran into a problem.. 10+ open tabs in safari and I want to close them all at once. On iOS 7 I used to press the "private browse mode" and it ...
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airplay from safari for microsoft to apple tv

Can i send safari for windows across airplay to my apple tv? There is no airplay logo on my safari even though i am connected to the same network as my apple tv. Cheers for helping!
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Always show mobile version in safari OS X

I do not know where to public my question and in fact i hope that it is the right place :) I really like mobile version of one web site, but at the same time i hate full version of it. Is it possible ...
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Why can't websites access JRE in Yosemite?

Please see the attached image which shows an error/information message I am seeing regularly since upgrading to Yosemite. I don't know which website is asking for Java, as there is a different site ...
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Can I make a shared link in Mail.app appear above my signature?

When I click the Share arrow in Yosemite / Safari, then select 'Email this page' Mail.app opens a new email with my signature and the link below the signature: I want the link to appear above my ...
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How do I view my cookies in Safari 7 Web Inspector?

I've got the developer menu enabled, and am looking at the Web Inspector, but the instructions I've been able to find for viewing cookies in Safari 6 don't seem to apply in Safari 7. How do I view my ...