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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How to edit Safari form values?

I would like to be able to selectively edit specific auto-fill form values in Safari - rather than just delete the entire form data for that site. I know I can do the latter from Prefs > AutoFill > ...
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Is there a way to change the typeface used in Safari's “Reader” mode?

The typeface used in Safari's "Reader" mode (on both iOS and OS X) seems to be some form of Palatino, which, while certainly not the worst screen face, isn't the best either. This used to be a ...
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iPad 2 won't keep 'remember me' cookie on a website

I'm running an iPad 2 on iOS7. I have 3 iPad 2 and an iPad mini. All running iOS7. On all of the devices, I access a site which has a 'remember me' cookie to save me having to log in again. This ...
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Do Google Chrome and Safari keep sending my IP address to websites while in the background on iOS

When you are not actively using Safari or Chrome, but if they are in the background still with open tabs of websites that were visited while in the foreground, do they keep refreshing and sending my ...
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How can I find conflicting keyboard shortcuts?

I'm on Yosemite 10.10.4, using Safari 8.0.7. When I press ⌘ + Shift + 7 Safari doesn't show all tabs, as it's supposed to be, but presents me with the crosshair you get when you would otherwise press ...
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Why can't I type lower case 'a' in Safari when entering text in a field?

If I open Safari and go to www.google.com and type in a search the letter 'a' can't be typed. I have to press shift+a in order to type a capital letter a but can't type a lower case 'a'. I'm typing ...
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Formatted XML display in Safari 8

I'm trying to find an extension or plugin that allows Safari to display XML in a more user friendly form, similar to how its handled by Firefox. The only relevant information seems to be heavily ...
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Where has the SearchMe extension for Safari and Chrome come from?

Again, today, I found out that my default search engine has been changed to "Yahoo", which is weird as I didn't do that. This is the second time it happens, and I found out there is an extension ...
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Manually deleting the Safari cookies on Yosemite is not working

I am trying to manually delete the cookies for Safari on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.3. I have done this with Chrome and FireFox before (you simply locate their cookie files and delete them). But I seem ...
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Why can't I download Safari for Windows from Apple? [on hold]

I'm not asking where or if, I'm asking why can't I. Is it not in Apple's interest to make their browser available to Windows and other operating systems? I'm asking as a web developer who wants to ...
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OS 10.9.5 & bookmarks

Yesterday I installed OS 10.9.5 on my desktop Mac. Today I cannot open any bookmarks with Safari? Very frustrating. Every time there is an upgrade - it comes with extra problems.
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Where can I download Safari for Windows?

This sounds like an absurd question, I know, but when I go to: http://www.apple.com/safari/ There isn't a download link! I'm sure it used to be there :-/ Here's what I see: Scrolling further ...
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Image is broken in Safari and Preview but works in Chrome and Gimp

The same jpg image file displays differently in Safari and Chrome. How can I fix this problem?
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Move items on the Safari reading list

Can I move items in the Reading List like I can in the Bookmarks section?
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How can I prevent iTunes from automatically opening the downloaded audio files?

When I download an audio file with Safari, it is automatically opened with iTunes. How can I do to prevent this ? I would like that nothing happens when an audio file is downloaded. My ...
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Safari will not “Remember Me” on Facebook

My question is very similar to this question: Safari 7.0.4 doesn't remember my login status. "Remember me" not working (OS X 10.9.3) Except it differs in 3 key ways: The solution did ...
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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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What are the Stages to a Connection in Safari?

The title pretty much says it all for this one; I'm interested to know what the exact procedure for connections in Safari is, i.e- the process that sees the progress bar move along until page is ...
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Safari 8.0.7 non-functional on newly installed 10.10.4

Safari 8.0.7 became non-functional immediately after I attempted to make a simple preference change regarding what newly opened windows displayed. I tried everything up to and including, just now: • ...
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Doesn't Safari cache pages?

Whenever I go back or forward in the Safari navigation history, it reloads the pages even when I just visited the page two seconds ago. When navigating using back/forward buttons or swiping back and ...
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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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Safari in 10.10.4 completely non-functional after simple preferences change

Pressed for time?: one simple question at bottom (thanks) Safari in 10.10.4 has just become non-functional, immediately after I made a simple preferences change to what new windows displayed (I don’t ...
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Safari on OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 CPU problem

Since a couple of days I have problems with the CPU usage of my Safari installation. It runs on OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 (MacBook Pro 13" from 2011). To reproduce it I only have to open one empty tab ...
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How to get rid of booby-trapped pop ups to update flash player?

I'm coming across a malicious pop up to update my flash player. The message in the pop up: Warning! Your Adobe Flash Player version is outdated. Security risks. Please update now. I've seen this ...
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Keeping original Created and Modified dates for downloads in osx

Whenever I download files from Safari (in osx Mavericks), they appear in my Downloads folder as "new files" with the current timestamp as Created Date and Modified Date. Does anyone know how to ...
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https ( ssl secured ) local websites are not working in Safari and chrome in Mac Yosemeti. How can I fix this?

As a developer, I will be running and testing the webapps that I am developing in my local. But Chrome and safari are not allowing me to hit my local server with ssl enabled. ...
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Is there a way to redirect myself on a pdf document opened with Safari?

I have a new Mac and I use Safari. I was wondering if there is a way to adjust Safari/Pages/whatever when I open a pdf document as a new tab such that when I hyperlink within the documents contents I ...
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safari and firefox now crash immediately on launch in yosemite 10.10.1

my browsers started crashing immediately on launch on my late 2012 mac mini. i reinstalled yosemite 10.10.1 again, and for a whole day, safari behaved perfectly. then both browsers started crashing ...
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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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How to tell which websites take your MAC address of your iPhone/iPad when visiting?

how can you tell when viewing webpages, which ones are taking down your device info like MAC address, when you use an iphone or ipad? Or how to prevent that information being taken?
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Why are chrome, safari and firefox rendering Open Sans 400 as Extrabold

Today half the web looks ugly. That's because half the web uses Open Sans 400, and on my macbook pro in all browsers it has suddenly started rendering as "Extrabold". Even on the Google Webfonts site ...
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Opening Google/YouTube URLs in Chrome by default when Safari is default browser

Safari is my default browser, and I like it that way. But I want to open Google URLs (Google Docs, YouTube, etc.) in Chrome by default, e.g., when I click on a link in Mail. Is there a system-level ...
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Access reading list on windows without safari

I am a big user of ios environment, I widely use notes, reminders, calendar and reading list on safari. However I recently got a job where I have to sit by a windows machine. I found it really useful ...
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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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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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Solution/Script to automatically sync Safari's Reading List to Read-it-Later services like Pocket or Evernote?

MacOSX contextual menus allow me use Pocket [Formerly Read it later] to archive all, and also read, some of the enormous amounts of content that I come across daily on my browser of choice - Safari. ...
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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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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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Is there a browser or browser extension that provides a detailed offline cache?

We have pretty horrible internet in our house every now and then. I was wondering if anyone knew of a browser or browser extension that provides extremely detailed caching for off-line use when the ...
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Google Hangouts on Mavericks in Safari or Chrome: how to adjust audio settings?

I could have sworn that Google Hangouts used to provide a settings panel for testing and adjusting audio settings. I know I've used it in the past: it was a facility that showed volume levels, let ...
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Is Safari, in incognito mode, saving its settings?

I have set Safari on board my iPad Mini (first edition) to always run in incognito mode. Every time I start it and go to YouTube or any other video service, I can clearly see, that volume is set to ...
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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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Automator action to Search with YouTube (Safari)

There is a contextual menu that allows user to search highlighted items with Google. I'd like to create a process that searches with YouTube with applesccript(automator). I tried doing something on ...
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ios offline reading list not working

Safari has a built in feature called reading list, for a few years I used it as an alternative to bookmarks for articles. When I was looking at storage usage I saw that safari has 200mb+ for offline ...
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Safari on MBP keeps running extensions for the 'first' time on startup

Strange problem - I recently purchased a MacBook Pro, recently updated to the latest OSX and I have an issue in Safari where when I install an extension (doesn't matter what extension) Safari will ...
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Mark Safari tabs with different colors?

Is there an extension or a plugin that allows for marking different tabs with colors ? I want to be able to group together a bunch of tabs that are relevant under one color using Safari.
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On Yosemite Safari opens randomly, why? and how can I stop it?

On Yosemite, I don't use Safari at all. Never. Every now and then (like once a week or so), Safari automatically opens, without my interaction and it does not even come to forefront, it just remains ...
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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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How to force Safari to warn before leaving a page when a form is filled in but not submitted

I used to see Safari (8, currently) warn about filled-in forms before navigating off a page. I just lost a large writing twice due to accidental swipe on the trackpad/clicking, and had no warning, ...
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Configuring ipython notebook for iOS use?

tl;dr: I'm trying to set up an iPython notebook server on a digitalocean droplet, and it works from OSX but not from mobile safari on my iPad. But it's just a http interface to execute code on the ...