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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OBJ-C How to open URL automatically once scanned from QR Code Reader [on hold]

I'm in the process of building an app that will have a QR Code reader in it that, once a QR Code is scanned, automatically opens the URL in a browser, be it Safari, Chrome, Etc. Currently I have the ...
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AppleScript URL from open safari window

I have a Safari window displaying a webpage. I want to be able to retrieve the open URL into AppleScript. However when I do this: if URL of window 1 is "www.google.com" then --do something end if ...
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How to auto-accept cookies notifications as mandated by EU law?

EU law forces websites to notify visitors about the use of cookies. Clicking on these messages is quite a nuisance. I've found a plugin on https://cookiesok.com but this is only available for Chrome, ...
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delete cookies in Safari manually

I tried deleting Cookies in Safari manually, by deleting ~Library/Cookies folder, ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari and ~/Library/Safari. The folders gets deleted, but the next time I launch Safari ...
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Focus on address bar in Safari

A few days ago i noticed, that in new tab cursor doesn't set on address/search bar. Now I use ⌘+L combination to quickly switch, but it isn't comfortably for long time use. Reflecting on the causes ...
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completely reset Safari 9

How can I completely restart Safari? I did my research and found this code would delete all Safari files. Unfortunately, this is outdated since I cannot even find ~/Library/Caches/Apple\ -\ Safari\ -\ ...
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Safari no longer defaults to typing in address bar. Why?

I recently deleted cookies and deleted my AdBlocker for Safari. Since then, things have been acting weird, e.g. websites open slowly, my homepage was set to Yahoo, etc. Previously, when I would open ...
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allow extensions to access files with Disable Local File Restrictions checked

I found this nifty feature, that I think will allow my self made extension to access files on my filesystem. From apple docs https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21491?viewlocale=en_AE&locale=en_AE: ...
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programatically mimic events on a Mac [duplicate]

How can I listen for an event on my Mac, record the event and than execute it programatically. For example, I want to reload extension I made programatically. For that I need to go to Extension ...
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using safari.extension.baseURI to set string variables from files [on hold]

I am building a Safari extension and would like to I get the contents of a file using safari.extension.baseURI? // file text.js console.log("I AM TEXT.JS") Example of potential usage: var content ...
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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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Fix icon on Safari toolbar

I have many extensions installed on safari. Some of those have an icon on safari toolbar. The problem is that everytime a extension get an update, the icon appears at the right of the toolbar instead ...
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programatically reload Safari extension

How can I programatically reload extension I created in Safari? This image shows the reload button that I manually have to click every time I update my extension: Any way to this is ...
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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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Why doesn't safari find this instance of 'cdot' when searching for 'dot'? [duplicate]

If I search 'cdot' it will find the example placed halfway up the page, but when I was originally searching for it I'd forgotten what it was called, and so only searched for 'dot'. To my surprise, ...
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Is there a Safari extension to provide a drop-down menu listing all tabs, or shows all tabs in the tab bar?

Safari used to have a dropdown on the right-hand side of the tab bar listing tabs. In Safari 9, that's gone, and instead all tabs are present in the tab bar, with many being almost or completely ...
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Allow Safari extensions to access files

I installed a Safari extension. I need to allow this extension to access files on mu system. Chrome has option looking like this: I want the same for Safari. Where can I do this?
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how to install ublock origin for safari

Is there any way to install ublock.origin https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/blob/master/README.md on Safari? My OS is 10.11.2; Safari version is 9.0.2; computer is a 2012 MacBook Pro.
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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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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 has disappeared from my iPhone 6 [duplicate]

Safari is NOT on my iPhone 6 anywhere. It is not in a folder as I have not put any extra folders on it. I also do not have the use of Spotlight. Cannot figure this out.
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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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Could we turn on word wrap Safari Web Inspector?

I think it's a bug for sure. Older Safari versions, it has word wrap in that area but when updated, it seems there is no word wrap in web inspector console. Could we reenable it again ? Is that ...
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Extension : Multi-highlight on safari

I'm not sure this topic is appropriate for this forum but I'm looking for a Multi-highlight extension or AppleScript for Safari. I using Multi-highlight for Google Chrome at the moment but I would ...
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Safari not loading pages, other browsers doing fine

I have an issue many seem to have: Safari 7.0.5 (and now 7.0.6) hangs when loading web pages whereas other browsers (Chrome, Firefox) work just fine. I've ran my tests on WiFi with two different ...
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Remove html5test.com website data in Safari Technology Preview

I am trying to remove all website data from Safari Technology Preview but after using the "Remove all website data" button the list of websites gets filled with html5test.com and i cannot find the way ...
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Flashing Safari

I just upgraded to OS X El Capitan and my Safari windows are constantly flashing. I've already re-started my computer, but it's still flashing. It's mostly when something on the page is moving and ...
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Is it possible to use Safari Technology Preview for handoff from iPhone?

When I open a page in Safari on my iPhone the handoff icon pops up in the dock on my Mac. However clicking on the icon will open Safari. As I am using Safari Technology Preview as my default browser I ...
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Not getting to Web Inspector in Safari 9

[OS X 10.11, Safari 9.1] When I enable the developer tools and select Show Web Inspector from the Develop menu I don't see anything at all like the Web Inspectors shown in Apple documentation and ...
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How can I prevent Safari from removing first words of tabs' titles?

Safari has a feature which removes duplicate first words of page titles from tabs, which is useful when sites' pages all begin with the same word or two. "Site Title | Page title 1" and "Site Title | ...
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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 ...
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Cookies in Safari private browsing with iframes

Update: Since doing some more investigation, I'm updating this question. We're seeing some strange behaviour on our site for Safari users who are in private browsing mode. Our site is in an iframe ...
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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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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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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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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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Google thinks I am a robot when using Safari behind a proxy

Strange thing happened earlier. While being behind a private proxy I tried Googling in Safari. I was welcomed with the following message, shown below. This only happens when using Safari, and when ...
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How do you turn off the “Try the new Safari” notification?

In OS X Yosemite and OS X El Capitan, when starting Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, there is an invasive, annoying, and persistent notification, titled "Try the new Safari." There is only two ...
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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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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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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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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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Why does =$0 appear in Safari web inspector?

I've been wondering about this for a while. Why does =$0 appears next to elements in the web inspector in Safari? I am using Safari 9.0.1 Here is a picture of what I'm talking about (larger): Or ...
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Kiosk-style mode that can clear cookies after X minutes?

I'm looking for some type of solution that would allow me to set up Kiosk-mode and allow users to access a sensitive website, but would have the ability to clear their session (i.e., cookies) after X ...
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Displaying full screen video on only 1 monitor

I have a multiple monitor setup. I'd like to be able to play a video full screen on only one of them. It could be Quicktime or a Safari video (mostly Safari/YouTube). Is there any setting to control ...
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iOS simulator for El Capitan

I am a web developer and I often need to do testing on i devices. I have a macbook around and I don't know what is the best way to test my web applications on iOS devices. I don't have any physical ...
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Is there a way to resize Safari windows while in full screen mode on Safari 6 or higher?

When full screen mode was first introduced the window in Safari was resizable but it seems that it has been disabled or at least disabled by default. Is there a way to bring back this functionality? ...
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Does the Clear History and Website Data Safari option on iPad remove HTML5 localStorage data?

Can someone please give me a definitive answer on this? Some past forum posts seem to think the answer is "yes", others I've seen complained that the given action did NOT seem to clear all ...
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Safari and SharePoint

The usual behaviour when opening a Document on SharePoint ist that the document is opened in the corresponding Web App. In my case it is simply downloaded (with Safari). It was like that with OS X ...
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Is there anything like OneTab available for Safari?

I am looking for a "tabs decluttering" app for Safari like OneTab Chrome Extension How OneTab Works Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of ...