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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Inspect Element in Safari?

I've tried Firebug Lite for Safari, but content wasn't editable. Is there an alternative to edit HTML, CSS, etc?
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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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Safari Security wants to use confidential

I get a dialog with answer choices "Always allow | Deny | Allow" and text of Safari Security wants to use your confidential information stored in "Safari Extensions List" in your keychain. What is ...
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Hidden features of Safari? [on hold]

While using Safari, I accidentally three-finger tapped on a link and Preview of that web page popped up, like below. I think it's pretty useful. Do you know any other hidden features of Safari? I ...
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Safari keeps losing connection

I'm trying to download CentOS' ISO from a mirror, and the download fails all times (connection lost). It fails after downloading something like 3.5 GB out of 4.5 GB. The problem is that every time ...
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Why can't I go back with backspace in Safari 8?

In every single browser on every single OS (with a keyboard) I've used, backspace would go (history.)back to the previous visited page in that tab. For some reason this doesn't work for me on my new ...
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Syncing Safari bookmarks across multiple Apple devices (iMac, Macbook pro and iPad)

I was a Microsoft Windows (98 to 8.1) user up until now , and I have recently made the switch to Mac OSX completely. While I have managed to familiarize myself with quite a few things so far, there is ...
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How do I force Safari to ask me to save all passwords?

I'm using 10.10.3. iCloud keychain is enabled. Anyway, I find that Safari will ask to save passwords for some sites but not for others. examples of sites where I get prompted: eBay, amazon, some ...
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PDF downloads with Safari and Preview [on hold]

I am able to view this particular PDF with preview with Yahoo, but it has many spaces. When switching to Firefox 2 I am able to view it fully. However when downloading this particular PDF and others ...
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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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How do I access and view cache HTML5 videos located in Safari or Chrome cache?

I want to view and possibly remix a video on youtube. I have seen many demos and articles describing where the cache is on older versions of the browsers, but now it seems that Safari is stored in a ...
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Send webpage from Mac to iOS using Handoff

I use Chrome on my desktop and Safari on my iPhone and iPad. I have Handoff already set up on my devices so that when I am browsing on iOS, I get the dock icon on my Mac and can open the page in ...
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Safari - Display Favicons In Favorites Bar

Is it possible to display favicons in Safari's Favorites Bar? For example, my Favorites Bar in Firefox looks like this: I've tried using glims, but can't get it to do this.
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Yosemite Safari Favicon

Anyone know of a way to make Safari show favicons in Yosemite? I was using Glims under Mavericks but that no longer works. I tend to have lots of tabs open and sometimes it's easier to find the ...
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Safari on Yosemite stops loading tabs if a new one is created

If I visit a site in Safari, and before it loads, create a new tab or switch over to an existing one, the loading stops in the initial tab. Has anyone else experienced this as well? None of the ...
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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 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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YouTube videos not loading fully

Safari won't load YouTube videos fully like a 10:00 video it only load 6:50 of it A. Iv tried restarted my wifi. B. Iv tried refreshing. C. Restarted my I pad. D. Iv tryed the YouTube app
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Selecting text in textarea form

I am running on an iPad Air 2 with iOS 8.3. I do some JavaScript coding on it from time to time, and one of the things that I do with it is when ready to release, I pack it several times so no one can ...
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AppleScript click on website link

I need an AppleScript to select a specific text field of an area, paste a text and click enter. I have inspected the text (research) field. Here is the result: <input placeholder=​"Search Value" ...
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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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How to upgrade my browser on 10.6.8

These are the specs of my mac book, currently running Snow Leopard 10.6.8. I'm trying to upgrade my browser, as Gmail says it's out of date, and I can't access the playlist on amazon prime. I am not ...
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How to automatically open files downloaded from Safari?

When I download mp4 files from Safari, I'd like them to open automatically once they have been downloaded. How can this be done? Safari Preferences->General->Open "safe" files after downloading is ...
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iPad not playing YouTube videos in Safari

My iPad won't play YouTube videos. I order to solve the problem I have tried: Turning the iPad off and back on. Refreshing the YouTube webpage in the browser. Open the webpage in a new browser tab. ...
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How do set a custom minimum tab width in Safari 8?

In Chrome when I have many tabs open it simply reduces the width of each tab. I'm trying Safari for the first time in years and am not enjoying the tabs that get smaller towards the edge. Is there a ...
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Keep Finder On-Top While Dragging Links From Safari URL Bar

In the previous version of OS X, Mavericks, I used to be able to have a browser window open and a finder window open, I used to then be able to drag a link from the URL into the finder window to drop ...
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Annoying lag while searching in iOS Safari

More or less from iOS 8.2 update I suffer a little, but very annoying, trouble in Safari. I open Safari, I type in the search bar what I need (web page or something to search on Google) then I've to ...
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iPhone 5s silver iOS 7.1.2

I bought 5s silver since 2014.That's my Fav & it's very useful for me...but now I don't know exactly that my phone is power off when using it & for 1min,it's power on automatically.Then I saw ...
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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 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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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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Why does my iCloud tabs on Mac OS X not work?

I have a number of Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, Macbook and Mac Mini). I would like to use iCloud tab syncing between the devices, I have successfully enabled my macbook, iPhone and iPad but I'm ...
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Chrome-like inline search highlighting in Safari?

I just switched over from using Chrome to Safari and I really like it, but I find the search function in Safari very limiting. Are there any extensions for Chrome-like highlighting in Safari? For ...
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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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Opening a subset of bookmarks in a Bookmark Folder

I imported my bookmark folders from Chrome, which I now hate. How can I open a subset of bookmarks in a folder, but NOT ALL bookmarks in the folder, each in a NEW tab. I am using Safari 7.1.5 and OS ...
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Is there a way to sync bookmarks between chrome and safari on an ongoing basis?

I have Chrome and Safari both installed on my Mac. My underlying need is wanting to use Chrome on my MacBook Pro and to have all bookmarks I create to sync to mobile Safari on my iOS devices. ...
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Disable Safari in OS X

How do I disable Safari in OS X? The desired effect is the same as in iOS: in iOS, you can easily disable Safari through the Restrictions settings, and the app just hides but is not uninstalled. You ...
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How do I disable Swipe Between Pages on Safari

I am trying to find how to enable and disable the Swipe between pages gesture via the defaults command either system wide or just for Safari. I can't do it manually as we will need to do this on ...
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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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Character encoding in Safari Mobile

I've developped a website using JSF, which is accessed by Safari mobile running on Iphone 5C. Most of the Iphones behave correctly, send the text encoded as it should, but on one of them, text is ...
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Install Safari 7 from Mountain Lion

I am currently running Mountain Lion and have Safari 6.2. I need to upgrade Safari to version 7 to run some tests for a particular application. However, in order to upgrade Safari I need to upgrade to ...
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Possible to search Safari's “Reading List”?

Anyone know if there is a way to search Reading List? Not necessarily the full text of the pages — but at least the titles/descriptions that you see when looking at the Reading List pane within ...
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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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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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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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How to display favicon on my Safari Tab ?

I want to display favicon on my Safari Tab : I am using Yosemite 10.10. I've tried Glims, it doesn't seem to work with Yosemite. I'm wondering if there are other way around to tweak this.
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Default search language in Safari?

With OS X, how do I get Safrai's location-bar search to use a particular language? This problem arises because I live in Japan but I don't want Japanese results. The following URL will let me do ...
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Safari custom keyboard shortcuts do not work

I am trying to assign keyboard shortcuts to User agents in Safari's Develop menu on OSX Yosemite. I have done so and now the assigned shortcuts appear in Safari's develop menu. I expect the change of ...
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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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Downloading old Safari point releases (Ex: 8.0.4)

I am attempting to build VMware Fusion images with each recent point release of Safari. I've had success with the versions bundled with OS X updates (10.10.1, 10.10.2) but I am not sure if it's ...