Viewing webpages via a web browser, such as Safari or Firefox, using the http or https protocol

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GhostLab alternative, testing website multiple devices

I am testing websites on multiple devices. I am wondering if exist one software to do this. I found GhostLab and Muir. Are there any alternative to Ghostlab or Muir?
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what is the purpose of MediaCache folder on a Mac

What is the purpose of /private/var/folders/zg/jjtx0_k94pdc5p5q6gcvf4900000gn/T/MediaCache folder? It looks like some sort of database. I noticed it gets updated while browsing quite often. Excerpt ...
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Script, Workflow, or shortcut to change URL

My work has a proxy service that I need to use to access certain websites. Basically it adds extra parts the website url (after I've logged in)- I need to add something like proxy.go.com right before ...
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How to enable cookies and JavaScript on iPad 3

I have a site that is working sometimes. I know that I have JavaScript and cookies already. I also that one if them need to be updated. I turned off cookies in setting in safari. Now that site said ...
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Why do my browsers always slow down?

I have a Macbook Air, and use both Safari and Chrome. Usually I am in the same room as my wireless router. Constantly, both browsers will start to slow down in term of loading pages, and finally ...
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Shared Little Snitch rules for all browsers

In Little Snitch (v. 3.6), can I somehow define a shared set of rules for all browsers? i.e. define Firefox, Safari and Chrome to be part of a "group", and update the rules for the entire group ...
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How do I tell OS X it's OK to escalate to HTTPS?

We've got a new MacBook Air which has a new to us problem. It's unable to web browse to many common websites which normally auto-escalate from HTTP to HTTPS. Example, one can normally go to trello....
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Save web page as PDF and keep hyperlinks

I am having an issue with Safari. I want to be able to save web pages as PDFs and keep the hyperlinks in the PDF file, however Safari doesn't do this for some reason. It works on all my colleagues ...
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How to make a slow browser go fast?

I've had my MacBook Air for about six months. Now all the browsers are extremely sluggish — sometimes taking minutes to load a web page that would have used to take under one second to load back when ...
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Detect bug/item/etc. ID in text and open the corresponding web page

Many database systems (bug tracking, etc.) refer to records by some ID (e.g. a bug may be called BUG-1234 in a bug tracking system). When I encounter such an ID in some text (e.g. in an email, text ...
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Turn off Safari 9 blinking in web inspector?

The web inspector in Safari 9 seems to have added this new "blinking" thing which I find somewhat annoying although it can be useful. How can you turn it off and on? Here is what I mean.
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In Safari, how can I allow a site to locate me, after I have refused?

In Safari on iOS 8 on my iPad, I went to a page on the site www.castorama.fr. The page wanted to locate me. So Safari asked me, and I refused (too quickly). Now, I want to accept. 1) How can I ...
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How do I open a browser which Apple gives in popups

I have seen a type of browser which Apple spits out, for example, when connecting to hotel WiFi's. They seem to be a pop-up window without any specific application. I find Github's screenshots to be ...
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How do I access my private browsing history?

I'm trying to recover some pages that I had open when my macbook (OSX 10.8.5) crashed. Unfortunately I was using Opera (V30) in private browsing mode. I've tried looking at my DNS cache - but not ...
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Mac connects to network with no problem but browsers can't connect to websites

Computer has Mavericks 10.9.5. Chrome, Firefox, and Safari all do not connect to websites though the network is clearly connected. ***** EDIT: Browsing works in safe mode ***** I've read many ...
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Safari and Google Chrome not working, Mozilla Firefox is

Safari stopped working for me a couple of months ago, but I didn't worry about it too much because I primarily use Chrome. As of two nights ago, Chrome also stopped working. I used AppCleaner to ...
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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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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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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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Browser issues - gets redirected to adware

When I open web pages, the page automatically redirects to "youradexchange.com" or some other ad web site. Not been able to resolve the issue.
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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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How to disable emoji I see sometimes while browsing?

Some time ago I saw emoji in my Google Plus and thought, that it is another crappy update, but seems like is it Mac OS who place them instead of text. How to turn them off? Mac OS X 10.9.4 Or is ...
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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 to disable auto password filling (Keychain) while in private browsing mode in Safari?

Keychain offers to auto complete forms including passwords even in private browsing mode. How can I disable this? I'm using Safari 8.0.5 on Yosemite 10.10.3. Edit: The use case here is when other ...
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Why am I so short on physical memory?

My computer is getting old (almost 6 years old I think) and is becoming increasingly slow. The past few week were pretty bad and I am now realizing that my computer is continuously short on physical ...
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Can I make my website respond to Apple voice dictation for navigation?

I'm learning about how to add accessibility into my website and want to include Apple voice dictation as a way to navigate the site. Actually writing this question using voice dictation and hope that ...
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Fast way to download a video from an URL

Is there an easy way to download a video from an URL to the device or to your Dropbox? The only way I have managed to do that is using Mercury: manually copying the URL, going to the download manager ...
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How to open link in a new tab via shortcut in Chrome on Mac?

On Windows, I would just hold control, and click the 30 links on the page I wanted to open. How do I do this in Mac?
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Manipulate incoming HTML data

My ISP, injects JavaScript code into every website I visit. Is there a way to filter all incoming traffic in OS X and remove that injected code?
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Apple Knowledgebase pages often blank

This seems to be rather hit & miss, but often a link posted on SE leading to support.apple.com/kb/[reference code] seems to just give a blank page, as though it neither loads nor times out. ...
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App for collecting (and categorizing) stuff from the web

I've looked high and low and I'm surprised I haven't found exactly what I'm looking for; it seems like such a common task. I just want an iPhone app to rapidly clip stuff from web pages. My first ...
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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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How to get full path of MP4 file used by portal in Safari?

I am looking for the full url of this video on this portal: http://www.atv.hu/videok/video-20141102-havas-a-palyan-1-resz-2014-11-01 In source of the HTML I found this: <div class="video-wrapper-...
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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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Looking at Earlier Browsing History on iPhone4s

I need to find a page I looked at maybe four months ago. It was really hard to find with the information on only that ONE website. I am doing a project on it now, but cannot find the correct ...
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How do I create totally independent web browsers in different Desktops?

Help! I just got a Mac Air that's running Mavericks, and I was playing with the different desktops. I had Safari open on each, and they both had totally different tabs open. I shut it down, and now, ...
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MacBook cannot connect to non-SSL websites

I have the late 2013 MBP 15″ with Retina and recently I've been unable to connect to websites not using SSL with either Firefox or Safari. This includes other applications that use HTTP such as the ...
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Safari extension or other means of automatically removing overlay dialogs on web pages?

There's a recent trend in website design in which a site presents the viewer with a full-page overlay containing a "sign up for our newsletter" or similar dialog. The actual page content is covered ...
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safari sometimes can't load sites or sometimes it loads sites without css

I am a software developer experiencing strange errors with safari. Sometimes safari loads some of the github.com pages without styles. The same happens with my heroku dashboard: https://dashboard....
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(How) Can a web site determine if Safari Private Browsing is turned on?

In Safari on Mavericks, I sometimes get a dialog from web sites indicating that some site functions will be blocked or degraded unless I turn off Private Browsing mode. Most users probably expect ...
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how to open fiddler saz files on mac or online?

a friend sent me a fiddler record for me to watch. I have mac and the file he has sent is X.saz I could install fiddler on mac. How can i open these files to watch?
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Open a favorite web page quickly using the keyboard?

I have a Google spreadsheet that I open every morning I'd like to open it quickly using just the keyboard after startup, as opposed to: opening Firefox going to the address bar typing in the tag ...
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Safari has a problem displaying certain images

Safari does not display certain images properly. The latest example is http://i.imgur.com/GqQchYM.jpg which is perfectly loadable in firefox. In Safari however the picture is displayed properly ...
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Keyboard shortcut: shift+tab in chrome does wrong thing

I'm a new mac user really (really) struggling to learn the mac keyboard shortcuts. One that is just killing me right now is navigating forms in Chrome. Say I hit Tab to go to the next element in a ...
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How to have Safari restore form data?

I want to have Safari restore form data when restoring my session. This should be native, but Safari does not have this — yet. The extension Lazarus looks great. But it does not work. I have also ...
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Can't connect to a specific server via http or ftp on macbook/imac (ok on iPhone)

More often than not I can't connect to my clients server via web and ftp, it may occasionally work (once every couple of days) but then after a couple of page requests it stops responding - it's like ...
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Browse and Select unsupported files

A website is asking me to upload pdf documents but once I browse to upload all the files (pdf format) they are greyed out and not selectable. I have tried Chrome, Safari, Firefox but there is no ...
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Automate daily saving of webarchive?

Is it possible to automate the saving of a webpage (using .webarchive format) using either Automator (in a background process) or using Terminal? Thanks in advance.
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What is the opposite of space to scroll up?

What is the key that scrolls the page up in a web browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox), that is the opposite of using the spacebar, which scrolls down?
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How to have Safari open links with the evil target attribute open in the same tab?

In some pages, there are (still) links marked target="_blank". Safari opens such link in a new tab. How to have Safari open such link in the same tab ? I have Safari 7 on Mavericks. I have older ...