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

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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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iOS Chrome losing its cookies? [duplicate]

Using Google Chrome on my iPad, it seems like every now and then it randomly "forgets" all of my cookies. Authentication cookies in particular; I get re-prompted for two factor authentication and ...
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Can I make a retina iPad display websites at full resolution?

In other words, can I make it appear to the web server as if the device is 2048x1536 pixels and device-pixel-ratio 1? I'm happy to pay for an app that does does this if there is one…
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voice reading web pages (news articles) on the iPhone and Mac

I am looking for an app or a method to easily read aloud web pages (especially news articles) that I find on the web. I read possible 20-50 news articles a day and most of them I would just like to ...
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Something keeps directing sub domains back to my own local host 127.0.0.1

I run mamp pro locally for web development and for each site I have internal maps for: domain.com = remote dev.domain.com = remote domain.dev = local I expect domain.dev is handled by mamp on my ...
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Hiding URL Bar on iPad?

I am working on a small web app that runs on controlled iPad (i.e., both the hardware and content is in our office and never leaves). I would like to hide the URL bar in this app. I've placed the ...
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Why does Apple's website not make extensive use of CSS3 fonts? [closed]

Ever since Steve Jobs published his Thoughts on Flash, I've always seen Apple as advocators of open web standards. Scrolling halfway down the What is Safari page seems to confirm this notion. So, why ...
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Cannot connect to specific website since OSX Mountain Lion install

I just installed Mountain Lion and everything is working pretty well except I can't connect to adobe.com. I can not connect on any of the browsers (firefox, chrome, safari). i can access the website ...
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Is there a way to force iPad to show a mobile version of a website?

I'm trying to access an internal website to view CCTV cameras with an iPad. It will only show the desktop version. I want it to show the mobile version, as it serves the camera streams in JPEG as ...
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How can I view HTTP only cookies in OSX?

I have a website I'm investigating and want to view HTTP-only cookies in Firefox, Safari, or Chrome. How can I view these special cookies in OSX?
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Script to be activated if web page changes [closed]

I'm looking for a way to have a script running on my desktop that will check a certain webpage for changes every x seconds, and if a change is made, it gives me an alert. I understand that with ...
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Safari extension for adding arbitrary Javascript to a page?

Is there a way to do this? I know I can use Stylish for adding arbitrary CSS to pages on a per-domain basis. Looking for something similar to add Javascript. For example, let's say I wanted to turn ...
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Web apps on OSX?

I can easily create a "Web App" on my iPhone by going to the "arrow" menu and attaching a website to the home screen. Is it possible to do this on OS X with, say, Gmail or YouTube or anything else?
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Why can I not access my own website - unknown host? [closed]

I have a website - www.birupakhyadash.com - which I am not able to access. The traceroute to the address returns the error: unknown host. I have tried to clear the dns cache and disable the ...
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User accounts cannot browse web

I have an environment with multiple iMacs (OS X 10.7.4). Every iMac has an administrative account and several user accounts. These accounts are the same across all the machines. To browse the web, ...
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Unwanted saving of proxy credentials

I'm working in an environment where several users access shared iMacs (OS X 10.7.4) using generic accounts that are shared between multiple users. However when they want to access the internet they ...
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Midi in browser on Mountain Lion

I recently moved on Mountain Lion. It seems that the OS does not allow midi playback in browser anymore. I can't find more informations but this threads: 1 ; 2 Can you help me to find a solution to ...
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Which application can be recommended to save a whole site recursively off line?

I have a tourist web site I want to archive for off line view on my iPad. I want to crawl and save it in 2nd and 3rd level depth. Which application can be recommended to save a whole site ...
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Odd (potentially DNS) network problems on my Macbook Pro (VPN / Network Connect related)

I was reluctant to ask a new question as there appears to be a million dns related questions on here and elsewhere already, but, I think mine might be a bit different. An example, right now I am ...
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macbook air i5 4gb ram when scrolling in FireFox or Chrome or Safari I see vertical tearing

I see screen tearing pretty often while scrolling webpages up and down, and it has been like this from day 1. But now I purchased an external monitor which is huge 23 inches compared to MAC 11, and ...
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Icons “glued” to desktop and folders after prolonged Google Chrome use

I have a strange issue with Google Chrome and after searching far and wide have not found any info about it. After using Chrome for a while, ~30min+, the icons on my Mac are "glued" in place. I ...
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Fake.app: How to loop thru the rows in a CSV file and use the data in my Workflow?

I am using Fake to automate some web tasks. I have a CSV file on disk that contains rows of data which I'd like to use to fill out forms in my Fake Workflow. How can I iterate thru the rows in the ...
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How to download an audio file from a web site on iOS?

Is there a way to download an audio file, such as a mp3-file or a Quicktime-file from the iOS Safari browser to the device so I could listen to it later when I'm offline? Is there a way I should ...
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Is there no such thing as Microsoft Internet Explorer for Mac OS X?

This is my first Mac and I'm wondering: is there no Microsoft Internet Explorer for Mac OS X? I am a web developer and I need IE (not really lol) but so as I Google it, I see some questionable ...
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iPad/iOS browsing to intranet URL without a “.com”

I am on my office network, trying to access our Intranet via iOS Safari. Our Intranet URL is http://Intranet/ (no domain or prefix). Safari never opens this. Is there a way to get to this address on ...
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How I can prevent Safari popups to increase database size on iPad?

Recently I have been getting popups on my iPad2 when using Safari. They say: Increase database size? Do you want to allow "https://mobile.twitter.com" to use up to 10 MB storage on your iPad? ...
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What options exist for ad free web browsing on iOS?

In OS X I can use extensions in most browsers to block ads. This offers an distraction free browsing experience. For example: In Safari, Chrome and Firefox I can use Adblock or Adblock Plus. Both ...
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What is a good web browser for OS X 10.4 Tiger?

I have an old MacBook that can't run anything higher than 10.4, due to hardware limitations. Is there any decent modern browser I can run? Opera, Safari and Firefox all need at least 10.6. I just ...
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tab to select drop-down input box

In any web browser in Mac OS X, how can I choose a drop-down form input box using the tab key? When I need to input many forms including a drop-down box, I preferred to use tab key and shift+tab to ...
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Is Private Browsing broken in Safari 5.1.4?

From the release notes for Safari 5.1.4: Allow cookies set during regular browsing to be available after using Private Browsing What? Doesn't that mean, to give an example, that if I go to Amazon ...
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Can I view websites on an iPad in an iPhone sized window?

I'm trying to test out how my website looks on the iPhone, but all I have is an iPad. Is there a way to force the iPad into iPhone size view window?
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View web page source code on iOS

Is there a way for non-jailbroken iOS to view the source code for a web page? Does Apple's web API allow this?
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Why can I browse with Firefox but not with Safari or Chrome?

I had a problem a while back where Chrome was working fine but Safari and Firefox were not. This was fixed by unchecking the "auto-discover proxy" box in the network configuration. See my previous ...
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iPad app to automatically download and view a list of web pages offline

I have a very specific workflow that I can't find a simple solution for. I want to be able to make a list of web pages to read offline. Not articles, whole web pages. And I want to keep them ...
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What are the most modern browsers available on Mac OS 10.4

I have two old Mac Minis both running OS X 10.4 Tiger. One is a G4 so I'm using TenFourFox for PowerPC. The other has an Intel processor and I'm having some trouble with Opera 10.62. (The point is ...
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Seeking an alternative to the big browsers

Can anyone recommend any alternative web-browsers to the Big Three of Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox? I just want to try something new, because I'm not completely happy with the performance of ...
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Why do chrome pages appear without styling?

The Reddit homepage appears like the below screenshot sometimes. It happens across all different pages and at different times eg Facebook/Google etc - can anyone shed some light on why?
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How can I enable the “back” button of a Razer mouse?

I couldn't find a way to get the back button of my Razer mouse to work with both Safari and Chrome, is there a workaround for this issue? I'm so used to surfing the web this way. EDIT I apologize for ...
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Is there any way to bring back H.264 support in Chromium

I'm using Chrome on a daily basis or to be exact, latest-builds of Chromium. I recently uninstalled Flash, in order to increase battery life on my MBP and in general rid my laptop of the evil Flash ...
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Why can't I paste a password into a password form on a webpage?

On my Snow Leopard Mac, I can't seem to paste into a password field on login pages to Apple sites, (developer.apple.com for example). I thought is was a browser issue but it's happening with Safari, ...
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Is there any way to open a recently closed tab in Safari in iOS?

Is there a way to open a recently closed tab in the Safari browser in iOS? I am specifically looking for a solution that works on the iPad. For reference, here is this question for the Mac.
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How can I turn on the browser's cookie functionality?

After I changed my Gmail password (on a PC), and try to login (with both the new and old password) on the iPod Touch, the browser shows: Your browser's cookie functionality is turned off. Please ...
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High download speeds, slow browsing speeds

I'm running Lion and since the past 2 weeks I've been having really really slow browsing speeds, but extremely fast download speeds (file downloads, torrents, YouTube and Hulu streaming, etc) but page ...
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Website gets blocked by webfilterproxyd even without website restriction

I have a Mac Mini running Mac OS X 10.6.4 which has Parental Controls enabled for an account, but with Website Restrictions set to 'Allow unrestricted access to websites'. However, there is one ...
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Does an iOS app have the ability to set iOS Safari cookies?

My specific interest is in the context of the Facebook for iOS app, but it can be asked of an iOS app really. Given all the recent changes to Facebook and the way that Facebook cookies are not ...
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What's the easiest way to automate logging into a website?

There's this website I need to access about every ten minutes. And apparently it was designed in 1993, by sadists. There is no "remember me on this computer" checkbox. And if you don't interact with ...
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Leopard won't remember default programs

Everytime I restart/boot my mac and open up a mail application (thunderbird) or a web browser (firefox or chrome) I am always asked if I want to make it the default. This happens even if I click yes. ...
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Winebottler's IE 7 looks different to my PC's IE 7

I've been testing my new site on my PC's IE 7 (actually IE 8 in 'IE 7 mode'), and yesterday I installed WineBottler's 'IE 7'. Testing across both, WInebottler's IE 7 looks significantly older, and ...
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iPad can't seem to view sites / pages that include the port in the URL?

I've found that the iPad, using its Safari browser can't access web pages that include a port number in the URL: http://www.example.com:8080/ or even http://www.example.com:80/ In either case, the ...
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View IE (6,7,8,9) on Mac?

I am a web developer. I would like to view my web design on IE(6 - latest). Is there a quick way to view it? Thanks in advance EDIT: I already have a Windows OS on my Mac using VirtualBox. However, ...