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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
2answers
485 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
151 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
5answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
54 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
465 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

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 ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
9k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

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?
5
votes
2answers
1k views

(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 ...
6
votes
7answers
3k views

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, ...
12
votes
8answers
25k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
41 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
228 views

Bookmark a POST request

Certain online shops I use don't easily allow you to bookmark an Order Status page. That's because they use a POST request to access that info. So, the order number is not encoded in the URL. Which ...
0
votes
2answers
61 views

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 ...
7
votes
5answers
3k views

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, ...
10
votes
7answers
9k views

What's a good IE tester for Macs?

I just moved to the Mac after years and permanently moved my PC out of my life at home. I am a graphic designer who builds web pages. I code pure XHTML pages with div layouts. But whenever you keep to ...
1
vote
0answers
54 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
288 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
581 views

Web browsing on Mac slows down after a few days of use

When trying to browse any website, such as nytimes.com, yahoo.com, etc, it take sometimes anywhere from 15s-120s for the page to display. For example, in Chrome, when I browse to nytimes.com, in the ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Display w3m images in iTerm2

I am currently using iTerm2, tmux, and w3m. I would like w3m to display images, as I know it is possible in xterm. Is this possible in OS X using iTerm?
5
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
6k views

How to make Chrome open a new window for external Links

As some people might know, the default behavior for external links of Google Chrome is quite bad. I'm using Spaces, and opening a link in some application outside of Google Chrome while being on a ...
3
votes
2answers
102 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Blocking websites for a user account

I want to block certain websites for a user account - but at the same time still allow all the other accounts on the computer to access the sites - whats the best way to do this ? I was looking at ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Website changes will not show on desktop mac, but everywhere else it is online and viewable?

I'm having issues displaying a website that was just recently created on my desktop mac while on every other computer the website is available. I've tried clearing browser cache from all major ...
1
vote
2answers
450 views

Problem loading images on Cultofmac.com in Safari and Chrome

I have had a problem with the cultofmac site for a little while now. The pages will load the text, video and some ads. But does not load the main images for the articles until about a minute. This is ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

How can I change web page requests coming from an application?

I'm using an app that makes http requests for content. I'd like to capture those requests and change them on the fly, so that a different request goes out to the http server, and thus different ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Cookie for domain can't be saved

I'm having an issue with a website. On one machine (10.6.8) it is not possible anymore to save the login cookie of a particular website. The site does not work with any user account on that Mac ...
0
votes
0answers
665 views

Links don't open on some sites in Safari

When I am on www.nfl.com with Safari, none of the links do any actions or open a page. No javascript seems to be involved (JS is turned on anyway). The link destinations show up in the window footer, ...
1
vote
0answers
149 views

iPhone 5 can't open webpages when VPN is on

I'm using iPhone 5 and iPad 2, not jailbroken, with iOS 6.1.4 and VPN turned on. Safari and any other browser apps can't open pages.
3
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Doesn't Safari cache pages?

Whenever I go back or forward in the Safari navigation history, it reload the pages even when I just visited the page two seconds ago. When navigating using back/forward buttons or swiping back and ...
0
votes
0answers
305 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
255 views

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…
3
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
532 views

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?
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
103 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
4answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
147 views

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 ...
6
votes
4answers
14k views

How do I “copy image address” in iOS?

On desktops, when web browsing you typically right click on an image and choose an item from a contextual menu to display/copy the image URL. In iOS, when you tap and hold down an image, an action ...