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Questions tagged [safari]

Safari is Apple's web browser. This tag is for Safari in macOS. For Safari on iOS, use the mobile-safari tag, and for Safari in Windows, use the safari-windows tag.

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Will your private tabs still be open when you exit out of private mode?

I don’t know what to do. I don’t want to exit out of my private mode without my open private tabs being deleted. Does anyone knows what happens, if you exit out off private mode and then go back to ...
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Prevent Giant Tabs in Safari

Using Sierra 10.13.6 I suddenly noticed today that my safari browser has giant tabs I am pretty sure that earlier I had fixed sized tabs and not the ones which run across my entire screen.
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How to save the selected word to note in Preview App

When I read a pdf document in Preview I want to save a word found in pdf file and save it for example in some note so I could come back for the whole list later on. The problem is I can't find share ...
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Why is twitter unreachable from Chrome but not Safari?

I am using macOS 10.13.6. When I go to www.twitter.com in Google Chrome I get a This site can't be reached. https://www.twitter.com/ is unreachable. ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE On the same machine I can ...
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I cannot add a Web page into my Dashboard

I want to store a website in my Dashboard, but the option to do so appears greyed out. How do I open the website in Dashboard?
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WhatsApp Web not working on macOS Mojave 10.14.2

WhatsApp Web used to work all right. It works fine on my other 2012 MacBook, but not working on my Late 2013 MacBook. When attempting to open the Web app, the QR code continues to load indefinitely. ...
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blurry pdf in Preview & Safari on OSX Mojave

I have just updated from High Sierra to Mojave and discovered that Preview displays PDF files in an extremely blurry way (before the update it was fine). My screen is 27'' Thunderbolt display. The ...
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Trying to click a button in safari

I'm trying to click a button in a webpage with AppleScript, but it only seem to work 1/10 times. I copied this code, to clickID(theId) --creates a function that we can use over and over again instead ...
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How to whitelist websites to autoplay videos on Safari on iOS (11.2.1)

I am creating a game that uses <video> tags that needs to autoplay videos. The logic of the game goes as follows: On page load, a video (with audio) autoplays, ranging from 3 seconds to 30 ...
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Control Safari via Bluetooth keyboard on iPhone 4

I have an old iPhone 4 with the latest iOS 7.1.2. This Phone is still working and the battery is still good enough - So I thought it could be a good device (cheap and light) to show my simple ...
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Safari ApplePay issue on 2016 Macbook Pro

I've got an odd ApplePay issue I'm trying to resolve, that I've been struggling with for a few months. I have a 2016 MacBook Pro, with the Touch Bar & TouchID. ApplePay has worked in the past, ...
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Missing “visit this website” bypass to “this connection is not private” warnings in Safari

Attempting to follow the instructions in the previous question How do I bypass "this connection is not private" warnings in safari? shows that the "Show Details" → "visit this website" link ...
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Safari 12 doesn't play icecast audio stream - “Unsupported plug-in”

I have a virtual machine (VMWARE) with macOs Mojave 10.14 installed. And I tried to open the following icecast link in Safari 12: http://nashe1.hostingradio.ru/nashespb128.mp3 It's a radio stream. ...
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“Create PDF” in Safari truncates PDFs

There seems to be a limit to the length of web pages that can be output to PDF in Safari on iOS. More specifically, when using Create PDF from the Share button on a website (or Reader view) in Safari,...
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How to see the full error message for Safari downloads?

When downloading different things, in Safari, I sometimes get errors. As a developer, seeing the error is helpful to debug and resolve. But it is often cut off and unable to be seen (see below). How ...
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How do I get parental controls to sync up with Safari Bookmarks

I have a laptop that I am setting up for my two young kids school. I am trying to add in some new school sites for them using the local and remote parental controls settings. The problem is that ...
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How do I block cookies just on Medium.com? [duplicate]

Pardon the interruption. Medium is tracking me and I don't care about Medium. How can I block their cookies in Safari?
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I need a keyboard shortcut for Adding Bookmarks for multiple tabs in Safari

There was an older post about this question (link below) from a few years back but I'm wondering if that process no longer works due to iCloud bookmarks, Safari 12, new MacOS etc. What I would like ...
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Safari created a strong password but did not remember it

On a website I tried to change my login password. After typing it in once, Safari replaced it in both input fields with a generated strong password. In the menu on the bottom I tried to select “other ...
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Remove Safari web inspector ruler

How do I disable the rulers in Safari's WebInspector?
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How do I remove notifications from certain websites not in my Chrome or Safari browsers?

I am getting notifications from sites I have visited in the past such as SitePoint. I have gone to the Chrome extensions and I do not see it there and I checked out my MacBook notifications, nothing ...
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Safari Password Cache?

On my iPhone I use Safari to log into my twitter account (I don't have the app on my phone). When I'm done I log out of twitter, so I'm very often using Safari's password saving ability. I also use ...
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Safari Crashing When Open [duplicate]

I work with a school system and I'm having safari crash when it opens on multiple MacBooks. I've posted a crash log below. Any way I can get Safari to open correctly? Process: Safari [...
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Safari - How to search on a web page from the current selection onwards

Most browsers like Google Chrome and Firefox will search a we page from the current selection onward. It seems Safari does not support this. Instead it searches from the beginning of the webpage. ...
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Safari won't let me access hardware web front-ends anymore [duplicate]

I use to be able to login to most hardware, even after the message This connection is not private popped up. I just had to enter my admin password and I was fine but now this no longer works. Anyone ...
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Safari on my Mac won't open because “Safari cannot be opened because of a problem. Check with the developer”

I have an error message, which has already been reported but I can't understand how to fix it. I have Yosemite and there's no updates available except for iPhoto, which also can't be updated. I'm ...
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How to solve blank Safari Window / Safari crash (10.1.2)?

Running Yosemite 10.10.5 on MacBook Air (early 2014), with Safari v. 10.1.2. New Safari windows come up blank. Typing a URL into them doesn't load the pages. Quitting Safari and relaunching causes ...
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How do I stop getting notifications to Try Safari on Mac [duplicate]

I'm getting these stupid reminders to TRY SAFARI. As I don't trust Apple, how do I stop them from trying to push products on me on my personal system where in my opinion, these advertisements should ...
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Close all tabs in Safari except for one

I spend an awful lot of time in Safari conducting research. As you can imagine this often results in me having lots of tabs open. So I find myself settling on one tab and wanting to close all the ...
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AppleScript click on Safari <th> link

Based on this HTML tag, how can I click on View from TrustedMachines? I know how to do it from document.getElementById or name but not sure how to do it this cases <td> <a data-auto-...
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AppleScript to rename Safari Tab

There is an option in Keyboard Maestro to rename any tab on safari with the name you want I'm trying to do the same using AppleScript but is this even possible? I have nothing so far, I'm guessing ...
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Applescript to set non focus tab in safari

I made a script to find an tab based on it's URL and set a new URL (the tab is not focused) tell application "Safari" set topWindows to every window whose name is not "" set numWindows to the ...
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Safari has some menu items that are dimmed and won't work. Is there a way to make them active?

I'm running High Sierra on my older iMac. I use Safari as my browser. Under several of the Safari, menu items are certain options that are dimmed out and can't be run. Specifically, under the History ...
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Adjust font size Safari sidebar Mojave

does anyone know how to adjust the Safari sidebar font size? I called Apple Tech Support and they confirmed there is no user access to modify font size in the Safari sidebar, as you can for Finder, ...
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I Cannot Play Any Videos On My Mac Computer Using Multiple Browsers

Until a few weeks ago I was able to play videos on Facebook, YouTube and many other websites on my Mac Mini Server (mid-2011) running High Sierra. Now when I attempt to play videos they either just ...
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Unable to redirect Salesforce links to Salesforce App

I'm unable to open the Salesforce links in Salesforce App. The links are directly opening in Safari, but they need to open in the Salesforce App rather than the browser. Is there some settings ...
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iOS (12.1) google shows “title” in address bar, how?

Using HTML, JS, or anything that can be loaded into the iOS browser, Im trying to find a way to modifiy the URL bar to show something other than the URL (title, text, anything). From what I have read ...
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Safari 12 Mac: does IncludeInternalDebugMenu 1 still work?

I am trying to enable the "Debug" menu in Safari 12.0.1 on Mojave 10.14.1, the command should be: defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeInternalDebugMenu 1 However, nothing happens. For reference ...
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iPad Select from Drop Down Menu problem

iPad iOS 11, Recently found that Google desktop site, on both Google Chrome and Safari, does not let me select anything from the populated drop down list. When trying to make a selection in the drop ...
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All Safari Tabs lost after installation of Mojave

I had a lot of research tabs open in Safari. But all lost after installing Mojave. I have Time Machine if that is of any help. I also checked "restoring all tabs from last session" without any ...
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highlighting text in safari

I need to highlight every instance of some keywords in Safari. I have this script which work : set myList to {"demo", "demo1"} try tell application "Safari" do JavaScript "document....
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Facebook sharing from Safari

Why is Facebook missing from the list of ways to share a page in Safari? That option used to exist before the latest update. When I'm directed to the extensions box Facebook is not there.
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Safari open new tabs to the far right (end)

How can I make Safari open new tabs to the far right (end) and not immediately to the right of my existing tab which is the current behaviour?
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AppleScript: Wait for Safari page to fully load

I'm using this script for Google Chrome to pause the script until the page is fully loaded: tell application "Google Chrome" repeat until (loading of front window's tab 2 is false) ...
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Alternate DNS resolution for Safari on macOS?

I use a Pihole on my network to provide local DNS service to block ads and various websites. I've noticed recently (maybe since Mojave) that Safari seems to bypass this. The Pihole device also ...
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Copy and paste image in Safari

I have issues copying an image from website into clipboard and then pasting it on another website in Safari (e.g. Messenger or Facebook). When I click on an image with two-click and select Copy image ...
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Saving PDFs from Safari to Files app in iOS 12

After upgrading to iOS 12 it seems that I can no longer save PDFs from Safari directly to the Files app. When I hit the share button, it doesn’t give me the option to Save to Files. The only available ...
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Browsers don't restore tabs after quitting in macOS Mojave

I'm new to Mac, so please be patient :) I've got a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) with macOS Mojave. Some apps are pre-installed, because it's a company laptop. So, maybe something in there, ...
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Prevent page reload in safari due to excessive power usage

How can I prevent Safari from refreshing the page showing the message "This web page has been reloaded because it was using significant energy"? I would like to leave the coinhive miner running when ...
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How to remove “Twitter is the best place…” popup iOS mobile site

How can I remove the annoying “Twitter is the best place...” dialog that pops up while scrolling on the mobile Twitter site while logged out? Is there a filter that can be used in AdGuard (an iOS ad ...