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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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Google Chrome and nslookup: works. Safari and ping: do not work

So I'm on a hotel WiFi that has been working fine for several days. Suddenly, I'm not able to use many programs on the internet. Safari says "Can't find server". Ping says "Can't resolve: Unknown ...
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How can I block email signup overlays or javascript popups in Safari?

Is there a Safari extension or something that will block the Javascript modal popups that are now ubiquitous (soliciting mailing list signups)? Failing that, are there extensions that will simply ...
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Remove bookmark on iOS with content restriction on

I have turned on Content Restriction on my son's iPad. However, there is a bookmark for a restricted site on his Favorites. I can't Edit Favorites with Content Restriction turned on. (So this is not ...
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How to disable Cmd-Option-number shortcuts to navigate to websites?

On Safari, if I open a page with a URL and navigate to another page, Cmd-Option-8 navigates back and Cmd-Option-9 navigates forward, which is also the behavior in Finder. But with a brand new tab and ...
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Safari can't connect to localhost

I'm trying to use Focus, an app that redirects blocked websites through localhost. However, while this works properly with Chrome and Firefox, Safari gives me an error message as in the attached image....
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Google Calendar Reminder Crashes Safari

If I have Google Calendar opened in a Safari tab on my MacBook pro, any reminder from it crashes that tab along with all other open tabs. The browser doesn't shut down, but all tabs display blank ...
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safari not respecting non proxy hosts

In the system networking config, I specify some hosts which should be connected to without a proxy: However after adding the entry for iad.ocir.io, when trying to connect (safari or chrome) I see an ...
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Safari Passwords are Locked [closed]

How do you set the Safari password to be unlocked so as not to ask you key in your password ?
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Can someone create a script to delete history every x time? [closed]

What the title says. It's probably a 10 minute job for someone with knowledge. I'll be glad!
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Safari won't load pages after system restore

I hope someone can advise please... A few days ago I had to restore my whole system from Time Machine backup after a power outage stopped my Mac from booting up. Everything seems fine, except for ...
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Shortcut to speak Safari Reading list

The attached Shortcut open Safari Reading list but doesn’t do anything else. How can I edit the shortcut so that it opens Safari Reading list and speaks the text of articles?
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Unable to access WhatsApp web on Safari for iPad

WhatsApp Web (https://www.whatsapp.com/) works as epxected on Firefox running on Ubuntu Desktop and Safari for macOS. At one point in time, Whatsapp web functioned on the iPad Safari browser. ...
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Proxy - apple products not sending proxy-authorization headers with request

I have written a java-based proxy using the netty framework. The user inputs their credentials into a proxy authentication box, these credentials are passed along down the netty pipeline. The ...
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Safari freezing on Mac

Safari is timing out or freezing after I go to one or two websites. Why? I’ve tried: Deleting all Cookies Clearing my History
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Copy columns of tables on web pages

In PDFs in Preview I can select individual columns of tables by pressing the option key while dragging. This selects individual columns like this: However, pressing the option key while dragging in a ...
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“Updates not installed” after updating all applications in app store

after 4 months I turned on my MacBook Air [2015] and first off all I tried install JDK 8 and Eclipse for developing python. after all things done, I notified by app store update notification so I ...
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How to disable service workers in Safari?

Is there a way to disable Service Workers completely in Safari (as a user)?
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Is there a vimari or vimium port for safari on mojave?

I loved vimari but the Mojave update made it no longer work because of the stronger permissions system. Is there any way to install this safely, or barring that make extensions work again?
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Can I disable pinch to show all open tabs in Safari?

Too often, when I try to move my cursor and click, or try to drag something or select text, and my two fingers end up on the trackpad at the same time, all my open tabs shrink into this view: This is ...
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Is AnySearch browser extension from Apple's Extension Gallery malware?

I installed the AnySearch extension from Apple's Safari Browser extension Gallery and found it handy. Then Malwarebytes performed a scan and it auto-deleted the extension listing it as a "threat". ...
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Are whitespaces a good idea for a rootCA or intermediateCA for a self sign/closed on-prem PKI - with iPads?

Good morning, we've got iPads running with a native App and would next use a safari Homescreen Shortcut for a web based catalog. However, connecting to the F5 LTM, which rotates and terminates the (...
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Action for images in Safari

I want to add a service to Safari with Automator, which performs a series of actions (e.g. cropping) on a single image from the web. The first step should be to right click an image in Safari, ...
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AppleScript get text from safari (unknown index)

How get I get the value of the class "value" in the following e.g <div class="related-info-ind component" id="fsdfdsf-sdfsdf-sdfsfgge-wegdsf-gdssdgf" data-ok="0" data-neut="0" data-detected="0" ...
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Safari stops working when attached to a corporate network

My work MBP is in a corporate network which has heavy security. For the last few months Safari has been driving me crazy. It will work for a period of time, then just stop. No matter what web page I ...
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Can search history be seen by Apple ID?

I was searching up homework answers 3 years ago on my iPod but my cousin and I share an Apple ID that she made, and before that and before I had her Apple ID I had my Uncle's I don’t want them to know ...
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Can’t access some webpages

When I go to certain websites, it says “safari cannot open the page because it could not connect to the server” Screen time is currently not blocking any websites, and this happens with YouTube.com, ...
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Stop Safari from opening FaceTime when a site contains a phone number

When navigating with Safari to some sites that have phone numbers, Safari diligently opens FaceTime when I click on a phone number. Is there a way to prevent this? I am currently tempted to delete ...
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How do I change the Top Sites thumbnails in Mojave (10.14.3)?

Previously, you could edit the image files in ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari/Webpage Previews like stated in this guide. Since updating to Mojave, the location for these files seems to have changed ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select the address bar for the current page in Safari?

When I want to navigate to a new page using the address bar in Safari without taking my hands off the keyboard, I use the keyboard shortcut Command + T, which opens a new tab and places the cursor in ...
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Can a website change Safari’s default search engine?

My child’s MacBook had it’s default search engine changed to Yahoo. I did not do this, my child did not intentionally do this. So I see two possibilities. My kid downloaded and excecuted an app ...
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Safari URL bar discoloration

In Safari (12.0.3 and probably earlier) the URL bar can have an element of discoloration. I think is partially driven by the content/colors of the page being displayed as the amount of discoloration ...
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need help on font rendering from website to safari, preview and adobe

I am on an iMac with high Sierra 10.13.6. Have been having this issue over multiple os for a long time. When i go to my financial website and view a file in safari pop up, the font is hard to read ...
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How to make Safari automatically reopen pinned tabs

I use macOS 10.13.6 If I restart my machine and then launch safari. it reopens the tabs which were opened at the time the machine was restarted. But it doesn't do this for pinned tabs. it only ...
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How do I right-click in iOS Safari to access website specific functionality?

More and more desktop websites these days use javascript to offer specific website functionality which is available when you right-click on something. Often the developers create something that looks ...
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Getting a text file with the url of open tabs

I got used to this routine my idle times: Open hacker news, SE, other sources on my iphone. Open interesting links as new tabs. Read for a while. Leave tab to remind myself to save it somewhere. The ...
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AppleScript / Javascript : remove columns in Safari

Is there a way to remove all instance of a class in safari using AppleScript/Javascript ? For e.g I would like to remove each instance of : `<td class="sortable cardTypeDisplayName"> ...
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How to speed up Safari's animations

is there any possibility to speed up Safari's animations? I mean when you swipe with two fingers to go back go previous page or to go to further page. It's quite time consuming and I really like how ...
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Does Safari and Google Chrome for macOS use the same rendering engine?

Google Chrome uses Blink rendering engine, while Safari uses WebKit. But, in iOS, Google Chrome uses WebKit. My question is, does Google Chrome macOS client uses WebKit rendering engine too?
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Safari Reading list not working offline. Failed to load resource

I have this problem on my both Macs. 1st is my personal Macbook Pro 15" 2014, used a lot. 2nd is my working Macbook Pro 15" 2015, right from the box, unused. No torrent software, no extensions for ...
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Why does Safari add a weird extension to YouTube links?

When I click on a YouTube video the browser always adds this extension to the link: "&frags=pl%2Cwn". Example links: Normal link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Example123 Link in Safari: https:...
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Prevent Safari from transforming downloaded CSV files to Numbers files

On a computer that has Numbers installed, downloading a CSV file will automatically be converted to a Numbers spreadsheet and no longer be a plain CSV (not just the extension, but the contents ...
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Self-Renewing 'Automation' virus redirects Safari and Chrome through ads to bing. Renews through a memory alert

Running macOS 10.14.2. Safari 12.0.1. Symptoms: Safari redirects searches through proxy to bing Chrome redirects searches through proxy to bing In Privacy Settings, under Automation "Finder" with no ...
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Error: Space manager is invalid

My macbook (Mid-2012, Non-retina) crashed today and it beeped. I managed to solve it by this video. Actually it did not solve. So i upgrade to Majove from Sierra. This way, my macbook start to boot. ...
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How can I prevent having to restart Safari when blocking sites via /etc/hosts file?

I have modified my /etc/hosts file to block website.com and www.website.com. I know the formatting of my hosts file is correct because when I restart Safari, the block takes effect. I can also enter ...
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Fluid: Fluid links open using Fluid browser instead of my default browser (Chrome)

I have created a couple of Fluid Apps to run Google Calendar and Gmail. These work fine except that web links launched from them also launch in Fluid itself, rather than in my default browser, which ...
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Manually added keychain password not showing on Mac

I have a website I previously logged into using iCloud Keychain that has changed its domain/URL. I can still log in by using "other passwords" and finding the old domain, however this isn't ideal. I ...
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How To Open An Apple News Article In Safari (Mojave)? [duplicate]

When viewing a news article in the News App on macOS, how do I open the original article in Safari (or any web browser)? On iOS I can simply tap Share, and then select the "Open in Safari" open. On ...
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Removed /var/db/lockdown folder, how to restore?

When trying to get ios-webkit-debug-proxy to work with an iPhone, I deleted the entire /var/db/lockdown folder. Now, I am getting the following when opening iTunes with the iPhone connected: iTunes ...
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How can I prevent opening new tab will get same URL as existing tab

I have been using Safari on OS X for a while without much issue until I hit the one described in the title. Let's say I have a YouTube tab open. If I hit the new tab button and enter YouTube, instead ...
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Safari URL search uses yahoo instead of DuckDuckGo

I have DuckDuckGo set as my preferred search engine in Safari in both Safari > Preferences and in the URL search bar. However, when I type a search in the URL search bar Safari always uses Yahoo. How ...