Questions tagged [safari-extensions]

Third-party software plug-ins that extend the functionality of the Apple Safari web browser program

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How can I irreversibly prevent Safari from being used for web browsing?

I have a content blocker set up just the way I want it as a Firefox extension, but I've recently been cheating by switching over to Safari. I want to reclaim distraction-free browsing but after an ...
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Why “Safe Finder” pops up in Safari, how to block, get rid of it?

Is it a virus or why in my Mac? How can I get rid of it? I want to use google search engine, not this..
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Is there a way to stop inline video clips from playing on mobile Safari?

This question applies to the mobile versions of Safari, either as proper content (for example, supporting a news story) or inline video ads. Mobile means iPadOS and iOS on the iPhone and iPad. The ...
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How to run an AppleScript when Safari starts up?

To use uBlock Origin in Safari 12.1.1, I run it using Extension Builder 1. But I have to go by the builder tool at every Safari startup, so the blog suggested adding the script to ~/Library/Scripts/...
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Omnikey for Catalina and Safari 13

Omnikey is a very useful extension, allowing user-customizable URL-bar searching for Safari up through v.12. Safari now nags for update to v.13. As I found previously, Omnikey doesn't work with ...
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Safari language issues after Adware or Malware has been installed

My mother has a MacBook Air, Early 2015, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5, running macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 with Safari version 11.0.3. My brother, whilst browsing through some shady streaming websites ended up ...
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Autostart safari extension [duplicate]

I'm using Safari 12.1.2 now and planning update to 13.0.1. Using this guide I added extension and AppleScript file to autorun, but it not work. I need manualy launch this Develop-Show Extension ...
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How to add non-App Store extensions to Safari 13 [duplicate]

I have Safari 13.0.1 on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I tried downloading this extension: https://www.midwinter-dg.com/software/safari-extension-qr-code-generator.html it downloads a .safariextz file. ...
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How to delete Grammarly extension from Safari?

When I try to delete Grammarly extension from Safari, it says: The “Grammarly for Safari” extension is part of the “Grammarly for Safari” application. To uninstall “Grammarly for Safari”, you ...
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Show Extension Builder absent in Develop menu in Safari 13

I am trying to re-add several extensions to Safari 13 that "are no longer supported," by adding them back via "Show Extension Builder" in the Develop menu. But that is no longer in the Develop menu! ...
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Omnikey for Safari 13?

Omnikey is a very useful Safari extension that allows searching user-selected webpages by entering user-selectable keys preceding the search term. For example, entering "w Los Angeles" in the Safari ...
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Safari extension for Google results navigation (↑/k, ↓/j)

Title says it all. I found some posts linking to some private locations (mostly dead). I wonder if there ain't something like that for Safari. Google Chrome has several of them. E.g. Web Search ...
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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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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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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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Unexpected Safari Extension — Download Video

After a very recent install-from-scratch of Mojave, I was installing a Safari extension and noticed one already there called "Download Video". It claims to be version 1.0.0 and that it "Downloads ...
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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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Does any Mac app actually block Safari ads?

Up until yesterday, I used AdBlock Plus to get rid of ads on Safari, in particular these annoying Gmail ones: But yesterday, I installed MacOS Mojave and I guess it upgraded my Safari so that ...
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Annotate/Highlight Safari webpages, and preserve highlights forever

I am looking for a Safari extension or a built-in tool to highlight or annotate webpages. I want to be able to add notes and shapes that are preserved forever. I've already tried Liner and Highlight ...
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Applescript - bookmark all tabs in ALL WINDOWS in Safari

Safari, have the Bookmark all tabs, function in the menu Bookmarks -> Add Bookmarks for these N tabs. I looking for a way how to do this automatically with applescript in all opened Safari windows. ...
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Stylish Replacement for Mac

I wonder if anyone is aware of any replacement for Stylish. Stylish is not on the Safari Extension Gallery since they were stealing browsing information.
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Is there a way to prevent non-admin users from disabling Safari extensions?

I would like to force non-admin users to keep a particular Safari extension enabled (for example, to apply limits to child accounts). Is there some way to do so?
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Safari extensions have suddenly stopped working (10.13.4)

All of a sudden this morning my extensions stopped working. The extensions preference pane is empty and says "No extensions". All the extensions are left in ~/Library/Safari/Extensions, and if open ...
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Tab or Session Manager for Safari 12?

Safari 12 improved the security of the browser by killing off the older API. Unfortunately in doing so it killed the very handy Sessions: https://sessions-extension.github.io/Sessions/ I can easily ...
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Modify Web Page Content in Safari 12?

The tool I was using to block #hot-network-questions is now blocked in Safari 12. I can see some ad blockers are still allowed, but I cannot find one which allows custom blocking specific content. ...
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Safari 12 compatible versions of ad blockers fail to block many ads

Since installing Safari 12 and switching to the compatible version of my adblocker(s), many ads that were once successfully blocked by each of those adblockers are now visible, with the result that ...
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How do you navigate to safari extensions from App Store?

Not critical, but its bugging me. I only know of one way to the safari extension gallery, ie, from the 'Extensions' tab in Safari's settings, More Extensions... button. Is there anyway to navigate ...
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How do fix Safari extensions on Safari 12?

Since installing Safari 12, I've been unable to get my extensions working. In particular I have no functioning ad blocker, and the primary extension I use, Pocket, (rally the only reason I use Safari ...
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How to stop Amazon Prime Day popups

My iMac runs High Sierra, and I use Safari. Both are fully updated. This week, I am presented with recurring popups advertising Amazon Prime Day. I have cleared Safari's caches and cookies for all ...
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Is Safari allowing extensions to be installed by stray clicks in a web page?

Sometimes when I go to visit my parents, they ask me to fix their Macbook because something is wrong with Safari. The find that there is an extension installed and that it has set the home page in the ...
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How to recover data from Safari Sessions extension after clearing history?

I use Sessions to keep track of browsing sessions in Safari. I was having some trouble with invalid cookies and I cleared my web history. Now all of my saved Sessions are gone. Is there any way to ...
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Safari extension builder no “+” sign to add new extension folder

I have an extension that I need to build back to safariextz, but there is no + sign to add new extension. In the tutorials there are + signs but they are old tutorials and there is no new information. ...
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Copy Omnikey shortcuts to another computer

I use the Omnikey extension on Safari 11.1, and find it very useful. It allows immediate access to the search function on various websites through Safari’s address bar, merely by typing a keyletter ...
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Is it possible to install a Safari extension on an iPhone?

Is it possible to install a Safari extension on an iPhone, if so, how?
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Can't uncheck “disable extensions” in Safari Develop menu

After upgrading to macOS 10.13.4 my extensions in Safari were disabled. Safari Preferences Extensions tab says "Extensions can be enabled in the Develop Menu". However when I try to uncheck "disable ...
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How to change safari search engine Mac OS

I want to change safari default search engine by native app or safari extension however it's possible. I have tried to change preference (com.apple.safari.plist) file but there is no key to related ...
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Why do I keep getting a request to install JDK on mid 2015 MacBook Pro

After updating to OS 10.13.1 I got messages to update JDK, I have gone to the website, downloaded then installed the update. I then have the website run a check to see if I have the latest update. ...
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Safari Extensions keep on getting deleted

I recently upgraded to High Sierra and I liked the upgrade too but the most annoying thing is that the safari extensions which I download from the official Apple website keep on getting deleted by ...
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Video Blocker for Safari

I was using chrome for a long time and video blocker always helped me in game release date. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/video-blocker/jknkjnpcbbgcbdbaampbjlhkcghmgfhk I'm looking ...
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Enable all Safari extensions from Terminal

For various reasons that aren't important, whenever my MacBook reboots, Safari extensions are disabled. I can manually go into the Develop menu, and uncheck Disable Extensions, and that work just fine,...
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How to capture the visible page screenshot in one step in Safari or another browser?

I have a large series of web pages to capture for documentation. Unfortunately it is mostly an interactive process, but can be repeated rather quickly. At the moment I am using the dreaded "Awesome ...
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Is there a way to stop inline video clips from playing on MacOS Safari?

My question applies to the desktop version of Safari, either as proper content (for example, supporting a news story) or inline video ads. The iOS/iPadOS version of this question doesn’t work for ...
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how to draw good safari button icons?

I have created a safari extension with tool button icon of 64x64 pixels. its not as crisp as the safari buttons. I have tried higher resolutions and lower resolutions which are rendered worse than ...
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Safari 10.1: unable to install extension from Apple's official Gallery

On Safari Extension Gallery page the "Install Now" button does not appear after updated to Sierra 10.12.4. It seems that Apple's official webpage didn't recognize that I'm using Safari 10.1 (12603.1....
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Safari Switch to Last Active Tab

OS: Sierra Safari: 10.0.3 It looks like the functionality to switch to the last active tab is not supported natively. Are there any extensions that can be used for this purpose? Furthermore, is ...
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Safari lost half my extensions and passwords after a system crash

The crash was logged into console and it caused logout from my system. After I've logged in again Safari lost most of my passwords and extensions. I've already looked at this and it didn't help. I'm ...
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Safari extension for timed automagical tab switching. Does it exist? Can I create one?

I can't find any extension that allows me to switch between open tabs every x seconds..... Before I 'dive' into extension development I have to ask....: Is there a limitation in Safari's extensions ...
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How to make Safari focus the webpage after submitting an URL in the address bar?

Trying Safari again because Chrome uses too much CPU in comparison to Safari. However, when trying to use Vimari (the equilant of Vimium for Safari that lets you browse the web using the keyboard), ...
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Unable to install Chrome or Safari extensions after creating new user account

Mac OS X El Capitan This ordeal began when I was unable to connect Time Machine to a newly purchased Time Capsule; it still wanted to hang on to an older external drive which had died. I called ...
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LastPass download link loops back upon itself via Safari Extensions Gallery

I'm trying to install LastPass on a fresh OS install that has no browser but Safari. Clicking the Download link at lastpass.com sends me to the Safari Extension Gallery with a link to install ...