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

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Extension to bring back the full height loading bar in Safari (15+)?

Until Safari 4, the loading status filled the address bar completely, which was clearly a clever design feature. Even if the actual one mimics this feature, it would be make even more sense to bring ...
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Safari 17 hangs on opening a new link if no windows open

The Problem On opening a new link when there are no Safari windows, but Safari is already active, Safari will hang (complete with beach ball) for ~10–30 seconds. Reproduction Steps Have Safari open ...
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Why are screentime allowed websites not permitted for access?

On my son's iPad I have screentime enabled with downtime scheduled and two categories to control: All apps (except three in one category) time limit 45 min A test category with the microsoft.com ...
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Is it possible for a Safari extension to prevent hidden tabs from playing audio?

I was watching a movie last night in a Safari window, and suddenly 2 YouTube videos started playing in the background. It was a gigantic pain to find them and turn them off (since I typically have a ...
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Is there a way to import extensions from Chrome to Safari

I had downloaded some extensions like Competitive Programming Calendars on my Chrome. So I prefer to use the Safari and I wanted to know if I could import the exact same extension to Safari? And if ...
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How to block Twitter / X login pop up on iPhone?

On windows there are browser plugins to block elements of a website in real time (right clicking on element for example.) What browser(s) or plugin(s) are available for iPhone to accomplish this task? ...
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How do I show the complete webpage title in a Safari tab?

In Safari, I would like tab elements in the tab bar to be as long as the website title, so the whole page title is visible. I have already selected “show page titles” in Preferences which shows part ...
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Are there any possibilities for Neat Download Manager integration to safari?

I've tried with Chrome and it works great, but for some reasons i have to stick with safari browser, can I tweak it to integrate with Neat Download Manager either as extension or just tweak/play ...
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iOS Safari address bar suggests URL's I haven't visited

Over the last couple of months I've noticed that when I start typing in the address/search bar in Safari on my iPhone it will sometimes auto-complete with websites that I haven't visited. But Search ...
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How to tell what bookmark is loaded...so that I can rename the bookmark?

As a Safari/Mac user...How can I tell what bookmark is loaded in the browser...So that I can rename the bookmark? Similar to what Chrome offers?
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Stop 1Password from asking to save username and password after login

Every time I log in somewhere in Safari, I get the following pop-up from 1Password. Create New | Update Existing 1Password - Save Login Would you like to save the username and password for this site ...
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macOS Safari: how to quickly switch search engine

TL;DR I'm looking for a way to enable "search shortcuts" in macOS Safari. For example I want to be able to type wi my search term to search for "my search term" on Wikipedia, or yt ...
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Safari 15 - Display Favicons In Favorites Bar

Is there a way to replace the favorite titles with the site's favicon in Safari 15? I have found a handful of programs claiming to do this, but they are all for older versions of Safari. The ones I ...
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Automatic updates of Safari Extensions prompting to quit Safari

Using Safari 15, every morning I open up my Mac and see alert(s) that an extension is trying to reboot Safari: Close "Safari" to Update Click Continue to quit "Safari" and finish ...
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Ghostery Lite stopped blocking ads

After a power failure - or perhaps an auto-system-update? - Ghostery Lite is no longer blocking ads. I have tried updating it (no updates available), ensuring it is enabled in Safari, turning ad ...
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Why are Safari Extension toolbar icons blue?

I've recently installed some Safari Extensions via the Mac App Store. After installing, they show up in my toolbar. The Safari Extension icons have an annoying blue tint color. What does the blue ...
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Open list of URLs in your clipboard as new tabs in Safari

I want to open a list of tabs in Safari I have currently open in Chrome. In Chrome there i use the Copy all URLs extension, which allows me to copy all open tabs URLs into the clipboard. The same ...
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Exporting webpage as PDF from Safari

I seek a web clipper some apps (Notion, Bear, etc) have but I want it from Safari on the Mac without adding third party extensions or apps. I know you can go to Safari>File>Export as PDF but ...
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is there a tab snooze plugin for Safari?

I've been looking around on DuckDuckGo and App Store for a Safari plugin that will let me "snooze" (similar to this Chrome plugin). Coming from Chrome, I've really come to rely on the ...
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Is there a macOS App or Extension to increase line spacing and letter kerning for Safari Reader View?

I love Reader View in conjunction with the "Speak Selection" Accessibility tool; I find that I retain the information more when I hear and read along with the text. However, the line spacing ...
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How do I completely disable HTML5 Video playback on Safari?

I am so sick & tired of HTML5 videos, that I just want to completely disable them. I don't want em playing at all. Even if I click on them or whatever. I found this extension for Chrome, which ...
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BigSur upgrade breaks the share menu option in Safari

I've just upgraded to Mac OS X Big Sur (Version 11.01) from Catalina. Normally in the browser or finder you can select the 'Share' to send information to another application. For example, if browsing ...
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New Safari 14.0 Intelligent Tracking Prevention vs DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials

I've recently updated Safari to version 14.0 and now there's a new Intelligent Tracking Prevention panel showing blocked trackers. I've been using DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials extension for blocking ...
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On ios how do i save the full url to home screen?

Safari iOS doesnt save the relative URL (start_url) due to / setting in the manifest json. Is there a way to fix this so that i get the full url (not header url) that i currently have open in Safari ...
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Is it possible to see the source code of a Safari Extension?

If you install a Safari Extension, are you able to see its source code? It is great to verify that the extension does not contain malware. One can do it with Chrome as described in this blog
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Local CDN emulation for Safari?

I'm looking for a Safari extension that will function like this one: https://decentraleyes.org The idea is to bypass CDNs because many of these are hosted on domains (by Google and others) that are ...
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Is there a way to get Firefox-like-Containers in Safari?

I'm looking for an extensions (or built in feature?) of Safari that does the same as Multi-Containers for Firefox. I need different users/containers to separate private browsing from different works ...
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My search engine is Yahoo, how can I change it to Google?

I already follow some tips like, trying to find the extensions, but when I open it there's nothing in it. Also my search also already Google, so I'm confused right now.
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Safari using significant energy

I am currently using a 2017 Mac Pro touch bar that is still on Mojave 10.14.6. My safari is consistently shown using significant energy on my menu. In my activity monitor, I noticed there are many ...
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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 [duplicate]

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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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 must ...
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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.
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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 ...
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