Questions tagged [safari-extensions]

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

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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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After port chrome extension to safari options does not work

I am not a programmer, I just want to move from chrome to safari. So I need port some chrome extension which I work with them a lot. I use the bottom commend for porting. $ xcrun safari-web-extension-...
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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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Where is the file containing the list of browser extensions for Safari in macOS 10.15+?

Ever since macOS 10.15, Apple now bans conventional Safari extensions, and now they must be loaded via an actual application in the applications folder. That being said, I have a hard time finding a ...
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How can I use glims on Safari v13?

I was wondering is it possible to use glims on the latest version of Safari under macOS Catalina? If not is there any alternative for it. I have downloaded it but Glims Agent does not do anything.
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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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Safari extension contextual menu, get url to on which the contextual menu item is clicked

I have safari contextual menu button made with safari extension builder, Now I any webpage when i click the contextual menu button (which I created) over any link then it should show the "URL" (over ...
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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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Why my search engine using yahoo instead of google? [duplicate]

I already follow some tips like search the extensions, but i don’t have any extensions on there. also my search on my safari’s preferences already google. i don’t get it and i wanna cry
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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. 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 ...
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Tab or Session Manager for Safari 12? [duplicate]

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 ...