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 to take a full page screenshot in Mac OS Safari? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a Safari Extension that can take full page screenshots. I am aware there are various extensions, but haven't found any that would take full page images.
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How to make Safari remember zoom level per site?

Safari's default font size is not large enough for my eyes so I have to press ⌘++ for a while on every website I visit. I could've used CSS to set the default zoom level in Safari but I want different ...
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Is there anything like OneTab available for Safari?

I am looking for a "tabs decluttering" app for Safari like OneTab Chrome Extension How OneTab Works Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of ...
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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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Is it possible to disable Safari extensions when using Private browsing?

I recently switched from Chrome to Safari for a few choice web applications, and I found that I couldn't disable extensions like Lastpass when browsing privately, at least not apparently, like I could ...
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How do I merge the tabs of two safari windows when I have more than two open?

So far, I know how I can merge all windows with all their tabs using: I use different windows in safari to organize them by content. Sometimes it makes sense to merge the tabs of two windows. This ...
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Safari extension to get rid of Google redirect links in search results?

I'm looking for a Safari extension that can rewrite the google search results so that it gives you the direct URLs rather than the long jumbled redirect links that often pop up. If you're wondering ...
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Is there an extension to give Safari the same multiple search engine functionality as Chrome?

I have to admit, I never thought that I'd see the day I preferred a different desktop browser to Chrome. But with the latest release of Safari, I'm a believer. It (to me) performs faster, looks better,...
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Can Safari remember my tabs from last time?

I want my previous browsing tabs to be restored when restarting Safari. I can do this in Firefox and Chrome. Is there a setting or an extension for this? EDIT: So it turns out I was killing (word ...
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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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Are there Greasemonkey scripts for Safari?

There's the wonderful Greasemonkey to run user-defined JavaScript on web pages. Is there such a thing as Greasemonkey for Safari? Or would one instead write a Safari Extension to customize behavior ...
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Force installing untrusted Safari extensions

Before Safari 9, I was able to install any extension on Safari without any problems, but after Apple updated its Developer Program, it seems that I can't install extensions not already signed by Apple ...
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Safari extension to monitor web pages for changes?

I am looking for a Safari extension similar to Update Scanner (for Firefox) and Page Monitor (for Chrome). Any suggestions?
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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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How to install uBlock Origin for Safari?

Is there any way to install uBlock Origin on Safari? I'm currently using macOS 10.11.2 with Safari 9.0.2 on a 2012 MacBook Pro.
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Safari Extension to Manage Tabs?

I'm looking for a more efficient way to manage my tabs in Safari. Specifically something that allows me to move multiple tabs at once to a new window. I often find myself following a link for a new ...
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Safari - Display Favicons In Favorites Bar

Is it possible to display favicons in Safari's Favorites Bar? For example, my Favorites Bar in Firefox looks like this: I've tried using glims, but can't get it to do this.
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Way to select HTML tables by column and add them to the pasteboard?

Whenever you try to copy an HTML table to the pasteboard, it will select by row. Sometimes, I'd like to select by columns. Is there a way to do this? If not out of the box, any extensions that enable ...
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Is there a way to set a different Safari download folder per website?

Is there any way in Safari (6 on Mountain Lion) to have it remember a different download folder per website? So if I visit my bank and download a statement I can pick my /finance/ folder to download ...
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Switch Twitter Accounts in Safari?

There's add-ons for Firefox to do this, switching twitter accounts without having to sign-in 3-5 times a day is really time saving if you have more than 2 accounts, CookieSwap do the job, is there any ...
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Mark Safari tabs with different colors?

Is there an extension or a plugin that allows for marking different tabs with colors ? I want to be able to group together a bunch of tabs that are relevant under one color using Safari.
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Safari Extension for right click menu: Open in Google Chrome?

Is it possible for an extension to add items to the right click menu in Safari? If you enable developer mode, there is a menu item called "Open Page With..." and Google Chrome is a choice if it's ...
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Safari clear cache on quit

Is there any way of convincing Safari to clear the cache when it quits? If not from Safari's options, then maybe an extension that does this? I would use private browsing instead, but unfortunately ...
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Vimperator Style Extension for Safari 5?

Do we have a Vimperator style extension for Safari 5?
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How do I search for Safari Extensions?

I noticed that Safari has an Extensions Gallery page. I'm wondering how I would search all the extensions to find the one I want. Does that page list all of the extensions available, meaning I should ...
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Is there any way to view word documents within Safari on the Mac?

The title pretty much sums up the question. I have looked, and could not find anything, neither paid, nor free. I know about the DocPreview plugin, however that does not work in Safari 5.1+. There is ...
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Is there a Safari extension to hide results from a Google search?

IMHO one of the most underrated browser extension is Chrome’s Personal Blocklist (by Google). It hides results in your Google search results after you have blocked certain domains them once. Is there ...
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Better tabs management in Safari 6.x

I'm looking for extensions to allow the Safari 6.x versions to manage a large number of open tabs better than the current implementation. In particular I'm looking for two features: Vertical tabs. ...
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Blur all images in Safari, unless clicked

I know that the 'Develop' menu allows me to block all images in Safari, however I have a couple more requirements: Blur, not block, all images from all webpages Click to show blurred images I don't ...
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RESTclient for Safari

Is there a POSTMAN for Chrome equivalent (or alternative to) for Safari in Mac OS X Mavericks? I hate switching between browsers just to be able to test my APIs.
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Are my frequent Safari beach balls caused by my extensions?

Every 2-10 minutes Safari pauses with a spinning beach ball for roughly 10-90 seconds, sometimes asking if I want to reload everything, making Safari almost unusable. I've installed several safari ...
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Keywurl for Safari 5.1 / Lion

Has anyone made Keywurl work with Safari 5.1 after their Lion upgrade? I tried updating the MaxBundleVersion without luck: http://hacketal.com/making-keywurl-work-with-safari-5 I'm not interested ...
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Privacy aspects of Safari extensions

I'm wondering about privacy aspects of Safari extensions, or which pieces of information active extensions can obtain about my web browsing activities. Should I expect that an extension will generally ...
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How can I have ClickToFlash except for YouTube?

I use the ClickToFlash Safari extension, out of concern for Flash security vulnerabilities and to remove annoyances. However, I do not like its replacements for YouTube video players over YouTube's ...
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Italian language dictionary for Safari

Is there a way I can add the italian language to Safari's built in spelling support?
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How can I make Safari or Chrome remember my messages in contact forms?

As a customer, I contact businesses through contact forms on their websites, and often I forget the exact wording of the message and when I sent it. (Often, I need to re-send messages when I don't ...
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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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Installed Safari Extensions disappear after restarting Safari

I have a problem with my Safari. I can not install any extensions. Whenever I install one they work fine, but the next time I open Safari, the extension is not there. So I have to reinstall them at ...
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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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Generating Safari developer certificate from Windows? The old instructions that have since been removed

NOTE: not sure if this is best forum among the StackExchange group of forums/sites for this question. Please recommend a better one if this is not the best one. I worked with generating Safari ...
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List the extensions installed in Safari for Mac OS X, and state whether each one is enabled

I'd like a list, from which text can be copied. (Not a screenshot of preferences.) This information does not appear in any of the following: Safari System Profiler in Snow Leopard System ...
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How can I figure out if a Safari extension is using unreasonable memory/cpu?

How can I figure out if a Safari extension is using unreasonable memory/cpu? I'm not really experiencing any unreasonable sluggishness, but I am starting to pile up on the extensions and was ...
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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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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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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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What workarounds are there for websites that block Safari Reader?

I just opened Ars Technica's review of Lion intending to read it with Safari 5.1's Reader but it appears to somehow block Reader. I tried the following with no success: changed the extension on the ...
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How do set a custom minimum tab width in Safari 8?

In Chrome when I have many tabs open it simply reduces the width of each tab. I'm trying Safari for the first time in years and am not enjoying the tabs that get smaller towards the edge. Is there a ...
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How to remove Trovi malware from Safari?

I am pretty much 100% certain that I have somehow gotten a virus installed into my Safari. My homepage and default search engine changes to "Trovi" every time I restart Safari no matter how many ...
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Periodically deleting cookies in Safari

It seems as though extensions in Safari can't access cookies. In firefox there is a great add-on that immediately deletes cookies from a site after you close its tab. This is really helpful for ...
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How to invert colors in Safari pages on macbook?

Any extension for the browser? I only want to invert safari's colors, not of the entire system.