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Uniform Resource Locator. The address of a resource on a network (Internet) that includes the protocol, the domain

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How Do I Fully Flush Cached Redirects From Safari?

I have a device with a web-based control panel, and accidentally set it to redirect all http pages to https, even though some don't work over https. Although I've since corrected this, Safari seems to ...
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Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp not opening the WhatsApp app on iPhone

When SMS with shortened Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp is received on the iPhone, clicking it leads me to the App Store instead of opening chat in WhatsApp, despite WhatsApp being installed on the ...
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Whatsapp Click to Chat link openning in AppStore when URL shortener used

When SMS with shortened Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp is received on the iPhone, clicking it leads me to the App Store instead of opening chat in WhatsApp, despite WhatsApp being installed on the ...
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Opening Google/YouTube URLs in Chrome by default when Safari is default browser

Safari is my default browser, and I like it that way. But I want to open Google URLs (Google Docs, YouTube, etc.) in Chrome by default, e.g., when I click on a link in Mail. Is there a system-level ...
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Creating a URL that always opens in Chrome

If I want to ensure a URL, if clicked, will always open in Chrome (instead of the default browser) can I do that by modifying the header? For example, I can get URLs that always open in Evernote, ...
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How to copy URL with page title from Safari to Pages

In earlier versions of Safari and Pages drag&drop of an URL from Safari to Pages resulted in a link with the page title as the text, and the URL as a link "behind" it. It still works that way in ...
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Adding hyperlink within message content of new email using AppleScript

I've been searching the internet but am having trouble finding a way to attach a URL hyperlink to a new email using applescript. The most helpful link I've found is from 2008, and I believe the ...
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Open System Preferences/Privacy/Full Disk Access with url

I can open System Preferences/Privacy/Automation on Mojave with the URL x-apple.systempreferences:com.apple.preference.security?Privacy_Automation What is the equivalent to open Full Disk Access? ...
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Can I copy a URL from Safari address bar as percent-encoded string?

What Safari currently does is quite annoying, it copies the URLs as-is, for example: https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-cn/中國 While I understand why Safari does it (for human readability), many ...
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URL-scheme details for Reminders application

The Reminders application understands the reminders: URL scheme, so that you can invoke it, for instance, from Terminal as open reminders: (use of // is optional). What I'm looking for is ...
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Apple Knowledgebase pages often blank

This seems to be rather hit & miss, but often a link posted on SE leading to support.apple.com/kb/[reference code] seems to just give a blank page, as though it neither loads nor times out. ...
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Why my machine, automatically goes to this IP/domains

Why my machine, automatically goes to this IP/domains. I have installed VM with windows 7 and I have wordpress site with xammp server and that is all. Is they are safe domains or not? Because I see ...
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inetloc files broken in Mojave 10.14.2

I usually distribute inetloc files to people who need to occasionally access shared drives... they're super convenient, and, since their existence, it's been possible to include passwords (though in ...
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Unable to redirect Salesforce links to Salesforce App

I'm unable to open the Salesforce links in Salesforce App. The links are directly opening in Safari, but they need to open in the Salesforce App rather than the browser. Is there some settings ...
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How can I open Windows network links on Mac OS X?

I started using a Mac recently in a workplace where most people use Windows. We share with each other links to work files that exist on some server here. So I may get a URL via email that looks like ...
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Software or applescript for generating web loc links for files in a folder

Is there a software for Batch generating web loc links for specified folder? Input Folder1 -- file1.pdf --- Folder 1.1 ---- file1.1.pdf Expected Output Folder1 (Folder ) -- file1.webloc --- ...
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Create hyperlink on Mail.app/Notes.app on iOS

I am using an iPad with the Smart Keyboard, but my question applied to all devices running iOS. How do I create hyperlinked text in apps such as the Mail.app or Notes.app on iOS? I tried using the ...
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Obtain a private URL to a file in iCloud Drive without making the file available to anyone with the link

I would like to get links to files in my iCloud Drive so that I can paste links to them in other apps (notes, email, etc) for quick access to these files in the future. I know that I can share the ...
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How to save a bookmarklet link when using safari?

How can I save the link of a bookmarklet in iPad’s safari? For example any of the bookmarklets in the following website? When I touch and hold, an option to save the link is not offered. http://...
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How to remove green hyperlink box in preview?

Is it possible to disable the obnoxious green hyperlink bounding boxes in Preview (PDF)? I do not have access to the latex. The link to the paper is here: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1806.01261.pdf. ...
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calendar spoils links in events from exchange calendar

Exchange server seems to have some link-wrapping routine, so if event creator writes a link to meeting room (e.g. https://meet.example.com/join/room1234), it becomes wrapped (e.g. https://...
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Chrome multi-account and default session when opening urls

I have 2 accounts on Chrome on my Mac: personal and pro. I do not understand the pattern/setting that chooses the Chrome session to open an url from Slack (or any other app). The only thing I know, ...
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Make text into a link in OmniGraffle

If I have an object, such as a circle or rectangle, with a label (text inside), how can I make turn a word of that text into link, a hypertext web link with a backing URL? For example, within the ...
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Safari: How do you get page titles back?

This is what the top of my Safari page looks like right now: I think I have around 90 tabs open. That's how I work, I multitask. What made Safari stand out as a browser used to be the fact that no ...
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In AppleScript, how to open a URL location that contains a hash (#)?

I have a workflow written in Alfred that when opening a URL location in AppleScript, the URL will be urlencoded() which effectively breaks: open location "https://example.com/#hello" & ...
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Change url on safari search

I'm trying to move from chrome to safari, but there is something which I'm not able to do so far. I work with Jira, and when I try to browse a ticket for a known project, I can't edit the url to ...
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iOS (12.1) google shows “title” in address bar, how?

Using HTML, JS, or anything that can be loaded into the iOS browser, Im trying to find a way to modifiy the URL bar to show something other than the URL (title, text, anything). From what I have read ...
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How do I export the URLs saved on an iPad homescreen?

Is there some way to export the URLs for all of the bookmarks added to my iPad's Home Screen (i.e. saved as icons on the home screen)? I want to export them as HTML/XML/CSV/text, not sync them to ...
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Is there a browser router tool? [duplicate]

I use many different browsers for different purposes - private, work, development and so on. And when I click on a link in some app I would like it to be opened in the specific browser depending on ...
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Safari keeps suggesting me top domain

I have a website in the following format: https://abc.def.com/subdomain1/subdomain2 But Safari keeps suggesting https://abc.def.com as a top hit, while the correct url is second. Now every time I ...
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Office Word 2011 for Mac scrambles hyperlinks with different schemes

I have a very urgent question. I made my dad buy a MacBook Air just 3 days ago, I configured it completely and installed Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac, so far so good. There is only one bad downside:...
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macOS: How to open a local HTML file with URL parameters

I want to start a Kantu web macro from the command line on Mac. Essentially this is as simple as opening the Chrome or Firefox browser with a local HTML page (which contains the macro code). All works ...
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URL to individual email

Is it possible to have an url that links to an individual email message on my local machine? So that if I click on osxmail://759847982 my mail client will open that specific message. GMail can do ...
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Broken link to iTunes keeps opening tabs on Firefox

What is wrong with this link? It keeps opening tabs as fast as it can. Warning, if you click on it do not blame me: itmss://itunes.apple.com/us/app/video-compressor-just-set/id825584875?mt=8&ign-...
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Non-existing URLs redirect to “searchguide - level 3” in Safari

I typed a URL in Safari to check whether a domain name had been registered or not, and was redirected to this page: (here I made the test with "http://fegiuebnfuybzh.com", a random string of letters ...
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Drag email from mail.app to create a shortcut, not eml

Title is self-explaining. Once I succeeded, and there was .inetloc file including xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www....
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How to find the URLs accessed by iOS Apps?

Sometimes I need to find the URLs that are accessed by iOS apps to block their Internet connection. In a web browser, I can get the URLs directly from the address panel. But how can I get the URLs ...
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Strange Popup in Browser

Does anyone knows what is this, where it comes from and how to fix it? It shows up randomly and rare. URL: data:text/html;base64,...
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How can I open a Google Maps URL in Apple Maps?

Is there a way for me to convert a Google Maps URL to an Apple Maps-friendly format so it opens in the correct place? I might be in the minority, but where I am, Apple Maps offers vastly superior ...
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How do you remove a hyperlink from a cell in Numbers '08 version 1.0.3?

I have an address in a cell which is hyperlinked. I've also searched other posts on the topic and the selecting text and "right-clicking" does not bring up a menu with how to remove the link. I'd ...
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what is ?client&channel=mac_bm

Macbook Pro -Safari, preferences, general, new window opens with - Favorites. -File, new window. I see Favorites, right click on the google icon, click on edit address. What I see here is https:/www....
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iPhone - Remove URL in current tab

I have an iPhone running iOS 11.1.2. How do I remove the URL in my screen at the top of Safari so that I can type in a new search? When I tap and hold, the only options I get are copy and paste and ...
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How to play .m3u playlist on iOS, given its URL?

When clicking on a URL for an M3U playlist on an iPhone, it opens in Safari as a blank, gray webpage, and no audio plays. How can I play an M3U playlist on an iPhone, given the URL to the playlist? ...
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Someone keeps sending me a link via bluetooth - how to stop them without disabling bluetooth?

In my Macbook, I keep getting a popup about a website link sent from an iPhone: I didn't even know about that feature, but anyway - the link is some random chinese website every time. Whenever I open ...
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How to force MS SharePoint URLs to open in Safari when Chrome is set as default browser?

I like using Chrome on Mac and it is my default browser. However, Microsoft SharePoint and Chrome don't work well together. I am wondering if there is a place where I can specify domains to auto ...
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What application uses the rstf://scheduleState=1 URL scheme?

For some time now (perhaps since the 10.13.3 upgrade of MacOS) I have been waking my Mac up from sleep and seeing between 3 and 7 cascading dialogue boxes with the error message: "Unable to find an ...
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How can I edit a long URL in the Safari browser on my iPad 2?

I'd like to be able to edit a long url in the Safari browser on my iPad 2 running iOS 8.1.1. I can select it, but I can't scroll through it to add or delete something on the end. I generally copy/...
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How do I hyperlink 'text' within a note in the macOS Notes app?

If you copy and paste a link from Safari into the Notes app, it is pasted as text that is also hyperlinked. However, I haven't been able to find a way to do this in the Notes app directly. I've ...
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Unix “ln -s” command not permitted in OSX El Capitan Beta3

I was installing nodejs for Symphony when I hit an "Operation not permitted" error. Anyone know why this happened? MacBook-Pro-de-XXX:~ XXX$ sudo ln -s /usr/local/bin/node /usr/bin/node ...
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How to change URL handler for firefox?

Basically I want firefox to open URLs starting with "ssh://whoever@wherever" using iterm2. Unfortunately I didn't pay attention - the first time I tried this, Mac Os suggested to use Terminal, and ...