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Questions tagged [web-browser]

Popular web browsers for OS X include Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.

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Fluid App: Email attachments not downloading in OWA / Outlook Web

I am using Fluid App to run a number of email accounts. However I often have problems with attachments, particularly in Outlook web mail, both previewing (preview does not appear or Fluid crashes) or ...
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Different event handlers for different apps?

Is it possible to have different applications open links in different browsers? For example, I would like to have all links in Thunderbird open in Firefox, while links in Mail should open in Safari. ...
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Can I set a different default browser for localhost sites?

I'm a web developer and I want to use Brave as my browser for the normal stuff, and Firefox Developer for Web Development. Currently Brave is my default, but when I do npm run serve or whatever my ...
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How to always 'show controls' for gifs (.gifv) when viewing in Safari?

Safari doesn't tend to auto-start gifs and thus I need to click on the file, click on 'Show Controls' before I can click play. I would like to know if it is possible to always show controls when ...
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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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Slow website loss times on Google.com and apple.com

I've noticed that recently when I try to use Google products or (more specifically) try to access apple.com, there are slow 30-60 second wait times or no load whatsoever. This applies to all web ...
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Browsers Power Consumption

Why do the Browsers like Firefox and Chrome on OSX consume more and more power over time. If reset and reopen same pages they power consumption is way less, but again it will grow over time. My ...
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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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cannot log on icloud.com. 403 Forbidden

I was trying to log on icloud.com using my Mac but a 403 forbidden page showed up after I typed my account and password. I was using Google Chrome. Currently there is no solution from what I searched. ...
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Link doesn't work on Mac OS X 10.6.7

I recently got a Mac OS X 10.6.7 and I'm trying to install blender on it, but when I try to press the 'MacOS, Linux, and other versions' it doesn't do anything. Blender downloads: https://www....
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Proxy requires password and user name

Running High Sierra. I started getting this message when I first open chrome: the proxy http://11.adams-aqua.ga/ requires user name and password A couple of weeks ago I stopped being able to browse ...
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Apparent display bug with Arabic letter sequence lam meem alef

I've noticed that on Mac, in any of three Web browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox), the sequence lam mim alef (لما) is sometimes displayed incorrectly. It should look like this: But instead it looks ...
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Move tabs to the side of Safari

Some employees in my office are having computer literacy score less than 100. They are getting confused by tabs on the top of Safari. It is a serious problem and is affecting productivity. I need to ...
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How do I get rid of “weknow.ac”?

I somehow got this annoying 'weknow.ac' file in my MacBook while updating some Flash player. I tried several ways to get rid of it like checking extensions and by installing Malwarebytes. Nothing ...
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reader mode on iOS Chrome?

I miss Safari’s Reader mode’s ability to cut down on website cruft, for example Medium’s banners. But I really don’t like Safari otherwise. Can I get Reader mode in Chrome? How? I tried chrome://...
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Is there a Broswer on Ipad capable of “Add a Keyword for this Search” (or Quick Searches) feature?

On desktop, Mozilla Firefox has a nice feature to define a smart keyword to enable searching a website through the browser. The details can be found here. This feature is sometimes called Quick ...
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Shortcut to quickly enter .com in browser on Mac OS [duplicate]

In Windows, we can use Ctrl+Enter to quickly input .com in browsers. I wonder if there is any equivalent shortcut in Mac OS?
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Cannot find/remove browser hijackers

My roommate brought me her iMac this afternoon because it's been behaving very badly since she upgraded to High Sierra. It turns out that her boyfriend has gotten a lot of malware onto it, and I'm ...
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Increase text size on iOS Safari

On macOS, it is possible to increase the text size of a webpage using the ⌘+ or ⌘- gestures. This even works on Chrome on macOS, as well as many other browsers. Is it possible to do something like ...
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What can cause all my accounts (facebook, SO, gmail, …) to be disconnected all at once?

I usually don't have to login to Facebook, Gmail, ... the browser "remembers" me, and I surf the web a few times a day. And this evening (I used the computer a few hours ago) All my accounts were ...
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Is there a browser compatible with OS X 10.6.8? (Legacy hardware, OS upgrade not an option) [duplicate]

I have an older mac which doesn't support any OS after 10.6.8. I have no reason to throw it out, but Firefox has given me warnings about not supporting anything older than 10.8. I'm not complaining ...
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Is there a modern browser for iOS 10.3.3 capable of supporting ES6+ Javascript?

I have some iPads I'd like my staff to use. However, these are 4th generation iPads, so the latest iOS I'm able to install on them is v10.3.3. However, the website they need to access requires a more ...
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Open Browser on Login

How would I configure mac's to open a browser to a certain website on login for all users? I work in a lab we need to distribute a survey. I'm looking for a possible terminal command to configure ...
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Safari opens new tab with rapidly changing URL

Potential virus Hi I recently went to a streaming website and after watching a movie I went on and did other things like surf the web But two hours later in a next safari tab I noticed that It had ...
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Issue with opening browsers (MacBook Air mid 2013) since latest High Sierra update

Odd problem started after latest High Sierra update. Basically, once one browser is open I cannot open another. For example, say I'm using Safari to write this question here and then go to 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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Run Chrome pages in background

I have a browser based idle game which I am playing on a MacBook Air. When I am running that game fullscreen everything is fine, but when I switch to other Space with an app running fullscreen, the ...
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Opera for macOS displays some pages as if it were a mobile device (zoomed in, huge text)

When using the current Opera browser, many pages such as DuckDuckGo are displayed as if the server is talking to a mobile device: Narrow column of text, huge fonts, zoomed in, nearly unusable. Not ...
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Web browser opens popups as new tabs when maximized

When browsing to a web page which opens a new dialog popup window, if the browser is maximized, then the new window is not opened as a dialog but as a new tab. However if the browser is not maximized, ...
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How to remove Safari's vertical white lines from the borders

As you can see these white lines on the two borders (probably supposed for reading list and scroll bar respectively) are quite distracting. I tried to set the background color of body to black but ...
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How to remove dataloading.net malware from browsers

I have recently installed one software from internet and it installed MacKeeper malware in my system. So every time when I open any link in any of the browser one page pops up in different window with ...
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AppleScript find the user's set default browser?

I've been doing some research on this topic but it seems Apple has changed their file hierarchy. From the MacScripter post "Get user default browser" it references the line: set pListpath to (path ...
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Accidentally created a Vivaldi Profile without ProfileName

I accidentally created a profile in the Vivaldi web browser via terminal command: /Applications/Vivaldi.app --profile-directory= I intended to use the command to see if I could use two profiles on ...
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PWA application using angular 4 is not rendering properly on Safari [closed]

We had developed a PWA application using angular 4, website url: https://www.peepingpeacock.com which is working fine on Google chrome. but this Progressive web application do not render properly in ...
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Safari history disappears despite settings

I like to have my browser history span years back so I can look at things which may have interested me a long time ago. To pursue this desire, I have set Safari to remove history items "manually" ...
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Websites displaying as mobile on all browsers in MacOS

For some reason, numerous websites started displaying as mobile on my MacOS machine today, in all browsers, even browsers I never use like Safari. The agent header I'm seeing in Chrome is: Mozilla/5....
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Spotlight internet search with non-google search engine

I would like to be able to search DuckDuckGo from spotlight. I am aware that pressing ⌘ + B in spotlight will search the web in your default browser (I use Firefox), however this always defaults to a ...
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iPhone thumbnail tabbed web browser

Is there an iPhone thumbnail tabbed web browser? Mercury used to have this feature and unfortunately it has been removed from the App Store. I really don't like this type of tab where you have to ...
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Stop Safari from asking to be default browser

My default browser is currently Firefox. On those rare times when I do open Safari, it displays a message at the top of the Favorites page asking if I want to make Safari my default browser. How do I ...
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How can I efficiently use Web apps on my Mac?

I find that Web apps slow down my workflow a lot. If I leave browsers open I accumulate lots of unused tabs that slow things down a lot, and new tabs launch in old subject-specific browser windows. ...
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Stop Resize On Text Drag

Before upgrading to High Sierra, for many years prior, it was possible to highlight text (e.g. in Chrome), drag it over another application (e.g. Preview), and then hit escape without anything ...
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Can i somehow check my iPhone safari browser history with exact time?

I'm in court and I need to confirm by law something and the only way I can do it, is to offer the exact time I checked for a particular web page on that day. Can someone give me a software or a trick ...
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Why do alternate web browsers want access to “Chrome Safe Storage” in my Keychain?

When launching some alternate Mac web browsers such as Vivaldi, I get a message asking me: Vivaldi wants to use your confidential information stored in “Chrome Safe Storage” in your keychain. ...
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Reducing the number of fonts available to specific applications?

It is not wise to install every font there is. This slows down the system, your workflow etc. For different projects and applications I need a certain number of fonts available. These are numbered ...
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Change the Lang attribute of websites

I often use the text-to-speech/screen reader feature of my iPhone. When a website does not use the html lang attribute, iOS chooses my standard language. That’s annoying on websites with foreign ...
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Deep linking chrome though Safari

I am new to this so this maybe a trivial question but I have a private web app that would like to deep link the chrome into it so when users visit it on safari I could give them the option to open ...
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Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available

I am not sure what happened… My internet was working fine all day, so I do not know what would cause this message and notice my browser is currently not recognized.
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iPad Kiosk Mode

Is there any way that we can set up an iPad to run as a Kiosk for a web application and not be able to access the browser toolbar? I understand Guided Access will help lock down the app but it was ...
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How to run chromium-browser from the command line?

In Linux, when I installed the open-source Chromium Browser I was able to run it from the command line using chromium-browser with several useful options (such as specifying a proxy). I've switched to ...
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How to access icloud.com on Chrome for Android?

Apple refuses to load icloud.com on Chrome for Android. Instead of showing the login form, the page displays a message stating that "Your browser is not supported". How can I bypass this restriction?...