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

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Safari: save webpage with CSS / images folders

I'm trying to save a webpage to my computer, and I'm not having any luck doing it with Chrome... so instead I'm trying Safari. I would like it so that it saves all the CSS and images in their ...
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Can i set a different default browser for a specific dekstop application?

In relation to this question: How can I set the default browser depending on time of day? Is it possible to set a different default browser only for a specific desktop Application such as Slack or ...
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How to prevent text replacement from being triggered by alphanumeric characters?

I have some text replacement shortcuts configured in my keyboard settings, such as for example ur -> you are. They generally work fine, but in some cases they are not triggered only by spaces or ...
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Invalid certificate for a specific website

When trying to navigate to a specific website (amazon.com in my case) I always get the "NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID" error in Chrome (and equivalent errors in Safari/other browsers). ...
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High CPU usage in Chrome/Opera

When I open 1-2 tabs with sites that have many images (e-shop as an example) the CPU usage gets to 100% for Chrome/Opera/Firefox. What I've tried: Reset Chrome to default settings Disabled all ...
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How to download any file to iPad from a cloud drive through the browser?

Is there a way to download files from a cloud drive to the ipad through its browser? I made a dummy text file and uploaded to a cloud drive with a public link, https://tinyurl.com/6whmxito and then ...
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How can I browse the web on very old versions of Mac OS?

I have computers running very old versions of Mac OS / OS X / macOS! Most of the software they run is similarly old, but I need an up-to-date web browser, for security and for compatibility with ...
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How to view a website as it appears on mobile safari from desktop safari?

On chrome on desktop, it's easy to view a website as it appears when viewed on chrome on many other devices. That is, simply cmd + option + j to open dev tools, then clicking on the 'Toggle Device ...
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Default browser utility to forward links to their respective apps? [duplicate]

On a machine I used at my old job, I had a little taskbar app (which I'd configured to be the default browser) installed that allowed me to configure e.g. Slack links to open directly in Slack, and ...
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How to auto-change all new .webloc files' icons to web page favicon?

I'd love to have all website URL files on the desktop take the favicon of the corresponding web page, rather than the Safari icon. This would mimic the function of adding a page to the home screen of ...
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How to prevent Safari Technology Preview opening default Safari on launch?

After selecting Safari Technology Preview as default browser it now also launches macOS's default version of Safari at the same time on launch. Is there a way to prevent this?
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Force URL link to open with a specific browser

I've created a URL link in my dock, however, the link only opens with the default browser. I have safari, Firefox, and chrome (latest being the default) installed in my machine. I'm wondering if ...
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Where to find “Up Next” on tv.apple.com?

I have a MacBook running High Sierra, so I don't have the Apple TV application. I use a web browser (Google Chrome in particular, but it doesn't seem to matter) to watch the shows on tv.apple.com. But ...
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Safari does not change focus to the web page after address bar search

After completing a search in Safari (tested on version 13.1.2 and 14.0 with Catalina 10.15.6), the address bar remains in focus after pressing return. With other major browsers (including Chrome, ...
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Which device uses “Mobile Safari UIWebView” as the browser name?

In looking at the browser name from our internal web stats I see "Mobile Safari UIWebView". What device does that represent? We record "mobile safari" separately (and is used 5 or 6 times more).
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Why can no iOS app other than Safari play audio web content in background?

Firefox, Google Chrome, Telegram... Whenever I start playing web audio in an app that is not Safari and then lock the screen, playback invariably terminates after 20 seconds. This happens with various ...
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Add to Home Screen without creating PWA

I was recently reading about Progressive Web Apps and out of curiosity opted to re-add one of my regular news blogs to my home screen. I then promptly deleted my previous home screen bookmark of the ...
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Can Browsers on iOS use Content Blocking?

Can any of the third party browsers use the content blockers that are available in Safari? Is this an API limitation? For example none of the browsers like Firefox or DuckDuckGo apper to use the ...
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Search.StartNow.com Homepage Removal [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me How can I remove search.startnow Homepage from browser. It is quite irritating. Need permanent solution. Thanks in advance.
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Can I feed spoofed video to sites like omegle.com that require a connected camera?

Sites like omegle.com want video from my connected camera, but I don't have one. How can I feed omegle.com (a Flash app) a spoofed video feed (eg, a static picture, mp4 file, etc?)
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how to recover an HTML file from cache?

Using Firefox on MacOS. I want to recover an HTML file I might still have on the browser somewhere, because I deleted it by mistake on the server. Is there a way to do that? I know the exact url, and ...
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Is There Any Means to Enable Use of Chrome Extensions (.crx and likes) on iOS?

I searched a while, on a Yandex and Google but to no avail so I'll ask: I'm trying to use Chrome Extensions on an iPhone, not an easy task. I wonder if there's some solution that's not so known? Like, ...
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Changing webpage encoding in iOS

Some webpages are encoded differently and not well-configured, so they may show up completely jumbled. One example is this page, originally in Japanese: http://immanuel.sakura.ne.jp/hoby/osakaben/...
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MacBook Pro 2,2 OS X 10.7.5 and Java

Is it possible to get Java working inside a web browser? I have Chrome and Arctic Fox installed. The issue I have is that certain web pages wont load and/or work correctly... Mainly docker web GUIs ...
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Some iPad web browsers do not render some MathJax codes

As we know, well-known iPad web browsers such as Safari, Chrome, Firefox, ... support JavaScript, which is needed for rendering MathJax codes on many websites like Stack Exchange. However, I have been ...
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From which version does Safari not support 32 bit architecture?

I have a problem with Safari on different macOS versions. Is there any information from which version Safari doesn't support 32 bit architecture? Like Firefox (from v.56) and Chrome (from v.74) on ...
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Can I change the browser resolution on a mac with retina display?

I have to use a virtual desktop client for my job and the client sets the resolution of the stream to the resolution of the browser, which is substantially less than the number of pixels available (...
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Drag and drop text with mouse [duplicate]

Something I often find myself doing is drag and dropping text one website into another app (e.g. Notes). Using the trackpad, the process works as I expect it to. However, when I use my external mouse (...
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3-finger link previews: are you “visiting” the link?

With the "Look up & data detectors" setting turned on, you can three-finger tap links in Safari to open a preview of the link. Many articles online announce this feature, but don't say ...
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Why does Safari add a weird extension to YouTube links?

When I click on a YouTube video the browser always adds this extension to the link: "&frags=pl%2Cwn". Example links: Normal link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Example123 Link in Safari: https:...
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How to view Apple Card account information on a desktop computer?

My phone died. I need to see my purchase history, receipts, and billing information for my Apple Card. Can I find this information online? Or can I only find it in the Wallet app? BTW the Wallet app ...
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What options exist for ad free web browsing on iOS?

In OS X I can use extensions in most browsers to block ads. This offers an distraction free browsing experience. For example: In Safari, Chrome and Firefox I can use Adblock or Adblock Plus. Both ...
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MacBook Pro 2019 playing sound while updating to 10.14.6

On my new MacBook Pro 2019, while updating to 10.14.6, sound started playing before the update was even finished. It was autoplay from a tab I had on Chrome before updating. It continued playing until ...
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How to download an audio file from a web site on iOS?

Is there a way to download an audio file, such as a mp3-file or a Quicktime-file from the iOS Safari browser to the device so I could listen to it later when I'm offline? Is there a way I should ...
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Rendering MathJax Codes In Chat Rooms With Some iPad Web Browsers

Introduction For rendering MathJax codes in chat rooms, a JavaScript code has been written in the installation page. This code works perfectly with well-known iPad web browsers such as Safari and ...
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Why is this specific video on Youtube not playing sound on my Macbook Pro?

Why isn't this video playing with sound on Youtube on my Macbook Pro? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e1ld1uGpXA Ya'll are downvoting this post for no reason. The sound on that SPECIFIC video ...
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Using terminal and the open command I am trying to open a new browser instance followed by 2 tabs

I can open a new single instance using open -na "Firefox" --args --new-window "https://website.com" however I can't seem to get my script to open a second tab populated with a second url address after ...
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Firefox vs Chrome: how to open new tabs in foreground or background with same meta keys?

The Request How can I make the same meta keys between Firefox and Chrome do the same thing? In my macOS, currently in my environment (<click> = "mouse left click on weblink"), the following "...
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Chrome: when opening Youtube links, the video pauses after 1 sec, have to click play to continue

When I click a Youtube link in Chrome, it opens a tab with that particular Youtube link and starts playing. However, for some strange reason, after playing for about 1 second it pauses the video. I ...
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How to get mailto links working properly with Outlook webapp in Fluid?

There is a handler for gmail in Fluid by default. I need one for the Outlook webmail client. I have set up Mail app to point to the Outlook Fluid app (how to here). I searched for similar questions ...
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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 to access a clicked URL in a URL handler application created in Automator

I'm currently trying to modify the default URL handling behavior in OS X. I would like, when clicking on any link outside of a web browser, to copy this URL to the pasteboard instead of opening it in ...
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How to open console on ipad?

Some of my users are sending me bug reports saying my website doesn't work on their device. They send me screenshots and videos of the problem. When I use all the simulators and the devices that I ...
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How do I enable Reader mode on Chrome on my Mac without downloading an extension? [closed]

I want to remove all advertisements and just see the text of the articles I'm reading.
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How to fix ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR for only one specific site

Working on a site for a client, and for some reason I keep getting the "can't provide a secure connection" error in ALL browsers. Everyone outside me seems to see it fine. If I log in to my work ...
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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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Cannot reset Chrome (Mac)

I've been getting a problem with Chrome where it keeps crashing when I try to refresh a web page. Bear in mind this only appears to happen on a local .html file that I'm building. So I tried to reset ...
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How do I access LastPass Passwords on iOS/iPadOS from web browser?

Unlike macOS, there are no browser extensions to integrate LastPass on iOS or iPadOS in the web browser. Although I've installed the LastPass app on my iPhone & iPad, How do I access my passwords ...
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How to lock a browser with a password/passcode on iPhone?

Is there a way to make a Web browser on iPhone 11 Pro other than Safari to be lockable with a password or a passcode, even by any extension? That is, when you launch the browser, a password is ...
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How to prevent Continuity / Handoff app icons in Dock?

Sometimes I open my iPhone while working at my Mac. This often triggers a Continuity / Handoff app icon to suddenly appear in my Dock: Safari From iPhone I find it extremely irritating to ...

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