Questions tagged [web-browser]

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

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How to regain features from Safari 5 that are not found in Safari 6?

I upgraded to Mountain Lion, there are a lot of differences in Safari 6. Have the four features below been relocated? If not relocated, are there fixes? Activity window (previously: Window -> ...
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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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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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Open specific links in specific browsers

Is it possible to tell OS X to always open one site in Chrome, and always open another site in Safari? In a nutshell, I want to set a default browser per domain rather than globally for the entire ...
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Fluid: when I try to login, my Fluid App launches the default browser instead

I've created a Fluid App for my favorite website. But there's a problem when I try to login to the website in the Fluid App I created: my default web browser (in my case, Safari) launches instead. ...
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Is CSS injection possible on iPad using Safari?

There is a possibility to use a custom style sheet in Safari on Mac to inject CSS syntax that changes the rendered output of web pages. I’m seeking a similar tool for iPad and iPadOS. Is there any ...
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How to have Safari restore form data?

I want to have Safari restore form data when restoring my session. This should be native, but Safari does not have this — yet. The extension Lazarus looks great. But it does not work. I have also ...
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Can I make Firefox the default browser in iOS [duplicate]

I really want to use Firefox as my main browser but can't find a way to make it the default browser on iOS: this make it's adoption much more complicated. Is it totally impossible? Edit - Example of ...
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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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Is there a web browser for iOS that will allow me to change the user agent?

I am using iOS 5 on an iPad and I'd like to be able to change the user agent. Is there a web browser that allows me to do this?
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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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Fake.app: How to loop thru the rows in a CSV file and use the data in my Workflow?

I am using Fake to automate some web tasks. I have a CSV file on disk that contains rows of data which I'd like to use to fill out forms in my Fake Workflow. How can I iterate thru the rows in the ...
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How can I set the default browser depending on time of day?

I have a MacBook Pro from work. To keep my browsing history separate, I use 2 different browsers. (Chrome = Work, Safari = Fun) I want to make my default browswer Chrome while at work (9 am to 6pm), ...
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How to launch browser in iOS Simulator from command line?

I want to launch the browser in iOS Simulator from the Terminal with specified URL. Is there any command for it? So that I can write in a script which will take URL as argument and launch simulator ...
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Buy from the App Store via Desktop browser and have app auto-install to my iOS device?

How can I buy an iOS app from the App Store and have it downloaded to my iOS device, perhaps telling it? Anytime I attempt to go to the App Store website, it keeps trying to push me towards iTunes, ...
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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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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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How to drag the last Safari tab to another window?

When I have five windows open and want to consolidate two windows into one I usually manually drag & drop all tabs from one window to the second one. The issue is that you can’t drop the last tab ...
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set default browser (all users) from CL?

Is it possible to set the default web browser for the computer (i.e. for all users) from the command line? If I understand correctly, individual users' browser preferences are stored in ~/Library/...
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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 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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Using Oracle Java 7 without the plug-in

I need Oracle Java 7 for software running on my Mac, but do not wish to have the plug-in available in my web browsers. How can I accomplish this configuration and maintain it across Java upgrades?
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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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Standalone app from url run in Chrome conflicts with Chrome itself

The standalone app from http://music.google.com made by this script conflicts with the Chrome browser: although the app uses a name „Music“ from info.plist in a dock, it continues to identify itself ...
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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 ...