Questions tagged [web-browser]

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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 access a website despite a certificate error?

I am moving a web server to a new infrastructure. Before switching the DNS records I would like to check if the new configuration is working. I modified /private/etc/hosts/ with the IP addresses (IPv4 ...
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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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Some sites show illegible numbers after Catalina upgrade

After upgrading to Catalina I noticed that some sites were showing this weird text. It looks like the site is showing characters that are not supported by the font, but this is not just one site, it ...
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Not able to resolve my domain name on browser

I am using docker for application and modified the hosts file and added domain name on local browser. I added in hosts: 127.0.0.1 xyz.com but when I am trying to open from browser getting the ...
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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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How to disable Safari top hit?

As of Safari 13.1 (perhaps earlier versions as well), Safari has changed the search bar behavior: where the first result used to always be "do a search on search engine with the text I entered", the ...
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How to save PDFs from web for offline reading on an iPad?

I bought an iPad Air to use in my airplane for flight guidance (secondary screen from panel mounted GPS). I'd like to download the manuals for my various avionics, and stop carrying a flight bag that ...
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How to disable URL sharing

On macOS High Sierra (perhaps also earlier version of macOS), I noticed that when I open a URL in a webbrowser (tested with Safari and Opera), that on other Macs in the local network, the Docks shows ...
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Chrome 76 text highlight bug

I am running Google Chrome 76+ on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have come across an issue where highlighting text in the browser will fail randomly. I ran into it enough times that I started trying to ...
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How to configure a non-Safari browser as default on a jailbroken iPhone XR?

How can I set a non-Safari web browser (such as Firefox) as default on a jailbroken iPhone XR, preferably deleting Safari?
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Work computer shows “This connection is not private” warning on almost all sites

My workplace allows me to use a Mac, but doesn't have much experience with them; their support is minimal if well intentioned, and generally as much harm as help. This includes installing antivirus ...
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iPad Pencil touch triggers immediate screen movement instead of a click

On our new iPads using Pencil, whenever our users touch the browser window, the screen starts to scroll/move. But what we expect is that it triggers a click the same way as if you had used your finger....
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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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