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Questions tagged [web-browsing]

Viewing webpages via a web browser, such as Safari or Firefox, using the http or https protocol

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I cannot add a Web page into my Dashboard

I want to store a website in my Dashboard, but the option to do so appears greyed out. How do I open the website in Dashboard?
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Move tabs to the side of Safari

Some employees in my office get confused by tabs on the top of Safari. It is measurably affecting productivity. I need to get the tabs on the left side of the screen with a title next to each tab. ...
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Web content is not displayed - just white screen

I faced an issue on High Sierra that seems to be similar to problems reported in other threads months or years ago such as White screen of death or Safari does not render pages, but it is slightly ...
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Mac issue with display profile

The summary of the problem is that the default setting on my 2017 iMac 18,3 for "display profile" is "iMac", but that causes the colors rendered on web pages to be different than the specified CSS ...
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System crashes / logs out after visiting specific website

This might be a weird question, but I'm asking for some guidance for how to investigate this more. It's not a reproducible issue, but it happens often enough (e.g. a couple of times a week). Here's ...
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Unable to remove website data in Safari

In Safari --> Preferences --> Privacy --> Manage Website Data, I'm unable to remove the data that shows up as Databases. I'm able to remove Cookies and Cache data but not able to remove ...
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Browsers open all links in a new tab

Suddenly all the browsers begin to open all links in a new tab. Even when the link is deliberately intended to leave me at the same page (say, uncollapsing some text). I tried Safari, Chrome and ...
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iMac Safari web browser [closed]

Just updated iMac 2011 model to High Sierra, when I search website it automatically goes into reading. I then have to click that site on reading list to open page as it doesn't open in the normal ...
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Make Safari load background tabs

I think this is new behaviour since Safari 11, but I'm not absolutely certain. I tend to leave Safari open all the time, with several pages of tabs, each for a different 'subject'. On relaunch - if I'...
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How do I exit private browsing mode in iOS but retain all of my private tabs?

When I exit private mode in Safari, all of my tabs go away. How do I take all of my tabs with me out of private mode?
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Stop Opera from auto updating

Since yesterday, I'm having a problem with auto update from Opera. Until yesterday I had no problem. I'm in OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5, and the last supported version is Opera 37.0.2178.54. Now it ...
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Video not playing in Firefox on Mac

When I open this link Erlang which has a video, the video won't play. I am a beginner to Mac and recently reinstalled my macOS. I dont know why this video won't play on my Mac, but the same video ...
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How to do a complete refresh in Safari 10.1.1 on MacOS Sierra

I'm developing a website and there's a text input in my website's top menu and what bothering me is: I loaded the site in Safari before my style.css file was edited and after that I edited my style....
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Open many links at once in Safari

Can several links be opened at once in Safari? Imagine you are on a page with a lot of links: Would it be possible to select all the links and open them all in one single Command-click? As such: I ...
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How do i view HTTP request details for potential 404's on an iPhone6

I want to see if there were any invalid gets or posts on page 4 of our multistep flow, specifically any http status code 404's I figured out a couple of ways to view source but the only way I know ...
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Possible to pause audio in browser using keyboard?

I often listen to news/podcasts through my browser (Chrome) on my MacBook and I'd like to figure out a way to pause the audio that is playing using my keyboard instead of trying to hunt down the tab ...
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Your connection is not private

I am unable to access certain websites within Chrome. I am getting the error message "Your connection is not private". Anyone know how to fix this? I've already tried the following: Cleared cache and ...
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Website in separate browser instance in IOS

In IOS, adding a website to the home screen in Safari essentially produces a Safari bookmark on the home screen. When clicking on such an icon, the website is displayed in Safari. Is there some way ...
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Online bank tells me it's Apple devices that displays webpage incorrectly

My online bank is trying to convince me that it's because I have an Apple computer to log on to their service that's the reason for a table of transactions not displaying correctly: The website was ...
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How do I block images for one website in Safari?

There is a question on this Stack Exchange site that details how to disable images in Safari, but I only want to disable images on a website or two. How do I do this?
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what is the purpose of MediaCache folder on a Mac

What is the purpose of /private/var/folders/zg/jjtx0_k94pdc5p5q6gcvf4900000gn/T/MediaCache folder? It looks like some sort of database. I noticed it gets updated while browsing quite often. Excerpt ...
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How do I tell OS X it's OK to escalate to HTTPS?

We've got a new MacBook Air which has a new to us problem. It's unable to web browse to many common websites which normally auto-escalate from HTTP to HTTPS. Example, one can normally go to trello....
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How to make a slow browser go fast?

I've had my MacBook Air for about six months. Now all the browsers are extremely sluggish — sometimes taking minutes to load a web page that would have used to take under one second to load back when ...
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Turn off Safari 9 blinking in web inspector?

The web inspector in Safari 9 seems to have added this new "blinking" thing which I find somewhat annoying although it can be useful. How can you turn it off and on? Here is what I mean.
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In Safari, how can I allow a site to locate me, after I have refused?

In Safari on iOS 8 on my iPad, I went to a page on the site www.castorama.fr. The page wanted to locate me. So Safari asked me, and I refused (too quickly). Now, I want to accept. 1) How can I ...
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How do I open a browser which Apple gives in popups

I have seen a type of browser which Apple spits out, for example, when connecting to hotel WiFi's. They seem to be a pop-up window without any specific application. I find Github's screenshots to be ...
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How do I access my private browsing history?

I'm trying to recover some pages that I had open when my macbook (OSX 10.8.5) crashed. Unfortunately I was using Opera (V30) in private browsing mode. I've tried looking at my DNS cache - but not ...
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Mac connects to network with no problem but browsers can't connect to websites

Computer has Mavericks 10.9.5. Chrome, Firefox, and Safari all do not connect to websites though the network is clearly connected. ***** EDIT: Browsing works in safe mode ***** I've read many ...
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Do Google Chrome and Safari keep sending my IP address to websites while in the background on iOS

When you are not actively using Safari or Chrome, but if they are in the background still with open tabs of websites that were visited while in the foreground, do they keep refreshing and sending my ...
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Is there a way to redirect myself on a pdf document opened with Safari?

I have a new Mac and I use Safari. I was wondering if there is a way to adjust Safari/Pages/whatever when I open a pdf document as a new tab such that when I hyperlink within the documents contents I ...
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Browser issues - gets redirected to adware

When I open web pages, the page automatically redirects to "youradexchange.com" or some other ad web site. Not been able to resolve the issue.
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How to disable emoji I see sometimes while browsing?

Some time ago I saw emoji in my Google Plus and thought, that it is another crappy update, but seems like is it Mac OS who place them instead of text. How to turn them off? Mac OS X 10.9.4 Or is it ...
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Safari on Yosemite stops loading tabs if a new one is created

If I visit a site in Safari, and before it loads, create a new tab or switch over to an existing one, the loading stops in the initial tab. Has anyone else experienced this as well? None of the ...
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How to disable auto password filling (Keychain) while in private browsing mode in Safari?

Keychain offers to auto complete forms including passwords even in private browsing mode. How can I disable this? I'm using Safari 8.0.5 on Yosemite 10.10.3. Edit: The use case here is when other ...
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Why am I so short on physical memory?

My computer is getting old (almost 6 years old I think) and is becoming increasingly slow. The past few week were pretty bad and I am now realizing that my computer is continuously short on physical ...
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Can I make my website respond to Apple voice dictation for navigation?

I'm learning about how to add accessibility into my website and want to include Apple voice dictation as a way to navigate the site. Actually writing this question using voice dictation and hope that ...
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Fast way to download a video from an URL

Is there an easy way to download a video from an URL to the device or to your Dropbox? The only way I have managed to do that is using Mercury: manually copying the URL, going to the download manager ...
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How to open link in a new tab via shortcut in Chrome on Mac?

On Windows, I would just hold control, and click the 30 links on the page I wanted to open. How do I do this in Mac?
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Manipulate incoming HTML data

My ISP, injects JavaScript code into every website I visit. Is there a way to filter all incoming traffic in OS X and remove that injected code?
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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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App for collecting (and categorizing) stuff from the web

I've looked high and low and I'm surprised I haven't found exactly what I'm looking for; it seems like such a common task. I just want an iPhone app to rapidly clip stuff from web pages. My first ...
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Swipe between pages doesn't work and unable two fingers scrolling up/down

Since this morning, the "swipe between pages" functionality doesn't work anymore on my computer! Web-browser specific description of the problem Google Chrome When I try to swipe between pages on ...
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How to get full path of MP4 file used by portal in Safari?

I am looking for the full url of this video on this portal: http://www.atv.hu/videok/video-20141102-havas-a-palyan-1-resz-2014-11-01 In source of the HTML I found this: <div class="video-wrapper-...
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How do I stop my browsers creating a new tab for every new domain?

I have a MacBook and have tried browsing with both the Safari 7 and the Chrome browsers, but every time I go from one domain to another, it automatically creates a new tab. So if I click a link that ...
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How do I create totally independent web browsers in different Desktops?

Help! I just got a Mac Air that's running Mavericks, and I was playing with the different desktops. I had Safari open on each, and they both had totally different tabs open. I shut it down, and now, ...
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MacBook cannot connect to non-SSL websites

I have the late 2013 MBP 15″ with Retina and recently I've been unable to connect to websites not using SSL with either Firefox or Safari. This includes other applications that use HTTP such as the ...
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Safari extension or other means of automatically removing overlay dialogs on web pages?

There's a recent trend in website design in which a site presents the viewer with a full-page overlay containing a "sign up for our newsletter" or similar dialog. The actual page content is covered ...
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safari sometimes can't load sites or sometimes it loads sites without css

I am a software developer experiencing strange errors with safari. Sometimes safari loads some of the github.com pages without styles. The same happens with my heroku dashboard: https://dashboard....
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(How) Can a web site determine if Safari Private Browsing is turned on?

In Safari on Mavericks, I sometimes get a dialog from web sites indicating that some site functions will be blocked or degraded unless I turn off Private Browsing mode. Most users probably expect ...
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how to open fiddler saz files on mac or online?

a friend sent me a fiddler record for me to watch. I have mac and the file he has sent is X.saz I could install fiddler on mac. How can i open these files to watch?