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How do I open a .webarchive in iOS Safari?

My goal is to save (mobile) webpages so that I can comfortably read them offline in iOS 14 on an iPhone. So far I've tried: Asking the Safari reading list to save them offline, making sure to enable ...
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Downloading an empty file from Netflix

I want to start off by saying that I'm terrible at computers, so I'm sorry if this is a stupid question. I have a macbook, and when I was logging in to my Netflix account a message popped up saying ...
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Apple discussion forums unavailable?

I recently purchased my first apple product and naturally a few questions popped up. However, I wasn't able to access any topics on the Apple discussion forums during the last week, because they seem ...
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Where to change websites settings on Safari, IPadOS 14

I am trying to make a video online on this website https://spark.adobe.com/. And I got this error. I don’t know how to make the requested change. I cannot find the mentioned path on my iPad. In the ...
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How to prevent safari from opening links in third party apps on macOS

Some services like Zoom or BlueJeans have capabilities of working both in app or in the browser. However when an appropriate app is installed links are automatically opened in the app by safari (macOS)...
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How to view page source in Safari browser on an iPhone?

I thought there'd be an easy way to do this, but I may have been wrong. How can I view the source for a web page using Safari browser on an iPhone?
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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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Some websites do not load in all my browsers

Some websites do not open in safari, firefox and google chrome. I have been trying for a few days now and it is always the same. In safari, I get "Safari can't open the page "xxx" ...
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What causes the BBC News site to scroll up like this?

On both my iPhone and iPad (both up to date with iOS/iPadOS 14.3), if I am browsing BBC News in Safari, whenever I browse back to the main page the browser window immediately scrolls straight back up ...
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Safari (iPhone, MacBook) gives NSURLErrorDomain:-1017

I face the issue that Safari returns the error: cannot parse response (NSURLErrorDomain:-1017) I tested it on different iPhones and one MacBook. iPhone XS & 11 (iOS 14.3). MacBook Pro BigSur. ...
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Is there a low level website blocker for OSX? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a very low level website blocker for MacOS. Let's say that I want to block Twitter. I want to block it in a way that I can't unblock it without reinstalling the operating system. I'm ...
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4 GB of disk space goes "missing" for a week after browsing away from standard sites, why does this happen?

Using Stack Exchange, reading the news, watching a few YouTubes, browsing journals does not cause this. But when I go off into clickbait and less reputable sites my laptop's fan starts running, memory ...
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Is there any way to prevent specific websites from showing on browser search on Mac?

On iOS I use Zero Willpower to prevent specific websites from showing on search as well as block access to them. But I could not have found any way to do it on my Mac. Now I use dnsmasq to block ...
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Is there a cell/mobile friendly site for Apple feedback?

I have previously used: https://www.apple.com/feedback/iphone.html To send feedback. I was shocked that this web form is not CSS formatted correctly on safari for iPhone. It’s so annoying to fill in a ...
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What is Safari Service worker ? Would disabling it affect website performance?

For the past three days, I have seen Outlook and Twitter service workers trigger randomly, even if I never opened those sites in non-private mode. They consume 2 threads and distract me. Then I force ...
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Safari 11.1.2 - Discord is not showing entire page or scaling correctly

Now Discord is not scaling correctly or showing the entire page. I am using Safari 11.1.2 This comes after realizing I can't comment on YouTube or see the notifications on YouTube in Safari 11.1.2. I ...
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My Comments Not Posting on Youtube with Safari (macOS)

My comments are not posting on Youtube while I use Safari (11.1.2) on macOS? I only have one extension which is the Hoversee extension, nothing else, I'm almost certain that's not why YouTube is ...
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My Mac is opening new tabs with different ad sites

It all started with the installation of software from mac-torrent but probably it was Adobe Flash Player. It said that I had an old one and the system needs to update, so I gave the right to install ...
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Many websites not opening from a certain WiFi connection

My MacBook air is not opening many websites from my smart phones WiFi hotspot, it opens all from other WiFi's and my smart phone's hotspot opens all in other laptops. It shows that the sites can't be ...
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Safari is sluggish and many websites produce a message about using significant memory

I'm running High Sierra on my older iMac with 16 GB of ram. I use Safari and I often have 5 or 6 websites open at once. Throughout the day I will very often encounter a website that will produce the ...
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How do I create Keyboard shortcuts for operations in a website on OS X?

I need someone to help me out in assigning Keyboard shortcuts for a few operations/tabs on a website in Mac. I'm working on a website that plays the audio files. So, I want to create a Keyboard ...
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How do I force an image to use when a website is shared?

For instance when I link a URL in Google Chat, iMessage, etc. How do I determine what image, and what dimensions are used when a chat program generates a thumbnail for the link? Example: If I wanted ...
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How can I listen to Apple Music from my web browser?

Is there a web player for Apple Music I can use to stream songs from my web browser?
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How can I block using of YouTube app as well as YouTube website in all browsers on iPhone 5s?

My 10-year-old son is using YouTube every day for like 5-6 hours on his iPhone 5s. Is it possible to block using YouTube app as well as accessing www.youtube.com, so that he is not wasting his ...
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How to download a web site with specific cookies set?

I want to download a site with specific cookies set. I tried SiteSucker but found there are no options to set headers. So I could not set a cookie. Are there other Mac tools or apps I can use?
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Can I prevent websites from disabling the context menu in Safari on macOS?

More and more websites seem to disable the context menu in web browsers. Can I prevent websites from disabling the context menu in Safari on macOS?
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Request Mobile Site after requesting Desktop Site Safari

I selected Request Desktop Site on a web page and now I want to go back to the mobile version. How? I Google’d and got 20 results explaining how to get the Desktop version, but none how to go back. ...
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Can’t access some webpages

When I go to certain websites, it says “safari cannot open the page because it could not connect to the server” Screen time is currently not blocking any websites, and this happens with YouTube.com, ...
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How do I right-click in iOS Safari to access website specific functionality?

More and more desktop websites these days use javascript to offer specific website functionality which is available when you right-click on something. Often the developers create something that looks ...
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How to block specific websites without using Parental Controls?

I know I can block websites in Parental Controls, but accessing that option requires the "Limit Adult Websites" option, which I find to be overly strict. Is there a way to block specific websites ...
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Automator: Save images from a list of URLs in a text file

I have a text file with a list of URLs of images from a website. I would like to download them to a folder named Art on my computer. I have tried Get Contents of TextEdit Document and then Extract ...
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The website tomahawk-player.org maybe has an expired certificate. Should I ignore that?

I have an iMac running High Sierra 10.13.6. I wanted to download the Tomahawk music player from the developer site at www.tomahawk-player.org. Safari tells me the connection is not private. It appears ...
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Why do some characters are not displaying correctly in this website?

If I go to this website: https://www.w3schools.com/charsets/ref_utf_misc_symbols.asp I can see some of the first glyphs, but later down the page most are missing. In their place, I can only see the "...
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How can I directly open a file on the Web in a normal application?

Suppose there is a file on the web such as: http://www.example.com/something.txt I know that I can read it in any number of browsers, or that I can download it using any number of techniques and ...
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Can a website create and/or update Apple Subscription Calendar?

I am making a website for scheduling work and off-days (for about 30 employees and managers) and I would like to make it so that the website imports their work times into their Apple Calendar. Is ...
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Safari showing border of transparent PNG

A website I work on has a partly transparent png image overlying parts of the website. The image is resized to 100% of the browser window width. In all other browsers the transparent parts behave ...
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Safari can't load any page, but chrome can

If I connect to a specific wifi network with my MacBook Pro, Safari can't load any site, but Chrome can. This problem occurs only one wifi network (but unfortunately I have to use this network). I've ...
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Website that uses iPhoto or Photos library as the database

I've begun creating a centralised iPhoto library of all the family photos and was hoping to share it with my family members in a well presented way rather than just sending them the raw images. My ...
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Trigger script on specific webpage loading

My mother has a the 30-inch LED Cinema Display, which is a bit too large for her everyday use. She prefers to use it in 1680x1050 or 1600x1200 modes, and can then switch to 1920x1080 for watching ...
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automate file text edits

I have an online website that I'd like to move to a new URL. Therefore I need to edit all website html files (100+ files) to update the URL links inside each file of this website. I'm thinking of ...
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Is it possible to use etc/hosts to block a specific part of a whole website

I know how to use etc/hosts to block something such as youtube.com However, I when I try to use etc/hosts to block something such as: youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector nothing seems to happen. Is it ...
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How can I find a specific JavaScript identifier of a website?

I want to use JavaScript to set the scroll amount of a webpage in an AppleScript, using the second method described in this answer. This answer focuses on one webpage in particular. I want to branch ...
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MacBook Air - unable to access websites without http/https

I am using a MacBook air and I am unable to go to websites unless I specify http or https My version is 10.10.5 Websites which automatically have https work like youtube.com and netflix.com cnn.com ...
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How to make Safari display forms on web pages correctly

In Safari, it is often the case that web-form show up in such a way that the text doesn't fit. Safari then inserts "..." in the text box (or combo-box, as the case may be). This happens on many ...
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How to create a custom command for the terminal?

Every time I make a new webpage, I do the following commands in the terminal. touch index.html mkdir stylesheets mkdir javascripts mkdir images mkdir sass open index.html -a sublime\ text I wish to ...
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How to add a custom widget to IOS 10? (Website)

Is there any way to add a widget from a website to iOS? I'm not familiar with xCode, plus there's an annual fee of $99 to publish an app. Is there any way to add a widget from a website, similar to ...
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Cannot access specific website (MBP - OS X 10.10.5)

I’m having problems connecting to a certain website. It’s random whether the site loads but recently it’s been getting worse. What happens is that I turn my router and computer off at night, then ...
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Host a site on a Mac [closed]

I have my website locally on my Mac ready to host. It is accessible locally via http://localhost running on MAMP. Let’s say my static public IP from my ISP is : 201.23.45.23 and I’ve already linked ...
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Mac won't load some web contents

My MacBook Pro 2012 running ML has started not to load certain web pages. I tried with every browser but I have the same issue. I thought it was a firewall trouble, but it's disabled. Tried to ping ...
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Using 'scrat' name in a web app [closed]

Is there any problem that I may have in the future if I use the name 'scrat' in an web app for App Store? For example 'Scrat Store' or something similar? Since the name 'scrat' is the name of an Ice ...
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