A WebKit-based web browser designed by Apple. The default browser on OS X.

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Edit address of autocomplete suggestions in Safari 8

When you start typing in Safari's "omnibar" you get suggestions based on search results and your bookmarks and history. I often find myself needing to change a small portion of the suggested url; say ...
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Unable to update Flash player on Mac OS 10.10

Some time ago Safari told me that my Flash was out of date and sent me to Adobe website. Once the download page opens, the Install button there is replaced with this note: Note: Your antivirus ...
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How to prevent AppleScript error while website is still loading?

This is a service that copies a text and execute an applescript to simplify my life. The applescript searches a website on Safari and then clicks on specific links in two pages. The problem is that ...
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Mobile phone and Safari browser do not navigate to my website, search instead

I recently registered a domain name at the root domain .science. I put up a website, and can navigate to it fine. But if I type mydomain.science into my phone (android), another phone (ios), or ...
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Safari get stuck on facebook

I am using MacBook pro and the problem is that safari gets stuck when the Facebook is open and also I open another tab and come back to the Facebook tab, then safari get stuck and the cursor becomes ...
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Prevent Google Search from focusing on search box on (almost) every key

The opposite question (Is there keyboard shortcut to move input focus to the Google Search box?) has the accepted answer that amounts to "... just begin typing again". How can you prevent this? I'd ...
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Getting an mp4 to play on iOS Safari with ffmpeg

I have a script that cuts and splices some video from youtube with ffmpeg to make an mpeg thumbnail. The final result is an mp4 that runs fine with the HTML <video> tag on Mac OSX Safari, ...
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Main page on safari 10.5.8 apple

i don't know how to change the main page. I don't know what it is called but it is the one where you open safari and the first page comes up. how can i change what the website it?
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Can't watch videos online - gets “loading the player ” and nothing happens

I'm having a problem trying to see sports highlights. On chrome and safari, I get the message "loading the player..." while nothing happens. I've tried to reinstall the flash player, chrome, and ...
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What is the shortcut for mac safari pinch gesture?

I noticed there is a decent view of mac safari showing my open pages in a widgets view. Currently, I use pinch operation on my pad to do this. But I am prefer to use my external keyboard. So, what is ...
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Safari randomly downloading files when visiting pages

I'm having a very weird issue where pages I visit will randomly trigger small file downloads from Safari (version 8.0.5) to my downloads folder. The files are all very small, about 40-50 bytes. They ...
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How do you get rid of malicious safari browser extension?

I am running Safari 8.0.4 on OS X 10.10.2 I think when I installed filezilla there was also a malicious browser extension installed in Safari. Here is what the extension preferences panel looks like: ...
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Regaining Preview on Safari without uninstalling Adobe Reader?

Certain institutions will only let you fill online forms with the Adobe Reader installed on your browser. My questions is, is there any way of disabling it in Safari without having to uninstall it? ...
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Cannot enable Java in Safari (or any other browser) in OS X

I have the following running on my Mac: OSX Yosemite (10.10.2) Java version 8 update 31 Safari 8.0.4 I am unable to run any Java applet on Safari. I have added multiple sites to the exception ...
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Google on Mac is Dysfunctional

I recently got broadband service at my apartment and I am having the weirdest thing, google doesn't work on my mac. I won't go into all of it, unless asked, but for example if I do a google search ...
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How to remove Zbippirad.info message?

I have a MacBook Air. Whilst using Safari the message warning: install www.zbippirad.info to continue has appeared. Now I cannot do anything with Safari on that user profile, although it does ...
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How to prevent Safari from asking me on every single site if I want to allow plugins?

Every single site I go to pops up an annoying message stating, Do you want to trust the website “EveryWebsite” to use the “Shockwave Flash” plug-in? Every single time I click yes. Is there a ...
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HTML5 video tag not supported in Safari 5.1 on Windows 7?

When investigating the HTML5 video tag, I stumbled across this w3schools page. In Chrome, IE11 and FF the video in this page plays perfectly. In Safari, I get this message in place of the video: ...
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Why chrome doesn't (seem to) need Flash while Firefox and Safari do?

I have a newly installed OS (OS X Yosemite) I downloaded the Chrome and Firefox browsers, in addition to the pre-installed Safari browser. Now flash videos work fine with Chrome, but both Safari and ...
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Google Doc saved as .webarchive

Unfortunately a client has saved a Google Document (Word) by using the Save feature in Safari, resulting in a .webarchive. This was also the only copy. I cannot seem to extract the text contents of ...
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Safari quit unexpectedely on my Mac Desk top

When I try to open safari I get this message "Safari quit unexpectedely" Please show how to fix this problem. I have not tried any solution yet to fix this problem.
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How to diagnose the cause of download interruptions? [closed]

We moved a few months ago, and our wifi has become very, very unreliable. We use the same provider & same hardware. Some days I have to reboot the modem several times, other days we have no ...
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Can I force Safari to only look at one of my two ethernet ports?

I have 2 ethernet adaptors, one has some standard IP devices and the other has a specialist device. I have set the order of preference of which adaptor OSX should use, but safari still won't to to an ...
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Safari not opening in Macbook Air Yosemite 10.10.1 [duplicate]

Safari is not opening, I get two button Ok, Reopen. The safari crashes when click on Reopen. ============================================================================================ Process: ...
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Safari dosen't open anymore “reopen”

I cant open Safari anymore! :( Every time I try it opens a window with this message instead: Process: Safari [336] Path: /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari ...
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How make Google Chrome Developer Console show up by pressing F12 in Mac OS X?

In the OS X version of Google Chrome the Developer Console uses this stupid key combination of Alt+Cmd+I instead of F12, which is the de-facto standard key used in pretty much any other browser: ...
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On OS X Safari, is there a way to open a page I had been reading on my iOS device?

My iPhone, in its tab organizer screen, shows me open pages on my iPad and even on my computer. (This feature pre-dates iOS 8’s Handoff, going back to at least iOS 7, if not earlier.) However, ...
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Change bookmarks from left sidebar to top bar in Safari 7.0.6

A new safari update places the bookmarks on in a quarter screen left navigation. Does anyone know a way to move it back to the top. (I did not see anything in preference and it appeared that under ...
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Bookmarks - sync OS X Firefox with iPhone / iPad Safari

I'm a Firefox user. I want to keep my bookmarks synchronised on all devices - desktop (Firefox Sync works great but just between my desktop instances), iPhone and iPad. Since there is no FF for iPad ...
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Open link under selection using find on page in Safari

In Safari, is there a shortcut to open currently selected link while using find on page search? E.g. Cmd+F enter search term Cmd+G jump through results on page ??? open selected
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trackpad gestures stop working in Safari on MacOS Yosemite

I cannot tell what is the reason that the trackpad gestures stop working but here are the symptoms: Trackpad gestures would be working fine. For instance: smart zoom (double finger tap) or Swipe ...
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Safari-Like Resources (Images) View in Firefox, Chrome, IE?

Are there similarly simple ways of fetching images from websites in browsers other than Safari? (See the picture below.)
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Change Safari address plus [+] button default action

The default action of the plus [+] button next to the URL is to save it to the Reading List. I care not for this list. I want to save it to my bookmarks because I have it organised into folders neatly ...
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Safari disallow the use of certain @font-faces

Is there a way for a user to not allow the use of certain @font-faces in the css of a Webpage? My first thought was using Safari's user style sheets but I don't know how I could over-ride certain ...
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Safari downloads failure on OS X

I had Speed Downloader installed a while ago and it seems I have deleted it improperly since almost all downloads in safari look exactly like in this question here - Safari does not download files ...
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Is there a way to export my adblock settings from Chrome to Safari?

I am using AdBlock in chrome: https://getadblock.com/gplus/v2.6-released/ and I have several custom div's I have hid in many web pages I use. I want to switch to Safari from Chrome. Is there any ...
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Why can't I play onion.com videos on OS X Safari?

When I try to play videos on onion.com on Safari, I see a black rectangle with no video. I do however hear the sound. Videos on Chrome play normally.
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Strange blank line under Bookmarks on Safari

I don't know how but I got a strange blank line under the Bookmarks on my Safari. It looks like this : I tried to look under Safari setting in View or Window, but nothing seems to relate to this. I ...
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High Resolution Screenshot

I am using the Awesome Screenshot extension/addon for Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox. It was working well and generating HiDPI (Retina Screenshot) on my MacBook Pro Retina until yesterday, but ...
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How to move all open tabs from Safari to Firefox?

In my case I have many tabs opened in Safari and I want to move to Firefox. I know I can note down all the url in a text file and open all of them again one by one in another browser. But I'm looking ...
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OSX Safari Occasional Page hangs and slowdowns

I have an almost brand new retina MacBook Pro (not even a month old). I am running Mavericks and have updated Safari to the latest version, 7.0.6. There seems to be an issue with Safari loading ...
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Apple's still fairly adamant about capping Windows at Safari 5.1.7; what's a decent way to run 6+ anyway?

I wrote a little bit of WordPress code that's still in the early stages of development, and somebody ran across a bug with one of the links. Unfortunately I'm having trouble reproducing the issue, as ...
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Safari: Problems with pop ups and cursor control in addition to massive resource use! OSX 10.9.4

I currently have a Macbook pro mid 2012 i7 with 8g of ram. When I use Safari my resource use and cpu temperature rise to 205˚F My cursor does not register the links I guide it to (Sometimes the ...
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Apache Virtual Host loads slowly on Chrome and Firefox, not at all on Safari

I originally wrote a post here, which I now know is down to Safari/browsers or something. Basically, my Virtual Host, 5lines.dev, which is a WordPress Multisite, loads really slowly on Chrome and ...
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Incognito browsing with Safari: how to browse privately?

What is the equivalent to Google Chrome incognito in Safari browser? In other words, how to browse privately using Safari (in my case version 7.0.6)?
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Is there a way to let Safari manage my Flash plugin updates?

After not using Flash for a couple of years, I started again in Mavericks thanks to the improved features around it in Safari. The one thing that still bugs me is every so often it tries to update. ...
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Mackeeper.zerobit pop-up SAFARI

When ever I open any link or search for anything that has the word Mac, Computer, Keeper, etc. A new tab opens with an advertisement for mac keeper. The website is called ...
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clearing Zombie-cookies

HELP! I'm being eaten alive by Zombie-cookies! I Have been attempting to clear zombie-cookies from all HTML5 storage locations without success. I am using Safari 5.1.10 and System 10.6.8 Reseting ...
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How to pin a tab in safari in osx

There are several options provided by other popular browsers like chrome, firefox. One of the option is to pin the tab. This feature is very handy when you wish to re-open same tabs when you restart ...
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IOSurface seed changed errors since 10.9.4 update

I only updated to 10.9.4 last week, and ever since my system.log has been filling up with IOSurface errors whenever Safari is running - with the number of errors per second roughly equal to the number ...