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Gmail text highlighting bug in Safari

I have a simple problem. As a Gmail user, I often like to drag tags from the left sidebar and drop them on individual conversations in my inbox. Quite recently, I started encountering something that ...
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How to catch iOS status bar taps? [closed]

Well, hello. As you know, if you tap on ios status bar when browsing a webpage, it scrolls the page all the way to top. Well, yeah, my website is not scrollable within <body> tag, because of ...
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Handoff from Chrome on Mac to Safari on iPhone

I noticed today while browsing Safari on my iPhone that Chrome popped up in the Handoff spot in the Dock on my Mac. This got me wondering, is it possible to do this the other way around? I like using ...
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How to quickly remove current page from my bookmarks in Safari

I've been using both Safari and Chrome a lot, and while using Chrome, if I opened a page that I've already bookmarked and I want to un-bookmark it, just need to press Command+D and click the remove ...
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no certificate found in safari

I have a problem where our certificate is not visible (I'll get to more details after explaining the problem), in Safari. I get it working on Chrome and Firefox. The OS I am using for testing is OS X ...
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Safari version of Chrome's ability to middle-click back button?

Common scenario: You open a youtube link to a nice song to listen to. But you need to get back to browsing! On Chrome all you do is middle-click Back (Guarantee chances are you did not know you ...
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Safari and Chrome will not use Web Proxy (HTTP) on OS X El Capitan

I've built a simple reverse proxy and have confirmed that it is running well by configuring Windows and Linux systems to use it. I've also used 'curl' on OS X to confirm that it is working as it ...
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Any possibility targeted ads still work in Safari private mode [closed]

I have a friend that claims that she gets targeted ads in Safari in private mode. I've told her it's not possible, but she seem to be very sure about it. So I wonder, is this possible, at all? ...
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Accessing remote VLC interface on home network via Safari browser on iPhone

I'm running a VLC on Mac OS X Yosemite and I want to control it over phone via home WiFi network. I configured remote interface on VLC following the instructions found on the net: The web interface ...
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CSS error in Safari causes pages to not load

So recently I updated to OS El Capitan 10.11.2 and it has interfered with my Safari experience (I think). I am somehow not able to see any pages in my Google Drive (Docs, Slides, Sheets), but I can ...
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how to enable safari exit prompt in version 9.0.2

I keep accidentally closing my Safari browser on my OS X Yosemite, Safari version 9.0.2 and loose all of my open web pages I am working from. How do I enable a prompt to ask me if I am sure I want to ...
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Mac 10.10 Safari and Firefox returning 403 errors while Chrome loads the page.

I have an intranet site that is running an SHA-1 certificate. The user machines are locked down in that they don't have admin rights. When attempting to navigate to the site the login site at ...
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Abnormal Shift+Tab Behavior in Mac OS Safari

I designed a web form keeping Accessibility Interface in mind and during the testing phase, one of the tester (who was testing on a Mac Laptop) reported that when he used the Shift+Tab combination, ...
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Why can't I visit a specific site?

For some reason I can't visit http://daringfireball.net and it's driving me crazy. On Chrome I get "This webpage is not available ERR_TIMED_OUT", on Safari I get "..the server where this page is ...
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Android Xamarin I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone

I want to open web-view with safari browser without installing safari to my phone(like we do in Web Application with dll files, without installing software we can use it ) Or If we can set safari as ...
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How to stop Safari Develop Tools from changing tabs on page reload?

I often need to use Chrome, Firefox, and Safari developer tool panels. Somehow, Safari gets "stuck" on a particular tab such as the Resources tab. I want to watch the Console tab, yet every time I ...
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Firefox cannot connect to a local servers subdomain

I face issue with Firefox and Safari browser , when I need to access my web app on my local server (WAMP server) with sub-domain for example sub.localhost/myapp/public I see Server not found Whilst ...
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Google search site stucks after ADSL credentials renewal

Some times I have to reset my ADSL modem, after that google search won't work, I tried browsing other sites like bing.com and duckduckgo.com without any problem, it just gets stuck when I enter either ...
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Automatic open new browser tab on Mac OS X

Im trying to create a action in Automator, but I am not sure if its possible only use this software or I would need use applescript. I need to create a action for when I set a specific URL in some ...
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How can I permanently remove element from every webpage?

I am running Safari, on a Mac with OSX El Capitan and I want a way to permanently remove an element from every webpage in a domain. I do not want a temporarily make changes. I would like my answer to ...
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What is this random “Do you need more hard disk on your Mac?” pop-up on a Mac about?

I get a random popup that asks “Do you need more hard disk on your Mac?” It happens only when I’m in Safari. It pops up on the top right hand corner of my screen.
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How do I recover information I've typed into a website after I accidentally lost the information?

I typed a good amount of information into a form while in Safari, but I never bothered to save it and when I pressed to submit the data there was an error and I lost all the work I had done. Is there ...
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How do I get Safari 9 to use my new pinned tab icon?

Safari 9 on OSX supports showing icons on its new pinned tabs, using the following syntax: <link rel="mask-icon" color="red" href="/mask-icon.svg"> However after adding this line, reloading ...
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Is it possible to prevent the installation of new extensions in Safari?

I am using Safari v8.0.8 on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). There is one Safari extension installed that I would like to stay active. Is it possible to prevent the user (using a standard account) from ...
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What is the complete list of sources that Safari will use for trusted certificates?

Browsing to a particular HTTPS URL in Safari succeeds. Clicking the lock icon, followed by "Show Certificate" shows me the certificate chain. The root cert is listed as "Trusted" (has a blue "+", ...
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Safari won't open a URL with special utf8 characters over https, but http works fine

My https switch is almost complete. Everything works flawlessly on every browser except Safari (both iOS and OSX). Some URLs contain Polish characters, such as żźćąłóń. Apparently in some cases ...
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Why will this mp4 file (generated by ffmpeg) play on safari but NOT firefox?

I have an mp4 file (that's blank space, I use it to test subtitles) It's currently sitting at http://projectgrin.org/SubtitlePlayer/video/output.mp4. I generated it with ffmpeg. My notes are ...
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How to find text in linked pages?

Sometimes, websites offer a way to search for textual content in the form of a page with a list of results. Or maybe there are categories, which each link to a number of pages. In the case of a ...
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Error installing Safari for Windows on Ubuntu 15 through Wine

I'm trying to install Safari 5 for Windows in Ubuntu 15 through Wine (version 1.6.2). First I downloaded with wget: wget http://appldnld.apple.com/Safari5/041-5487.20120509.INU8B/SafariSetup.exe ...
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How can I disable “private browsing enabled” notification each time I open the first window in Safari?

I wish that Safari have the option to erase history browsing on exit, but apparently it does not have it, so instead I selected the option in preferences>general>safari opens with "a new private ...
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How do I view what Safari is downloading?

When idle, Safari seems to download something that consumes significant bandwidth (about 800 KB/s). The auto-install setting under Extensions > Updates is disabled/unchecked, so I don't think it's one ...
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Clearing redirect cache in Chrome and Safari

I used to have a self-signed certificate on my test site, such that http://example.com redirected to https://example.com. I have since removed the certificate as well as the redirect, such that the ...
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How can I reset Safari 8 cookies from the command line?

How can I reset Safari 8 cookies from the command line? I've read the question Reset Safari from command line which seems to work fine for Safari 7, but this method no longer seems to work with ...
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What is the “blob:http://” prefix and where can I learn more about this?

I'm using safari, and unsure if this works in other browsers, but when I signed up for a storm path account, I see the following URL blob:https://api.stormpath.com/1be95204-93d6-4GUID HERE The ...
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YouTube in Safari reloads page when I click on comments

I know about this trouble in other browsers but I can't found a solution for Safari (Safari 8.0.7). How can I fix it?
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Custom style sheet: site-specific selector

In Safari preferences, you can use a custom style sheet across all websites. How do I make a CSS selector that selects elements from a specific website? Maybe I want all links to be red while using ...
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Wifi HotSpot: have you ever seen Safari automatically launched at connexion?

This is a simple question of usage. Have you ever seen ? or never ? I'm building a Wifi hotspot for iOSX (iDevices & Mac). And your help is very welcome. You probably already connected to a ...
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Safari - save window / session (like TabCloud for Chrome)

Is there an add-on for Safari (v8.0.5, on Yosemite) that allows the saving of a window? e.g. when doing research on Floorboard DIY, I'd like to save all Tabs that I've viewed. Note that I don't want ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access search bar within website? Mac OS X

Using Safari, but curious if this is applicable for other browsers too. I use CMD-L to quickly access the address bar, but I'm having trouble finding a shortcut for quickly getting to a search bar ...
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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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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: ...