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

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Can Safari show the tab/window URL instead of its title?

I am a web developer, I created a script that holds the entire process from A to Z, for deploying a local website with ease, setting you from repository cloning to logging in passing via database and ...
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“Run in Unsafe Mode” is not applied in Safari

I'm currently developing a Java-application, which is deployed via Java Web Start. Because this application needs access to the file system, the Java-plugin must be configured in Safari to "Run in ...
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How to display a text file within Safari that doesn't have the .txt extension?

I have some html that hyperlinks to a text file that is on my desktop. However, this file uses a different file extension than .txt, and I don't want to change it. When I view the html file in Safari ...
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How to identify web site inaccessible issue on OSX?

I would like to know how I can identify this problem. I have been surfing on Internet today without any problem and not setting changed. I really think this is the cause of HTTP packet from internet ...
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Open Gmail message images in OS X Safari in new tab, not download?

The problem is that images embedded in emails (such as when sent from an iPhone) are not shown "properly" in Gmail in OS X Safari, i.e. they are shown at probably 100%, which is almost always ...
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Locating and modifying Services in OS X

So, I'd like to be able to add a website viewed in Firefox to the Reading List feature in iOS so I can check stuff on my iPhone. I was inspired by https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/51534/...
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How can MacOSX 10.9.1 Safari tabs be used to merge two single tabbed windows?

Trying to come up with a complete picture as to how to use these new Displays and Spaces, especially with some of the Applications which supposedly were designed to utilize this new paradigm. Noticed ...
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How do I turn off loud alert from Safari?

Safari occasionally rings a loud bell sound for unknown reason. I haven't been able to find a way to turn it off. Can anyone explain why it makes these sounds and how to get it to stop? When I ...
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Browser slow first pageload

The browser is really slow on first pageload (about 10-30 seconds), what could this be? It's both Safari and Chrome (On OSX) and after the first pageload is done, further browsing is normal. If the ...
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Run Safari from terminal with given URL address without open command

I'm having trouble with opening Safari from terminal. Command I tried is /Applications/Safari/Contents/MacOS/Safari http://www.example.com Safari opens and tries to navigate to the url: file:///...
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Windows 7 /Safari- Stubborn 'other browsers' upgrade notification

Running Safari(latest version) in Windows 7. For some weeks, on opening Safari, a screen appears requiring upgrade of Internet Explorer and Firefox. (This alone seems strange, and I would be ...
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Get Safari's current location from command-line?

How can I get the location of the current tab of the frontmost window of Safari in a shell script?
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How do I get Java applets to work on Mac OS X Mavericks?

There doesn't even seem to be the option in Safari. And while the Java plugin is installed on Firefox, it doesn't work there either, which makes me think it might be a system-wide issue. I do have ...
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Mac iBookG4--MsWord and Safari Error

I have mac ibook G4. Ms office (word) gives me error when I start the program and doesn't open. Also Safari closes unexpectedly while I am browsing. I created another user account. I did follow MS ...
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Can't login into phpMyAdmin with Safari

I have this weird problem that I can't login into phpMyAdmin with Safari. With every other system/browser I can login just fine, but not with my Safari browser. I tried to empty cache, history, etc., ...
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How do I disable source maps in Safari?

The version of Safari shipped with Mavericks (7.0) includes support for Source maps which I thought would be a blessing for Coffeescript development. Unfortunately I'm finding that much like Chrome, ...
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Mavericks: Safari does not login in into web services

Since when I upgraded ML to Mavericks Safari is no longer able to log me into Facebook. When I go to the login page it suggests me the correct credentials, I hit the Login button, the page refreshes ...
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I am trying to find out screen resolution on my MacBook

I have a MacBook Pro 13". It is 3 years old. In System Preferences > Display there is nothing where I can change or see my screen resolution -- (I see you answered one user - go to System ...
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tiddlywiki on OSX

I can't seem to find an option to work with Tiddlywiki on OSX (recently upgraded to Maverick). Chrome, my main browser, is out of the question because java7 doesn't support 32 bit chrome. On either ...
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How to control iOS Safari from OS X

While developing web apps I need to test results on multiple devices, and often need to change URLs to switch between prototypes, tests, and my main application. Entering new addresses in a desktop ...
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Mac OS X Safari/Wi-Fi connectivity issue

I'm using a MacBook Air and after a few issues with my internet line, I have some problems with my connectivity. When I connect to my Wi-Fi, everything seems ok, but when I try web browsing using ...
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What would cause a ColdFusion website to error in only one browser, on only one computer?

I'm using a MacBook Pro running OS X Mountain Lion. A particular website I am trying to visit gives me ColdFusion/Java errors anytime I try to access any of its pages. For a while I thought it was a ...
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Safari and Firefox, High CPU usage during downloads

I have found both Safari and Firefox use a very high amount of CPU during downloads (>200% CPU usage), can anyone explain as to why this happens? It occurred both before and after a complete system ...
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How can I launch Safari Terminal on Windows 7

I want to execute some commands for my Safari web browser mainly to disable auto-refresh. And it is seems that the only way to do so, is to use the terminal to write commands. But I am using windows 7 ...
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Safari - open tab in last position

I'm using Safari 6.0.5 on Mac OS X 10.8.4. Is it possible to configure Safari so that new tabs are opened not next to the current tab but at the end? Something similar to the Firefox option browser....
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Is it possible to change safari scrollbar behavior?

This has been driving me nuts mostly when browsing the StackExchange sites. It's too aggressive about displaying the draggable scrollbar. If it would just hide the instant I mouse away, that'd be a ...
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Where is the Javascript console (like in Chrome) in Safari 6?

I'm a heavy Chrome user for development, and wanted to try out Safari, but how do I get the console to see my traces and other outputs?
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How can I transfer the contents of my portable Firefox into the installed Firefox in my laptop?

I have a portable Firefox installed in my USB stick. Also, I have the real Firefox installed in my laptop. I usually use my Firefox portable inside my USB stick at my workplace, I know that all ...
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Need script or code to write all visited Safari webpages to file (mac)

I know this is probably possible, and probably easy for someone who knows what they're doing, but I apologize in advance for how little I know. I'm essentially looking for some sort of code (script? ...
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Will my portable browser leave any mark behind if I use it on my pc at my workplace thru my USB stick?

And how about if I copied the files out from my USB stick to the PC hard drive, will it all be the same, or is it much better to leave it inside my USB stick whilst using the portable browser? How ...
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sites are in the middle of the broswer Safari

I went to Apple retail store and had a look at Macbook Pro and Macbook Air. What I have noticed about them when I start browsing the web is that all sites are in the middle of of broswer screen so ...
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“Safari Web Content” process uses loads of memory even with a single tab open

When looking at OS X Activity Monitor under the "Real Mem" column, I frequently find a process called "Safari Web Content" using 1gig+ of memory. I understand that this happens when I open a lot of ...
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Chrome and Safari show the same behavior on OS X

This has been bugging me for a while, and apologies for poorly constructed title, but it seems like Google Chrome and Safari are the same thing on OS X. I use Chrome exclusively on OS X Mountain ...
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Cloning browser data to another computer [closed]

I have 5 different browsers on the same computer. Is cloning the passwords/usernames and other data as easy as copying over the information under App Data for Windows? Edit: As mentioned below, are ...
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Sync chrome tabs with safari locally

I want to be able to check my open tabs on my iOS devices that I have open on my Mac's Chrome browser. I have looked up if its a possibility to sync Chrome directly with iCloud but its not possibile. ...
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How can I copy the URL of a Google search in Safari (after searching via address bar)?

When I enter www.google.com in Safari's address bar and enter a search term in Google's search box I can later copy the URL of that particular Google search from the address bar. However when I ...
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How to automatically auto play youtube videos?

Can I make youtube always autoplay videos on page load? I know everyone always wants to stop this it seems... Specifically embedded videos.
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Remove all web sites data

Does the "Remove all websites data" in Preferences → Privacy on Safari 5.1.7 remove them only from Safari or all other browsers installed on the computer? I get a warning: Are you sure you ...
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mailto behaves abnormally in Safari browser

I have Safari 5.1.7 installed on my system.I have installed and set default email client Mozilla Thunderbird. I have an application which has link like <a href="mailto:someone@example.com">...
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change of default search-engine on Safari

So I got this problem - I installed Internet Explorer on my Mac and an add-on program came with it (XQuarz). And after this all the default search engine in Safari is got changed to ChatZilla (wtf?!) ...
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How does my browser know I've visited a page if the URL is redirecting?

How do Chrome, Safari, Firefox or other browsers know you've visited the destination URL of a redirecting link? I've always found it interesting that the browsers know the URL a redirecting URL lands ...
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How can I make the Page Up and Page Down keys scroll a full screenful in browsers?

For as long as I can remember I have been frustrated by the browser behavior whereby using the Page Up and Page Down keys on the keyboard doesn't scroll the web page by a full screenful. Whenever I am ...
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Safari developer tool search

How to search content in all sources in safari developer tool? I know that in Chrome developer tool the shortcut is: Ctrl+Shift+F. Thanks.
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Safari - how to make menubar permanently visible

How to make the ‘standard’ Safari /File/Edit/View 'button/menu' bar permanent i.e. always visible at top of screen and not occasionally disappear. I have a MacbookAir
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Separate Cookies Per Tab

I purchased a program that runs a .json script to purchase products from a specific website for me. The program automatically opens my browser. And I can also run multiple instances of the program at ...
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Open mailto link with another client in Safari

I would like to have the option to right-click on a mailto: link in Safari and tell it to open in another mail client. Currently I have Outlook set as my default mail client as that is my work client, ...
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How to allow safari through firewall windows 7?

I turn on my windows 7 firewall and was unable to search for option to allow safari access to internet. Can anyone help me?
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Launch Safari from Chrome

I have a web application which has compatibility issues with MAC chrome, is there a way I can launch the same web application in Safari using any script after checking if the browser is chrome. ...
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Annoying Safari pop up when I click show password in preferences and no favicon support

An hour ago I decided to switch to Safari 6.0 on Mac OSX 10.7.4 from Google Chrome and here I am with two issues. Issue 1: Visiting preferences I eventually went to Password Tab as shown in ...
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Is there a way to make Safari open a bookmark in a new tab automatically without a keystroke?

The only way I can see to open the selected bookmark in a new tab is with a keystroke (control-click, or control-shift-click). I'd like to set Safari to automatically open a selected bookmark in a new ...