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

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Can Safari 5.1 for Mac OS display favicons for bookmarks in the Bookmarks Bar?

When bookmarking a web site, most contemporary browser will display the site's favicon next to the bookmark, both in the bookmark view and the bookmark toolbar. This is a useful feature. In the ...
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How can I quickly clear cookies for a specific site using Safari for Mac?

I know I can "Reset Safari". I know I can go to Cookies from Preferences and search for a site's cookies and delete those. But is there a faster/easier way to just clear cookies for one site ...
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How to handle .ics files properly on MAC OSX?

With CATSone we can download .ics files to share calendars between collegues. When I click this download link on Windows, the .ics file is downloaded after which I can import it in my Outlook ...
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How to get rid of Mackeeper.zerobit pop-up from Safari

Whenever I open any link or search for anything that has the word Mac, Computer, Keeper, etc. A new tab opens with an advertisement for MacKeeper. The website is called ...
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How do I “tab to” the next control within Safari's viewport?

Hitting TAB in Safari on OSX will focus controls in-order, starting from the top of the page. When I scroll down a long page, I want TAB to focus the first visible element in the viewport, rather ...
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The proxy failed to connect to the web server error code 32

I use the Macbook Pro on OS X El Capitan. When I try to enter on trello I get the following error The proxy failed to connect to the web server error code 32. I tried with Safari and Google Chrome How ...
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How to remove accepted insecure server certificate in Mac OS Safari

I ignored warning from Safari (El Capitan) and connected to a site (it is actually my own self-signed certificate). I now want to remove the cert from Safari so I can get the warning again. How do I ...
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Hangouts on Mac using safari NOT same as on iPad?

https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_ this link will open hangouts on safari I couldn't get it to work same as on my iPad Does anyone have ideas ?
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Safari open a web page from cache offline

I want to open a web page which i could see in safari's history offline. At-least i want to get the html contents out of it. It would be of great help if anyone could help me do it.
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How do I stop autoplay videos (CNN, Yahoo) on a Mac, running Safari?

I'm on a MacBook Pro, running OSX 10.11.4 and browsing with Safari. I cannot figure out how to stop videos from autoplaying (particularly in Yahoo and CNN). It wasn't a problem in Yosemite, but since ...
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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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How to lock yourself in a tab in Safari?

I wish to lock a tab for a certain amount of time on safari. I want this tab to only take up one desktop but not let the window open any other tabs. This is to prevent me from being distracted and ...
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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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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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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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Change default Safari email client to Gmail

How do I change the default email client in Safari on the Mac to Gmail? Mailto tags currently open in Eudora, but it's time to move to Gmail.
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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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How to make a div in a webpage 'selectable' by Safari Web Clip?

On some websites, when you try to create a webclipping in Safari for use in Dashboard, the selection "snaps" to divs on the page. (E.g., superuser.com) On other sites, you have to manually adjust the ...
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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 to use offline mode in Safari

So, I'm kind of falling in love with Safari 4 (sorry, Firefox). However, I'm the type who likes my browser cache. Doing a little bit of Googling, it seems Safari does have an offline mode like ...
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How do I update Safari on Windows?

I'd like to update Safari to 4.0.5 for security reasons, but I can't figure out how to run the Apple updater manually. On Mac there's usually a "Check for Updates" menu item, but I don't see one on ...
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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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How to export from Network F12 Developer Tools window in Safari?

I have successfully finished running a network profiling session using Safari. Run Safari and open F12 tools. Go to the Network tab. Load a page. Get results in table. Now I want to save this ...
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Camino or Safari Cache Location

I'd like to know where the default Java applet cache location is for either Safari or Camino on a Mac, because I'm trying to replace the minecraft.jar for classic with a survival test jar I got off ...
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How do I allow a Java applet which I accidentally denied?

How do I allow a Java applet which I accidentally denied? I'm using Mac OS X and Safari.
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Does safari utilize an internal DNS cache?

As far as I can tell, the Safari browser doesn't have an internal DNS cache. Does anyone know if it does? All other major browsers have some form of DNS cache, and I'm wondering if Safari is the only ...
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Why do I lose <textarea> content when going Back?

I run Gmail in "Basic HTML" mode and sometimes lose composed email because the network has disappeared for various reasons when I'm trying to send the message. To recreate: Switch Gmail to "Basic ...
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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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How do I make Safari automatically use a particular client certificate for an entire site?

Using client certificates with Safari present a number of problems: Safari asks to select a client certificate on each page of the site (annoying) Safari might even re-ask you to choose a ...
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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 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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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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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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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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intuitive way to structure favorites folder

For many years I didnt use the "favorites" feature of my web browsers because when I switched machines (I use a few between work and home) I could not access MY favorites. This was enough to deter me ...
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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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HTTP caching in safari — does it work?

It seems to me that Safari doesn't use cache at all :-( Max-age is set to at least one month, Cache-Control: is public, content is served over HTTPS. It seems that Safari doesn't use memory nor disk ...
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How can I force Safari to perform a full page reload, without using the mouse?

I'm using Safari to preview web pages as I develop them on my local server. I've got 'Disable Caches' checked in the Develop menu. And yet Safari is still working from a cached version of a stylesheet ...
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How is web form content encoded in Safari's cache?

A friend of mine just accidentally navigated off a web page where she entered a rather lengthy text into a web form. When navigating back to the page, the text was lost. (Spoiler: The page had an ...
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Safari on Mac OS X Cache lasts after 'Empty Cache'

So, I broke a website with some server changes oops. I roll back the changes I made, hit cmd-R, and oh noes, it is still broken. But I relax thinking, there must be something held in safari's cache so ...
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Why does Safari retain login information after clearing cookies and history, even after full reset?

Safari appears to retain login information, site preferences, or cookies even after clearing history, cache, cookies, etc. I even tried Reset Safari..., which I understand should restore Safari to ...
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How to clear browser disk and memory caches from the Terminal in Mac OS X

I'm debugging an Adobe Flash application my team and I have developed. Each time we update the application SWF files, we need to clear the browser caches. We also need to delete AssetCaches and setup ...
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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, ...