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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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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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Webkit based browsers on Mac refuse to load certain websites or resources, other browsers work fine from the same machine

OK, this one has really been puzzling me. Certain websites (such as instapaper.com ) or certain resources (such as the CSS and images for icanhazcheezeburger.com sites) refuse to load at all in ...
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Improving Chrome performance on OSX

There are a number of sites that do not display properly on Safari and I need to switch to Chrome. Although when the content of the sites requires flash player, Chrome will consume a significant ...
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How does the Apple Safari web-browser store its settings on Windows?

I'm a programmer and am tasked with the following problem for my Windows application, which performs a reset/change of the Apple Safari web-browser preferences, the home-page setting in particular. I'...
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Is there any way to force Safari to use a different UserAgent on a per site basis?

Background: I use Safari 5.1.3 on Lion 10.7.3 on my 13" MacBook Air. I don't have Flash installed and have no intention of installing it. I frequently visit the BBC News site, which has a lot of video ...
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how do I change the default font for different languages in Safari on a Mac?

how do I change the default font for different languages in Safari on a Mac? Unlike Firefox, where you can specify the default sans-serif, serif, and monospace fonts for each language, in Safari you ...
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Safari proxy bypass for IPv6

I'm a first-time n00b on Mac (but have been doing computers since before PC's). This Mac has 2 VLANs, vlan0 in IPv4, vlan1 in IPv6. Safari can surf via IPv4 squid proxy OK. Safari can surf via IPv6 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot view mail contents

I have a very strange issue with Gmail. When trying to view the contents of an email I end up having a screen like below: I have tried disabling all extensions, one-by-one, while viewing Gmail but ...
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How to change Safari's default HTTP concurrent max download setting's?

I am currently reading a javascript book. It says that browser's have a user setting for HTTP request limit that can be changed from the default of 2 simultaneous downloads to whatever you'd like. I ...
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Safari minimize button is disabled

I have a MacBook Pro with Mac OS X version 10.7.5. Safari's minimize button (the one with a '-' in it in left top corner) is disabled (turned gray) and now either I have to keep Safari on the desktop ...
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Safari iOS soft wrap text on zoom in

Is there a way to get Safari/other browsers on iOS device to soft wrap text on zoom in with gestures ? On iOS devices, I tried Safari, Opera Mini, Mercury Browser, but none soft wraps the page on ...
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OS X Lion Safari Flash plugin issues

I'm using OS X fully updated and patched, along with Safari. A few weeks back I started noticing a Flash problem: Every time I load a youtube video, the CPU consumption goes up to 100% on one core and ...
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How to configure MIME type associations for Safari 5.1?

I want to edit the MIME type settings for Safari so I could use MediaWiki's method to automatically edit text in an external editor, or more specifically, so I can change the associated application ...
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Safari causes our Active Directory accounts to be locked?

I work for a giant corporation who, as typical with giant corporations, has rather lackluster desktop IT support. We run Windows XP on our machines. Our small dev group requires that we have Safari ...
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Kill a stalled Safari Window or Tab?

Spinning wheel of death too often. I've tried the usual tricks (delete Plist, shut off extensions, reset, uncheck proxy settings, and whatnot). I don't want to keep shutting down Safari, just the ...
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Disappearing Arial on 2 Macs

I noticed that Safari started rendering common web pages in a funny manner on two different Macs that I have. One is a Macbook Pro and the other a Mac Pro desktop. Yahoo and Google would appear all ...
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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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Safari unable to establish a secure connection to the server “authentication.pmi.org”

I am using a MacBook Air running OS X version 10.7.5. Safari can open the website www.pmi.org however when I click log in on this website it fails to open the page and the following message appears: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 https://...
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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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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 ...