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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
0answers
324 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
158 views

why Safari always GET status 200, never 304 for my .swf file?

I serve a Flash app as a .swf file (with HTML wrapper file), and Safari always retrieves with GET status = 200, never 304. Thus, Safari never uses cache for this file and downloads it each time (it's ...
2
votes
0answers
595 views

Safari forces user to select client certificate even if it is optional

This question is loosely related to another one: IIS7.5 SSL Question, Safari users get a prompt of certificate to select, but since it was asked more than a year ago I thought that there may be some ...
2
votes
0answers
252 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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. ...
2
votes
0answers
311 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
534 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
6 views

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
1
vote
0answers
12 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
10 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
591 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
97 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
58 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
180 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
62 views

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?!) ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
811 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
531 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
463 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
272 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

How can I limit Safari's RAM use?

Safari uses a lot of RAM. Especially when you add Safari's use to WebProcess's use: it comes to about 1.5 GB of memory (for me, anyway). How can I limit the amount of RAM Safari and WebProcess use? I ...
1
vote
0answers
178 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
374 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
575 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
328 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
490 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
85 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Webkit, Safari, Fluid app unresponsive web inspector

I am having an issue where all webkit browsers, including safari, chrome, and fluid app. I am running updated os x mavericks. The web inspector sometimes will not show all elements. I am viewing a ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Does Safari put Java in a sandbox (properly)?

Does anybody know whether the Safari sandbox properly confines trusted Java Applets? My problem is that my bank uses Java that I have to trust this plugin since Java apparently only has the ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

creating a script or some way to realist items on ksl.com/classifieds?

Hi all I don't know if this is the place to ask this question but I am wondering if there is some way to make a script or some action to be able to relist items on auction websites like ...
0
votes
0answers
88 views

Adblock filter not working in Safari

I've added the following filter to Safari (7.0.3 OSX) to block web fonts: .woff| which, if I'm not mistaken, should block all the URLs that end with ".woff". However, this doesn't seem to be ...
0
votes
0answers
857 views

Is it possible to debug javascript on iOS Safari using the desktop Web Inspector?

First, let me say that I know all about the iOS simulator, and have no problems using the Safari Web Inspector to debug javascript using Safari and the simulator. That works fine. My issue is that ...
0
votes
0answers
741 views

hide all toolbars in osx safari 7 whilst in fullscreen view (like chrome)

I have been able to remove all toolbars except the address and tabs bar whilst in fullscreen view on safari 7. Seems as though the option to remove the tabs bar is greyed out and I see no option for ...
0
votes
0answers
211 views

“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 ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Metronic image tag issue on safari

Metronic theme image tag issue on safari. image tag doesn't show image when it will selected on add or selected time but in edit time it was show image.
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Open HTML file in Apple Safari without .html extension

I want to open a .mustache file (which is just HTML, its a templating specific file extension). Safari won't open the files (security issue?), but webkit-based Opera can... Is there a way I can get ...
0
votes
0answers
253 views

Can't view VIVOTEK VI-SD8362E on a MAC or set up iviewer app on iphone & night vision doesn't do what it's supposed to

I have installed 2 VI-SD8362E IP cameras and got myself a public IP in order to view them remotely. This I can only do in Microsoft's Internet Explorer(don't go there, don't like IE) The problem is: ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

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 ...