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

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Safari cmd+arrow down does not work on certain websites

Cmd + 'arrow down' is a 'End of page' shortcut in Safari. But on some websites (namely, https://news.ycombinator.com) it does not work. Cmd + 'arrow up' works, but 'arrow down' does not. Works fine in ...
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Browsers ignoring CSS?

I have this in a CSS file: p { margin: 50; font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 50px; } On MacOS, Safari honored the margin but ignored font-family and font-size. ...
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Clear cached URL redirects from Safari and Firefox

I have a NodeJS server and set up a redirect for https://emocoes.org/ukraine to https://emocoes.org/ucrania. The redirects seem set up correctly: $ wget https://emocoes.org/ukraine 2>&1 | grep ...
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Is it possible to recover a Safari saved password from a full system backup?

One of my family members needs to access a Safari saved password from an old machine. Currently, the files from that machine are in a Time Machine backup and a Backblaze backup. For various reasons, ...
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Adobe Fonts: Safari (Mac, iOS) doesn't load fonts of germanic umlaut (öäü)

I implemented an Adobe Font on my website, which works fine on all browsers. However on Safari (iOS and Mac) it loads only the "normal" characters, but not the characters of germanic umlaut (...
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Bring back buffering for HTML5 Video

My internet connection is unrealiable out in the boonies. Ever since a couple years ago, everyone moved to "instant playback" for video. Now when I pause a video, it won't buffer for more ...
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MacOS Monterey keeps asking constantly for my keychain password when using Safari or Mozilla Firefox

I use Safari or Mozilla firefox for reading my company emails using a browser based email client. Doing so macOS is constantly asking me for my keychain password several times, I enter password 10 ...
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Removing a Chrome Extension "Added to Desktop" from Phone - without syncing

When Chrome extensions are "Added to Desktop" from an iOS device that is signed in - it seems that they are stuck somewhere until that Google account enables "Sync" on a chromium ...
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Can't Delete Safari Webdata

I cleared my Safari cookies and web data using the recommended method Safari > Preferences > Privacy > Manage Website Data... > Remove All. No matter how many times I do this, donotcall....
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Old Hangul (옛한글) on Safari not rendering

I have a Mac(MacOS 12.0.1) and use Safari as my default browser. Across my Mac, despite having several fonts that support it, Old Hangul (옛한글) does not render how it is supposed to. In more detail, ...
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How to disable Safari text corrections?

How to disable text corrections in Safari? While typing Safari can change the text. How to prevent Safari from this behaviour?
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I have updated Safari browser to 15.1 on MacOS Catalina but it has still the old look [closed]

Last night I got an update for the Safari browser on my 13 inches 2012 Mac. I updated it and when opened it has still the old look and nothing feels new. I wonder my Safari doesn't have new features ...
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Ways to confirm 4K Netflix video playback on macos safari browser

I was finding ways to confirm that Netflix videos are streaming at 4K frame rate because it seems they somenhow don't show the "Ultra HD 4K" icon when displaying on monitors even though 4K ...
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Why is Safari(Mac OS Monterey) bypassing my VPN and making connections?

Im monitoring traffic between a Mac OS device and router. For the purpose of garnering a smaller network capture, I've just restricted activity to web browsing(Capture using Wireshark on the Mac). The ...
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Why are Doubleclick cookies appearing on one browser and not another, for the same site?

I have a question about advertising cookies, as someone who doesn't understand them all that well, but would like to understand better how tracking works. I'm looking at this website. In Chrome on my ...
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Start Safari with tabs, but open new window with start or blank page?

I'd like the following behavior: when I start Safari, I'd like a window with a preselected set of tabs opened (this is easily done through preferences) when I then open a new window (⌘-N) I'd like it ...
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Firefox: Close tab on last "back" action if link was opened from another tab (Safari behavior)

There is a Safari behavior (both mobile and desktop) that I love, but I haven't been able to find a way to replicate in Firefox (desktop) either through preferences or add-ons, and was wondering if ...
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Restore closed webpage at that time

I want to find an order number through the browser history. The browser history has the full link for the page when the order was finished, but it is no longer valid in the website. Is there any way ...
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Why does Google Chrome and Safari copy image as PNG representation?

I thought that Chrome copies a source image to clipboard, but it creates a PNG representation and pastes the representation to a clipboard when I use a context menu button 'Copy Image'. I checked ...
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Is it possible to configure Safari to automatically open an app for a given file type?

Specifically, I would like to make it open Calendar automatically when downloading .ics files, instead of having to download them, then click on the file to have Calendar open it. Please don't explain ...
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Is it possible to run a custom script whenever loading a web page on web browsers?

I would like to block content on some specific languages whenever I open a page on my browsers (Safari and Chrome on macOS 11.4). I think the best solution is to use Google Translate API and check ...
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Google Chrome & Safari are getting slow and slower. 2021

I have a MacBook since 2011 that was working just perfect. During last year I face a problem with both browsers I use (Chrome & Safari). Both browsers are slow and the more I use each one of them ...
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How can I track a bug fix for Safari?

We have been seeing an issue on Safari, starting with Safari 14.1 (macOS 11.3), where local storage was not synchronised across tabs (more info: https://twitter.com/jaffathecake/status/...
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Safari tabs, NSPOSIXErrorDomain:24 and file descriptors

I have a serious problem with file descriptors and I have tried everything. My laptop: MacBook Pro 13" 2018 with touchbar, i5, 16 Gb RAM, 512SSD. MacOS 11.3.1. Recently Chrome just starts to ...
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Why would Safari passwords not be in Keychain?

My friend’s Mac has been saving Safari passwords for the past 4 years. But somehow they are all gone now. I tried looking in his keychain and they aren’t in there. Is this a case where — for some ...
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What is the meaning of a "grey" tab in Safari?

In Safari, sometimes a background tab will turn "grey". I have no idea what this means. It happens on my MacBook and my iPad. See the "index.html" tab in the screenshot.
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How to block ads of the youtube player for safari?

I tried many extensions for safari, and also tried blocking via hosts file on mac, but the ads within the youtube videos are still not blocked. Do these ads not come from pagead2.googlesyndication.com?...
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What does the mortar and pestle Safari address bar icon indicate

I just noticed that there is a mortar and pestle icon that shows up in Safari on my iPad when I open my smartmail.com web page and was wondering if anyone knows what it means? Its in the same location ...
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How to delete Safari cache using AppleScript?

I searched this forum and I can only find how to delete history! Yet, I am interested on how to delete cache from the "Develop" menu. I do not wish to "reset" Safari neither! I am ...
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Chrome extension for link preview, like Safari's

Safari has a feature that lets you three-finger tap to preview a link. When you tap on the link, the referenced website pops up so that you can quickly scan it and decide whether you want to commit to ...
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Website thehill.com uses lots of CPU resources. Where do I start to investigate?

On Chrome and Safari, any page that I load from thehill.com will cause cpu usage to increase sharply and stay there. How would I go about in trying to notify this problem? i.e. a Chromium developers ...
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How to prevent Safari from implicitly converting character in XHR request?

I picked this character 〉 as a separator for my combo-key-field for my DynamoDb database. That character surfaces in the browser as part of a next-page-query token. (in an endless scroll list view) ...
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Safari on Catalina not loading PDF

Using Safari 14.0.1 on Catalina 10.15.7, I'm unable to view a certain PDF. Safari loads a black screen with a "Blocked Plug-in" message in the middle. Other PDFs, such as this one, will load ...
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Safari: Can't attach files

I have a safari 14.0.1 problem on macOS 10.14.6 When I am running gmail or another app which needs attachments over safari, and I click on the paperclip icon in either app, the browser file select ...
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freeze in 30-60 seconds on a macOS Catalina when connecting bluetooth headphones

I use a MacBook Pro 2018 (Catalina 10.15.7), the lags started a month ago and to this day they enrage me. The problem itself is that when you connect any bluetooth headphones (JBL Live650BTNC or ...
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How do I set Safari 14 to ensure that Safari prompts me before closing all tabs?

How do I set a preference to ensure the Safari prompts me before closing all tabs? This version is being used on a Mac so I'm not sure if that makes a difference.
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How can I start my network log in Safari right from the launch?

So far I have seen how I can use the Developer menu in Safari in order to analyze my network traffic and how I can preserve the logs. But I have to re-open my browser very often. Therefore I want to ...
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Why is video playback in Safari much smoother than in Chrome or Firefox?

I have noticed an issue within the last 4 months that seems to be new. In short, videos play flawlessly in Safari, but not on Chrome or Firefox. CPU usage is 200%+ (on a 400% scale in Activity Monitor)...
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How to import cookies from Safari to Chrome using a custom Chrome extension

I would like to import my cookies for a specific website from Safari to Chrome. I am currently following this answer. The main problem I'm having is I do not know how to indicate which cookies I would ...
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Removing WebAuthN credentials from onboard-tpm on iOS/MacOS?

With iOS 14, Apple is now allowing users to use Face ID and Touch ID to authenticate using the Web Authentication API (WebAuthN).This is great - except for one major caveat: being seemingly unable to ...
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Is there a built-in option to force websites to use Dark Mode in all major browsers?

Google Chrome can do so using chrome://flags/#enable-force-dark: Do other major browsers (like Edge/Firefox/Safari) have a similar built-in flag?
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Does Google transfer location data between devices when logged out?

I recently went on holiday taking my iPhone but not my Mac. Once home I noticed, on my Mac, the location Google shows at the bottom of the search page was the exact place I had been on holiday - I had ...
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AppleScript use Safari window ID to create new tabs

I have an AppleScript that creates a new Safari document, then opens multiple URLs in that window using a repeat loop. I would like the script to continue using the same window even if it's not the ...
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Mac OS - Any way to make Firefox/Chrome/Safari play/pause video (BetterTouchTool key trigger)? F8 not working

my F8/PlayPause key on Mac OS Catalina (10.15.6) only opens and controls the Music app. Previously, it used to play/pause the active video on Chrome or Safari. This is especially useful for doing ...
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Constantly getting ERR_CONNECTION_RESET or ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED on Chrome that goes away after a couple seconds

I am having an issue with Chrome on 2017 Macbook Pro. I am constantly getting ERR_CONNECTION_RESET or ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED on certain websites. This happens once every few days and started recently. ...
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Paste Without Formatting won't work safari

I am able to use the "Paste Without Formatting" option in every browser except Safari. In Safari, neither the keyboard shortcut (Shift + Cmd + V) or menu>paste without formatting works. When I right-...
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Safari - How do I stop Facebook showing the 'Leaving Facebook' message every time I click an external link?

I recently switched back to using Safari after using Chrome as my main browser on Mac for a few weeks. Safari was slow to adopt the new Facebook layout, but it finally has. However, every time I click ...
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Unable to play a local mp4 video on macOS Virtual Machine (running on Mac Pro host)

I am unable to play a local mp4 video on macOS Virtual Machine running on Mac Pro host. The video doesn't play in QuickTime Safari The video does play in Firefox. Also, the same video plays just ...
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How to transfer 250 or so Safari browser tabs to a new iPad?

I have an iPad Pro which I have for a few years now. Now with the new keyboard for the iPad Pro, I decided it's a good time to upgrade to the newest iPad Pro with the new keyboard. The problem is ...
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How do I recover Safari's usual nimbleness on macOS?

I'm using Safari 13.1 and Chrome 81.0. I've been normally using Safari for browsing, and Chrome for web development. This worked well because Safari spares me from the endless and persistent tracking ...
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