Safari

How To Increase Page Load Speed in Safari

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Most Mac users have experienced slow load times on Safari at least once.  You open one too many windows or you go to the wrong website, and suddenly you see the “spinning beach ball of death”.  Once this colorful spinning wheel appears on your screen, you can only hope that the Safari application doesn’t quit […]

Working with Downloads in Safari

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Safari features a dedicated Downloads window which allows you to view your current downloads, stop and restart them as well as perform various operations with your downloaded files. In combination with the Downloads folder on your Mac’s hard drive, Safari allows you to easily control and work with downloaded files from the Internet. In this […]

How to Make Safari Remember Passwords

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So I love using Safari to browse the Internet, but one little quirk that I kept running across was that some websites I load which require a username and password to not get saved into Keychain. Keychain, for those of you who don’t, is the utility on OS X that stores all your login information […]

How to Make Safari’s Private Browsing Feature Actually Private

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If you’ve been using Safari’s Private Browsing feature to keep your web-tracks hidden, it might come as a surprise to you that you are leaving a very visible record of the sites you’ve been visiting. This tutorial will show you how to remove those records. Using a Terminal command, anyone with access to your Mac […]

How to Force Safari 4 to Open Links in a New Tab instead of a New Window

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By default, any time a web site uses the target=”_blank” attribute on a link (like this one), Safari 4 will open that link in a new window. If you’d prefer it to open in a new Tab, follow the instructions outlined in this brief tutorial. Start by opening a Terminal window (Applications -> Utilities -> […]

How to Resume a Previous Browsing Session in Safari

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If you often restart your Mac, quit the Safari web browser to free up some RAM, or (gasp) Safari crashes, you’ll find the following tip quite useful. Firefox has supported a feature that allows users to save an open session and reload it the next time they launch the browser. Safari did not support this […]