MacMost: Safari

Change How Web Pages Look With Safari Custom Style Sheets
5/18/21
Web pages use colors, fonts and other design elements defined in the Style Sheet from that website. In Safari, you can override those styles with your own. With the help of an extension, you can do it on a per-site basis.
How To Maintain Your Downloads Folder On a Mac
3/12/21
Your Downloads folder is the default location for browser file downloads. Learn how this relates to the Downloads folder in the Dock and the Download icon in Safari. If you don't maintain your Downloads folder it will eventually become filled with files taking up lots of space on your drive.
10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do In Mac Safari
2/25/21
There is a lot of hidden functionality in the Safari browser on your Mac. Here are ten things (actually 13!) that you may not know you can do that will help you when browsing the web.
Keep Your Online Accounts Secure Using Safari Passwords
2/19/21
If you aren't using a third-party password manager, you should be at least using Safari Passwords. This allows you to create strong unique password for your online accounts without having to remember or type them. You can even use those password on your other Apple devices through iCloud.
Get the Most From Safari With the Favorites Bar
1/6/21
The Favorites Bar allows you to have links easily accessible right at the top of your Safari window. You can also add folders to pack in even more links. The links and folders have special features if you use the context menus or modifier keys.
15 Ways To Speed Up Safari
12/23/20
Safari should be fast as loading and displaying web pages on your Mac. If it is slow, here are 15 things you can try to fix the problem.
Customize Safari With These 10 Preferences
10/22/20
Safari has a lot of preferences but you can start customizing how it works by focusing on these 10. Change the behavior of what happens when you open a new window or tab, click on a link, or download a file. Also learn how to reduce clutter when typing in the address field.
Understanding Website Trackers And the New Privacy Report In Safari 14
10/12/20
Safari 14 adds a Privacy Report button prominently to the toolbar that allows you to see the trackers used by the current site. The report is good information, but there really isn't much you can do besides make sure that Safari's privacy features are enabled.
10 Reasons To Make Safari Your Default Browser
9/25/20
The three main browsers for most Mac users are Safari, Chrome and Firefox. Safari should be your main browser for a variety of reasons. But you can also use the others when needed.
How To Use the Safari 14 Start Page
9/21/20
In Safari 14 the new Start Page replaces Top Sites. The Start Page has several sections, including your Favorites, Frequently Visited sites and more. You can customize the Start Page to act much like the old Top Sites page, while also including your Reading List and iCloud Tabs pages.
10 Tips For Using Window Tabs On Your Mac
9/3/20
Tabs are a useful alternative to using multiple Windows in just about any app or situation on your Mac. Here are some tips to get the most from using tabs in apps like Safari, Pages and even the Finder.
10 macOS Safari Tips That Will Make You More Productive
7/27/20
Here are 10 quick tips to help you use Safari on your Mac in a more efficient way. Learn how to quickly search your bookmarks and history, find open tabs, read articles, search specific sites and more.
10 Useful Mac Features You May Not Know About
7/23/20
There are many very useful Mac features and functions that users don't know about because they atre hard to find. You can batch rename files, dictate text, see a paper tape in Calculator, summarize text and easily remove ads from web articles.
YouTube Not Working? It Is Probably Your Ad Blocker
7/15/20
Many people are experiencing problems with YouTube showing an error message instead of the video. Usually this is caused by an ad blocker browser extension.
How To Upload Photos To Instagram From Your Mac
6/3/20
It seems that uploading to Instagram is something you can only really do from your phone. But by tricking the site into thinking your Mac is a phone, you can easily upload photos and viddos to Instagram in Safari on your Mac.
15 Ways To Make Text Easier To Read On Your Mac
3/27/20
If you ever have trouble reading text on your Mac because it is too small, there are many ways to adjust text in different places to help. You can make a universal change by adjusting your display resolution, use helper features like Accessibility Zoom, or change the display size for text in apps like the Finder, Safari, Mail and more.
Learn How To Use Reader View To Read Articles Online
12/18/19
Reader View is a special mode you can bring up in your web browser that gets rid of ads and other page elements and lets you focus on the text of an article. In Safari on your Mac you can bring it up with the click of a button or a keyboard shortcut. You can also set a website to always show Reader View when possible, though this can cause problems. Firefox also has a Reader View, but Chrome's version is difficult to get to and doesn't work as well. Safari on iOS and iPadOS also has Reader View.
Filling In a Web Page Form Using Automator
12/6/19
You can use JavaScript in Automator to fill in a web page form. If you make this a Quick Action you can access it from the menu bar or as a keyboard shortcut. This can help speed up situations where you need to fill in the same form every day.
New Safari Features In iPadOS
9/26/19
The new version of Safari in iPadOS (iOS 13) is now a desktop browser rather than a mobile browser. This means sites should look and work like they do on a Mac, not an iPhone. With this comes new features such as a download manager, zoom buttons, per-site settings, and one new feature that even Safari for Mac is missing.
50 Mac Safari Shortcuts
6/25/19
Here are 50 shortcuts that will make it quicker and easier to navigate around web pages and tabs. Learn how to use your keyboard to move around on a page, find information, and jump to different pages and tabs. Also find out about ways to click on links with modifier keys to open them in different ways and how to drag tabs and downloads.