MacMost: Safari

9 Safari Search Tips
Learn how to use search results SnapBack, search on just one site, find text on web pages and much more.
How To Stop Getting So Many Notifications on Your Mac
If you are overwhelmed by notifications from apps and websites, here's how to get it under control. You can not only stop the ones you are getting now, but also prevent more from being added in the future.
Understanding Safari AutoFill
AutoFill in Safari makes it easy to fill in fields in forms on web pages with your name, email address, passwords, credit card information and other details. You can use it more effectively if you understand where the information comes from and why it sometimes doesn't work as expected.
Safari Cookies, Cache and History
When you browse the web Safari will save data as cookies, cache and history. Learn what these are and how to control them.
How To Make the Safari Start Page Super Useful
The Start Page in Safari is often ignored, but it can be a very useful tool. By removing some items from it and actively maintaining others, it can be your go-to screen in Safari.
20 Ways You Can Use Web Page Links On A Mac
There are many ways to store and recall Web locations other than just plain browser bookmarks. Learn how to create lists and documents, add to contacts and events, even make Menu Bar and keyboard shortcuts.
Using Bookmarks In Safari On a Mac
You can use bookmarks in Safari to store the locations of web pages so you can return to them easily. You can access bookmarks several ways, search for them, edit them and organize them. Plus many tips and tricks for using bookmarks.
Using Quick Notes Linked To Safari Web Pages
When you create Quick Note in Safari in macOS Monterey it should maintain a link to that web page and allow you to return to that note the next time you visit that page. This could be useful, but the feature is a bit buggy.
Productivity Series: Web Browsers
See what techniques I use to be more productive when browsing the web. I use no extensions, minimal bookmarks and tabs, and try not to overcomplicate things.
Setting Up Automatic Two-Factor Code In Safari
Safari 15 allows you to save a key and get two-factor codes for Google and many other services. This allows you to not only fill in IDs and passwords for sites, but the two-factor verification code as well. No need to pull out your iPhone or use another app.
Search Sites Directly With Safari Quick Website Search
Learn how to use Quick Website Search on your Mac, iPhone and iPad to skip search engines and get results directly from your favorite websites. This saves time and increases privacy.
Using the New Safari Tabs Features On Your Mac
Safari 15 includes major changes to how tabs look and work. You can now choose between two different ways tabs look at the top of the Safari window, and can create tab groups to organize your tabs.
Change How Web Pages Look With Safari Custom Style Sheets
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.