Videos by Category: Safari

MacMost Now 759: Emailing Web Pages and Links
9/10/12
Mountain Lion offers four different ways to send web pages from Safari through Mail. You can send a plain link, as before, or send the page as HTML, a PDF or Reader content only. The trick is knowing where to select which of the four options you want.
MacMost Now 756: Safari Web Surfing Techniques
9/3/12
Here are three key techniques that everyone who surfs the web on their Mac should know. But using tabs, browsing history and page search you can move around quickly and find what you want.
MacMost Now 751: Dashboard Widgets From Web Pages
8/22/12
You can grab a small portion of a web page and use that to create a Dashboard widget. This gives you easy access to information from often-updated web sites. You can view the widget on your Dashboard screen or mixed in with your desktop.
MacMost Now 749: Programming JavaScript To Send Safari 6 Notifications
8/17/12
With Safari 6 and Mountain Lion, users can get system notifications from web pages. Some simple JavaScript can be used for web developers to enable and use these notifications. You must first ask for permission to send notifications to the user, and then can trigger notifications. You can react to the user clicking on them as well. However, they only work while the web page is present.
MacMost Now 741: New Features Of Safari 6
7/30/12
Safari 6 has arrived for Lion and Mountain Lion. Look at changes to Safari including a smart search field, offline reading list and faster JavaScript. But the ability to look at RSS feeds is gone.
MacMost Now 727: Safari Bookmarks Export Tricks
6/27/12
There are several ways to export bookmarks in Safari. You can use these techniques to archive old bookmarks and clean up your list in Safari. You can also create handy lists of links that can be stored elsewhere or uploaded to a web site.
MacMost Now 706: Setting Default Applications
5/7/12
In OS X you have various ways of setting default applications for files and other actions. You can set your default email and web browser applications with settings in Mail and Safari. You can set what happens when you connect a camera or SD card, or insert an optical disc. You can also set which application will be used to open specific file types.
MacMost Now 705: Safari Security Settings
5/4/12
Learn about all of the different Safari browser preferences that affect security. You can find them in more places than just the Security tab. Learn what each one does to protect you while you surf online and decide what the best settings are for you.
MacMost New 668: Combining RSS Feeds In Safari
2/8/12
Learn how to take multiple RSS feeds and view them all on one page in Safari. You can create your own custom page of news from sources you like to read. You can also search this page to find articles to read.
MacMost Now 592: Safari Reading List
8/15/11
The new Safari Reading List feature allows you to quickly and easily save web pages for future viewing. You can add pages to your Reading List in various ways, and they will be marked as read when you get back to them. They will also sync with iOS 5 devices. They are similar to bookmarks, but could be used in some interesting ways.
MacMost Now 575: Productivity Extensions for Safari
7/6/11
Take a look at four extensions that you might find useful. You can discover web page-specific keyboard shortcuts. You can select and jump to links using only your keyboard. You can lock tabs. You can make it easier to generate shortened URLS.
MacMost Now 573: Useful Safari Extensions
7/1/11
Take a look at four free Safari extensions that you may find useful. You can add a customizable toolbar, view multiple pages in one long page instead, print specific areas of a page and see your incoming Gmail at the top of the Safari window.
MacMost Now 570: Safari Extensions That Change Your Browsing Experience
6/24/11
You can change how pages are loaded in Safari, and alter them after they load with Safari extensions. You can prevent images and Flash content from loading when you are on a slow connection, but click to view that content on demand. You can also mark up a web page and send it via email.
MacMost Now 568: Safari Shopping Extensions
6/20/11
Learn how Safari extensions can make it easier to shop online. You can get free extensions that will show you prices at different sites, allow you to navigate product information and even add to your Amazon wish list from other sites.
MacMost Now 525: Clearing Your Browser Cache
3/7/11
Your browser temporarily stores images and data in a cache on your hard drive to speed up reloading web pages. But sometimes you may wish to clear your cache to load fresh content. Learn about the cache and how to clear it on the Mac in Safari, Firefox, Chrome and on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
MacMost Now 504: How To Install Flash On Your Mac
1/17/11
Some newer Macs may not come with Adobe Flash installed. You can install this popular browser plug-in yourself by going to Adobe's site and downloading it. Flash allows you to view some video, game and other interactive content in your web browser.
MacMost Now 496: Safari AutoFill
12/29/10
The Safari AutoFill feature allows you to quickly fill in web forms using data stored in your Address Book contact and from information you have filled out in web forms before. You can see what information is stored by AutoFill in Safari preferences. You can find the passwords used by AutoFill in the OS X Keychain, and restrict access to those passwords.
MacMost Now 439: The Mac OS X Downloads Folder
8/18/10
Take a look at the Downloads folder and the Safari Downloads window. Learn how to locate files you have downloaded and keep the Downloads folder clean. Also see how you can save files to other locations.
MacMost Now 430: Safari 5.0.1 and Extensions
7/28/10
Apple updated Safari 5 today with full support for Extensions. You can now browse a gallery of extensions that will add toolbars, buttons and other features to the Safari web browser. Learn how to add, remove and set preferences for them.
MacMost Now 412: What is HTML5?
6/18/10
If you have been hearing the term HTML5 and wondering what it really means, then watch to find out.
MacMost Now 408: Safari 5 New Features
6/9/10
Learn about Safari 5's new features, including address bar enhancements, Safari Reader, Bing search, performance enhancements and extensions.
MacMost Now 377: Search Within Web Pages
3/26/10
You can use Find to search within a Web page in Safari or any browser. This simple technique can make it much easier to locate information.
MacMost Now 367: Safari Bookmarks Bar Folders
3/4/10
You can use the Safari Bookmarks Bar to store you more often accessed bookmarks. But you can also use folders there to store larger numbers of bookmarks and groups of related bookmarks.
MacMost Now 354: Searching Safari History
2/5/10
Go beyond bookmarks by using your Safari History as an endless bookmarking system. The trick is to learn how to search your history to find pages you have visited hours or days ago. This powerful feature of the Web browser is often overlooked by new Mac users and long-time users alike.
MacMost Now 327: Customizing Your Safari Toolbar
12/4/09
You can customize your Safari toolbar by adding a variety of buttons and re-arranging them. You can also revert to the default set. You can specify which buttons stick around when the window shrinks. Interesting additions include a New Tab button, an Add Bookmark button, Mail and Print buttons and Zoom buttons.
MacMost Now 314: Web Language Translation
11/4/09
Find out how you can use the Web to translate pieces of text or whole Web pages. Learn how to use the two main translation services: Babel Fish and Google Translate.
MacMost Now 306: Saving Web Pages From Safari
10/16/09
Gary Rosenzweig looks at three ways to save and view Web pages outside of Safari, from his new book the MacMost.com Guide to Switching to the Mac.
MacMost Now 299: Creating Site-Specific Browsers
9/30/09
The free program Fluid allows you to create applications that display a single site in a Safari-like browser. You can use it to turn sites like Gmail into applications, and also access lots of advanced browser functionality not present in Safari.
MacMost Now 269: Understanding Safari Security Preferences
7/22/09
Learn about the different options in Safari's security preferences, such as fraud alerts and disabling plug-ins, JavaScript and cookies.
MacMost Now 251: Safari 4 Top Sites Feature
6/10/09
Take a look at the Top Sites feature of the new Safari 4. It gives you a 3D preview of your most visited sites which you can customize to suit your needs. You also get a searchable coverflow view of your browsing history.