Tag Archives: Safari

How to engage Reader mode in Safari by default

Go to Safari -> Preferences -> Websites -> Reader,  select at bottom right When visiting other websites: On.

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Setting Reader mode in Safari for particular (or all!) websites

Reader mode in Safari is one of its best features, for me. I absolutely hate the gaudy clutter on most news websites — especially anything that moves (video autoplay is pure evil). So imagine my joy when I realized that … Continue reading

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Safai bookmark sync problem in Lion

Some time after I converted my machines to Lion, Safari bookmarks wouldn’t sync on most of the computers. Very odd. Messing with iCloud preferences did absolutely nothing. According to this page, the root of the problem is probably a permissions … Continue reading

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Safari and .torrent files

Know why Safari won’t activate Transmission the second you click on a .torrent file even if you already told OS X to open .torrent files with Transmission? By default, Safari doesn’t consider .torrent files safe and hence will only download … Continue reading

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How to make CMD-k be your Google Search keyboard shortcut in Safari

Open up System Preferences and select Keyboard. Select the tab for Keyboard Shortcuts. Click on Application Shortcuts. Press “+” to add a new one. Select Safari, name the shortcut “Google Search…” [exactly!], and type CMD-k. Save. (Note: it won’t work … Continue reading

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