Category: Browsers

How To: Speed Up Safari Browser in OSX Lion

If Safari is launching slowing or slow to load web pages in OS X Lion, there’s an easy (yet not obvious) resolution. To make Safari launch, load, and browse faster, follow the following tip: 1) In FINDER select GO from the top menu. 2) While the drop down list is displayed, press the ALT / …

How To: Force Safari to open links in new tab

Are you annoyed when a webpage forces Safari to open links in a new window (ie target=”new”)? Fear not, because there’s a simple fix! To force Safari to open new web page links in a new tab rather than a new window, cut & paste the following into Terminal: defaults write com.apple.Safari TargetedClicksCreateTabs -bool true …

A better Safari with must-have add-ons

Regardless of your particular browser preference, there’s no denying that Safari has some great built-in functionality vis-a-vis the core OS X apps. I’ve always wanted to like Safari, but I never really have. Instead, my browser of choice has always been Camino, with an occasional Firefox window now & then. In an effort to increase …