When you use a mouse to close tabs in Safari 7.0 on OS X Mavericks, the tab bar will wait to resize the remaining tabs until you move your mouse away. This makes it convenient to keep the mouse in the same place while you close tabs.
I’m on a search kick today, so here’s one for the Mac: Safari has a couple keyboard shortcuts that make it really easy to search all text on the current page and jump to each result. It’s killer for quickly sifting through text-heavy pages and finding keywords or phrases fast. To toggle the search bar […]
Some sites like WordPress and Google+ are adding the ability to drag and drop files to upload them. But if you use Safari, you can drag and drop onto most file upload buttons. If you have to upload a file to a site and you see the standard rectangular “Choose File” button, you can drag […]
When browsing in Safari 6 on Mountain Lion, you can use a new view called Tab View to visually explore all your open tabs. You can access it through the Tab View button in the tab bar, or you can pinch two fingers toward each other on a trackpad. While gestures are like the keyboard […]
When you scroll down a page in Safari using the spacebar, the cursor disappears from sight so you have an unobstructed view of the content. [Editor's Note: This works in Chrome as well (I don't have Firefox) and Reeder, but not other apps such as Mail.] Thanks Ryan Blair!
If you start typing a URL in Safari 6 and hit the right arrow to auto-complete one of its suggestions, Safari will automatically add a trailing slash after the TLD. This is handy if you want to specify things like a subdirectory (finerthings.in/ios) or a username to look up (facebook.com/davidchartier).
If you don’t have an internet connection, Safari no longer delivers nothing but bad news. As of version 6, released in Mountain Lion and to Lion users as an upgrade, Safari now promotes Reading List (and its newfound ability to save full articles offline) as something for you to do until your internet connection returns.
In Safari 6, click and hold on a bookmark in the bookmarks bar to enter edit mode. This is yet another example of iOS gestures finding their way into OS X to make things just a touch easier. [social-bio]