How do I change download settings in Safari?

How can I make Safari better on my Mac?

Safari is the default browser on OS X, and it's a very capable browser.

But it's not perfect. In fact, it can be painful to use sometimes especially if you're a mobile user or a power user that has a lot of tabs open at once. Here are some tricks you can use to make Safari a little better on your Mac.

Disable or enable web developer tools. When you open Safari, a window appears with a menu bar that lets you access a lot of important features. At the top, you'll find the menu bar, and next to that is a toggle switch called Web Developer Tools (WebKit inspector). This makes it easy to check out everything you're doing on websites without leaving Safari.e. If you're feeling more comfortable using Chrome, you can get the same functionality by toggling the chrome://inspect element in Chrome's address bar. But I would recommend leaving Safari for those tasks.

The WebKit inspector is really useful for debugging JavaScript, figuring out how websites work, and understanding responsive design. For example, you can easily resize an element on a webpage to see how it affects other elements. You can use this feature to figure out why a website isn't loading correctly. If you've been working on a web project and your website suddenly becomes slow, it might because something's wrong with a JavaScript file. If you want to see how the page loads without loading JavaScript first, just open the WebKit inspector.

You can turn on and off the WebKit inspector in Safari's preferences. To do this, go to the General tab in Safari preferences and scroll down to the section called Web Inspector. Then switch the switch on the bottom right to On. After a few seconds, Safari will open the WebKit inspector for you, ready to use. You can then close the inspector when you're done.

To disable the inspector, open Safari's preferences and set Web Inspector to Off. Turning the web inspector off when you're done won't stop it from keeping a record of your browsing history, though. To clear that history, open Safari's history panel (accessed by going to Safari > Clear History and Website Data).

How do I clear Safari settings?

The Safari web browser has a lot of settings that you may not want to set to their defaults.

It is easy to do, but just like many other macOS issues, it has a convoluted and unnecessary number of choices, like an overly complicated menu. This guide will allow you to quickly clear out any unwanted settings from your web browser. There's really no need to go through the process of changing all your web browser settings on your computer. Instead, we're going to explain to you how to use Safari for OSX to change settings on all websites except where they specifically ask.

This guide may seem complicated but this is because there are several different locations to change and many settings that you can modify. In order to fully clean out every setting from your web browser, this requires quite a bit of work but it isn't hard.

We'll be changing the web browser settings by following these steps below: Click on the Apple Menu to get started. To modify settings we'll be using the Settings app on macOS. In the Settings app the browser may be under the Safari category. Simply open Settings > Safari and click on the Change button that reads "Advanced Settings"

When we visit this page we want to delete/hide all of the various options for each feature listed. You may want to keep one or two more than I have listed here. It can all help to keep some of the information on the screen even if you need to switch quickly. I also highly recommend that you learn a little about the settings that you keep. Just because you do not feel like keeping an option on the screen doesn't mean that you don't have a reason for having it there. After that, when you're ready, scroll down and read the options that are highlighted in green. You can click the minus sign (-) at the top of the page, and only change that particular option, or you can double-click them in order to hide or unhide them. Don't change too many of these settings at a time, as you're setting things back to defaults or hiding them. They need to be done in the same order that they were previously added in order to retain any changes you may have made before the reset.

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