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Stack Overflow pages keep trying to load in the same script, consuming excessive memory on Safari macOS

I found that when I go to the Questions page on the Stack Overflow website and browse the pages continuously using the pagination in the bottom of the page, the consumed RAM by stackoverflow.com gets ...
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The bottoms of letters sometimes render blobbily in the question preview

When viewing questions on the front page (after clicking Questions or viewing all questions for a specified tag), sometimes the last few characters of previewed text from the question body render ...
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One link fails to open - of all Stack Exchange pages [closed]

Now, I'm aware this has been blocked by my ad-blocker, AdGuard, in Safari Mac, because of the error message… Safari can’t open the page “https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/455474/rss-feed-...
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Notification Center notifications do not change to "read" status [duplicate]

When I get a notification in my inbox in the last few days, I've seen that it won't clear to "read" status after, and the badge will stay on it, unless I select "mark all as read". ...
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Extraneous whitespace in close dialog in Safari

In Safari (16.0) on macOS (12.6), the close dialog has some additional whitespace above the title - it seems to be aligned with the bottom of the close icon: On other my browsers (Firefox, Chrome) it ...
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Seeing double for username info boxes in macOS Safari [closed]

If a picture is worth a thousand words, look at these thousand or so words. What’s up with the seemingly doubled user info for these three items on Super User? I am using plain old macOS Monterey (12....
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Multiple issues with the site on Safari on iPad [closed]

After asking a question on iPad bug design reports here, I thought I might ask this question to help fix issues with Safari on iPad. This issue has been prevalent for quite a while now, so hopefully ...
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Can't login to Area 51 on Safari

When trying to login to Area 51 on Safari (15.2, macOS Monterey 12.1), it asks me to login on Meta Stack Exchange (which is expected) but the browser gets stuck on a redirect page: In the browser ...
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Dark application toolbar in Safari on Stack Exchange sites while in "light mode"

I updated to macOS v11.6 (Big Sur) and Safari 15.0 yesterday, and now Stack Exchange websites are defaulting to a "dark" toolbar on my machine. "Light" mode is set the system ...
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Safari showing popups all the time

As per the image, Safari has been showing the roll-over popups all the time on all Stack Exchange sites. I've tried disabling all ad blockers but to no avail. I'm on MacOS 11.2.3, using Safari 14.0.3. ...
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Make SE domains more password manager friendly

Edit The password is not used anywhere else: Original Safari doesn't recognize some Stack Exchange sites as part of the main site, and therefore warns that the same password is "reused". ...
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Cannot save knitted hat on latest Safari

When I click the "DOWNLOAD" link on the Winter Bash hat knitting tool, I get this error message: Safari can’t open the page “blob:https://winterbash2018.stackexchange.com/a0dda976-17cf-4ae3-b012-...
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Stack Overflow's new image uploader does not work on Mac Safari

Stack Overflow's new image uploader does not work on Mac Safari Version 12.0.1 (12606.2.104.1.2). I cannot drag and drop nor select from a list. It works fine using Firefox, Chrome and Opera. This ...
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Diamonds in new Safari on macOS Mojave are too large

Apple released macOS Mojave yesterday, and not only does it come with a Dark Mode, it also enlarges the moderators' diamonds (♦): For comparison, here is how it looks like on Chrome, and how it ...
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Why I’m randomly getting this alert on my iPad while browsing stackexchange?

Since last week, I’m getting this security alert while browsing Stack Exchange websites on my iPad (and only on this device). More specifically it happens when I click a link from inside a page and ...
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Question upvote impossible on Safari on iPad

Another user & I observed the following: We can not upvote questions when using an iPad. This effect is happening only for questions only for upvotes only on iPad (will check and edit with ...
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The "Users" page displays all the users on a single line

The Users page seems to display all the users on a single line, as shown in the picture below: For the record, I am using a Macbook (early 2015), running macOS 10.12.2 running Safari 10.0.2. The bug ...
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Using HTML ` ` breaks editing for the whole line in Safari

Recently I had an edit to one of my answers approved by two other users which left me wondering why. I wasn't able to see any difference between   and  . Neither in the rendered ...
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Hats are not appearing correctly on expanded usercards in Safari [duplicate]

If I hover over a user with an expandable usercard, the hat is only showing on the profile pic of the usercard for a very short time. After that, it teleports back to the original picture. I don't ...
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Full site chat on iOS 11 and iPad Pro 10.5 breaks at the bottom of the page [closed]

Using the native Safari browser with no content blockers or user scripts, the bottom of the screen tap targets are generally messed up in landscape mode on the iPad Pro 10.5 running iOS 11. Help, FAQ,...
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Is the behaviour of code snippets correct, when doing a review task?

I was reviewing a post, and it looked to me that it had an obvious error in its code-- but it had a Code Snippet button, so I decided to click it to make sure this obvious error was there. Sure ...
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Scroll bar in one line code block the code [duplicate]

Something is so annoying when a code snippet contains only one line of code, the scroll bar hides the code. It would be good if the scroll bar have a specific area for it in the snippet box. See the ...
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Icon for pinned tabs in Safari?

It would be nice to have an icon for pinned tabs in Safari. As it is, SE kind of stands out (in a not cool way):
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Pinned tabs show the Stack Exchange logo on Chrome but not on Safari [duplicate]

I use Safari Version 10.0.2 (12602.3.12) and Chrome Version 55.0.2883.75 (64-bit) on macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta (16C53a).
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Login on Safari on Mac OS X (El Capitan) [duplicate]

I had an little issue when loggin in with Safari on Mac OS X (El Capitan). When entering the password in Safari, there is a key symbol that lets you choose among any password that is stored in your ...
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Focus changes when adding tags with Safari

Using Safari 8.0.8 on Yosemite, the focus changes from the tag editor back to the post whenever I add tags, in some SE communities I'm a member of (not sure which ones do it,and which ones don't yet). ...
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When did Stack Exchange implement HTTPS? [duplicate]

This is new right? I heard running sites over https was avoided because of issues with ads but now it looks like the entire network has it. Connection doesn't run over https by default though, at ...
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Text boxes don't undo properly in Mac OS (10.10.4) and Safari (8.0.7)

If I type a sentence that has an autocorrect, the undo (Command-Z) removes the whole sentence instead of just undoing the last changes (including the autocorrect change). I have used the contact form ...
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Unable to make Badge Progress black PopUp disapear/fade_out on Safari iPad

On the reviews section, I tap on the Badges Progress bar and a black PopUp fades in to shows user's reviewing Badges. When I tap back to the same PopUp, the same stays frozen there. I also tried to ...
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auto login doesn't work in Safari on Mac [duplicate]

Auto login is not working in Safari browser(Version 8.0.3 (10600.3.18)) on OS X (Yosemite 10.10.2) ie., it doesn't detect and show 'Welcome back, < user >. You've been logged in. Click here to ...
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Unable to log in to any Stack Exchange site with OpenID and Safari

I'm trying to log in with the same OpenID provider I've used for years (pip.verisignlabs.com). Here are the results when using Safari 8.0.2 (10600.2.5) I go to the SE login page (https://...
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A double-space in a comment removes the space immediately before the next link (Safari only)

When I enter a b y [z](https://duckduckgo.com) and a b y [z](https://duckduckgo.com) as comments, the two comments immediately below this post appear. Here is a screenshot from Safari 7 on my Mac OS ...
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Safari messes up code wrapping in a comment

I noticed that Safari Version 7.0.6 (9537.78.2) on Mac Mavericks messes up with white-space: normal; on code tags on this very particular case : While this one is fine. I can't figure it out. Note : ...
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Zalgo is crashing Safari 6

Zalgo-ized comments cause Safari to crash. If I go to RegEx match open tags except XHTML self-contained tags, and the Zalgo-ized comment isn't visible, I can do command and F fine. However, if I ...
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Warning when canceling an edit

I noticed that when I click edit on a post, and then cancel without editing anything, the page now gives a warning You have started editing this post. Abandon this edit? Even though I'm certain I ...
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"Home" button - does not refresh "viewed" state of notifications

I'm running the most recent Apple Safari. When I first get on the SO site I will have reputation notifications like "+5" and click it and it shows the unread stuff that happened while I was away ...
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'Duplicate question' input has a placeholder problem

While voting to close a question as a duplicate (though admittedly I made a bad choice in the chosen duplicate) I pasted a URL into the text-input, which started out as: And, after pasting the URL, ...
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Reputation graph is auto-wrapping to the next line in Safari browser

The reputation graph which is shown in the summary of a user's profile seems to be going beyond the bounds and auto-wrapping by itself, making it overlap with the reputation text below it. This is ...
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Unable to login with my Stack Exchange account to Stack Overflow from an iPad (Safari)

For some reasons, I am unable to login to Stack Overflow from Safari on my iPad, whereas it works fine from my Chrome app. I have this issue only since yesterday. Before that I used to login from my ...
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Graph rendering bug on Stack overflow

I just found on this URL
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Unable to close questions as duplicate: "an error has occurred; please try again"

I have been getting this for weeks when trying to close a question as duplicate. This happens on both OS X with Safari and on my iPad (3rd gen) in Safari. I also tried Chrome, same issue. I have been ...
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Expanded usercard bug in Safari 7.0

Expanded usercard is showing up at top left corner in Safari 7.0. I think this is bug and usercard should show up next to mouse cursor instead. Not only in meta, also in other sites like ...
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Line wrapping with spaces at beginning of line doesn't work

I am using Safari 6 to type code in an answer, and I recently typed this code: Outfile.printf("FIRSTNAME:"+firstname+"\n"+"LASTNAME:"+lastname+"\n"+"UPDATEDSALARY:%.2f\n"+"\n", updatedsalary); ...
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Add support for OS X 10.9 Safari Push Notifications

Apple's page has a nice summary of the feature: OS X Mavericks introduces a powerful new way to keep users engaged with your website. You can now use the Apple Push Notifications Service to send ...
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Safari is not showing notifications of updated answers

On Chrome or Firefox, when you are viewing a question and something has been modified, or a new answer was submitted, or other changes to what you are looking at, normally there is a prompt like "...
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No real-time updates on chat

Whenever I join a chat room, I notice that I have to refresh the page to see new messages. I would like to have real-time updates of chat messages, like you have proven feasible with most of the ...
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Comments overflowing into sidebar in iOS 7

Not too much else I can say, here's a screenshot, and a link to where this happens: Here is the page where this happens. This problem persisted past the beta, so it's time to fix it!
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Safari comment overflow issue with minimum font size setting [duplicate]

In Safari 6.0.2, comments are overflowing on the page after selecting "add / show more comments". This only happens when setting "Never use font sizes smaller than" to 14 or higher under Safari > ...
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Is there any StackNotify extension for `Safari` browser?

Is there any StackNotify extension for Safari browser? I have Google Chrome version which is good. Looking for an Safari version?
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The mod link under the /review tools fails to work on Safari 6

When I attempt to click the mod link from within the review tools using Safari 6 on OS X 10.8, the red bordered mod frame is clipped and no tools are visible. No extensions, standard browser - pretty ...
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