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How to generate a new Safari Website Push Certificate

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Action Needed: Website Push Certificate Expires in 30 Days. Your Website Push Certificate will no longer be valid in 30 days. To generate a new certificate, sign in and visit Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles.

If you run a website that send browser push notifications, you have most likely received this email from Apple reminding you that your push certificate for Safari is about to expire. I've been receiving the same email for several years now, but every time I scratch my head wondering how do I do that again.

How to save a Safari webpage to Notes on Mac, iPhone, and iPad

Save From Safari to Notes on Mac

There’s no easier way to capture a note from Safari than with the Notes app. Whether you’re doing research for school or work, planning a trip or event, or just want to make note of an article, Apple’s integration makes it simple.

Here, we’ll show you how to share a Safari webpage to a new, existing, or pinned note on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

How to customize your Safari Start Page on Mac

Customize your Safari Start Page on Mac

One of the most interesting features with macOS Big Sur is the improvements to Safari. With a redesigned tab toolbar, new translation feature, and a privacy report for website trackers, you’ll enjoy these great enhancements. Another improvement to Safari, that was released ahead of Big Sur, is the ability to customize your Safari Start Page.

If you’ve switched away from the Start Page for new tabs and windows, the customization options may just have you switching back. Let’s take a look at the options and go through how to customize your Safari Start Page on Mac.

How to refresh website favicons in Safari on Mac

Safari Showing Favicons on Mac

The ability to see favicons for websites in Safari is a convenient. It lets you spot the site you want at a glance by seeing the its icon on your tab, in your bookmark list, and in your history. So, when the feature was added, it was one many people jumped on. But have you ever noticed favicons that go missing or are incorrect, showing the wrong icon?

You can "refresh" the website favicons in Safari on Mac in just a few steps and here, we’ll show you how.

Ways to save an image from a webpage in Safari on Mac

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If you need an image for a school essay, article, or research paper - or just for your own personal use - you have a few options to save it from Safari if you find one online.

Before we show you these options, it’s important to note limitations when downloading images from the web. Just because you find an image, doesn’t mean you are allowed to use it for the purpose you intend. For more on this topic, Search Engine Journal has a handy guide to using online images legally that you can review.

Now, it’s time to get to work. You can download an image to a folder, the Photos app on Mac, your desktop, or as your desktop background. You can also simply copy and image and paste it where you need it.

Here’s how to save an image from a webpage in Safari using all of these options.

How to translate a page in Safari on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Safari Translate Webpage iPad

You’ve had ways to translate webpages in Safari on your device in the past. You could use a tool like Microsoft Translate or create a shortcut to translate pages. But with iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and macOS Big Sur, you no longer have to jump through hoops.

That’s right, after a long time of waiting, you can translate pages in Safari without any extra tools or apps. Safari on iPhone,  iPad, and Mac has a built-in translation tool and here we’ll show you how to use it.

How to manage your Safari extensions on Mac

Safari Installed Extensions Mac

If you’re new to Safari on Mac, there are plenty of great features for that built-in web browser. One of them, like other browsers, is the ability to install extensions. These handy tools can help you do more when you use Safari. Extensions can be anything from tab savers to shopping helpers to ad blockers.

Installing extensions is easy from the App Store. But you should also periodically review the extensions you have installed. Plus, knowing how to remove an extension is essential for those you no longer want to use.

So here, we’ll show you how to manage the Safari extensions you have installed on Mac.

How to view the website Privacy Report in Safari

Safari Privacy Report iPad

When you’re browsing websites in Safari, do you ever wonder which of those sites have trackers, what those trackers are, and which other sites you visit have them? With attention to privacy on iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and macOS Big Sur, you can now view these details with a tap.

Apple introduced an easy-to-access website Privacy Report in the updated Safari browser. And the details you’ll find in the Privacy Report are more informative than you might expect. Here, we’ll show you how to view the website Privacy Report and the information you’ll find.

How to quickly open a Safari webpage in another browser on Mac

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If Safari is your main Mac browser, but you find yourself opening pages in other browsers too, this tutorial is for you. Maybe you’re testing the appearance or function of your own website in different browsers. Or perhaps you’re having trouble with a webpage and want to see if the problem is with Safari.

You likely copy the URL from the address bar, navigate to and open your other browser like Firefox, Chrome, or Edge, paste in the URL, and then visit that page.

But there is a simpler way to open the webpage you’re currently visiting in Safari, in another browser and here’s how.

How to import and export bookmarks between Safari, Firefox and Chrome

Safari Bookmarks on iPhone

If you’re preparing your Mac for work or school, then getting your browser ready is part of that process. One piece of it is making sure you have the bookmarks you need, regardless of which browser you’re using. This is especially crucial if you’re someone like me who uses more than one browser, depending on the task.

While bookmarks can certainly be ever-changing, that initial setup with the ones you need is a good start. This tutorial shows you how to import and export bookmarks between Safari, Firefox, and Chrome to get you set up quickly.

How to always zoom in Safari on iPhone, iPad and Mac

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If you have trouble reading text on specific websites, you can adjust the font size in Safari. But this isn’t always enough. Maybe the webpage you’re visiting has images that you want to view bigger. Or perhaps the site size overall is just too small.

There’s a wonderful accessibility feature for Safari on both Mac and iOS that lets you zoom to a particular percentage on all sites you visit or only those where you need it. We’ll show you how to enable zoom in Safari in this tutorial.

How to make text bigger in Safari for all webpages

Make text bigger Safari on Mac

While there’s sort of an unofficial standard when it comes to text size for a webpage, you’ll come across one or two along the way that use a very small font. And even if you don’t, you might simply have a little trouble viewing the text on pages clearly.

What you might not realize is that with one simple setting, you can always see the text on pages in Safari in a larger size, here’s how.