15. Using the Safari Web Browser

The default web browser for Mac OS X is Safari, a powerful, standards-compliant browser built on Apple’s WebKit rendering engine. Safari is also used on iOS devices and Windows computers.

We begin with a tour of Safari’s navigation bar and new multitouch options. Later sections cover Safari’s features for tabs, bookmarks, RSS feeds, and AutoFill for web forms.

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WebKit is the same technology that powers Google’s Chrome browser and Android mobile devices.

Navigating in Safari

By default, Safari’s window, shown in Figure 15.1, includes the standard Show Next and Previous Page buttons and Address bar. It also ...

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