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Cloudmarks - Canisbos
Cloudmarks Download Cloudmarks Cloudmarks (formerly Moofmarks) is a Safari extension that works with cloud bookmarking services Pinboard, Delicious, and Kippt. Cloudmarks lets you access your cloud...
bookmarks  safari  extensions  macos 
13 hours ago by jlancaster
Favicons in Safari tabs - Six Colors
John Gruber wrote about supporting favicons in Safari tabs the other day, and he makes some good points. I am not a tab-oriented person—it’s rare I have more than a handful of tabs open at once, especially on macOS. But I can see how, with large number of tabs, Chrome keeps scannability by including a site’s favicon on each tab.
If I had to guess why Safari doesn’t support favicons in tabs, I’d say that Apple’s designers probably think most favicons are ugly and contribute to visual clutter. It’s probably why Apple came up with its own SVG-based spec for the Pinned Tabs feature it added to Safari in 2015. Every site has favicons, but Apple chose not to use them—and instead had web developers generate new vector-based site logos for use with this single Safari feature.
favicon  safari  ui/ue 
4 days ago by rgl7194
Daring Fireball: Pinned Tabs Are No Solution to the Lack of Favicons in Regular Safari Tabs
Re: yesterday’s piece arguing that Safari should display favicons in its browser tabs, I’ve gotten dozens of emails and tweets pointing out that Safari does show favicons, albeit in monochrome, for pinned tabs.
First, so what? That’s great for pinned tabs but it’s not a solution in any way, shape, or form for regular tabs.
Second, they’re not even really favicons. They’re SVG files, not PNGs like real favicons. Even though SVG is an open format and Safari introduced this feature in 2015, no other browser in the world supports these images, so many websites don’t even have these graphics. Almost every website has a real favicon.
daring_fireball  favicon  safari  ui/ue 
4 days ago by rgl7194
Introducing Unobstruct – Troy Gaul – Medium
"I released a new iOS app named Unobstruct, which helps you read web pages unobstructed. It includes a Safari Content Blocker that removes some persistent bars from certain web pages (like Medium, The Verge, Vox, CNN, and several others) and an Action Extension for Safari that removes any remaining floating content from a web page on demand. You can buy it for a dollar in the iOS App Store."
safari  ios  contentblockers  2017  software  dickbars 
5 days ago by handcoding
Sessions
Sessions is a browser extension for managing your Safari tabs and history.
browser  safari  extensions 
5 days ago by kballard
Daring Fireball: Safari Should Display Favicons in Its Tabs
...This is not even close. Once Safari gets to a dozen or so tabs in a window, the left-most tabs are literally unidentifiable because they don’t even show a single character of the tab title. They’re just blank. I, as a decade-plus-long dedicated Safari user, am jealous of the usability and visual clarity of Chrome with a dozen or more tabs open. And I can see why dedicated Chrome users would consider Safari’s tab design a non-starter to switching.
I don’t know what the argument is against showing favicons in Safari’s tabs, but I can only presume that it’s because some contingent within Apple thinks it would spoil the monochromatic aesthetic of Safari’s toolbar area. I really can’t imagine what else it could be. I’m personally sympathetic to placing a high value on aesthetics even when it might come at a small cost to usability. But in this case, I think Safari’s tab design — even if you do think it’s aesthetically more appealing — comes at a large cost in usability and clarity. The balance between what looks best and what works best is way out of whack with Safari’s tabs...
safari  chrome  comparo  daring_fireball  favicon  ui/ue 
6 days ago by rgl7194
How to force Twitter.app to use Safari Reader Mode in iOS – The Sweet Setup
Twitter has launched a new iOS design, and while it’s not the best Twitter app for iOS, it’s probably the most popular among all of Twitter’s users.
I use Twitter to follow a lot of news, so I loved finding this gem in the settings menu. You can now force links to open in Safari Reader Mode. If you’ve never used Safari Reader Mode, you are missing out. A lot of websites are full of full-page ads, pop ups, and other garbage that makes for an unpleasant reading experience. Safari Reader Mode attempts to bring the text forward in a clear window without any sidebar distractions. Enabling this on Twitter makes every day news gathering a better experience.
To activate it, tap your profile icon in the top left, and tap Settings and privacy.
twitter  safari  ios  reading  advertising 
6 days ago by rgl7194
Markdown Here
Plugin per Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Thunderbird che serve per trasformare in testo formattato le mail scritte in markdown.
Una volta scritta una mail in markdown, basterà cliccare su un pulsante per vederla formattata correttamente.
SurfingTheWeb  Chrome  Safari  Thunderbird  Mail 
7 days ago by vittoriozuccala
Uses This / Jeff Atwood
Who are you, and what do you do?
I'm Jeff Atwood, co-founder of Stack Overflow and long time blogger at codinghorror.com. Since 2013 I've been working on Discourse, an open source discussion platform.
I came to be a programmer, a writer, an entrepreneur, and a father, in that order. I am still at least three of those things.
What hardware do you use?
I try to live by the golden rule: always have at least five computers within a ten foot range of where you are at any given time. Here's what I use regularly:
iPhone 7
Surface Pro 4
MacBook (2016)
iPad Pro 12.9"
Custom i7-7700k desktop, 32GB DDR4-3200, Samsung 960 Pro NVMe SSD, GeForce 1080 Ti with triple 4k monitors
setup  iphone7  macbook  ipad  surface  windows  chrome  firefox  safari 
9 days ago by rgl7194
OpenAtEnd Safari Extension
This extension restores the Safari pre-5.1 behaviour; all tabs are opened at the end of the tab list.
software  open-source  mac  macos  safari 
11 days ago by smacky

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