|Feb 8, 2012, 04:13 AM||#1|
Safari History Problem with Google Searches
Has anyone else noticed that if you open Google search results in a new tab/window, the results in your Safari history are displayed as:
Others also seem to have this issue, some dating back 1-2 years.
One suggestion I read said to turn off Google instant, but that hasn't fixed the problem.
Has anyone fixed this? Or is it time to just admit to ourselves that Safari has been ruined and move on to Chrome already?
I'm using Safari Version 5.1.3 (7534.53.10) in Lion, but had this problem with 5.1 in Snow Leopard too.
Appreciate any help.
|Feb 8, 2012, 04:19 AM||#2|
|Feb 8, 2012, 04:26 AM||#3|
Yes, I understand that, but other browsers, like Firefox and Chrome will resolve the redirect and log the history with the final address and appropriate title.
In fact, Safari does this correctly if you open the Google search result in the current tab - which is of no use when I frequently cmd+shift then click out a bunch of results into new tabs.
|Feb 9, 2012, 07:24 PM||#4|
For anyone with this same problem, there is a solution out there:
(You can download a safari extension for .com and .co.uk google there.)
var links = document.getElementsByClassName('l'); for(l in links) if (links[l].onmousedown) links[l].removeAttribute("onmousedown");
Thankyou nowonmai and tylerkaraszewski of metafilter!
|Feb 9, 2012, 07:41 PM||#5|
|Jan 13, 2013, 09:50 AM||#6|
Thank you so much for that plug in!
This page is the final one that will have that (no title) entry in my history
Battery Status - On the Mac App Store
The only app that'll estimate when your wireless devices will need their batteries changed.
Including the ones paired with other Macs on your network.
|Apr 28, 2013, 07:09 AM||#10|
If you change the first line (in the script posted):
var links = document.getElementsByClassName('l');
var links = document.querySelectorAll("h3.r a");
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Problem with Google in Safari||powerbook911||Mac Basics and Help||4||Jan 29, 2013 07:22 AM|
|Use Google Docs the way they were meant to be used with GoDocs for iOS||Lightroomapps.||iPhone and iPod touch Apps||16||Jun 25, 2012 08:28 AM|
|History Problems With Safari||STidrvr||iOS 5 and earlier||6||Nov 18, 2011 05:24 PM|
|Problem with Google Search on Safari||Achiever||Mac Applications and Mac App Store||1||Oct 25, 2008 07:16 AM|
|Problem with Google image search||irain||Community Discussion||7||Aug 14, 2006 04:11 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:16 AM.