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Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced over two years ago in March of 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari.

Safari Technology Preview release 60 includes bug fixes and feature improvements for Web Animations, Dark Mode, Web Inspector, Media, CSS, WebRTC, Security, Plug-ins, Intelligent Tracking Prevention, WebDriver, and Accessibility.

The new Safari Technology Preview update is available for both macOS High Sierra and macOS Mojave, the newest version of the Mac operating system that's currently being beta tested by developers.

Of note, Apple says Safari Technology Preview 60 will crash on launch with the first macOS Mojave developer beta. To avoid crashes, users should upgrade to the second or third beta. Also, after updating to release 60, the homepage preference and the Develop menu preference will be lost.

Safari Technology Preview 59, the prior update, introduced support for Intelligent Tracking Prevention 2.0, which prevents social widgets from tracking you without your permission and introduces other tracking prevention updates.

The Safari Technology Preview update is available through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store to anyone who has downloaded the browser. Full release notes for the update are available on the Safari Technology Preview website.

Apple's aim with Safari Technology Preview is to gather feedback from developers and users on its browser development process. Safari Technology Preview can run side-by-side with the existing Safari browser and while designed for developers, it does not require a developer account to download.

Article Link: Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 60 With Bug Fixes and Feature Improvements
 

Vashetti

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I wonder why they've removed the Develop menu?

Also, 479 out of 555 on HTML5test. Looks like we've regressed.

Edit: ah, you need to re-enable the Develop menu in Preferences.
 
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justperry

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Safari Technology Preview release 60 includes bug fixes and feature improvements for Web Animations, Dark Mode, Web Inspector, Media, CSS, WebRTC, Security, Plug-ins, Intelligent Tracking Prevention, WebDriver, and Accessibility.

The new Safari Technology Preview update is available for both macOS High Sierra and macOS Mojave, the newest version of the Mac operating system that's currently being beta tested by developers.

Of note, Apple says Safari Technology Preview 60 will crash on launch with the first macOS Mojave developer beta. To avoid crashes, users should upgrade to the second beta or higher. Also, after updating to release 60, the homepage preference and the Develop menu preference will be lost.

Safari Technology Preview 59, the prior update, introduced support for Intelligent Tracking Prevention 2.0, which prevents social widgets from tracking you without your permission and introduces other tracking prevention updates.

The new Safari Technology Preview update is available for both macOS High Sierra and macOS Mojave, the newest version of the Mac operating system that's currently being beta tested by developers.

The Safari Technology Preview update is available through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store to anyone who has downloaded the browser. Full release notes for the update are available on the Safari Technology Preview website.

You should edit the article, 2 exactly the same sentences(Bolded) and it's also working on beta 3, so higher than beta 1(Marked red)
 

Glockworkorange

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Cookie issues are abysmal, sites logging me out with no rhyme or reason, even without closing the browser.
It’s incredibly obnoxious
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Is there really no upgrade path for the dozens of so extensions I have installed in regular Safari on High Sierra?
I’ve been able to side load extensions like UBlock Origin and Ghostery. I received a warning these extensions will slow down Safari, but I haven’t noticed anything.
 

Vashetti

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Cookie issues should now be fixed with the Mojave Dev Beta 3
 

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konqerror

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Is there really no upgrade path for the dozens of so extensions I have installed in regular Safari on High Sierra?

There's no "upgrade path" because the Preview is not an upgrade. The Tech Preview, by design, uses independent extensions, cookies, etc. You have to reinstall them.
 
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einsteinbqat

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I wonder why they've removed the Develop menu?

Also, 479 out of 555 on HTML5test. Looks like we've regressed.

Edit: ah, you need to re-enable the Develop menu in Preferences.

I get 479 even with the developer menu enabled, using https, and turning on all of the experimental features.
 

mdriftmeyer

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I wonder why they've removed the Develop menu?

Also, 479 out of 555 on HTML5test. Looks like we've regressed.

Edit: ah, you need to re-enable the Develop menu in Preferences.

It just means they disabled features to work out ancillary bugs.

This area in particular centers around forms. If anything, I'm wagering they're finally shoring up forms and we'll see a considerable bump in features.
 

msephton

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There's no "upgrade path" because the Preview is not an upgrade. The Tech Preview, by design, uses independent extensions, cookies, etc. You have to reinstall them.
The point is you can't install old extensions in the latest TP, or Mojave.

It’s incredibly obnoxious
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I’ve been able to side load extensions like UBlock Origin and Ghostery. I received a warning these extensions will slow down Safari, but I haven’t noticed anything.
Sideload how?
 

konqerror

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The point is you can't install old extensions in the latest TP, or Mojave.

No. Extensions are fully supported. You're getting extensions confused with NPAPI plugins. Safari is the last major browser to support NPAPI, Chrome dropped in 2015, Firefox dropped in 2017.
 
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