Safari 5.1 homepage setting

Discussion in 'macOS' started by macbanjo, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. macbanjo macrumors newbie

    Jan 8, 2008
    Hi, I've upgraded to Lion and for me everything is working very well.
    My only issue is with Safari 5.1, I have set my homepage in pref, but every time I start the program it opens to a blank page.
    Any thought or ideas ?
    thank you.
  2. matteo79 macrumors newbie

    Aug 19, 2011
    Re: Safari 5.1 homepage setting

    I am having the same sort of issue, except mine is loading the last web page I was on. I have tried resetting, clearing the cache etc but nothing works.
    Can anyone help?
  3. PS65 macrumors 6502

    Jan 25, 2008
    United Kingdom
    Go to ~/Library/Preferences. Move the file from the Preferences folder to the Desktop.

    Quit then relaunch Safari to test. If that helped, move the .plist file to the Trash.

    ~ (Tilde) character represents your Home folder.

    If that didn't work, quit Safari. Open a Finder window select your Home folder in the Sidebar on the left. Then open the Library folder, then the Caches folder, then the folder. Move the cache.db file from the folder to the Trash. Relaunch Safari.
  4. macbanjo thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 8, 2008
    Thank you

    I deleted the file from pref and it is opening to the homepage now.

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