Safari 5: How to Install and Uninstall Extensions

   Posted June 8, 2010 by David Kirk in Browsers

Safari 5 now has support for extensions. Good extensions will help expand the functionality of your browser. However, poorly coded extensions can make your browser unstable and slow. This tutorial will show the basics of installing and removing safari extensions.

Safari finally joins the world of extensions.

Installing extensions is really easy… maybe too easy.

1. First you will have to enable the extensions menu.

2. Next, download the extension in Safari
3. Click on it

downloading safari extension

4. Confirm that you want to install. Remember only to trust extensions from sources you trust.

installing safari extension

5. Your extension will now be installed and ready for your use. You can confirm this in the extensions section of your preferences.

Uninstalling Extensions:

1. Go to the Extensions section of the Preferences
2. Select the extension you wish to delete and select Uninstall

uninstalling safari extension

3. Alternatively, you can just disable without uninstalling by unchecking the Enable box.


About David Kirk

David Kirk is one of the original founders of tech-recipes and is currently serving as editor-in-chief. Not only has he been crafting tutorials for over ten years, but in his other life he also enjoys taking care of critically ill patients as an ICU physician.
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