Deploying & Updating Safari Extensions For Safari 9+

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I’ve blogged a few times about how to not only create, but also deploy & update “Safari Extensions”. With the release of Safari 9 Apple have stopped all automated deployment methods, & I’m partly to blame.

Updating Safari Extensions

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As blogged here, here & here I’ve had some fun deploying & creating Safari Extensions. Recently I needed to update our deployed Extension Bar & like a daft person I didn’t follow Apple’s advised Extension update method.. However, past me was not that daft & had already discovered that all that is needed to “update” an existing Extension is…

Deploying & Installing Safari Extensions on Safari 6.1+ & 7.2+

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As mentioned previously, we deploy a custom Safari Toolbar with links to various sites to our Macs. With the release of Safari 6.2 & 7.1 Apple has changed the method to install extensions, once a Mac has been updated to Safari 6.2 or 7.1 the user is prompted to “migrate” their extensions.This change breaks the previously posted method…

How To Create A Custom Safari Extension Bar

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Almost 2 years ago, I posted how to deploy a custom Safari Toolbar. But until now I have not posted on how to make the Toolbar (READ: Extension Bar) until now. The reason for the delay was due to me not really being literate with the technology used to create an Extension Bar, 2 years on…

Deploying & Installing Safari Toolbars

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NOTE: With Safari 6.1x & 7.2x the method to deploy Safari extensions has changed, please see the new method here. I was asked sometime ago to deploy my companies bookmarks to Safari on all our managed Macs. I went through a lot of pain trying to add a folder to the Bookmarks bar with my…