Safari’s Reading Mode offers users the ability to browse the web without ads, videos, links to sponsored content, or other distractions.
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There are 3 ways to manually activate Safari Reading View on Mac:
- go to the menu “View” → Show Reading Mode;
- press the key combination ⇧Shift + ⌘Cmd + R;
- click on the icon to the left of the site name.
In addition, you can configure your browser so that all viewed Internet pages are opened in read mode, provided that it is supported by the site (the main pages of the site pages will not be displayed in read mode).
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Set up Reading Mode for a specific website
1… Open the website you want. Right-click on the address bar field and select the option from the menu that appears “Settings for” site address “” or in Safari browser → “Settings for” site address “”…
2… A pop-up menu appears below the address bar. Select an option “When visiting the” site address “”… If you want to always use Reading Mode for this site, check the box next to “Use For Reading If Possible”…
3… Click anywhere on the screen to exit the menu.
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How to manage websites set to Reading mode
1… Open up Safari → “Settings”;
2… In the settings menu, click on the icon “Web sites” at the top of the screen;
3… Select an option For reading in the side menu on the left;
4… In the pane on the right, you will see a list of resources that are set to read mode. To activate or deactivate the mode, from the drop-down menu next to each website, select “Turn on” or “Switch off”…
5… At the bottom of the settings panel, there is an option “When visiting other websites”allowing you to enable or disable the reading mode for Internet resources that you open;
6… Close the window. That, in fact, is all.