How to Change Homepage URL in Safari Mac?

Learn how to change the homepage URL in the safari browser on the macOS computer. The homepage can be loaded when you open a new tab or even launch the safari browser on Mac. You can set up an alternate search engine as a homepage.

One can easily set a homepage URL in the safari browser on any macOS computer. The homepage URL can be anything that you wish. It can be your corporate website or any personal search engine. The Safari does offer the option to customize the homepage URL at ease.

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You can also set the homepage URL as the default page when you open a new tab or new window within safari. You can even launch the safari itself with this homepage. There are multiple customizable options available for everyone’s needs.

How to Change the Homepage URL in Safari Computer?

The homepage in safari is default set to the apple.com website. Similarly, the homepage in the Chrome browser is set to Google.com, and Microsoft Edge is set to the bing search &  MSN news website.

Here are the steps to change the homepage URL and set a custom website in safari macOS:

  1. Launch the Safari browser app on a mac computer.
  2. Select Safari from the menubar options.
  3. Choose Preferences… option under the Safari menu.
  4. Switch to the General tab within the Preferences popup window.
  5. Within the Homepage field, enter the desired URL.
  6. Select New windows open with and New tabs open with to Homepage (if required).

Customize Homepage URL in Safari browser on Mac Computer

This will change the homepage URL for the safari browser on the macOS computer. The website will be loaded automatically when you launch the safari browser.

You can also set the new homepage as a new tab page instead of default favorites or top sites available in the safari browser. Modify the options within the drop-down and set the homepage everywhere.

New Windows and Tabs open with Homepage Safari

The feature is really useful if you want to brand your corporate site internally within an organization or set any tools or helps page as default homepage.

As mentioned, you can also set your preferred search engine URL as a homepage in safari on the macOS computer.

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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