1690 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Aug 4, 2008 4:04 PM by Klaus1
Could be a bottleneck at the server: too many people accessing at the same time.
Could be your caches are getting full(er).
Sometimes deleting your History, after a few hours of surfing, can relieve the pressure.
To generally speed up Safari, try this:
The following usually works on both Tiger and Leopard:
(First, if yours is an Intel Mac, check that Safari is not running in Rosetta, which is enough to slow it to a crawl.)
Empty Safari's cache (from the Safari menu), then close Safari.
Go to Home/Library/Safari and delete the following files:
Then go to Home/Library/Preferences and delete
Repair permissions (in Disk Utility).
Start up Safari again, and things should have improved.
If not, MacFixit have published a very detailed (very!) article on speeding up a slow Safari, here:
Many, including me, have also followed the advice given by others here to add DNS codes to their Network Settings, with good results in terms of speed-up:
Open System Preferences/Network. Double click on your connection type, or select it in the drop-down menu. Click on TCP/IP and in the box marked 'DNS Servers' enter the following two numbers:
Click on Apply Now and close the window.
Restart Safari, and repair permissions.