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What You Should Know Before Installing
Before you install Acrolinx for Safari, make sure that you've installed the following:
Check our compatibility guide if you want to know whether Acrolinx for Safari works with your local platforms.
IntroductionYou can use Acrolinx for Safari to check content in editable fields on most web pages. For example, you can check content in articles you write in an online help center like Zendesk. You can even check an email in Gmail or check content in a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool.
Acrolinx for Safari is particularly great if you create web content but don't yet have an Acrolinx product to use in your web CMS.
To get started, take a look at the following tasks and concepts:
Acrolinx for Safari checks content that's in editable fields on most web pages.
The following table shows how well Acrolinx for Safari works on some social media sites and other web tools:
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Acrolinx for Safari is available from the Safari Extensions Gallery. You can install it like any other Safari Extension.
- Open your Safari browser.
- Go to the Safari Extensions Gallery and search for Acrolinx.
You could also open the following link in your Safari browser: https://safari-extensions.apple.com/details/?id=com.acrolinx.client.safari-TH2ET36H76
- Click Install now .
Once you've installed Acrolinx for Safari, an Acrolinx icon will appear in your Safari toolbar beside the address bar.
To update Acrolinx for Safari, you don't need to uninstall the old version. Just install the new version as described above.
To uninstall Acrolinx for Safari, follow these steps:
- Open Safari and go to Preferences... .
- Click the Extensions tab.
- Select Acrolinx for Safari from the left-hand panel.
- Click Uninstall .
If you click to show the Sidebar and the icon turns red , it means that we can't show the Sidebar on that page. Try to show the Sidebar on a different page.
Secure the Acrolinx Server with SSL
Secure the Acrolinx Server with SSL because Acrolinx for Safari only connects to Acrolinx Servers using HTTPS. This means that the server address in the Sidebar has to start with the prefix HTTPS and follow this pattern:
Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
To use Acrolinx for Safari, you'll need to Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on the Acrolinx Server. Check out this article on how to Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on your Core Server .
Optional: Configure Acrolinx to Recognize Your File Type
Older servers might need some extra help recognizing some https files. You can Configure Acrolinx to Recognize Your File Type. In the Acrolinx Dashboard go to Maintenance > Configuration Properties >
to edit. Add the property
10000.HTML = https?://.*
and save the file. Make sure to restart the server to activate your saved changes.