From developer Jeff Johnson:
StopTheMadness is a Safari extension for Mac that stops web sites
from making Safari harder to use. Some web sites disable Mac user
interface features in Safari that you normally expect to work. For
- password autocomplete
- ⌘-click to open a link in a new tab
- ⌘-key keyboard shortcuts
- selecting, copying, cutting, and pasting of text
- drag and drop
- opening contextual menus
StopTheMadness ensures that those features continue to work in
Safari. With StopTheMadness enabled, the annoying web sites
that deliberately make your life harder suddenly become easy to
This extension works great and fixes so many little things that annoy me about websites. I just ran into a site today that somehow ate my keyboard shortcut for switching between tabs. I realized I hadn’t yet installed StopTheMadness on this Mac (I’ve been running it on my MacBook Pro for a few weeks). I installed it, restarted Safari, and boom — that website no longer eats my keyboard shortcut. This is also a great way to work around those banking sites that try to keep you from autocompleting passwords.
$5 and worth every penny.
★ Wednesday, 16 May 2018