Set Safari Homepage (macOS)

Description

This profile changes the Safari Homepage for the currently logged in user.

This recipe was tested on 10.13.2 with Safari 11.0.2

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Create a New Desktop Fileset and select the Profile option
  2. Name the profile in the General payload and fill out the Custom Settings payload with the following information where the value can be whatever site you wish:

    Preference Domain : com.apple.safari 
    Key: HomePage
    Type: String 
    Value: https://www.filewave.com

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    3. Close the Profile Editor 

    4. Double click on the newly created profile → select the settings tab → uncheck the box for "Users" under installation and check the box for "System" under installation. 

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    5. Then deploy the profile out to your selected macOS devices.

Notes

Some additional options that may require consideration:

Additional keys
Key: LastSafariVersionWithWelcomePage-v2
Type: String
Value: 9.0
(Description: Show Safari Welcome Page to new users.  String set as last version of Safari welcome page was shown; may require changing with newer versions of Safari)
 
Key: NewWindowBehavior
Type: Number
Value: 0
(Description: Policy for new window contents. 0 = show homepage\, 1 = show empty page\, 2 = show same page as current window/tab\, 3 = show bookmarks)
 
 
Key: NewTabBehavior
Type: Number
Value: 0
(Description: Policy for new tab contents. 0 = show homepage\, 1 = show empty page\, 2 = show same page as current window/tab\, 3 = show bookmarks)


Revision #3
Created 12 May 2023 18:46:30 by Josh Levitsky
Updated 23 July 2023 20:05:12 by Josh Levitsky