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How to Get Back A Missing Address Bar in the Safari Web Browser

Recently I was installing some applications on a friends iMac computer and noticed his address bar was missing from the Safari web browser. I had never seen this before as I rarely use Safari though I imagine it was easy to resolve.

To add the address bar back into the browser you can either restore the toolbar defaults or just add in the address bar itself. To restore the default toolbar settings follow the steps below.

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Remove the Blank Toolbar from my FireFox Browser Window

If you use the Google Toolbar like I do then that is where you store access to all of your bookmarks. The FireFox web browser is set up by default to provide a bookmarks toolbar which if it is not used then its a waste of space. Initially it looks like the bookmarks toolbar is just part of the FireFox design however by simply unchecking the Bookmarks Toolbar as shown below in the image you gain more room for the display of web pages.

FireFox Bookmarks Toolbar Option