Show Full Website Address on Safari for Mac (Ventura/Sonoma)

You may have noticed that the default behavior of Safari browser does not show the complete address of a URL, instead, it just shows the website name.

If you are a developer or a web designer, you may prefer to see the complete address of the current page you are on, to do so, you can follow the below step.

  1. Open Safari web browser on your Mac.
  2. Go to Menu: Safari > Settings... (macOS Ventura or above)
    Safari Settings Option
  3. Now click on Privacy tab.
  4. Now click on Advanced Settings.

    Safari Advanced Settings
  5. Now tick the checkbox next to "Show full website address".

    Show full address - Safari for Mac

As you can see in the below two screenshots, the full address is visible after the changes.

Before - only website name on Safari address bar
After showing full address Safari

This is not an AI-generated article but is demonstrated by a human on an M1 Mac running macOS Sonoma 14.0.

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