There are all kinds of ways to begin your web surfing session. Perform a search. Click a bookmark. On the following pages: a rundown of these starting points.
Often, of course, you’ll want to type in a web address; that’s the purpose of the address/search bar identified in Figure 17-1. In OS X, a single, unified box serves as both the address bar and the search bar.
If you type a web address there, like amazon.com, then pressing Return takes you to that website; if you type anything else, like cashmere sweaters or just amazon, then pressing Return gives you the Google search results for that phrase, as described next.
Figure 17-1. The Safari window offers tools and features that let you navigate the web almost effortlessly. These toolbars and buttons are described in this chapter. Note to laptop luggers: Safari’s mass of windowtop strips and bars are condensed in El Capitan, leaving more vertical screen space for your actual webviewing pleasure.
A few important buttons come installed on the toolbar:
Back, Forward. Click the Back button () to revisit the page you were just on. Keyboard shortcut: Delete, or ⌘-, or ⌘-[, or a two-finger swipe left on the trackpad. ...