How to Enable Develop Menu in Safari on Mac: Unleash the Developer Within You

How to Show Develop Menu in Safari on Mac

If you are a developer or an advanced Internet surfer, Develop menu on Safari unlocks a lot of tweaks. Starting with Inspector and error consoles to Do Not Track feature, all are pretty straightforward to use. The menu is hidden by default on Mac. But it is extremely easy to enable Develop menu in Safari using app’s preferences.

In addition to that, the Develop menu also has certain experimental features that you can try your hands on. To learn how to enable it, follow this short and quick guide and get started.

How To Show in Develop Menu in Safari on Mac

Step #1. Open Safari on your Mac.

Step #2. Now click Safari on the Menu bar and then click on Preferences…

Click on Safari Preferences on Mac

Step #3. In Safari Preferences, click on Advanced tab.

Step #4. All you need to do now is to check the box beside “Show Develop menu in menu bar” option.

Show Develop Menu in Safari Menu Bar on Mac

That’s all. You can exit the preferences and notice that Develop menu is now visible beside Bookmarks.

Enable Develop Menu in Safari on Mac

Signing off…

I find the Develop menu extremely useful as it comes in handy to troubleshoot common website problems. It lets me debug javascript error, console errors, and many other things.

The most impressive feature is to enable Do Not Track mode. This stops websites from tracking my browsing and then shooting me with ads. What’s your favorite feature on the develop menu?

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Do you use Develop menu on Safari? What’s the primary purpose? Share your insights in the comments.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of, who has a keen eye for news, rumors, and all the unusual stuff around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting content on social media.

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