The latest version of Mac such as Mountain Lion added a new enhanced feature called Safari Web Notifications. This new advanced feature allowed users to subscribe to website update, then receive push notifications right inside of Notification Center whenever website content updated.
This can be a great feature, or, in some cases, an annoying one. In this article, we learn about the how to manage your Safari Web Notifications on Mac or even get rid of them entirely. To get more information then, visit this page.
Subscribing to a web notification:
To subscribe to a web notification in Safari on Mac, you have first need to visit a website that allows you web notifications. There are many notification sites such as NYTimes.com, Ebay.com, NBA .com, MLB .com are supported with Mac operating system. CNN.com is a new added site which is a great example of a site that provides useful web notifications to Safari users. When visiting the website, you’ll be prompted to subscribe to a web notification. Clicking subscribe to a web notifications will add your Mac to the subscription list, and you’ll able to begin receiving push notifications on your Mac when website content updates or whenever CNN decides to send out breaking news updates.
Viewing and removing web notification subscriptions
If you want to view the websites that you’re currently subscribed to, or you change your mind about not wanting notifications, then open Safari and open the preferences (press Command + , [comma] for a shortcut), then click on the notifications tab. A list of all the websites that have offered you notifications will be displayed. Here, you can view all of the sites that you’re subscribed to and revoke notifications from any of these sites if you wish. You can also click on “Allow” to ensure that a particular site can send you push notifications. Additionally, you can remove any websites from this list by selecting them and clicking “Remove” or remove them all by clicking the “Remove All” button.
Learn More: You can change how apps notify you from the Notifications pane in System Preferences. Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu, then click the Notifications icon. For more information about Notifications, click the Help button in the Notifications preferences window.