Internet, Networking, & Security Browsers Reload Safari Top Sites Update your Safari top sites when they are corrupted by Tom Nelson Writer Tom Nelson is an engineer, programmer, network manager, and computer network and systems designer who has written for Other World Computing,and others. our editorial process Facebook Twitter Tom Nelson Updated on December 05, 2019 Once your Internet connection is working again, simply click the reload button in the URL bar. Browsers Safari Chrome Firefox Microsoft Tweet Share Email Safari's Top Sites feature is a handy way to quickly access your favorite sites. The Top Sites page displays your favorite web sites in thumbnail view, so you can quickly scan multiple web sites for new information. This can be particularly helpful for news or technology sites, where pages are updated frequently. But Safari's Top Sites feature can get bogged down if you lose your Internet connection, even for just a brief time. Whether the cause is your home network router, DNS issues, or your ISP going offline due to a severe storm in your area, an interrupted connection can sometimes cause the thumbnails in Safari Top Sites to either stop updating or display error messages. Fix Safari Top Site Corruption Issues Luckily the fix is simple; so simple, in fact, that it's easy to overlook. Once your Internet connection is back in place, simply click the reload button in the URL bar or press command + R on your keyboard. If some of the Top Sites fail to update, try holding down the shift key and then clicking the reload button. That's it; your Top Sites will refresh with new thumbnails.