How to enable JavaScript in your web browser

JavaScript is a scripting programming language that runs on your web browser. It makes web pages functional for specific purposes and if disabled, the content or the functionality of the web page can be limited or unavailable. Here you can find instructions on how to enable JavaScript in some of the most commonly used web browsers. If your web browser is not listed please consult other documentation.

Internet Explorer

  1. On web browser menu click "Tools" menu and select "Internet Options".
  2. In the "Internet Options" window select the "Security" tab.
  3. On the "Security" tab click on the "Custom level..." button.
  4. When the "Security Settings - Internet Zone" dialog window opens, look for the "Scripting" section.
  5. In the "Active Scripting" item select "Enable".
  6. When the "Warning!" window pops out asking "Are you sure you want to change the settings for this zone?" select "Yes".
  7. In the "Internet Options" window click on the "OK" button to close it.

Internet Explorer < 9

  1. On web browser menu click "Tools" and select "Internet Options".
  2. In the "Internet Options" window select the "Security" tab.
  3. On the "Security" tab click on the "Custom level..." button.
  4. When the "Security Settings - Internet Zone" dialog window opens, look for the "Scripting" section.
  5. In the "Active Scripting" item select "Enable".
  6. When the "Warning!" window pops out asking "Are you sure you want to change the settings for this zone?" select "Yes".
  7. In the "Internet Options" window click on the"OK" button to close it.

Google Chrome

  1. On the web browser menu click on the "Customize and control Google Chrome" and select "Settings".
  2. In the "Settings" section click on the "Show advanced settings..."
  3. Under the the "Privacy" click on the "Content settings...".
  4. When the dialog window opens, look for the "JavaScript" section and select "Allow all sites to run JavaScript (recommended)".
  5. Click on the "OK" button to close it.
  6. Close the "Settings" tab.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. On the web browser click "Firefox" menu and then select "Options".
  2. In the "Options" window select the "Content" tab.
  3. Mark the "Enable JavaScript" checkbox.
  4. In the opened "Options" window click on the "OK" button to close it.

Apple Safari

  1. On the web browser menu click on the "Edit" and select "Preferences".
  2. In the "Preferences" window select the "Security" tab.
  3. In the "Security" tab section "Web content" mark the "Enable JavaScript" checkbox.

Opera

  1. Option A: Click on "Menu", hover mouse on the "Settings" then hover mouse on the "Quick preferences" and mark the "Enable JavaScript" checkbox.
  2. Option B: If "Menu bar" is shown click on the "Tools", hover mouse on the "Quick preferences" and mark the "Enable JavaScript" checkbox.

Opera < v. 10

  1. On the web browser menu click "Tools" and select "Preferences".
  2. In the "Preferences" window select the "Advanced" tab.
  3. On the "Advanced" tab click on "Content" menu item.
  4. Mark the "Enable JavaScript" checkbox.
  5. In the opened "Preferences" window click on the "OK" button to close it.
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