Enabling JavaScript in Browsers

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Most of the modern browsers come with built-in JavaScript support and Enabling JavaScript makes you fully support in it.

This tutorial contains the procedure of enabling and disabling JavaScript for supporting in your current browsers i.e. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, chrome etc.

Enable JavaScript in Firefox

Follow this steps to enable/disable JavaScript in Firefox:

  • Open new tab. In address bar, type about: config
  • You may get a warning message. Select I’ll be careful, I promise!
  • There you will find a list of configure options for the browser
  • In search bar, type JavaScript.enabled
  • There, you can find a option to enable/disable JavaScript by right-clicking on the value of that option: choose toggle

In this way, you can enable/disable JavaScript in Firefox.

Enable JavaScript in Internet Explorer

Follow this steps to enable/disable JavaScript in Internet Explorer:

  • Go to Tools > Options from the menu
  • From the dialog box, select security tab
  • Click on Custom Level button
  • Until you ind Scripting option, scroll down
  • Under Active scripting, select Enable radio button
  • At last, click OK

For disabling JavaScript support in IE, select Disable radio button under Active scripting.

Enable JavaScript in Opera

Follow this steps to enable/disable JavaScript in Opera:

  • Go to Tools > Preferences from the menu
  • From the dialog box, select Advanced option
  • From the listed items, select Content
  • Select Enable JavaScript checkbox
  • At last, click Ok

For disabling JavaScript support in Opera, select Enable JavaScript checkbox.

Enable JavaScript in Chrome

Follow this steps to enable/disable JavaScript in Chrome:

  • At the top right hand corner of your browser, click on chrome menu
  • Select Settings
  • At the end of the page, click Show advanced settings
  • Under Privacy section, click on Content settings button
  • In “Javascript” section, select “Do not allow any site to run JavaScript” or “Allow all sites to run JavaScript (recommended)

Read Also: HTML noscript Tag

For, Non-JavaScript Browsers, you can display a warning message using a <noscript> tags if you require JavaScript. So, when a browser does not support JavaScript or JavaScript is disabled, then the message from </noscript> will be displayed on the screen.

Based on United States, Jacob Frazier is a skilled JavaScript developer with over 8 years of experience. He is passionate about change and trying new things, both professionally and personally. He loves startups and is extremely proactive.

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