How To Turn On JavaScript in your Browser

The following instructions detail how to turn on JavaScript for the most common internet browsers. Locate the browser that you are using in the list below, then follow the instructions on how to turn JavaScript on for that particular browser.

Chrome logo Chrome
Chrome for Windows Chrome for Macintosh Chrome for Unix/Linux
Go to Settings, at the bottom of the main window select Show advanced settings.... In the section entitled "Privacy" click the Content Settings button, and under the section entitled "JavaScript" select the radiobutton next to the option "Allow all sites to run JavaScript (recommended)" then click Done at the bottom of the window to save the setting.
Firefox (also called Mozilla Firefox) logo Firefox
Firefox (also called Mozilla Firefox) for Windows Firefox (also called Mozilla Firefox) for Macintosh Firefox (also called Mozilla Firefox) for Unix/Linux
In the "Address (URL) field" type in "about:config" and press enter to load the page. A warning about voiding your warranty may appear, this is shown to let you know to take care with changing settings which will be shown via this method. If you wish to enable JavaScript then you will need to click I'll be careful, I promise to continue. Settings are listed alphabetically, so scroll down to the one marked "javascript.enabled" and double-click it to toggle (change) it from its current setting to have a value of "true". You can now close the "about:config" page and continue browsing with JavaScript on.
Internet Explorer logo IE 9, 10 & 11
Internet Explorer for Windows
Go to the Tools menu (hotkey ALT-X) and open the menu item Internet Options. Click the Security tab and then select the zone you wish to enable JavaScript in (most likely "Internet"). In the section labelled "Security level for this zone", click Custom level and scroll down to the category "Scripting". Under the subcategory "Active scripting" select the radiobutton labelled "Enable" and click OK to close the "Custom level" window, and click OK once more to save the setting change.
Safari logo Safari
Safari for Windows Safari for Macintosh
Go to Settings, select Preferences from the menu, and select the Security menu. Next to the label "Web Content" check (tick) the box labelled "Enable JavaScript" and close the window to keep the setting.
Opera logo Opera
Opera for Windows Opera for Macintosh Opera for Unix/Linux
Open the main Opera menu by clicking on the Opera button at the top left of the browser window. Open the Settings menu item and select the Preferences submenu item. Select the Advanced tab and check (tick) then box labelled "Enable JavaScript". Click OK to save the setting.
Camino logo Camino
Camino for Macintosh
Open the Camino menu and select the menu item Web Preferences. Select the Web Features icon from the toolbar, and in the section labelled "Content Control" check (tick) the box labelled "Enable JavaScript". Closing the window will save the change to the settings.
Konqueror logo Konqueror
Konqueror for Windows Konqueror for Unix/Linux
Open the Settings menu from the menubar, and choose Configure Konqueror from the menu. In the left-side tree menu under the "Web Browsing" heading, select the menu item Java & JavaScript. On the right-side select the JavaScript tab, and check (tick) the box labelled "Enable JavaScript globally. Click OK to save this setting.