Please enable javascript in your browser

As the usage of JavaScript has changed from a limited knowledge subject to a significant web development skill over the past few years. Today, JavaScript has become so indispensable to the web that most internet browsers implement a dedicated engine just to run it.

JavaScript is a wonderful technology to use on the web, and disabling it for all websites on your browser is never recommended. Make use of JavaScript to run interactive features that provide an enjoyable user experience.

With JavaScript disabled, your browser will be unable to run or show interactive elements like display ads, animations or audio. However, the good news here is that JavaScript is quite simple to activate. Besides, there are also specific ways that you can disable JavaScript on a per-site basis, instead of turning it off completely.

So, if you have disabled JavaScript in your browser and now wish to enable it, we are here to help. We've written this guide to walk you through activating JavaScript in six of the most commonly used browsers.

Microsoft Edge

  1. Open your Microsoft Edge browser.
  2. Click on the three-dot icon in the top right corner to open the Menu tab.
  3. Choose the "Settings" item on the Menu tab.
  4. Now click on "Site permissions" in the left-hand Settings pane.
  5. Select "JavaScript".
  6. Turn on "Allowed (recommended)".

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your Internet Explorer browser and open a window.
  2. Click on "Tools" – usually located at the topmost part of the menu bar. Afterward, choose "Internet Options" from the list of options displayed. You can also press the "Alt Key" to locate it quickly.
  3. Click on the "Security Tab".
  4. Tap on the "Custom Level" button.
  5. Continue scrolling down towards the bottom of the page till you find the "Scripting" heading.
  6. Select "Active Scripting" to turn on JavaScript.
  7. Click on "Ok."
  8. Refresh your browser.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your Mozilla Firefox browser and open a window.
  2. Type "about:config" into the address bar and press Enter.
  3. Click "Accept the Risk and Continue" button below the warning message to proceed to the preferences search box page.
  4. Now enter "javascript.enabled" in the preferences search box.
  5. Locate the option labeled "javascript.enabled" on the search result and toggle on JavaScript.
  6. Refresh your browser.

Google Chrome

  1. Open up Google Chrome browser on your device
  2. Click on the Menu icon (three dots) at the top-right corner of your screen.
  3. Select "Settings" on the drop-down menu – the third option from the bottom
  4. Now click "Privacy and security" on the left sidebar menu.
  5. Under "Privacy and security," select "Site settings."
  6. Under "Site Settings," scroll until you find "JavaScript" and click it.
  7. Toggle the switch to "Allowed (recommended)" – it will turn blue when enabled.


  1. Launch your Opera browser.
  2. Open the "Easy Setup" Menu.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the Easy Setup Menu and select "Go to browser settings".
  4. Next, scroll down to find the "Site Settings" options and then click it.
  5. Under "Site Settings", locate the option that shows JavaScript and select it.
  6. Toggle on the "Allowed (recommended)" switch to activate JavaScript. It'll turn blue when enabled.
  7. Congratulations, you just activated JavaScript.

Apple Safari

  1. Navigate to the "Tools" section of your device.
  2. Select "Preferences".
  3. Tap on the security icon.
  4. Check the checkbox to "Enable JavaScript".
  5. Restart your browser.