How do I install JavaScript?


Quick Answer

Install JavaScript on your Web browser by altering your browser's settings to allow for the script to run. Though the enabling process varies depending on the browser, because Google Chrome is the most popular browser in the United States, the process for installing JavaScript in Chrome is included here.

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  1. Open Google Chrome

    Click the Google Chrome icon on your desktop to open the browser. Click the "Menu" icon on the upper-right side of the browser window, then click the "Settings" option.

  2. Find advanced settings

    Click the "Show Advanced Settings" link at the bottom of the browser page. A menu appears on the same page underneath the link just clicked.

  3. Change content settings

    Find the "Privacy" subhead in bold and then click on the "Content Settings" button located just underneath it. A dialog window opens on the screen.

  4. Allow sites to run JavaScript

    Locate the JavaScript section on the dialog window, then find the "Allow All Sites to Run JavaScript" option, and click to select.

  5. Begin using JavaScript

    Click the "OK" or "Done" button to save your selection. Close the "Settings" tab, then click the circular arrow at the top-left portion of the Web page to reload the page and allow JavaScript to run.

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