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Enabling Javascript in Google Chrome

Below are instructions for enabling Javascript in Google Chrome on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS. Instructions are also available for other browsers.

  1. Click the wrench icon wrench icon on the browser toolbar.
    Mac users: If you don't see the wrench icon, go to the menu bar at the top of your screen and click Chrome.

  2. Select Options
    (Preferences on Mac and Linux; Settings on Chrome OS).

  3. Click the Under the Hood tab.

  4. Click Content settings in the Privacy section.

Screenshot of the Google Chrome Options Window. An arrow is pointing at the Content Settings button.
  1. Select JavaScript under Features.

  2. Select Allow all sites to run JavaScript.

Screenshot of the Content Settings window in Google Chrome.
  1. Click Exceptions on any tab to customize how resources for specific websites should be handled. Want to add a site to the exceptions list? In the "Pattern" field, you can enter hostnames and IP addresses, as well as specific domain masks (e.g. enter [*.]google.com to match everything from google.com and www.google.com, but not othergoogle.com).