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How to Turn Javascript Off in Different Browsers September 25, 2011

Posted by Tournas Dimitrios in JQuery.

JavaScript is a client side scripting language for creating interactive and / or  animated websites . JavaScript is enabled by default on all  browsers , and you can easily disable it at any time using the Internet Options feature . You may need to turn off JavaScript in order test your code during development , for example , disabling client-side validation for testing PHP- validation  . Before you turn off JavaScript for  you should make sure that you have administrator privileges for your computer.

This article will present the steps to follow for disabling JavaScript on four major browsers , aka  , Mozilla – IE8 – Chrome – Safari .

Mozilla :

  • Launch Mozilla on your computer and On the Tools menu, click Options .
  • Click on the Content icon . 
  • Check the box next to Enable JavaScript .
  • Click the Advanced button to open the Advanced JavaScript Options box .
  • Check the boxes under Allow scripts to section that you want to allow .
  • Click OK .
  • Click OK .

IE8 :

  • Launch IE- 8 on your computer and then click on the “Tools” option from the top toolbar menu .
  • Select the “Internet Options” button. The Internet Options dialog box will appear on your screen. Click the “Security” tab.
  • Click the “Custom Level” option. The Custom Level page will appear .
  • Scroll down through the “Settings” section and select the “Disable” radio button from “Active scripting” heading .
  • Click the “OK” button to save your changes and complete the task .
Chrome 14 :
  • Launch Chrome on your computer and then click on the  tool tab at the top .
  • Click on “Options
  • Go to “Under The Hood
  • Click on “Content Settings
  • Click on the “JavaScript” tab
  • Locate  “JavaScript ” section and select your option , ” Do not allow any site to run JavaScript
Safari 5 :
  • Launch Safari on your computer and on  the Safari menu, click on Preferences .
  • Click the “Security”  icon .
  • Click on Enable JavaScript next to the Web Content section if it is not checked .
  • Close the Preferences window .
  • Close and restart Safari.



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