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Enable JavaScript

JavaScript is a simple programming language that's essential to any modern Internet site. Without JavaScript enabled, some Yahoo features may not perform as designed. To fix this, make sure that you have JavaScript enabled.

Turning on JavaScript

Internet Explorer

Verified through version 10

  1. Click Tools | Internet Options.
  2. Select the Security tab.
  3. Select the Internet icon.
  4. Click Custom Level.
  5. Scroll towards the bottom of the "Settings" list, under "Scripting."
  6. Under "Active scripting," click Enable.
  7. Be sure that the Security level is set to Medium or below.
  8. Click OK to save and close the Security Settings - "Internet Zone" dialog box.
  9. Click the OK button to close the "Internet Options" dialog box.
  10. Close and reopen Internet Explorer.

Firefox

Verified through version 24

  1. Click Tools | Add-ons.
  2. Type Java Script in the search field at the upper-right corner of the page.
  3. Click Install to the right of "QuickJS 1.1."
  4. Restart your Firefox.

Safari

Verified through version 6.1

  1. Click Settings Safari Gear Icon | Preferences.
  2. Click Security.
  3. Make sure Enable JavaScript is checked.
  4. Close the window to save the changes.

Chrome

Verified through version 28

Windows

  1. Click the chrome menu icon on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. At the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings.
  4. Under "Privacy," click Content settings.
  5. Under "JavaScript," make sure Allow all sites to run JavaScript is checked.
  6. Click Done.

Mac

  1. Select the Chrome menu item from the Apple/System bar at the top of the screen.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. On the left, select Settings.
  4. At the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings.
  5. Under Privacy, Click on Content settings button.
  6. Under "JavaScript," make sure Allow all sites to run JavaScript is checked.
  7. Click Done.
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Last updated: May 27, 2014