How to enable javascript in firefox? 3 simple ways to do this

Internet is a magic place, we all are experiencing the wonders of the internet. We are living in a beautiful time on the internet. To use the internet we need browsers. There are many browsers in the market from google chrome to safari to Mozilla firefox. Browsers understand HTML and to make everything look beautiful we have CSS. also Javascript is a popular scripting language, It makes the user experience seamless. in this post, we are going to understand how to enable javascript in firefox?

So in this post, we are going to learn so many useful things about javascript and how to enable javascript for firefox?. If you want to learn how to enable javascript in Mozilla firefox then this post is for you.

Why do we need to enable javascript?

We know that javascript is a very popular scripting language. Many popular applications use javascript. Facebook, Instagram are few of the popular application that uses javascript extensively.

Using javascript user experience enhances, and make the application faster. So to have these features we need to enable the javascript in the browser.

But you might be wondering if javascript is so useful then why we need to enable it? can’t it be just enabled by default?

People usually disable the javascript to load applications faster. Ideally, application should not stop working without the javascript. Also, some people disable javascript due to security reasons.

Now we have understood what is javascript and why we need to have javascript enabled. Let’s start with how to enable javascript in firefox.

How to enable javascript for firefox?

Firstly open your firefox browser. Depending on the version of the firefox you are using, enable or disable the javascript option will be shown. Recently firefox has removed the enable javascript option from the latest version. So if you are using the firefox latest version first method is not suitable for you.

On Old Version:

  1. Find the Tools button, click on the button and select Options.
  2. Find Content section from options at the top of the page.
  3. Check the boxes next to  Enable JavaScript.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Refresh your browser.

On Latest version:

This is a simple method by which you can enable or disable the javascript on any version.

follow simple steps given below

Enable using “about: config”

  1. Open a new tab in the Firefox browser
  2. Search in the address bar by typing “about:config“( type only text no quotes ), and press Enter.
  3. On the next screen, you will be asked to give permission. Click “I’ll be careful, I promise” button.
  4. On the new screen, you will see a search bar, type in “javascript.enabled” (type only text not quotes).
  5. Now just Right-click on the row which named ” javascript.enabled ” then click “Toggle“. [Remember that if your javascript is desabled it will get enabled or vice versa]
  6. JavaScript is now enabled.[Please refer the screenshot]

Here you learned how you can enable the javascript on the firefox browser. You can also disable it again by toggling the result. It is up to you if you want to make it enabled or disabled.

If javascript is enabled :

how to enable javascript in firefox
  • if javascript is disbeled then the value of ” javascript.enabled” will be false
  • if the value of javascrip.enabled = true then it javascript is enabled.

Method 3: Using Add-On’s

This method is an again simple method to make javascript enabled on firefox. As we know that firefox allows us to install Add -On’s. There are few ADD-ON which allows us to enable or disable the javascript in firefox.

Add-On Name:

  • No-Script ( disable JavaScript by page)
  • QuickJava (disable/enable JavaScript, allows automatic loading of images, and other content)

We hope you liked this post and successfully enabled or disabled the javascript according to your needs. Mainly this post was about enabling the javascript. We learned about three different ways by which you can enable the javascript in firefox browser.

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