Enable JavaScript

JavaScript is a programming language that Website developers can use as a part of creating websites.

Generally speaking, JavaScript allows websites to have a bit of interactivity built into them; to allow websites to update individual parts of a webpage (instead of having to reload the entire page); allow things to move on the page (such as in a game, or a News Feed which regularly updates).

Many websites won't work properly (or at all) without JavaScript, so here's how to get it:

You're using Chrome, so you probably want to go straight to the Chrome guide.

List of guides to enable JavaScript

Web Developers: Use our auto-redirect

Send your users straight to the right guide

If you want to link your site to our guides (or provide a link via your help desk), we've built a handy redirection URL which will automatically send your user to the correct guide for them.

Simply place a link to:


anywhere on your website and when your users click it, we'll send them to the best guide for their system. It saves them having to click the correct icon.

Is this the same as Java?

No, Java and JavaScript are two very different things. We've got a guide which outlines the differences between Java and JavaScript if you're curious.

But in summary; Java is very old and unused technology for websites; so it's probably JavaScript that you're after... and you're in the right place for that!