Stop JavaScripts™ from loading into the site in Firefox®

In this article, we will briefly discuss JavaScript™ in Firefox® and how to enable and disable it and what it can do for your Firefox® performance. Be sure to only make these changes if you are aware of what the changes will do and how to undo them in the case of an error. In this article we will deal with Java™ and JavaScript™ and how to disable it in case it is required.

  • Java™ & JavaScript™

  • How to disable JavaScript™?

Java™ & JavaScript™

First of all, one has to understand that Java™ is not the same as JavaScript™. Java™ is a high-level programming language that was originally called OAK. OAK was largely unsuccessful and the name was changed and the Java™ language was modified to cater to the World Wide Web. Small java applications can be downloaded by Java™ -compatible web browsers.

JavaScript™ is a scripting language developed by Netscape® to design interactive sites. It may look like the Java™ language, but it is independent from the development of Java™. It is an open language, and you can use it without a license or buying a licensed version. JavaScript™ is ideal for designing websites with customized and interactive content.

How to disable JavaScript™?

To enable JavaScript™ in Firefox®, first of all you have to start Firefox® and click on the Options in the tools menu. Then click on the Content icon and check the box in order to enable JavaScript™. If you want to get access the Advanced JavaScript™ options, click the ‘Advanced’ button. Check the relevant boxes you and click ‘Ok’.

You should be aware that many sites these days make use of JavaScript™ in their sites for many things. If you cannot access the sites you usually frequently use then you may have to consider the option of reactivating your JavaScript™. If activating JavaScript™ leads to your Firefox® freezing or crashing, you may have to reinstall your Firefox® in such a case. This will help solve the problem of a freezing or crashing Firefox®.

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