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Enabling Javascript and Cookies in your web browser
« on: November 15, 2006, 12:08:37 PM »

Offline Bob Day

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To ensure that the CelticsBlog.com website functions properly for you, your browser must support cookies and Javascript. To set your browser to support these requirements, find your web browser, or the one most similar to it from the ones below and then, check for and apply what changes may be needed.

If you find you still can't get your browser working, either PM or email me and we'll take it from there. For convenience, you may want to copy this information into a text editor or other program and print the page out so that you have it handy as you configure your browser.

Note: I don't discuss all web browsers here, just some of the more popular ones. If your browser is not listed you can learn more about how to enable cookies and javascript in it by using your web browser's "Help" menu.

* Internet Explorer 5.1.7 for Macintosh users
* Internet Explorer 5.5 for Windows users
* Internet Explorer 6.0 for Windows users
* Netscape 7 and Mozilla 1.6 users on Windows and Macintosh (similar to Firefox as well)
* Safari 1.1 users on Macintosh

Internet Explorer 5.1.7 for Macintosh

To enable cookies the Internet Explorer 5.1.7 on the Macintosh platform, use the following procedure:

1. From the Macintosh file menu, select Explorer and then Preferences.
2. From the Web Browser menu options, under the Receiving Files option, click Cookies.
3. From the right-hand window pane, locate the When Receiving Cookies menu.
4. From the drop-down, select Never Ask and click OK.

Internet Explorer 5.5 for Windows

To enable cookies and Javascript in Internet Explorer 5.5 browsers, use the following procedure:

1. From the Tools menu, select Internet Options. You see the Internet Options dialog that provides a number of tabs that allow you to set your browser preferences.
2. Click the Security tab.
3. Locate the Custom area of the Security tab, and click the Custom Level button.
4. From the Security Settings dialog that opens, scroll through the options until you see Cookies.
5. Check the Enable radio button under Allow per-session cookies.
6. To enable Javascript, scroll through the Settings options until you see Scripting.
7. Check the radio buttons next to Enable Active Scripting and Scripting of Java applets.
8. Click OK to accept scripting and cookie handling changes and close the Security Settings window.
9. From the Internet Options dialog, click Apply to effect settings then OK to close the dialog.

Internet Explorer 6.0 for Windows

To enable cookies and Javascript in Internet Explorer 6 browsers, use the following procedure:

1. From the Tools menu, select Internet Options. You see the Internet Options dialog that provides a number of tabs that allow you to set your browser preferences.
2. To enable session cookies, click the Privacy tab.
3. From the Settings section of the tab, click Advanced.
4. Locate and click the checkbox next to Always allow session cookies.
5. To enable Javascript, click the Security tab.
6. Locate the Custom area of the Security tab, and click the Custom Level button.
7. From the Security Settings dialog that opens, scroll through the options until you see Scripting.
8. Check the radio buttons next to Enable Active Scripting and Scripting of Java applets.
9. Click OK to accept scripting and cookie handling changes and close the Security Settings window.
10. From the Internet Options dialog, click Apply to effect settings then OK to close the dialog.

Netscape 7 and Mozilla 1.6 for Macintosh and Windows

To enable cookies and javascript in Netscape 7 and Mozilla 1.6 on Macintosh and Windows platforms, use the following procedure:

1. From the Edit menu (Windows) or Netscape menu (Macintosh), select Preferences.
2. From the Category menu, click open the Privacy & Security category.
3. Select Cookies.
4. From the Cookies page, click the radio button next to Enable all cookies. If you elect to accept cookies based on privacy settings, use a Medium level.
5. From the Category menu, click open the Advanced category.
6. Select Scripts & Plugins.
7. Locate the Enable Javascript section of the window and click the checkbox next to Navigator.
8. Click OK to apply changes and close the Preferences dialog.

Safari 1.1 for Macintosh

To enable cookies and Javascript in Safari 1.1 browsers on the Macintosh platform, use the following procedure:

1. From the Macintosh file menu, select Safari and then Preferences.
2. From the Preferences dialog that opens, select the Security option (padlock icon).
3. Under the Web Content options, click the checkbox next to Enable Javascript.
4. Under the Accept Cookies option, check the radio button for Always.
5. Click OK and close the Preferences dialog to apply changes.

I hope some of you having browser configuration problems find this info useful. When I get a chance, I'll update this post to provide configuration instruction for Microsoft IE7.

If you have properly configured your web browser and are still experiencing connectivity or other usability problems, please read the this post.
« Last Edit: November 16, 2007, 09:04:23 PM by Bob Day »
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