How to Allow or Block JavaScript in Chrome Computer?

Learn how to block or allow JavaScript execution on the google chrome browser on the computer. Allow or block the JavaScript execution for a specific sites.

JavaScript has one of the most used web technology on modern websites. Its use for creating an interactive website that runs across various screen-sizes. However, JavaScript can also be used for hacking the browser by injecting malicious script.

Hence, we need to be very careful when visiting a website that we aren’t aware of. And also stay away from the website that provides hacking or illegal material. These sites mostly try to inject the code within your browser and gain access.

Related: How to Block or Enable JavaScript on Chrome Android?

Google chrome has an in-built option to allow or block the JavaScript execution. You can also blacklist or whitelist certain websites to enable or disallow to run JavaScript.

How to Block JavaScript in Chrome Computer?

By default the chrome has Javascript enabled, but you can easily disable the javascript from settings pages. Just turn off the JavaScript toggle to disable and block execution.

Here are the steps to block the JavaScript execution on the chrome browser on computer device:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on Computer.
  2. Click on vertical 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Scroll down to the Privacy and Security section, and select the Site settings from the menu.
  5. Choose the JavaScript option within Site settings.
  6. Toggle the button to turn OFF and block the JavaScript execution.

JavaScript blocked on chrome computer

This will completely block the JavaScript for all the websites. Just in case if you want to block the JavaScript for any particular website or list of websites, then you can add them under the Block section.

All the websites that are listed in the Block section will automatically be blocked to run the JavaScript code.

How to Allow JavaScript execution in Chrome Computer?

If you have already blocked the Javascript and the website is not loading properly. It could be most probably due to JS script blocking. In that case, just allow the JavaScript execution.

Here are the steps to allow the JavaScript to run on the chrome browser on any computer:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on Computer.
  2. Click on vertical 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Scroll down to the Privacy and Security section, and select the Site settings from the menu.
  5. Choose the JavaScript option within Site settings.
  6. Toggle the button to turn ON and allow the JavaScript execution.

Allow JavaScript on chrome computer

This will allow all the website to run the JavaScript code on the browser and execute the function within the code block. However, if you want to allow JavaScript execution on a few websites, then you can all the URLs in the Allow section.

Allow JavaScript on website URL in chrome computer

The website listed in the allow section will be running the JavaScript code irrespective of the main switch.

Bottom Line: Chrome Computer JavaScript Settings

We can easily block the JavaScript on selected sites or allow the JS by whitelisting in the chrome browser.

If you block the JavaScript execution, then website might not run as expected. You might find a few missing resources. Perhaps, you can block only the sites that cause issues.

Personally, I keep the JavaScript execution enabled since I browse too many sites in a day. But, if I found any malicious site or feel doubtful, then I quickly add into block section.

Similarly, you can also allow or block JavaScript in the chrome android browser. You can even whitelist selected sites to allow JS or block them by adding into the Block bucket.

What are sites you think should be blocked for JavaScript? 

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

WindowsMacOSiOSAndroidLinux
Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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