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setAttribute(“href”,“mailto:”…) causes link conversion on OSX [migrated]

When I include javascript code of the following form: element.setAttribute("href","mailto:foo@bar.com") I get element pointing to http://mailto:foo@bar.com rather than mailto:foo@bar.com, and a ...
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Save javascript image

My daughter's school is posting nice pictures of her but unfortunately it is not possible to save them as they are displayed using javascript (right click on image then "save as..." only saves the ...
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Web browser | Disabling the download of arbitrary scripts

I use firefox. Is there an addon or setting to stop my browser from downloading all the scripts that are linked on a webpage? I would like to only follow links which are at domains in my whitelist. I ...
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0answers
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Chrome - block pages from getting info about you

I recently ran panopticlick in my Chrome and I really didn't like the result (my browser was unique between every 2 000 000 tested browsers). I saw that large part of unique bits (20.93) was made up ...
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Interpreting Webpage (css, js) and saving it locally as HTML

I want to be able to take any complexe webpage with possibly a lot of modules and be able to save the interpreted javascript HTML file (the one we can browse with the 'Inspect Element' of any ...
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1answer
302 views

Webkit browsers inconsistently load webpage images/resources

I've been having this issue for quite some time, where websites viewed through webkit-based browsers inconsistently load images. By inconsistent, I mean that on one trial run, an image, or several ...
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Why is Google Chrome console uninformative when displaying arrays?

Type on the console: a = [[1,1],[1,1]] And you will see: [Array[2],Array[2]] That is as uninformative as it gets, and in order to understand your structure you have to click click click click ...
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1answer
210 views

Can I pre-edit the html of a web page before the javascript is run?

I'm viewing this website that has a client side javascript error caused by the scripts being loaded in the wrong order. Problem is I don't own this source, but I really need to use the site ASAP. ...
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1answer
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How can I make my browser lie about my operating system?

I'm using Chromium (Version 30.0.1599.114 Ubuntu 12.10) under Linux. I'm trying to access a website that claims that it doesn't work under Linux. Of course, this is most likely crazy since the web is ...
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How clicking on an image anchor does NOT update my page history buttons?

Sometimes when on a webpage I click on a link it takes me somewhere but the history for back/forward buttons in the browser aren't updated. I understand this with AJAX however on several this doesn't ...
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Execute local javascript file on website in the browser?

Im developing a site but I have to FTP files across every time I make a change as I dont have a local development environment. Is there a way to have a local javascript file that is run on the page ...
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1answer
223 views

Chrome can't load specific pages - possibly due to Javascript

So lately I've encountered a strange issue with Chrome where it seems to just not load pages with Javascript in them. Most notably this has been happening with my Facebook home page. Pages will ...
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1answer
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Why is javascript being blocked on three browsers except in private mode without an extension conflict?

I am running Windows 7, 32-bit java up to date. On Chrome, Firefox and IE (also up to date) whenever I load lowes.com the scroll over menus (shop & learn) will work while the page is loading. At ...
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lock browser to troubleshoot javascript and css

Let's say I created some tooltip which displays a popup when the cursor is placed over a given part of the page, and removes it when I move the mouse. For an example, see http://jsbin.com/aCoboQo/1 ...
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2answers
114 views

How to prevent JavaScript on web site messing with browser

Is there any way to prevent specific JS scritps messing with browser (Firefox or Chrome)? For example some sites are blocking copy\paste functionality for input fields forcing user to type some text ...
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Why can't old PCs view modern sites? [closed]

The reason for this question is that many times clients, friends and parents ask me why their perfectly working old PC cannot be used online anymore. I am looking for a good answer to those people ...
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1answer
351 views

Google safebrowsing post requests

My browser often sends some weird post requests like this: POST http://safebrowsing.clients.google.com/safebrowsing/downloads?client=navclient-auto-ffox&appver=22.0&pver=2.2&wrkey=XXXXXX ...
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How can I prevent webpages from using JavaScript to sniff my system information?

I'd prefer not to allow webpages to access my system information. If I use NoScript, Panopticlick is only able to see my User Agent string and HTTP_ACCEPT headers. Otherwise, it can sniff way to much ...
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1answer
64 views

Is it possible to enable javascript for a specific URL?

There are many users who have JavaScript disabled and deny to enable it even for some business applications. Is there any way to allow a user to enable a JavaScript for a specific URL in order to use ...
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1answer
135 views

Why don't browser cache common JS files? [closed]

One of the big tradeoffs in web development is on reducing the total size of your JS files to maintain page load times low. My reasonable guess is that most websites include a similar subset of JS ...
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1answer
229 views

How can I get the latest N posts from blogger RSS feed?

How can I get the latest N posts from blogger RSS feed, using the URL in a browser, or some javascript? Which parameter do I have to use?
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2answers
1k views

suddenly cannot properly display many websites on my computer (chrome, firefox, IE)

I am unable to see many websites properly on my computer. for example, the homepages of yahoo, skype and download.net. When I open yahoo.com in chrome, it seems that the computer keep waiting for ...
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1answer
314 views

How to disable keyboard shortcut on web applications?

I'm a Vimium user. So I want to operate everything in vim's way. But some web application override keyboard shortcuts. For example, gmail, JIRA, most of rich text editors and so on. It is very ...
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3answers
220 views

Why are browsers so heavy? [closed]

Back in 1998 I had a computer with 233MHz Pentium MMX CPU and a GFX card with no 3D acceleration. It was able to run games like Quake II at a decent FPS rate. My current computer has tons more ...
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1answer
321 views

Restore my browser's middle-click behaviour

Some sites do annoying things with JavaScript, like replace the default behaviour of the browser to open a new tab on middle click, with code such as: <a href="http://stackoverflow.com" ...
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Command line browser with js support

Does anybody know good command line browser with js support? Ideally I need following ability: some-browser http://example.com > ~/page.html It means that cli browser download html, execute js ...
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1answer
195 views

Does javascript have access to my bookmarks and history?

I'm using RefControl addon for firefox, to avoid sending the referer in the headers. But now I'm wondering if the previous page or even my full history can be viewed by websites with javascript. And ...
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3answers
3k views

How to hide Browser Plugin Details in firefox for more privacy?

I'm trying to trick the results in this page to have more privacy/anonymity: https://panopticlick.eff.org/index.php?action=log&js=yes So far the best I could do is change the user agent, with the ...
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1answer
190 views

Random scripts stop working on all websites in Windows XP

I have been searching with finding any solution. Random scripts stopped working on websites. For example, on my own website the jQuery scripts aren't working, and when I click on them in the source ...
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3answers
1k views

How can I stop JavaScript from modifying the clipboard?

More and more I find that when I copy text from a news site, the site adds in its own advertising/footnote link to my clipboard, so that when I paste, I get "[Text I copied] FOR MORE, GO READ AT ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I block javascript for all subdomains of example.com?

Hi all I have set my browser to disable javascript for http://en.wikipedia.org. I was wondering How do I block javascript for all sub-domains of the host wikipedia.org ? (I would like to block ...
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2answers
710 views

Supressing browser generated alert boxes using Javascript

I want to stop an alert box being popped up by the browser using Javascript, as I find it bothersome. Is there any way to do this? Perhaps an addon, or script?
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1answer
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How can I view videos on CNN? [closed]

I get "The video timed out attempting to play. Please ensure that you do not have any Flash or JavaScript blocking plugins active. " when I try to view CNN news with Firefox on my computer? How to ...
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3answers
1k views

Javascript blocks selecting text: how to unblock?

Is a way to unblock blocked (by JS) text selecting on some website ? I'm using Chrome. UPDATE: Blocking JS code is in page source (... blocking code here ...)
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3answers
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All my browsers suddenly don't support Javascript files anymore?

I'm experiencing the same issue as this question, which seems to be unresolved. I'll provide more detail, sot that this qualifies as a better representation of the issue. It all started after moving ...
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1answer
2k views

Text based webbrowser that supports JavaScript?

If I lynx beforeitsnews.com then I can't see the page because it needs a JavaScript compatible webbrowser. Are there any text-based webbrowsers that supports JavaScript?:
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3answers
4k views

Is there a way to disable a specific JS script from a specific website?

I want to disable a specific JS script from a specific website without disabling the javascript completely. Is there a way to do that ?
2
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1answer
1k views

Middle clicking a link on chrome sometimes also switches the current tab to the new one

In chrome, most of the time, when i middle click on a link (text or image), it opens a new tab and the current tab does not change. This is the expected behaviour. However, some websites have links ...
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1answer
4k views

JavaScript suddenly stopped working on windows7 all browsers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: All my browsers suddenly don't support Javascript files anymore? I am facing some weird problem on Windows 7. JavaScript suddenly stopped working on windows 7 on all ...
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2answers
441 views

Browser extension - replace website js with own js

is there a browser extension that can run a local js instead of the linked file from the website?
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1answer
93 views

Javascript Methodname is replaced with !==

On the server lies a html file with javascript code included. This javascript code includes a method called something like "CheckObject". This file works for all users, except one specific (but ...
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1answer
204 views

The slowest Javascript Implementation in Browser

Is it Internet Explorer? I heard that JScript.NET was there for a long time and with .NET, things can be JIT'ed. Are we going to see JIT'ed javascript in IE soon?
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4answers
146 views

control + enter in browser takes only .com?

I have this strange problem, how exactly does control + enter decides the domain of a website?? If i type stackoverflow,then hit control+enter, it works and takes to homepage, but i type ubuntuforums, ...
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2answers
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Is there some text mode browser that supports at least basic javascript?

I looked at links2 and elinks - neither one seems to even support a simple javascript redirect on a site. Any ideas? Is there some sort of text mode for some opensource browser e.g. Firefox that I ...
3
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3answers
435 views

Advanced Web Browsing: hitting next with keyboard (single keystroke)

I have a website for class that is literally 1000's of pages long, with a next button at the bottom like this: Prev 1 2 3 4 Next With the following code, if that helps: <a ...
3
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2answers
4k views

Why is my system waiting for google-analytics?

When I go to certain websites that have google analytics, they never load up. One example is www.jquery.com. I tried in firefox, chrome, safari and explorer. Chrome & safari, flash the ...
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3answers
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Is “Just close popup windows” an adequate security instruction for users?

My security officer came to me yesterday, and said the CEO had clicked a "viruses detected, click yes to scan" popup, after which of course his laptop was crawling with viruses. So the SO wants to ...
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1answer
222 views

JavaScript-based applications and text browsers

How to use complex AJAX applications with a lot of menus and with X.509 authentications in non-GUI mode with simple browsers? For example, I can login to Webmoney from console using links/lynx/link2 ...
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4answers
4k views

Blocking hover ads

Okay, I am done with hover ads. I am so done with it, I am starting to avoid website which implement them even though I (used to) like those websites. Obviously, it is considerably harder to block ...
3
votes
3answers
802 views

How to stop flash and javascript on any browser page except the currently viewed one

I'm fed up with browsers eating up CPU cycles by running useless flash and javascript. This question is related to this one but it's slightly different. Is it possible to automatically switch all ...