Using Google Chrome

Adjust images, JavaScript, and other web content settings

Use the Content Settings dialog to manage the following settings: cookies, images, JavaScript, plug-ins, pop-ups, location sharing, and notifications. You can follow the steps below to adjust these settings:

  1. Click the spanner icon  on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. In the “Privacy” section, click Content settings button.
  • Cookies are files created by websites you’ve visited to store browsing information, such as your site preferences or profile information. They’re allowed by default. It’s important to be aware of your cookie settings because cookies can allow sites to track your navigation during your visit to those sites.
  • Images are allowed by default. To prevent images from displaying, select “Do not show any images.”
  • JavaScript is commonly used by web developers to make their sites more interactive. If you choose to disable JavaScript, you may find that some sites don’t work properly.
  • Plug-ins are used by websites to enable certain types of web content (such as Flash or Windows Media files) that browsers can’t inherently process. They’re allowed by default.
  • Pop-ups are blocked by default from appearing automatically and cluttering your screen.
  • Location requests: Google Chrome alerts you by default whenever a site wants to use your location information.
  • Notifications: Some websites, such as Google Calendar, can show notifications on your computer desktop. Google Chrome alerts you by default whenever a site wants permission to automatically show notifications.

Click Manage exceptions in any section to customize how resources for specific websites should be handled. Want to add a site to the exceptions list? You can enter hostnames and IP addresses, as well as specific domain masks (e.g. enter [*.] to match everything from and, but not

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