What does “javascript:void(0)” mean?

Some computer users may encounter the error javascript: void(0) while browsing the mạng internet. While it is not a very critical error, it sure is irritating to encounter. When you encounter the javascript: void(0) error it most probably is an indication of an error stemming from your browser; which in turn blocks you from accessing a particular website. Interestingly, the above sầu error only appears when the user tries to lớn access some websites; not all of them. The root cause of the error can be traced lớn a resident pop up blocker in your mạng internet browser. Also, it may be triggered by a proxy server if you are connecting to the internet through a proxy.

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How can the javascript: void(0) error be fixed?

There are several approaches lớn this, depending on what caused the javascript error in the first place. If it is caused by a proxy hệ thống & you are connecting khổng lồ the internet via a shared computer, it may be a regular occurrence. In such a case you are advised to contact the network administrator for assistance. Otherwise, below are the steps that you need to lớn follow to lớn eliminate the javascript: void(0) error.


NOTE: Make sure that Javascript is working properly on your machine. This may differ from website browser to website browser.

Option 1: Enabling Javascript

The main reason why users encounter the said error message is that Javascript is disabled on their browsers. Javascript is a plugin which is mostly disabled by default on all browsers. Here, you have lớn manually enable the Javascript so the site can render its page using the giải pháp công nghệ. You can always revert the changes baông xã if this doesn’t work for you.

Internet Explorer/Edge

For Internet Explorer, you can check if Javascript is working ok as below;

Select Internet Options.Select the Security tab & clichồng on the custom cấp độ button.Scroll downwards until you reach the option ‘Scripting of Java applets’ under the bullet ‘Scripting’.Ensure that the ‘Enable’ is selected, & then cliông chồng Ok.
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Enable Javascript in Internet ExplorerGoogle Chrome

While the overall Internet Explorer settings also apply to lớn Google Chrome, you can still check the Java status within Chrome.

Locate the inhỏ at the top right-hvà side of the Google Chrome window (3 parallel horizontal dashes). Click on it.Move sầu the cursor downward & clichồng on Settings.Go to lớn Show Advanced Settings.Under ‘Privacy’, click on Content Settings.Under ‘JavaScript’, cliông xã on Allow all sites to lớn run JavaScript (recommended).Cliông chồng OK.
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Allow All Sites To Run Javascript in ChromeFirefox

For Firefox, bởi the following;


Clichồng on the ibé in the top right corner (similar to lớn Chrome’s).Clichồng ‘Add-ons’.Clichồng on the ‘Plugins’ tab.Clichồng the Java ™ Platform pluginCheông chồng the “always activate” button.

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Allow Javascript

Now you have Java enabled on your browser. Restart your browser và try accessing the trang web which triggered the error. The javascript: void(0)  should no longer appear. If it does, try the following alternatives as well.

Option 2: Reload the page by bypassing the cache

This option refreshes corrupted or possibly outdated files. While holding the shift key, cliông xã on the Reload button. The shortcut for this is CTRL + F5. Mac users can use Comm& + Shift + R.

Option 3: Clear the Cabít.

The cađậy of your browser is used by websites to lớn store temporary information so that data can be fetched from local storage instead of fetching from the mạng internet. However, there are numerous instances where this cabịt might get corrupt or outdated. If this happens, Javascript might not be able khổng lồ work properly. Resetting the cabịt might work in this case.

Clearing your browser’s cabít may vary depending on the browser in use, but the method in Firefox is as below

Launch Firefox, cliông xã on Hamburger Menu và then cliông xã on Preferences.Now cliông xã on Privacy và Security and then cliông xã on Clear Data.
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Clear Data of FirefoxNow clichồng on Cached Web Content và then click on Clear.
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Clear Cached Content in Firefox

Restart your browser & try again.

Option 4: Remove sầu cookies from your browser

As our last resort, we will try to clear all the cookies from your browser. Nowadays, almost all websites make use of cookies lớn track user preferences & for security purposes as well. If the cookies are somehow outdated or corrupt in your computer, you will get the Javascript Void error message. Here are the steps on how to remove sầu cookies from Chrome. You can replicate the steps at your own browser accordingly.

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Press the three-dots present at the top-right side of the screen và select Settings.Scroll down lớn the bottom & cliông chồng on Advanced.Now, cliông chồng on the button of Clear browsing data. You can select the time-frame according to lớn your scenario. Make sure you select all the options.Clear Browsing Data in ChromeAfter clearing the browsing data and cookies, restart your computer và kiểm tra if the issue is resolved.

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