Really, You Should Just Turn It On

by Joey deVilla on March 25, 2011

Screenshot of the "Fuck You, Turn On JavaScript" page

Pictured above is a screenshot of the single-page site The language may be a bit salty, but the advice is sound.

There is no way in hell I can post this to Canadian Developer Connection.

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1 Colin March 25, 2011 at 10:22 am

Except… I have javascript turned on… and it’s servicing the Google Analytics code on that site….

2 y0te March 25, 2011 at 10:42 am

This guy’s an idiot.. Might help if he was a REAL developer…

3 Daryl March 29, 2011 at 10:49 am

Looks like he took the site down.

4 Jackie March 29, 2011 at 5:08 pm

Someone needs to take a chill pill… Or do some hot yoga and relax.

5 Anthony March 29, 2011 at 7:41 pm

I understand the humor of the site and I’m not offended by it at all. Javascript is helpful with things such as determining operating system types. For example, an website would advertise different versions of software for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X users without having to ask the user which OS they’re using.

There are legitimate reasons to disable JavaScript; for example, bad JS code can crash someone’s browser or some ads can be too intrusive.

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