For the best PhotoDay experience, we recommend enabling cookies and JavaScript. Without both of these enabled, some features of PhotoDay’s websites may not function correctly.

While most browsers are set to accept cookies and run JavaScript automatically, some browsers may have one or both of these turned off by default. This article will help you identify your browser type and version and help you enable cookies and JavaScript so you can have an optimal experience.

If you need any help, please contact our customer success team in the orange bubble found in the bottom right corner of your screen 💬

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What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small files consisting of letter and number strings that a web page asks your browser to store. PhotoDay—and most Internet merchants and websites—use cookies to help keep track of certain information such as login information, items in a shopping cart, etc. This information is used to help create a seamless experience for you and poses no security or privacy risk to you. You can read more about PhotoDay's Privacy Policy here.

What Is JavaScript?

JavaScript is a computer programming language used to create interactive effects within web browsers. “As of 2022, 98% of websites use JavaScript.” Various critical aspects of PhotoDay utilize JavaScript to provide a smooth user experience. To turn this on or off, follow the instructions in the section below.


Enabling Cookies

Step 1 - Identify your browser type and version number.

To identify your browser type and version number in Microsoft Windows:

  • Go to the Help menu at the top of your browser.

  • Click on About.

  • The window that appears will tell you your browser name and version (e.g., Internet Explorer 5.0).

  • Click on the OK button at the bottom of the window, then go to Step 2.

To identify your browser type and version number in Mac OS:

  • Go to the browser’s menu in the upper-left corner, next to the Apple menu.

  • Click on About (Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) at the top of the drop-down menu.

  • The window that appears will tell you your browser name and version (e.g., Safari 2.0).

  • Close the window, then go to Step 2.

Step 2 - Follow the instructions to enable cookies for your browser type.


We’ve listed helpful links to the most popular browsers below, but you can always search “how to enable cookies on [browser name]” with your search engine of choice.


Enabling JavaScript

Step 1 - Identify your browser type and version number.

To identify your browser type and version number in Microsoft Windows:

  • Go to the Help menu at the top of your browser.

  • Click on About.

  • The window that appears will tell you your browser name and version (e.g., Internet Explorer 5.0).

  • Click on the OK button at the bottom of the window, then go to Step 2.

To identify your browser type and version number in Mac OS:

  • Go to the browser’s menu in the upper-left corner, next to the Apple menu.

  • Click on About (Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) at the top of the drop-down menu.

  • The window that appears will tell you your browser name and version (e.g., Safari 2.0).

  • Close the window, then go to Step 2.

Step 2 - Follow the instructions to enable JavaScript for your browser type.


We’ve listed helpful links to the most popular browsers below, but you can always search “how to enable JavaScript on [browser name]” with your search engine of choice.

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