Equipment & Software

Blackboard Browser Requirements Check

Important: At a minimum, Blackboard requires JavaScript and Cookies to be enabled in your browser.  For more information regarding Blackboard browser requirements, please refer to the Browser Settings Guide.

If you pass all checks listed below, you should be able to use the main features of Blackboard.

 
Browser
Check
Warning
Browser:
Version:
Platform:
For a list of supported Browsers, please refer to the Browser Support Matrix.
 
JavaScript
Check
Fail If this check fails, refer to the Browser Settings Guide for instructions on enabling Javascript for your browser.
 
Cookies
Check
Fail If this check fails, refer to the Browser Settings Guide for instructions on enabling Cookies for your browser.
 
Popup
Window
Check
Fail If this check fails, refer to the Browser Settings Guide for instructions on enabling Popup Windows for your browser.
 
Port 80
Check
Fail This check works by trying to download an image through the specified port.  Port 80 is the standard web (http) port.
 
Java
Check
  If you see nothing to the left (or just a gray box) then Java functionality is not available.


The version of Java that Blackboard currently supports is 1.7.0_x. Older versions may work but could result in unexpected behavior. If you're experiencing problems with Blackboard, you may try updating your Java Plug-in.

 

 


BrowserCheck code courtesy of Mr. Shannon Meisenheimer
University of Central Missouri.

 
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