Netscape 6.2.3 Web Browser Tutorial

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Netscape 6.2.3 Web Browser Tutorial:

Clearing Cache
Changing what the browser is allowed to run/display (images, flash, pop-ups)
Browser Security
Changing the home page
Viewing the Source Code of a file
Favorite pages/ Bookmarks
A select few other options/features


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     Netscape is based on the Gecko Engine.

Clearing Cache and History

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     From the Edit menu,
Choose Preferences

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     In Advanced,
Choose Cache
Here you can clear cached information

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     In the Tasks Menu,
Choose Tools
Choose History

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     In the Edit Menu,
Choose Delete to delete history

Changing what the browser is allowed to run/display (images, flash, pop-ups)

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     From the Edit menu,
Choose Preferences

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     In Privacy and Settings,
Choose Cookies
Here you can enable or disable cookies

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     In Privacy and Settings,
Choose Images
Here you can enable or disable the ability for images to load

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     In Advanced,
You can choose to block or allow java script to run

Browser Security

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     From the Edit menu,
Choose View Saved Data

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     You can either fill in the area so that netscape can auto enter the information on forms you have to fill out online
Or you can erase the information that netscape has saved from forms you filled out.
If you share or use a public computer, it is a good idea to delete this information

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     From the Edit menu,
Choose Preferences

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     In Privacy and Settings,
Choose Forms
Here you can choose if the system should save information you enter into forms online

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     In Privacy and Settings,
Choose Web Passwords
Here you can choose if the system should save passwords you use to access web pages
If you click View Stored Passwords, you can see the passwords you have stored

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     In Privacy and Settings,
Choose Master Passwords
Here you can set Netscape up to require a password or just to require a password when sensitive data such as a stored password is being used

Changing the home page

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     From the Edit menu,
Choose Preferences

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     In Navigator
You can type in the exact URL you want for your home page
You can choose to use the current page in your active browsing window


Viewing the Source Code of a file

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     From the View menu,
Choose Source
The system will autolaunch a new window with the source code for the website

Favorite pages/ Bookmarks

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     From the bookmarks menu, you can view all of your favorites
Add to your favorites
Or organize your favorites

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     In the Manage area, you can rename things
Move them into folders
Create new folders
And delete old bookmarks that you no longer need


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     In the Manage area, from the file menu
you can share or create back ups of your bookmarks by importing or exporting


A few options and Features

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     From the Tasks Menu
Choose Tools
Choose Import Utility to import mail and address information

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     From the Tasks Menu
Choose Mail and Newsgroups
Netscape has it's own POP email client you can set up

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     From the Tasks Menu
Choose Composer
Netscape has it's HTML web page creator system

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     From the Tasks Menu
Choose Tools
This system provides a Java and Javascript Console