What is a browser?
A browser is the program on your computer or mobile device that you use to access the internet. There are several browsers available but Google's Chrome, Mozilla's Firefox (Windows devices) and Apple's Safari (Apple devices) are three widely-used ones.
Chrome, Firefox and Safari are the recommended web browsers for use with Propagate Learning. Others such as Microsoft's Edge can sometimes cause problems.
Please ensure your browser is up-to-date; always use the latest version of Chrome, Firefox or Safari. An out of date browser or browser settings are the most common reasons for users experiencing problems using the site.
The following browser settings should be selected:
- Enable Cookies
- Enable pop-ups for PropaGate Learning
Find out more about cookies and what they do with BBC Webwise.
Some course activities and resources open in a new window, and may be blocked if your web browser has pop-ups blocked. If course activities do not open as you expect, the problem could be that your browser is not allowing them to. This can be fixed using your browser settings. Using the below settings, you can specify that pop-ups are allowed for
Block or allow pop-ups on Chrome
Block or allow pop-ups on Firefox
Website preferences on Safari
Activities such as interactive lessons should now be available to use on all devices (laptops, mobile phones, tablets) but if you experience any problems using them on mobile devices please let us know.