Install w3m

brew install w3m

CHECKPOINT: Now you have the w3m under your exec-path.

Download from Currently newest stable version:

If you are using Emacs 24, you have to use development version in CVS.

cvs -d login
# No password is set.  Just hit Enter/Return key.
cvs -d co emacs-w3m

CHECKPOINT: Now you have the source of emacs-w3m, Luke.

Install it.

cd emacs-w3m
autoconf # if it is development version

Move it to your load path by

(add-to-list load-path "/your/path/to/emacs-w3m")


make install


  1. (require 'w3m) in your Emacs.

Finish setup-emacs-w3m