Originally Posted by felgall
While it is obvious that cookies will not work if you try to run the page directly without a web server as the cookies get passed to and from the server it isn't as obvious why localStorage should have the same restriction except that the security is supposed to work based on the domain name and pages run directly don't have a domain name (which is one possibility as to why it doesn't work outside a server).
I just double-clicked the .htm file on the Desktop. Hadn't taken the domain into account.
Opening the .htm using localhost:8500/test.htm - localStorage works!
If anyone knows of a website that can offer ColdFusion help that isn't controlled by neurotic, pedantic jerks* (stackoverflow.com), please PM me with a link.
* The neurotic, pedantic jerks are not the owners; just the people who are in control of the "popularity contest".