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There are some websites which refresh themselves in a very short period. I want to disable this behavior.

The code that causes this problem is almost always following line:

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="180"/>

I learned that some browser extensions can be used for this purposed; I was suggested to use Firebug. I installed it, but it became a little confusing to me.

Can you please instruct me how to remove the line above from "" with Firebug (or with a different extension maybe)?

(My browser is Google Chrome.)

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Use Javascript DOM manipulation in Firebug console to remove that element. – Evil Angel May 11 '12 at 14:41
you open firebug, find the line that you knwo makes the apge refresh in the DOM section, highlight it. DELETE. done. but only for that one page view- not forever.. ok – ppumkin May 11 '12 at 15:09

This looks like a job for Greasemonkey ( or Tampermonkey if you're a Chrome user)

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But how? It is probably done with a very tiny script code, but I don't know anything about script writing. – hkBattousai May 11 '12 at 15:22

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