Questions about blocking advertisements in browsers.

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How to block loading https server resource on http pages in Firefox?

I wish to block loading of https resources in Firefox on pages that are served via http protocol. Think of these elements to be blocked/filtered: img src="https://*" script src="https://*" iframe ...
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Youtube Comments on Firefox with Noscript and ABP

All videos display a "Comments currently unavailable" message with the comments frame collapsed. Temporarily allowing Noscript on the entire page doesn't fix it. Disabling ABP on the entire page ...
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How do I filter certain javascripts from running and not block them all on Drudge Report?

How do I block this particular "auto refresh" script on Drudge Report from running in my Firefox browser on Windows XP? var timer = setInterval("autoRefresh()", 1000 * 60 * 3); function ...
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View created rule for AdBlock+ Element Hiding Helper in Chrome

How can I view the list rules that I have created for the AdBlock+ Element Hiding Helper extension in Chrome?
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Enable adblock on newtab

I have an iFrame on a newtab, which contains an ad. If possible, how can I block it? Here is the rule I'm using: https://m.yahoo.com/w/ygo-mail/##DIV#ad-container I'm using Chrome and Adblock on ...
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How to block google logo image in Firefox

I am using Firefox 21.0 in Linux Slackware. I have Adblock Plus addon. Wanted to block this Google logo near the search panel: I found, that this element in located in <a class="gb_ob gb_la". ...
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Can I block social share buttons with Privoxy?

A great many pages have these "Like", "Tweet", "G+1", "share" row of buttons all over the place and in each post in threads. Can I block these unwanted context with Privoxy? I am already using ...
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How does adblock regex work?

Here I found adblock regex explanation. I wish to block all images containing "bbelements" in their url, but neither "bbelements" nor "*bbelements*" worked for me. Surely it must be something very ...
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Adblock Plus not working after update to Firefox 4.0b6 on Ubuntu

Firefox recently updated itself on my Ubuntu 10.04 from 4.0b5 to 4.0b6. After a browser restart, Adblock Plus 1.2.2 which was installed no longer blocks any ads. The extensions appears as if it is ...
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Adblock Plus losing subscriptions and filters since last update

Adblock Plus recently updated itself (it opened the "Adblock Plus has been installed" tab), and since then it has not been saving filter lists (subscriptions) nor manually entered filters ("add your ...
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How to Block Content in Google Chrome? (not ads)

I browse a forum, where sometimes I require to block viewing of threads by a certain user/member of the forum. I tried Adblock, but it doesn't block correctly. Or maybe I don't know how to block a ...
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Advertisements blocked on most websites in IE9

On most websites the advertisements are blocked with the message "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". How do I fix this so the advertisements are shown?
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How to configure Chrome AdBlock to update every day?

I need to update AdBlock lists every day. Is there a way to configure this to be done automatically instead of going to the AdBlock Options page and pressing "update now" by hand every time?
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Use simple xpath with AdBlock Plus for hiding elements

Is there a way to block elements with their absolute /html/body/table/td[3]tr[2] or relative //div[@id="shit"]/table/tr[2] xpath or to use it as additional condition to prevert false positives? ABP ...
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Is there a way to export my adblock settings from Chrome to Safari?

I am using AdBlock in chrome: https://getadblock.com/gplus/v2.6-released/ and I have several custom div's I have hid in many web pages I use. I want to switch to Safari from Chrome. Is there any ...
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Adblock Plus filter to block youtube 'Popular feed videos ' on homepage?

I don't like the Youtube's popular feed videos on front page, few of them have adult stuff or NSFW thumbnails which i don't like. its a distraction. I added a custom filter i.e. main-feed-content' ...
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Can I get personalized web content if I use AdBlock?

I use AdBlock in Chrome and I'm subscribed to the following lists: Fanboy tracking list, Fanboy annoyance list, Easylist privacy, the main Fanboy list, the main Easylist. Am I still able to receive ...
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AD Block Plus does not block ads

I was using Forefox 32 and at a time I dont know sth happened and my mozilla crashed. after reopening it again I noticed that it had updated itself to 32.0.2 and all my addons are gone. So I saw no ...
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Adblock filter not working in Safari

I've added the following filter to Safari (7.0.3 OSX) to block web fonts: .woff| which, if I'm not mistaken, should block all the URLs that end with ".woff". However, this doesn't seem to be ...
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Blocking cross-domain requests to Google form other sites

Is there some kind of Firefox addon which allows blocking cross-domain requests to a website? I want to universally block all requests to *.google.* from any other website unless I explicitly visit ...
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How do I access the additional AdBlock menu items for the IE version?

In ABP for Firefox, I can go to Tools → AdBlock Plus and see additional blocking options. I cannot seem to locate this menu in the IE version of ABP. There is the ABP icon at the lower right of ...
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How to block all gifs on certain domain

I'm looking for a way to block some types of content on some sites using firefox. My specific case is that I want to block all gif type images on google plus, but I am also looking for a solution to ...
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Privoxy block image

I have a privoxy adblocker setup on my raspberry pi with the adblock plus lists. It is working perfectly, all the ads are getting blocked perfectly. I have a problem tough. When the ads are blocked, ...
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Block only specified ads on a website, ignoring the patterns in the list

On http://www.marktplaats.nl using the AdBlock extension in Firefox breaks some functionality. Therefore I disabled the extension on that website. Now everything works as it should but obviously ads ...
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How can I block this script manually?

I use wireshark to check network traffic made by firefox and discover some lines keep coming up every minutes, some of them are made by facebook, which is totally non-sense to me. I would like to ...