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Questions tagged [adblock]

Questions about blocking advertisements in browsers.

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Same Chrome versions, same AdBlock versions, same AdBlock settings, YouTube has ads only on Mac

I just did a fresh Mac OS install (Sierra) on a new SSD and installed Google Chrome and AdBlock. I noticed I see YouTube ads on it. I updated my Windows 10 PC to the same version of Chrome and ...
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Do ad-blockers work on PWAs?

It seems there is quite a push for PWAs lately, chrome 72 on android just added support for TWA and it seems iOS 12.2 will also add more support. I find it really cool this recent shift to web ...
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How to block Google Ads but allow ad clicks from Search engine?

I want to kill all Google Adsense Ads within websites, but still want to keep SEM ads in search results clickable. How can I configure that in Adaway, as well as Hostsman on Desktop to do so?
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Is it possible to block the most visited pages section on a new Chrome tab using Adblock Plus?

I don't like how Chrome displays the most visited pages when a new tab is opened. Is there a way to block this section using Adblock Plus (ABP)? I've tried the only suggestion I could find, which is ...
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Blocking ads using HOSTS at ROUTER Level

Using TP Link Archer C9 and D-Link DIR868L here. Have been looking through the manual/guide to find DNS settings to redirect all spammy websites to null, but can't find it anywhere. Would like to ...
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How to mirror text file links for backup via Dropbox?

I want to mirror filter lists (text file) on Dropbox, so that I can use them on Adaway (it does not accept github sources). For example, when this link changes (https://raw.githubusercontent.com/...
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uBlock Origin : Cross-site cosmetic filtering?

Is there a way to block cosmetic elements on multiple sites. For example on StackExchange, I would like to block ##.site-footer--container ##.site-header ###left-sidebar But, I don't want ot just ...
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How to use uBlock Origin to block just the page stackexchange.com without blocking the entire stackexchange network?

I've found HNQ are really distracting to me, so I want to block them. This question has some ways to block them in the sidebar, but the same list exists over at https://stackexchange.com/. I want to ...
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AdBlock modifying javascript variable

I've seen an page where was isAdblockDetected variable, changing it to false in chrome dev tools everything works. Is possible to change javascript variable somehow in adblock or any other extension, ...
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uBlock Origin: Allow YouTube Ads

I tried allowing YouTube Ads with no-cosmetic-filtering: youtube.com true but it seems like that it still blocks Ads (At least I don't see any Ads on YouTube anymore) Does anyone know what I'm doing ...
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Tools/addons to edit how pages are rendered in browser

I'm looking for something what seems to be quite straightforward but I am not successful so I clearly take a wrong approach. I would like to have more power over displaying pages than usual ad-...
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How to block randomized HTML tag names in ad-blocker?

How to block ads which appear in randomized HTML tags using ad-blockers, i.e. ABP (AdBlockPlus) or uBO (uBlock Origin)? Example: <U-RLCE class="uqRMKJfSUjw "> <U-RLCE class="...
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Adblock plus preventing stack exchange websites to load

When Adblock Plus is activated, stackoverflow, superuser, crypto exchange, etc, are loading as follows: But all the other sites seem to work normally. And when I disable it, everything works fine. ...
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Why do DNS-based adblockers return 0.0.0.0 instead of NXDOMAIN? [closed]

There's a number of projects out there that block ads at the router level by intercepting DNS requests for known bad domains. Most of them seem to work by resolving the offending domains to 0.0.0.0. ...
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Using Adblock Plus filters to block HTML elements

I was looking at this guide on how to block elements using ABP: https://adblockplus.org/en/filters#elemhide As an example, I went to the options and added a filter for blankmediagames.com/...
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How do I stop popunders in Firefox that resist ad blockers?

I find that recently there are a lot of popunders that are not getting blocked by standard popup blockers like Ad-Block and Poper Blocker. I suspect that these are implemented as CSS overlays that ...
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can I stop sites sending my login details to 3rd party sites? [closed]

On my Linux system, I have recently started using the LightBeam plugin for Firefox. It shows which sites interact with me without letting me know when I visit sites like LinkedIn (and also ...
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How to block a certain element on the page with AdBlock by its text-content?

I am trying to hide all the spans on YouTube, which contain the string 'view' in them by following these instructions. However, it does not work, and I keep getting Invalid CSS selector syntax ...
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Raspberry Pi dnsmasq performance

I want to block ads in my whole network with dnsmasq running on a Raspberry Pi, connected via Ethernet to the router. Is there any reason to take a RPi3? Or is a RPi2 also sufficient for that task? ...
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How to block hidden pop-unders despite having adblockers?

one great example is rapidgator. when clicking the text box to solve captcha, it triggers a pop-under/up. While poper blocker blocks this in Chrome, there are many other instances where it got passed. ...
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How to disable AdBlock Plus for local (html) files?

I want to disable AdBlock Plus (Firefox) for all local files. How to do this?
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How to block all Disqus content with Ublock Origin

I heard that it is possible to use Ublock Origin to block not only ads but also Disqus content on all websites that host it. Disqus is a commenting system that many websites like newspapers add to ...
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How to hide an element on a specific page using uBlock Origin (or AdBlock / Plus)?

I know I can block a particular element on a whole site with a rule like: example.com##.blockedClass Is there a way to do have particular elements only blocked on particular pages? I note that ...
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how to get rid of AdChoices (with system-wide adblocker)

I hate ads. I'm not used to seeing the internet with them. Well one thing led to another and now I have ads again. I am tunneling all traffic through a proxy running GlimmerBlocker that has ...
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can I block specific scripts in firefox [duplicate]

with uMatrix I can block domains for specific external content. But I would like to know if there is also a blocker for specific scripts on a domain. With uMatrix it is all or nothing for one source ...
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Exporting Ad Block Plus “element hider” into uBlock

Despite its high memory usage, I was a happy user of AdBlock Plus for years -- not only because of the main plugin's functionality, but also (perhaps, primarily) because of the Element Hider add-on, ...
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How to disable “onclick” event processing on a web page with uBlock Origin?

Normally when a user clicks a middle mouse button on a link on a web page, the link opens in a new tab. When a user clicks right mouse button, a context menu appears. Now there are some annoying sites ...
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How to block HTML elements by text they contain?

I'm looking for a way to hide particular text fragments in a browser—all those news about buzzwords of the day. The idea is to hide HTML elements whose inner text contains certain keywords. I've ...
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Uninstall Adblock Extension from Chrome completly

I have already uninstalled Adblock from chrome extension. But I keep seeing console logs of Adblock blocking certain urls. And if I visit certain website they keep showing me overlay of "Please ...
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Collapse placeholder of blocked elements

Using Firefox 55, I tried with uMatrix 1.0.0 and 1.0.1rc1 However the option "Collapse placeholder of blocked elements" appears to be ignored. Regardless if you check or uncheck it, the placeholders ...
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AdBlock CSS rules do not work globally?

Windows 10 Chrome, Version 60.0.3112.113 (Official Build) (64-bit) AdBlock, VERSION 3.15.0 I used the AdBlock "Block An Ad On this Page" menu item to create a base rule to block Taboola ads on ...
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Super User requires external JavaScript from another domain… Why?

I use NoScript which is a selective ad-blocker. Very recently Superuser and other stack exchange sites started claiming that it requires external Javascript to work (at the top) - but the only non-...
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In Firefox + Adblock Plus, is there a way to block auto-playing videos ONLY on specific websites, from specific domains, etc.?

In Firefox + Adblock Plus, is there a way to block auto-playing videos only on specific websites, from specific domains, etc.? In general, sites that use auto-play abuse it, but some may be reluctant ...
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Is it possible to use DNSCrypt and simple-adblock together on a LEDE router?

I'm running a router loaded with LEDE. DNSCrypt works so far, but I want to add Simple Adblock to replace my browser-based ad-blocking. Is this possible?
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Adblocking in Chrome without an extension

Due to a policy change at work, Chrome Extensions have gone from a blacklist to a whitelist. As a result, I'm no longer able to install an adblocker and browsing the internet is horrific. Working on ...
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How to permit banner ads but block everything else

I want to permit banner ads on news pages. Yet retain a strict block on all other scripts. I usually browse with NoScript and Ghostery on full block. My machine has modest processing power and memory....
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Adblock plus consuming too much memory in Chrome

I have adblock plus extension in Chrome, but it eats up too much memory causing browsing to be slow or even hanging at times. Is there a way to tackle this or any alternate ad blocking tool which is ...
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How can I block iframes with uBlock-origin?

I want to define a uBlock-origin filter for iframes on a certain website, whose sources is some other website. Is this possible? If so, what's the appropriate syntax?
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Blocking the review count on all Stack Exchange websites using Adblock Plus

I use the Google Chrome extension Adblock Plus to remove the review count on all Stack Exchange websites. E.g., on https://ai.stackexchange.com/ : The element is ai.stackexchange.com##.edit-count....
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How to block ads with randomized HTML id attributes?

I use uBlock Origin as my ad blocker. It makes it easy to add custom filters through a picker tool which can identify the HTML id and class attributes of elements. There are some websites which ...
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What is AdBlock blocking on my website?

While reading my webpage I noticed that AdBlock was blocking one element. I certainly don't have any ads. Here's the entire source: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>...
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What is the difference between inline scripts and first & third party scripts?

I use uBlock₀ as my ad-blocker. It has 3 options for dynamic filtering, namely, inline scripts first party scripts third party scripts What is the difference between inline scripts and first & ...
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How to block Hot Network Questions in the sidebar of Stack Exchange network?

Operating system is Ubuntu 14. Firefox is 50.1.0 This is what I have tried: I restarted firefox after that. There was no effect. What is the way to block those hot questions on the sidebar?
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Adblock Plus filter onClick wrapper ad

Trying to block background ad on: www.mx.dk I have found the following: The ad is an image attached to the The onClick listener is added to #wrapper The wrapper contains the entire page This piece ...
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How to remove clk.konflab.com ads from chrome search results?

I have enabled AdBlock Plus extension as well as unchecked "allow non-intrusive ads" option. But I still see these ads when I search anything in google on Chrome browser. First I thought these were ...
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Blocking Microsoft websites big Image Slideshow Ads

Today I was online looking for Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0 https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=42497 It was showing me this: And for a minute I was wondering why. ...
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Adblock+ can't block popup (new tab) ads

Adblock+ can't detect and prevent popup ads. I have tried inserting some addresses to the filter but it still can't contain them. Also there are these new types of popup ads where the new tab ...
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Make Firefox remember CSS changes on a domain basis

I am surfing to websites that keep telling me to deactivate my adblock. Ehm, no. I will not. I do understand that those website make money through advertisment and that's fine. As long as there is no ...
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Strange Divergence Internet Services Issues

I have been having some really strange issues that may or may not all be caused by some common problem. Recently did a clean reinstall of Windows 10 64, and even with very minimal installed, trusted, ...
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How to block ad popups in web browser?

Current web browsers (firefox, chrome, ...) usually have built in popup blockers that prevent popups appearing without user interaction (click on link). In addition, there are multiple addons that ...