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How to allow a certain domain or URL to bypass Brave Shield on a specific website, when it's embedded there?

I want to make a custom filter rule for Brave Shield and according to this help page, "Brave is broadly compatible with uBlock Origin's filter rule syntax." along with a link to the ...
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How can I block the search box animation on the Wirecutter website with uBlock Origin?

Wirecutter recommends the uBlock Origin ad blocker. As I understand, in addition to advertisements, ad blockers can also be used to block annoyances. At the top of each guide on Wirecutter, I see a ...
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How to Uninstall Fake uBlock

I'm working as tech support in a High School which exclusively uses Windows devices (Surface Pro), and we often see students come in with uBlock installed in their browser, typically in Edge. Our ...
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How to exclude/whitelist certain websites only for certain filter lists in uBlock Origin?

In addition to various filter lists for blocking ads, I also use a filter list for blocking cookie messages. Some websites do not work properly because of this cookie blocking filter list. Now I want ...
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Adblock/uBlock - don't apply rule in iframe

I want to block certain elements on google.com but only if the current page is under the google.com domain. Specifically, I do not want the filter to be applied to google.com iframes on other pages (...
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uBlock Origin block Google Doodles

Need a way to block annoying Google Doodle from ever showing again with uBlock origin. I identify that images are coming from these HTML tags, I have no idea how to block g-img tag with uBlock. <...
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How can I configure UBlock Origin to be always activated for a specific site?

I currently have the setting configured to deactivate it by default on all sites. This means that I visit xyz.com and then click on the addon to enable it for only that site and only for that tab. If ...
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uBlock, block all third party script when visiting a certain domain

With uBlock Origin on Firefox, I am trying to block all third-party scripts called from a specific first-party page. For example: visiting a page of example.com, I want that every external script gets ...
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In ublock, How to block (pick) an element that keep reappearing as one scroll the page?

The picker works when the page loads, but as I scroll the item reappears again and again. How to block an item like that?
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uBlock - block all network queries that contain certain text in their bodies

Some site sends me a json {..., "category": "Ads",...}. Can I block all requests and responses containing "category": "Ads"? I'm looking for something like ||...
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µBlock element zapper and element picker don't give the same result (on Quora)

I have been blocked at Quora for a couple of weeks and everytime I load the site I see this warning: I don't want to acknowledge this warning so instead I use µBlock's element zapper to remove it. ...
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uBlock - rewrite href text

Lets say I have the following link on some page <a href="https://example.com/string?param1=1&param2=2">Title</a> And using uBlock I'd like to rewrite it to: <a href="...
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how to block a website forever without reverting?

there are many extensions for this. but the extensions themselves can be undone. I wonder if it's possible to just ban and not be able to play any games in browser..
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Is everyone using Edge (Chromium) noticing accesses to *.gotechcheck.com?

One or two months ago, I began to try the new Chromium-based Edge - and at this point, I couldn't be more satisfied - never touched Chrome again, although it's unavoidable that, for some given tasks, ...
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uBlock Origin - Create filter based on href link

I want to create a filter in uBlock for a given website where I know all the ads have an href of the following type containing "referral_story". <a class="_1oem" href="/...
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Looking for workaround for Firefox login autocomplete behaviour

This question is related to the explanation on how Firefox handles autocompleting stored logins: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10738090/why-firefox-autocomplete-even-with-different-input-name I'...
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uBlock - block element with (almost) the same CSS/XPath?

On this page https://www.eventbrite.com/checkout-external?eid=97762112109 I would like to block the check box with the legend "Eventbrite can send me emails about the best events happening nearby." ...
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Replacing blocked YouTube video with external link

Is it possible to show link to YouTube video instead of completely erasing the YT iframe using uBlock Origin? Will it be treated (and blocked) as 3p-frame or 3p by dynamic filters, and thus blocked ...
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Why is uBlock Origin causing Pale Moon to *randomly* not load my stylesheet with zero changes in between?

I have Pale Moon installed on Windows 10. It has the uBlock Origin extension installed. This is how I reproduce the glitch: I first clear ALL browser data and then close the program. Then I run this ...
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Can I prevent Ublock from giving the opportunity to disable strict blocking?

I'm setting up some rules on the computer for the laptop of my friend's son. I'm using Ublock to block some websites, and there is a well-known forum in France where people are really mad and sick, ...
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Why aren't my :style() overwrites surviving page-reload?

Once the extraneous (and useless) divs and spans are removed from a typical news-article, the actual text often remains in a narrow column surrounded by swaths of white-space reserved for the removed ...
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Unable to unblocked the sites in Hosts File

I blocked some site in Hosts File, but when I tried unblocking it by deleting the indicated sites. I'm still unable to access the sites. Can anyone help me with this? I blocked the sites by using ...
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Adblock/uBlock rule to hide elements inside an iframe

I would like to hide elements which have a specific attribute inside an iframe. For example, I want to hide all elements with attribute load-ads-json-from, and there is an element <div load-ads-...
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Can I stop a website from deleting back-button history?

Westlaw.com times me out returns me to the sign-in page after 20 or 30 minutes. On most websites, I would just sign back in and hit the back button to return to where I was when I timed out, but ...
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How to use redirect option with uBlock Origin Static network filtering?

Just to understand the concept. Say, there is an image on a web page and I want to replace that image with a "neutered" resource. Say, there is a site example.com, and there is an image on a web page ...
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Filter out Sponsored feed on FB using uBlockOrigin

How to block or filter this tricky "Sponsored" feed: Html is as follows: Previously I have used has-text filter: ##[id^=hyperfeed_story]:has-text(/Page Stories You May Like/) But in this case this ...
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Is there a way to block javascript from an iframe pointing to a different domain?

I'm trying to add a custom filter using ublock origin to stop javascript from working on a specific iframe from a webpage. Example Accessing example.com, there's an iframe pointing to annoyingData....
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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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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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Filter for uBlock

I'm using uBlock ad blocker on Firefox. Originally I have free filters such as: search.yahoo.com###yui_3_10_0_1_1531993940314_95 search.yahoo.com###yui_3_10_0_1_1532027806134_88 search.yahoo.com###...
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uBlock - hide any element that contains text with a given word?

Is it possible to write a custom filter rule so that any div, span or p and its children are hidden when there is a specific word in the text part, i.e. Trump? For example, I have this structure <...
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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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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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Can uBlock on FF/Win7 be configured to prevent additional pages being opened?

Can uBlock Origin be configured to prevent a new page from opening? Not merely preventing the new page loading, I want to prevent the page it is about to block every opening a new tab (or page). I'm ...
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Ublock Origin custom filter suddenly stopped working---it previously worked very well---any assistance?

Until just recently, I had been using the Ublock Origin custom filter given by rhill in this post Ublock Origin filter to block recommended videos on YouTube homepage? to block the recommended videos ...
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save settings for umatrix and ublock

I enjoy using Umatrix and Ublock, but run into the following problem. I use quite restrictive settings and then manually allow certain elements on certain sites. However, I notice that these "...
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Ublock Origin custom filter to block ads on all emails from a certain sender?

I'm subscribed to various email updates through the Blogtrottr rss-feed-to-email updater service. (https://blogtrottr.com/) The emails that are sent all contain large ads. Is there a Ublock Origin ...
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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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Ublock Origin filter to block recommended videos on YouTube homepage?

I'm looking for a Ublock Origin custom filter that I can add that will permanently block the recommended videos section from showing on my YouTube homepage? I tried blocking the recommended videos ...
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firefox: link URL displayed in status bar is not the one used when clicking

In firefox (several versions, but always with classic theme restorer) I get the URL of a link shown at the bottom (status bar) whenever I hover over a link. I had always assumed that this is also the ...
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Twitter prevents script blocking

I have come across a weird issue. When I have UBlock Origin in Pale Moon turned on to block all scripts (including inline-scripts), the Twitter webpage somehow shows the following nasty behaviour: It ...
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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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Block an element by name only on a specific website using uBlock (or Adblock Plus)

A website I have visited has a very large div at the top, normally containing ads. uBlock has stopped the ads from appearing, but because they were within an otherwise innocuous div, the huge empty ...
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uBlock - Remove Mark Zuckerberg from my Facebook display

Facebook decided that "Mark Zuckerberg" is lonely and suggests that I befriend him on Facebook all the time. To get rid of that, I would like to remove the useless right column. I am using Firefox ...
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How to disable "uBlock Origin has prevented the following page from loading"?

I'm using the Chrome browser extension uBlock Origin (Chrome webstore, GitHub page). It works to block ads and other elements on web pages. However sometimes it blocks whole pages with the message: ...
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Without using Greasemonkey is there a way to surf Pintrest without the annoying login/sign-up pop-ups with Adblock/Ublock?

I just want to browse Pintrest, not create yet another umpteenth account just so I can browse. Is there a rule to remove the modal pop-ups in Pintrest in Adblock/Ublock without resorting to scripts ...
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