Firefox - How to eliminate ads from webpages

March 2018

Firefox - How to eliminate ads from webpages

A simple method to eliminate 99% of advertisements from web pages, regardless of the website and the type of advertising (popups, banners, flash, iFrame, Java, CSS, Java applet..).
Note that: If popups ads are randomly displayed during your browsing session, it may be due to an adware installed on your PC. To remove adwares from your PC refer to this section:

ABP- Adblock Plus

Adblock Plus is a browser extension that can block most of the ads displayed on webpages.

Installation on Firefox

Method 1

Method 2

  • Click on the Menu key > Add-ons
  • Type AdBlock Plus, press the ENTER key.
  • Click on "Install" and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Click "Restart Firefox"

Once installed, the ABP icon will be added to the menubar of Firefox. Adblock Plus will automatically start blocking popup ads.

Here's a small comparison:

  • Without AdBlock Plus:

  • With AdBlock Plus:

Allow ads for certain websites

Temporarily disable AdBlock Plus

  • Click on ABP icon > Disable everywhere.

Create exceptions

  • The ads are sometimes useful, because for some websites it is the only way to continue to exist.
  • Connect to the webpage of your choice.
  • Click on the ABP icon and select between:
    • Disable on name_of_website.
    • Disable on this page only.
Published by jak58. Latest update on February 26, 2018 at 05:33 AM by Jeff.
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