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Block elements on website which changes the name prior the first dot (blah.deviantart.com / whoop.deviantart.com)

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Fahlix

28 Nov, 2014 09:32 PM

I cannot find the solution of customizing a filter in a way that certain elements stay blocked, also when the first part (normally "www") of the domain name changes very often.
There are annoying elements which are on every users' page on Deviantart and blocking them on one users' page makes it appear again on other pages.

Can't find it in the Adblock filter customizing help site.
Can you help?
Thanks!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Neelfyn on 25 Dec, 2014 12:16 AM

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    Hi Fahlix,

    Apologies for the late reply!

    Try simply making your rule with only the domain, and without the subdomains, for example:

    deviantart.com##.some-ad
    

    Instead of:

    blah.deviantart.com##.some-ad
    whoop.deviantart.com##.some-ad
    

    On the contrary, if you'd like the rule to work on deviantart.com but not blah.deviantart.com or whoop.deviantart.com, you could add a leading ~ :

    ~deviantart.com##.some-ad
    
  2. Neelfyn closed this discussion on 25 Dec, 2014 12:16 AM.

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