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10 Jul, 2015 06:25 PM

i keep getting the sponsored ad and cannot seem to block them.

here is the usual format:[id="yui_3_16_0_1_1436552648720_1757"][class="adlink"]

here is the filter i made which doesnt seem to work:[id="*"][class="*"]

i am curious why the "*" universal key doesnt work?

thanks for the help.


  1. 1 Posted by todd on 10 Jul, 2015 06:28 PM

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    forgot to mention this is a sponsored ad in yahoo mail... and thanks for the help! :)

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Rhana on 11 Jul, 2015 02:15 AM

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    Hi Todd,

    Can you please try using one of these custom filters and let us know if you still see ads at the top of your Yahoo mailbox? .list-view .ml-bg

    For users in the Southeastern U.S or if the above filter hides the entire email list: .list-view .ml-bg:not(.list-view-item-container)


    1. Click the AdBlock button in your browser extensions bar and select Options.
    2. Click the CUSTOMIZE tab.
    3. Next to "Manually edit your filters" click Edit.
    4. Paste this into the text box: .list-view .ml-bg
    5. Click Save.
    6. Refresh your Yahoo mail page.

    AdBlock Community Manager

  3. 3 Posted by Todd Cory on 12 Jul, 2015 07:00 PM

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    thank you!!!

    this worked like a charm!

    " .list-view .ml-bg"


          From: Rhana <[email blocked]>
     To: [email blocked]
     Sent: Friday, July 10, 2015 7:15 PM
     Subject: Re: yahoo sponsored ad [Questions #66908]
     #yiv1407671301 pre {width:92%;margin:10px 2%;padding:5px 2%;background:#efefef;border:1px solid #d6d6d6;}#yiv1407671301 blockquote {margin-left:0;padding-left:1em;border-left:5px solid #ccc;}

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Rhana on 21 Jul, 2015 03:53 PM

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    Hi Todd,

    Great, glad to know your issue is solved! Please don't hesitate to contact us again if you have any other questions or suggestions for AdBlock.

    AdBlock Community Manager

  5. Rhana closed this discussion on 21 Jul, 2015 03:53 PM.

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