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Block popups chat windows and surveys

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Quiopwerty Nin

03 Oct, 2015 10:13 PM

More and more retail website (Target, BestBuy, Lowes, etc.) are now using the annoying sureys that popup when visiting their website within the first minute. This is very annoying. Also, these types of websites are bringing up chat windows so you can chat with a agent. Again, annoying.

It would be nice to have a setting that could turn these off by default so you do not have to manualy block them.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Rhana on 05 Oct, 2015 06:53 PM

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    Hi Quiopwerty,

    In-page pop-ups, or the "Subscribe to our newsletter!" pop-ups that overlay a web page when you visit a site, are not blocked by default because they are considered self-promotion rather than ads by EasyList (the primary filter list we use to determine what to block). You can turn on the Fanboy's Annoyances filter list in AdBlock's options if you would rather not see them. The Fanboy's Annoyance list blocks social media content, in-page pop-ups, and other annoying features on web pages.

    If you're seeing a pop-up like this with the Fanboy's Annoyances list enabled, please report it to the list maintainers. You can find the contact info in our Knowledge Base.

    AdBlock Community Manager

  2. Rhana closed this discussion on 05 Oct, 2015 06:53 PM.

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