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Javascript Overlays

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04 Sep, 2014 07:47 PM

It would be AWESOME if you included a global "overlay" block on your app that automatically blocked javascript overlays. These stupid overlays are now the new "popup" and are continually disturbing people's browsing experience. Granted, your app allows you to do this already, but only after visiting a page and manually blocking the overlay and in some cases websites are using overlays that are 2 or more layers so it can take several minutes. Most reputable web designers don't use overlays so a feature that would block all overlays automatically wouldn't harm anything. Also if you built in a feature that allowed you to create exceptions based on each site. Hopefully once the bad web designers that are using overlays realize they aren't effective anymore they will stop using them. PLEASE HELP!!!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Neelfyn on 14 Sep, 2014 07:33 PM

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    Hi CWA,

    Thanks for the suggestion! Have you tried enabling the "Fanboy's Annoyances" filter list in AdBlock's options? This might block some of the overlays you're talking about.

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