Adblock Plus and (a little) more

Adblock Plus 3.24.1 for Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 9 days ago by Thomas Greiner

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This release removes an experimental snippet.

Snippet changes

Upgraded @eyeo/snippets to 1.0.0 (release notes), which includes the following changes:

  • Removed experimental simulate-event-poc snippet in favor of simulate-mouse-event.

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Adblock Plus and the Change to Manifest V3 · 13 days ago by Adblock Plus

Here’s a look at the changes that Google’s Manifest V3 will bring to Adblock Plus.

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Can I Block Cookie Banners? · 20 days ago by Adblock Plus

Block annoying cookie banners across the web when you sign up for Adblock Plus Premium.

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Adblock Plus 3.24 for Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 23 days ago by Thomas Greiner

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Note: This release was initially also intended for Firefox but was rejected by Mozilla’s extension review. Therefore we’re unable to bring this version to Firefox users yet, but we are working on addressing their concerns to bring future updates to Firefox users again soon.

This release includes various improvements to the out-of-the-box ad-filtering experience and it enhances the Premium cookie wall blocking feature.

User interface changes

  • Extended in-product messaging to allow for more targeted messages (ui#1424, ui#1577, ui#1597).
  • Made Premium cookie wall blocking feature more capable and versatile (ui#1464, ui#1591).
  • Added global filter list recommendation for various languages for which there is no language-specific filter list recommendation yet (ui#1495).
  • Added filter list recommendations for Hungarian (ui#1554).

Filter changes

Upgraded EWE to 1.2.3 (release notes), which includes the following changes:

  • Fixed: $document filter option was ineffective for frames (ui#1586).

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What Does an Ad Blocker for Firefox Do? · 32 days ago by Adblock Plus

All you need for a better internet experience is an ad blocker for Firefox!

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Adblock Plus 3.23 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 37 days ago by Thomas Greiner

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This release contains new filtering capabilities and it fixes various problems for users across some languages and websites.

User interface changes

  • Fixed: Extension failed to initialize for browser languages without a recommended filter list (ui#1410).

Filter changes

Upgraded EWE to 1.2.2 (release notes: 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.2.2), which includes the following changes:

  • Added domain wildcard syntax for element hiding emulation filters.
  • Fixed: Incorrect handling of first-party requests in third-party frames (ui#1578).

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Does YouTube Seem Slow with Adblock Plus? · 40 days ago by Adblock Plus

We’ve recently fixed a bug causing some AdBlock users to experience a lag when visiting YouTube and other websites.

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Adblock Plus 3.22.1 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 41 days ago by Thomas Greiner

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This release fixes a major performance problem that was introduced in Adblock Plus 3.22 (ui#1576).

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Adblock Plus 3.22 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 48 days ago by Thomas Greiner

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This release resumes support for Firefox, adds support for blocking ads in more languages and introduces differential filter list updates, which are crucial to continue delivering frequent updates to filter lists under Manifest v3. Additionally, it includes further support for users who encounter YouTube’s anti-adblock wall.

User interface changes

  • Added filter list recommendations for Japanese, Kazakh, Turkish and Uzbek (ui#1462, ui#1497).
  • Show a dialog to help users who encounter YouTube’s anti-ad blocker wall (ui#1513).

Filter changes

Upgraded EWE to 1.1.1 (release notes: 0.11.0, 0.12.0, 0.13.0, 0.13.1, 0.13.2, 1.0.0, 1.1.0, 1.1.1), which includes the following changes:

  • Added support for partial filter list updates in preparation for Manifest v3.
  • Fixed: CSP filters were ignored, if no domain was included in the filter’s URL pattern (ui#1138).
  • Fixed: Element hiding filter hits broke when an invalid CSS selector was used (ui#1471).

Snippet changes

Upgraded EWE to 1.1.1, which includes the following changes:

  • Removed domain requirement from hide-if-classifies snippet.

Firefox-specific changes

  • Added the option to opt-out of data collection for the in-product messaging feature that was introduced in Adblock Plus 3.18 (ui#1416).

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What is an Ad Blocker Extension? · 67 days ago by Adblock Plus

An ad blocker extension is software that works within your browser and blocks annoying ads.

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