Adblock Plus and (a little) more

Adblock Plus 3.15 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 10 days ago by Thomas Greiner

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This release introduces Adblock Plus Premium with the Premium-exclusive Distraction Control functionality. It also includes significant under-the-hood changes to make Adblock Plus compatible with Manifest v3, as well as various important bug fixes.

User interface changes

  • Introduced Adblock Plus Premium (ui#981, ui#985, ui#1139, ui#1200).
  • Improved on how idle state is shown in icon popup (ui#842).
  • Added filter validation error message when adding too many custom filters under Manifest v3 (ewe#243).
  • Made user interface compatible with Manifest v3 (ui#1070, ui#1071, ui#1079, ui#1080, ui#1086).
  • Fixed: Acceptable Ads survey dialog was flickering when disabling Acceptable Ads (ui#581).
  • Fixed: When navigating from an allowlisted page, the toolbar icon continued to indicate that the page is allowlisted (ui#1120).
  • Fixed: Filters with $popup option were not shown in developer tools panel (ui#1128, ewe#234).

Filter changes

Upgraded EWE to 0.6.1 (release notes: 0.5.0, 0.6.0, 0.6.1) (ui#1176, ui#1195, ui#1257), which includes the following changes:

  • Snippet changes
  • Upgraded adblockpluscore to 0.9.1 (release notes: 0.8.0, 0.9.0, 0.9.1) (ewe#309, ewe#341).
  • Fixed: Allowlisting filter with $document option was not applied to aborted frames (ewe#230).

Chromium-specific changes

  • Fixed: Acceptable Ads checkboxes had visual glitch in older Chromium versions (ui#1178).

Firefox-specific changes

  • Fixed: Adblock Plus failed to initialize when using Firefox in Private Browsing mode (ui#1129, ewe#231, ewe#369).

Yandex Browser-specific changes

  • Fixed: Adblock Plus failed to initialize when Yandex search page was open on browser start (ui#1160, ewe#309).

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How Adblock Plus is Getting Ready for Manifest V3 · 16 days ago by Stephanie Holliday

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

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How to Choose the Best Ad Blocker for Firefox · 45 days ago by Stephanie Holliday

The best ad blocker for Firefox is easy to use, blocks ads and trackers, and lets you support a healthy web.

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ABP for Samsung Internet: Best Ad Blocker for Android · 73 days ago by Stephanie Holliday

ABP for Samsung Internet is the best ad blocker for Android because it blocks annoying ads and pop-ups, blocks trackers, and allows you to support content creators you love.

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Adblock Plus 3.14.2 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 96 days ago by Thomas Greiner

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Snippet changes

Replaced abp-snippets with @eyeo/snippets and upgraded it to 0.5.2 (release notes: 0.5.0, 0.5.1, 0.5.2), which includes the following changes:

  • Added hide-if-contains-similar-text snippet.
  • Removed hide-if-contains-image-hash snippet.
  • The json-prune snippet now exposes more details when the debug; directive is added before its execution within the filter (e.g. #$#debug; json-prune ...).
  • The hide-if-contains-visible-text snippet now accepts -snippet-box-margin:x as an attribute, where x should be a number that represents the surrounding pixels margin.
  • Various performance improvements.

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How to Find the Best Google Chrome Ad Blocker · 101 days ago by Stephanie Holliday

If you’re looking for the best Google Chrome ad blocker, we’ve got a few tips to help you on your search.

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3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Adblock Plus for Chrome · 136 days ago by Stephanie Holliday

With Adblock Plus, you can customize your browsing experience by choosing what you block and supporting the content creators you love.

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Adblock Plus 3.14.1 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 152 days ago by Thomas Greiner

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Snippet changes

Upgraded abp-snippets to 0.4.1 (update notes), which includes the following changes:

  • Improved support and performance for running multiple snippets on the same page.
  • Added race snippet directive for running only some of a given list of snippets.
    e.g. example.com#$#race start; snippet 1 2 3; other 4 5 6; another 7 8 9; race stop;
  • Added case insensitive matching support for snippet parameters.
    e.g. #$#snippet /test/ can now be #$#snippet /test/i
  • Changed hide-if-contains-visible-text to ignore elements offset from user visible areas.
  • Changed hide-if-contains-visible-text to support specifying an optional attribute array for CSS attributes that should be interpreted as hiding an element.
  • Fixed: hide-if-shadow-contains did not always use the expected target.
  • Fixed: hide-if-graph-matches did not work properly on Chromium.

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Benefits of a Google Chrome Ad Blocker · 164 days ago by Stephanie Holliday

If you’re a Chrome user tired of pop-ups, cookie notifications, trackers, and YouTube ads, a Google Chrome ad blocker may be the answer.

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Adblock Plus 3.14 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 190 days ago by Thomas Greiner

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This release provides an experimental allowlisting API to some websites.

Changes

  • Upgraded EWE to 0.4.1 (release notes: 0.3.0, 0.4.0, 0.4.1) (ui#1111, ui#1121), which includes the following changes:
  • Enabled experimental allowlisting API for trusted partners (ui#1115).
  • Fixed: Language names aren’t shown in settings page General tab (ui#976).

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