Adblock Plus and (a little) more

Adblock Plus 1.12 for Chrome, Opera and Safari released · 2016-06-01 15:03 by Sebastian Noack

Install Adblock Plus 1.12 for Chrome
Install Adblock Plus 1.12 for Opera
Install Adblock Plus 1.12 for Safari (Safari 6 or higher required)

This release features experimental Safari Content Blocking support. So if you’re on Safari 9, you can try out the new (faster) blocking mechanism now by enabling it in the options. But please read the announcement first; as that feature is still experimental and Content Blockers have some limitations, there are some caveats. However, Content Blockers will eventually completely replace the old mechanism we relied on so far on Safari.

There also have been some bug fixes and other improvements for all platforms which are listed below, and some changes under the hood which aren’t visible to the user.


  • Improved performance of element hiding, reducing page load times (issue 235, issue 4038, issue 4036).
  • Fixed a regression, introduced with the previous release, which caused the Adblock Warning Removal List to not be added anymore (issue 3772).
  • Prevent websites from circumventing element hiding by removing or disabling the stylesheet (issue 3699).
  • Prevent websites from showing previously blocked elements (issue 3840).

Chrome/Opera-only changes

Safari-only changes

  • Added experimental support for Safari Content Blocking (see above, issue 3687).
  • Fixed: Wrong domain was whitelisted by icon menu after navigating through the history (issue 3924).


Comment [7]

  1. Katherine Moore · 2016-06-01 21:56 · #

    I would love to have this installed

  2. Katherine Moore · 2016-06-01 21:58 · #

    I would love to have this installed.

  3. Katie · 2016-06-03 02:30 · #

    Adblock Plus no longer blocks Youtube ads for me on Safari with the 1.12 update. It worked fine before today. Is there any way this could be fixed? Or for 1.11 to be brought back?

    Reply from Sebastian Noack:

    We cannot reproduce the issue with the information provided on Safari 8 and 9. Please file an issue providing the Safari version and a detailed description of the problem including a link to a YouTube video where you see ads.

  4. Patty McArdle · 2016-06-07 18:00 · #

    Please let me know how how to stop mackeeper.
    Thank you.
    Patty McArdle

  5. Baerok · 2016-06-08 13:34 · #

    I am having the same issue. After updating to 1.12, youtube ads are no longer blocked. I am using Safari 9.1.1 on El Capitan 10.11.5. Reverting to 1.11 fixed the problem.

  6. Jo Benitez · 2016-06-15 05:40 · #

    Ads appearing in youtube videos while on safari 9 and 1.12
    was working fine at 1.11

  7. Sven · 2016-06-16 14:31 · #

    I can confirm the same issue here on the latest Safari and OS X versions. Video ads on youtube are not blocked.

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