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Re: Re: I mostly browse with JavaScript...

by bronto (Priest)
on Aug 11, 2003 at 07:13 UTC ( #282770=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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Well said!

I also block undesidered banners with it! Unfortunately, you can't block shockwave banners, and images that are in a subspace of the same web site you are viewing. I hope that it will be possible to filter shokwave's, and to filter banners by URL and not only by web site (e.g.: have http://this.site/banners blocked but all other images from http://this.site/ displayed).

Ciao!
--bronto


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Re: Re: Re: I mostly browse with JavaScript...
by bunnyman (Hermit) on Aug 11, 2003 at 14:42 UTC

    The Mozilla Firebird browser can block banner ads using CSS level 3 properties. Go here to set it up. It can do what you asked for.

      Yum! Seems to work with Mozilla 1.4.0, too! ++ for you, bunnyman!!! Thanks!

      Ciao!
      --bronto


      The very nature of Perl to be like natural language--inconsistant and full of dwim and special cases--makes it impossible to know it all without simply memorizing the documentation (which is not complete or totally correct anyway).
      --John M. Dlugosz
Re^3: I mostly browse with JavaScript...
by Ionizor (Pilgrim) on Aug 13, 2003 at 05:12 UTC

    On a related note to Bunnyman's post, there's also a useful little plugin for Firebird (it might work with Mozilla as well, I don't know) that replaces flash animation with a "Click here to play flash..." box. I find it especially useful when a site is determined to force feed me their stupid flash animations and I'm logged in to my main box from another city using my laptop and (slow) DSL service.

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