Return to the Computer Help Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
popups and banners getting by my filters on GW

Posted by idabean (My Page) on
Mon, May 9, 11 at 22:54

Hi,
Firefox and Adblock have worked very, very well for a long time. However, on Gardenweb and only Gardenweb I am getting popups and banner all the time. Obviously, "blocking" individual ads does nothing, b/c a hundred more are just waiting in line to leap in!
On ad block's 'advanced filter' a 'pattern' is referred to. S
Please tell me how to keep Ivillage from posting any kind of ad.
Also, if you have the inclination, in general I'd like to understand how to look for a 'pattern' in case this happens again.

btw, I know how to disable intelliads or rollovers. Disabling that worked for months on end. Now it seems I have to refresh that disable every couple of weeks. Could I be imagining it?

Many thanks, from a cranky person who hates these ads!
Marie


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: popups and banners getting by my filters on GW

Did you also install the "easy list"?

Here is a link that might be useful: EasyList


 o
RE: popups and banners getting by my filters on GW

This wasn't my post.....but, THANK YOU!!


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Computer Help Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here