Kill Sticky

Kill Sticky

Kill off the annoying floating things blocking the website you're trying to see.

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What is Kill Sticky?

"Kill Sticky" is an innovative Firefox add-on that eliminates distracting floating elements on pages you browse. Conceived by Alisdair McDiarmid, it is an indispensable tool for efficient web browsing. Available for Firefox on Android, it provides you with uninterrupted browsing by getting rid of those pesky floating items that block part of the page.

Merlin
Stats
By: Patches
Users: 630 ▼ -6
Rating: 4.64 (22)
Version: 1.9 (Last updated: 2020-12-09)
Creation date: 2018-02-01
Weekly download count: 6
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
Size: 13.91K
URLs: Website
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Merlin
Summary

Special thanks to Alisdair McDiarmid (https://twitter.com/alisdair) for his bookmarklet: https://alisdair.mcdiarmid.org/kill-sticky-headers/

Firefox for Android, via an entry that appears at the bottom of the '...' menu.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Kills annoying sticky pop-ups effectively
  • Has mobile compatibility
  • Added hotkey as per user suggestion
  • Able to reposition the button
  • Helps in getting rid of a variety of obstructions for a clean reading experience
Cons
  • Erratic behavior leading to freezing or killing the underlying page
  • High RAM usage
  • Pop-ups reappear upon reaccessing the page
  • No option to keep the add-on activated by default on all websites
  • No way to revert the killing of sticky elements
Most mentioned
  • Effective in killing sticky pop-ups
  • Need for an option to keep it on by default
  • Causes high RAM usage
  • Mobile compatibility
  • Added hotkey
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Safety
Risk impact

Kill Sticky is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Kill Sticky has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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