Popup Blocker (strict)

Popup Blocker (strict)

Strictly block all popup requests from any website by default. A notification window is opened to allow you accept, reject, open the popup in background page, or redirect the current page to popup address

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What is Popup Blocker (strict)?

Popup Blocker (strict) is a lightweight Firefox extension that prevents websites from opening popups. It grants users the power to accept or deny any popup request. The add-on aggregates multiple unique requests and displays them as a batch number for URLs that initiate more than one request. Users can opt to deny the popup request, allow it, open it in a background tab, or redirect the current page to the popup URL source.

Stats date:
Rating: 4.20 (440)
Version: (Last updated: 2023-11-13)
Creation date: 2016-10-19
Weekly download count: 3,147
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • <all_urls>
Size: 111.83K
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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Popup Blocker (strict) is a lightweight WebExtension to prevent websites from opening popups. The extension pauses all sorts of window opening requests for user attention. You can either accept or deny a request. Multiple unique requests are shown combined. If a website requests a single URL more than once, a badge number will be shown indicating the total number of requests to this particular URL.

Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jp-RaiTHzCQ

Options: Deny popup request Allow popup request Open popup request in a background tab Redirect current page to popup URL source

Supported blocking methods: window.open a -> target[_blank] iframe -> submit

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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.
  • Effectively blocks unwanted popups
  • Allows whitelist of certain popups
  • Useful for viewing certain sites without interruption
  • Can cause issues with website functionality
  • Some users report that it doesn't block all popups
  • May require frequent updates for seamless functionality
Most mentioned
  • Effectiveness in blocking popups
  • Potential issues with certain websites like Discord
  • Ability to whitelist certain popups
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Risk impact

Popup Blocker (strict) is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Popup Blocker (strict) if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Popup Blocker (strict) has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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