Simple Blocker

Simple Blocker

Block URLs with regular expression

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What is Simple Blocker?

Simple Blocker is a Firefox add-on that provides a simple and lightweight solution for blocking URLs using regular expressions. It offers two filter modes, Blacklist and Whitelist, and allows for multiple regular expressions. Additionally, it features a debug mode to view blocked URLs in the browser console.

Stats
By: Ery
Users: 354 ▼ -10
Rating: 4.50 (24)
Version: 0.3.7 (Last updated: 2018-11-23)
Creation date: 2017-02-14
Weekly download count: 11
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • storage
  • <all_urls>
Size: 13.72K
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Summary

Simple and light weight URLs blocker by regular expressions. Multiple regular expression separated by newline. Turn the debug mode to on to view the blocked urls in the browser console.

This plugin has two types of filter mode (version 0.3.2):

  • Blacklist: All urls that matches regular expression will be blocked.
  • Whitelist: All urls that does not matches regular expression will be blocked
Regular expression documentations
User reviews

by jomocu, 2020-12-02

Simple to use, works exactly as advertised, very effective, no clutter.
by gweFf, 2019-10-28
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Safety
Risk impact

Simple Blocker 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 Simple Blocker if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Simple Blocker has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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