YouTube Channel Whitelist

YouTube Channel Whitelist

Exempt specific YouTube channels from uBlock Origin, block or mute specific advertisers, and force skip "unskippable" ads. To get started, add the following line to uBlock Origin's whitelist: *youtube.com/*&disableadblock=1

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What is YouTube Channel Whitelist?

"YouTube Channel Whitelist" is a Firefox add-on that revolutionizes the way you manage ads on YouTube. Used in conjunction with uBlock Origin, it provides you the flexibility to whitelist your favorite YouTube channels, thereby exempting them from ad-blocking. Furthermore, it lets you block or mute specific advertisers, giving you optimum control over what you see. Its most exciting feature, however, is its ability to effectively force skip ads that are normally 'unskippable'. Efficiently manage ad content with YouTube Channel Whitelist.

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Stats
By: x0a
Users: 821 ▼ -17
Rating: 4.75 (69)
Version: 0.14.13 (Last updated: 2023-05-19)
Creation date: 2018-02-02
Weekly download count: 14
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • *://*.youtube.com/
Size: 285.73K
Email: ux*****@pm.me
Stats date:

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YouTube Channel Whitelist for uBlock Origin
YouTube Channel Whitelist for uBlock Origin (v0.14.13)
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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.
Pros
  • Works great
  • Mutes ads and gives option to skip/block certain advertisers
  • Works with Adblock Plus
  • Only requests the permissions it actually needs
  • Developer responsive and fixes reported bugs quickly
Cons
  • Attempt to load ads on non-whitelisted channels causes lag
  • Issue with youtube sidebar being empty when addon is activated
  • If a video is age restricted, user has to whitelist the channel to view it
  • Need to manually add a line to whitelist after each restart
  • Looping document reload issue with shortened youtube url
Most mentioned
  • Works well and does its job
  • Some bugs initially but fixed over time
  • Needs more settings options and user-friendly navigation
  • Issues with non-whitelisted channels and age-restricted videos
  • Compatibility with other adblocking extensions
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Safety
Risk impact

YouTube Channel Whitelist 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 YouTube Channel Whitelist if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

YouTube Channel Whitelist has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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