Monday, April 1, 2013

How to Block Pop-up Ads in Firefox

Wonder how to block annoying pop up ads when surfing online with Firefox, either for sake of security or easiness? A detailed instruction is here to stay to help you secure your online searching with Firefox by blocking pop-up ads.

Although advertising can be a form of effective, informative communication whereby users get useful product details, in most cases excessively tons of spamming ads popping up on the Internet may be really annoying and disturbing. Furthermore, pop up ads have already become a way that malicious websites to get traffic and online threats get spread. Then that is why so many users want to block those constantly pop up ads when surfing online. Then this post will give you detailed guides respectively in mainstream we browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, etc.
And this post will guide to disable pop up ads in Mozilla Firefox, Wish this would be helpful for your practices if you are against the random bombardment of ads in Firefox. Try these settings below that can help you to minimize and block the ad banners or pop ups. Of course they cannot remove all ads but at least they can reduce the number so that the ads do not become too much of an eyesore.
How to Block Pop up Ads in Firefox
Firefox can block pop-up windows and automatic image loading. By default, the browser has blocked all pop-ups, load images and enabled Java/JavaScript run. In the event somebody has changed your settings, go back to menu bar, select Tools->Options->Contents Tab and check “Block Pop-up windows” & “Load images automatically” if you don’t want any pop-up windows and images load automatically.
However, if on the other hand, you want to control the ads you receive, you don’t have to throw the baby out with the bath water. Firefox allows users to set exceptions if users want to allow pop up from certain reliable sites. Just click on to “Exceptions” and enter the addresses of the site, just as shown below:

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