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 Yes popups - block sliders ?, "Read this next" pop-in sliders
kibry
Posted: Dec 25 2010, 12:54 AM


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This is a feature request - for Yes popups...

( unless this feature is currently available? -- I don't see it mentioned. )

Recently on some webpages, when scrolling down towards the end, there are what I call "Pop-in Sliders" -- that are very annoying.

I want to be able to block these sliders, for all websites -- or at least be able to turn them off on particular websites.

Examples: --

1) all of the story pages at -- http://www.nytimes.com/ -- for example:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/21/business/media/21fcc.html

2) all of the story pages at -- http://www.mercola.com/ -- for example:

http://www.mercola.com/article/sleep.htm

( site #2 turns off the sliders at the very end, so go back up a little bit )


Has anyone else noticed these Pop-in sliders?

I hate them -- they're like saying: -- "Hurry up -- you've got more to read over here..."

Would a blocker be easy to add to Yes popups ?

I haven't seen any other Firefox extensions that can do this.

Thanks,

kibry
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patheticcockroach
Posted: Dec 25 2010, 01:11 AM


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Hi,

I've been aware of this limitation since the beginning. The thing is, Yes popups only tweaks Firefox settings, and Firefox can't catch "pop-in sliders" (aka fly-in ads). Catching those seems quite tricky, actually.
On a side note I'm not developing Firefox extensions anymore apart from basic search engine "add-ons" like Scroogle SSL search.

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