Attention: The forums will be placed on read only mode this Saturday (Oct. 20, 2018)

During this outage (6:30 AM to 8 PM PDT) the forums will be placed on read only mode. We apologize for this inconvenience. Click here to read details

Computer Help forum

Question

Ublock origin

by Bob__B / May 27, 2017 3:00 PM PDT

If I block an element on a web page the element is gone.
If I refresh the page the element is still gone.
If I close and open the browser and view the page the element is back.

If I go through the same exercise again the element is gone.
If I look at the filters that were created the first and second time their exactly the same.

Is that the way it's supposed to work, just a temporary filter for the duration of the session.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Ublock origin
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Ublock origin
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
Isn't the option....
by Dafydd Forum moderator / May 27, 2017 3:16 PM PDT
In reply to: Ublock origin

to block temporarily or block always there? Sometimes I'll land on a page that asks that. If I know it's OK I'll use temporary. I can't recall if I permanently blocked something and it showed up again.
Dafydd.

Collapse -
Ubo
by Bob__B / May 27, 2017 3:28 PM PDT
In reply to: Isn't the option....

Block temporarily or block always......not that I can see.
It just creates a filter which works fine for the current session.

Collapse -
I'll try and see if I can duplicate tomorrow.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / May 27, 2017 3:32 PM PDT
In reply to: Ubo

Dafydd.

Collapse -
Any success?
by Bob__B / May 29, 2017 5:10 PM PDT

Just an example, on this forum there is a pic of a s8 phone.
I can use ubo to block the pic for the current session but if I start a new session it's back.

Collapse -
I can't seem to replicate it.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / May 29, 2017 5:50 PM PDT
In reply to: Any success?

Mystery? Any ideas on this Lee?
Dafydd.

Post was last edited on May 29, 2017 5:52 PM PDT

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

FALL TV PREMIERES

Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!