Difference between revisions of "IceCat/Adblock Plus" - Free Software Directory

Free Software Foundation!

Join now

Difference between revisions of "IceCat/Adblock Plus"

From Free Software Directory
Jump to: navigation,
m
 
(55 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{Entry
 
{{Entry
|Name=Adblock Plus
+
|Name=Adblock Plus (ABP)
 
|Short description=Ad blocker
 
|Short description=Ad blocker
|Full description=Adblock Plus allows you to regain control of the internet and view the web the way you want to. It is supported by over forty filter subscriptions in dozens of languages which automatically configure it for purposes ranging from removing online advertising to blocking all known malware domains. Adblock Plus also allows you to customize your filters with the assistance of a variety of useful features, including a context option for images, a block tab for Flash and Java objects, and a list of blockable items to remove scripts and stylesheets.
+
|Full description=<!--
 +
<p style="border:3px solid #CC0000;background-color:#FFDDDD;padding:5px;"><strong>[[Free Software Directory:Antifeatures|Antifeature]]: Software known to have grave flaws</strong><br />The Adblock Plus company ship ABP with &ldquo;[https://acceptableads.com/ Acceptable Ads]&rdquo; enabled as part of their [https://adblockplus.org/blog/new-acceptable-ads-platform-launches-bringing-feedback-to-rtb-and-help-to-small-websites Acceptable Ads Platform]. "Acceptable Ads" are meant replace big, too ugly, or too intrusive ads — with ads that are smaller, subtler, and theoretically less annoying, not as "ads that don't track you.", thus ABP is ineffective for preventing surveillance.
 +
</p>
 +
-->
 +
 
 +
Adblock Plus allows you to regain control of the internet and view the web the way you want to. The add-on is supported by over forty filter subscriptions in dozens of languages which automatically configure it for purposes ranging from removing online advertising to blocking all known malware domains. Adblock Plus also allows you to customize your filters with the assistance of a variety of useful features, including a context option for images, a block tab for Flash and Java objects, and a list of blockable items to remove scripts and stylesheets.
 +
 
 +
Starting with Adblock Plus 2.0 there is an option in Filter Preferences to allow some non-intrusive advertising. The goal is to support websites using non-intrusive ways to advertise and to encourage more websites to do the same.
 
|Homepage URL=https://adblockplus.org/
 
|Homepage URL=https://adblockplus.org/
 
|User level=beginner
 
|User level=beginner
|Extension of=Firefox, Android
+
|Extension of=IceCat, IceCatMobile, Icedove, Chromium, Iridium
 
|VCS checkout command=hg clone https://hg.adblockplus.org/adblockplus/
 
|VCS checkout command=hg clone https://hg.adblockplus.org/adblockplus/
 
|Documentation note=Developers should see the [https://adblockplus.org/en/development-builds development builds section], the [https://adblockplus.org/category/roadmap/ project roadmap], and the [https://adblockplus.org/en/contribute contribute page].
 
|Documentation note=Developers should see the [https://adblockplus.org/en/development-builds development builds section], the [https://adblockplus.org/category/roadmap/ project roadmap], and the [https://adblockplus.org/en/contribute contribute page].
  
 
Users can use the [https://adblockplus.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=12&start=0 forum] and the [https://adblockplus.org/en/documentation documentation].
 
Users can use the [https://adblockplus.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=12&start=0 forum] and the [https://adblockplus.org/en/documentation documentation].
 +
 +
Adblock Plus shows “acceptable ads” by default, which works against the purpose of the add-on. Either disable acceptable ads or use [[uBlock Origin]] instead.
 
|Paid support=https://adblockplus.org/en/contribute#donate
 
|Paid support=https://adblockplus.org/en/contribute#donate
 
|Keywords=adblock, advertisements, block
 
|Keywords=adblock, advertisements, block
|Version identifier=3643
+
|Version identifier=2.7.2
|Version date=2013/04/26
+
|Version date=2016/02/23
 
|Version status=mature
 
|Version status=mature
|Version download=https://adblockplus.org/
+
|Version download=https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/1865/addon-1865-latest.xpi?src=search
 
|Version comment=The version offered to you will be determined by your browser agent.  Alternatively, you can install [https://adblockplus.org/en/development-builds development builds].
 
|Version comment=The version offered to you will be determined by your browser agent.  Alternatively, you can install [https://adblockplus.org/en/development-builds development builds].
|Last review by=Jgay
+
|Last review by=David Hedlund
|Last review date=2013/04/26
+
|Last review date=2016/04/12
 
|Submitted by=Kxra
 
|Submitted by=Kxra
 
|Submitted date=2013/03/11
 
|Submitted date=2013/03/11
Line 25: Line 34:
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
|License=GNU GPLv3
+
|License=GPLv3
 
|License copyright=Copyright (C) 2006-2012 Eyeo GmbH
 
|License copyright=Copyright (C) 2006-2012 Eyeo GmbH
 
|License verified by=Jgay
 
|License verified by=Jgay
Line 36: Line 45:
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bugs with the software  
+
|Resource audience=Bugs with the software
 
|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource URL=https://adblockplus.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=11
 
|Resource URL=https://adblockplus.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=11
Line 42: Line 51:
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Internet-application=privacy, security
 
|Internet-application=privacy, security
|Use=internet-application
+
|Programming-language=javascript
 +
|Runs-on=Windows, BSD, OS X, Android
 +
|Security=firewall, internet
 +
|System-administration=monitor
 +
|Use=internet-application, security
 +
|Works-with=html
 +
}}
 +
{{Project antifeature
 +
|Antifeature=Software names with words to avoid: Ad-blocker
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Featured}}
 
{{Featured}}

Latest revision as of 15:09, 3 December 2016

[edit]

Antifeature
Software names with words to avoid: Ad-blocker



Adblock Plus (ABP)

https://adblockplus.org/
Adblock Plus allows you to regain control of the internet and view the web the way you want to. The add-on is supported by over forty filter subscriptions in dozens of languages which automatically configure it for purposes ranging from removing online advertising to blocking all known malware domains. Adblock Plus also allows you to customize your filters with the assistance of a variety of useful features, including a context option for images, a block tab for Flash and Java objects, and a list of blockable items to remove scripts and stylesheets.

Starting with Adblock Plus 2.0 there is an option in Filter Preferences to allow some non-intrusive advertising. The goal is to support websites using non-intrusive ways to advertise and to encourage more websites to do the same.

Documentation

Developers should see the development builds section, the project roadmap, and the contribute page.

Users can use the forum and the documentation.

Adblock Plus shows “acceptable ads” by default, which works against the purpose of the add-on. Either disable acceptable ads or use uBlock Origin instead.

Extension or Plugin

This package can be used as an extension, plugin, or add-on to:


Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

Anti-Adblock KillerAnti-Adblock Killer helps you keep your Ad-Blocker active, when you visit a website and it asks you to disable. http://reek.github.io/anti-adblock-killer/https://reeksite.com/anti-adblock-killer/
Element Hiding Helperextension for Adblock Plus meant to make creating element hiding rules easierhttp://adblockplus.org/en/elemhidehelper


Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3Jgay26 April 2013



Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bugs with the software Bug Tracking https://adblockplus.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=11
Forum Forum https://adblockplus.org/forum/


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 12 April 2016.



Entry




















Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.

The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.


Personal tools
Namespaces

Variants
Actions
Interaction
Navigation
Tools
Print