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Adblock Plus (ABP)
Ad blocker

Antifeature: Tracking comment
Adblock Plus is ineffective for surveillance protection by default as it comes with Acceptable Ads enabled: These ads are not meant to be "ads that don't track you".

Blocks banners, pop-ups, tracking, malware. By default, nonintrusive ads aren't blocked in order to support websites.

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.


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.
Element Hiding Helperextension for Adblock Plus meant to make creating element hiding rules easier


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


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