Difference between revisions of "Adblock Plus"

From Free Software Directory
Jump to: navigation, search
m
 
(46 intermediate revisions by 3 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=<p style="border:3px solid #CC0000;background-color:#FFDDDD;padding:5px;"><strong>Software Known to have Grave Flaws</strong><br />This software ship with "Acceptable Ads" enabled. [[Free Software Directory:Antifeatures|more...]]</p>
+
|Full description={{AttentionBox
 +
|title=Antifeature: Tracking comment
 +
|color=red
 +
|icon=<span style="font-size: 250%;">&#9888;</span>
 +
|message=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.
  
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.
+
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.
 
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
+
|Is High Priority Project=No
|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].
Line 16: Line 22:
  
 
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.
 
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
+
|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
 
|Keywords=adblock, advertisements, block
 
|Keywords=adblock, advertisements, block
 
|Version identifier=2.7.2
 
|Version identifier=2.7.2
 
|Version date=2016/02/23
 
|Version date=2016/02/23
 
|Version status=mature
 
|Version status=mature
|Version download=https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/1865/addon-1865-latest.xpi?src=search
+
|Version download=https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/1865/addon-1865-latest.xpi
 
|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=David Hedlund
 
|Last review by=David Hedlund
 
|Last review date=2016/04/12
 
|Last review date=2016/04/12
|Submitted by=Kxra
 
 
|Submitted date=2013/03/11
 
|Submitted date=2013/03/11
|Status=
+
|User level=beginner
 +
|Extension of=IceCat, Icedove, Iridium Browser
 +
|Paid support=https://adblockplus.org/en/contribute#donate
 +
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
 +
|Test entry=No
 
|Is GNU=No
 
|Is GNU=No
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{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 56: Line 65:
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Featured}}
 
{{Featured}}
[[Category:Software Known to have Grave Flaws antifeature]]
+
{{Project antifeature
 +
|Antifeature=Adware
 +
}}
 +
{{Project antifeature
 +
|Antifeature=Tracking
 +
}}

Latest revision as of 13:03, 5 June 2018

[edit]
Antifeature
Adware
Tracking



Adblock Plus (ABP)

https://adblockplus.org/
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.

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 Killer ContinuedAnti-Adblock Killer Continuedhttps://xuhaiyang1234.gitlab.io/AAK-Cont/
Element Hiding Helperextension for Adblock Plus meant to make creating element hiding rules easierhttp://adblockplus.org/en/elemhidehelper


Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Jgay

Verified on

26 April 2013




Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
ForumForumhttps://adblockplus.org/forum/
Bugs with the softwareBug Trackinghttps://adblockplus.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=11


Software prerequisites

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



Entry







Property "Submitted by" (as page type) with input value "{{{Submitted by}}}" contains invalid characters or is incomplete and therefore can cause unexpected results during a query or annotation process.









"Forum" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.


"Bugs with the software" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.













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.