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animated gifs

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There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting.

This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but the gif data is still loaded.

Is there some way to disable loading the gif at all?

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cor-el said

Animated GIF images are hardly used these days

Not my experience, that is why I am asking how to block them from loading.

cor-el said

do not get confused to think that this is about GIF images

I'm not confused. My question is about animated gifs, not mp4s.

Incidentally I found an addon that does the trick. It's called Gif Blocker. https://add0n.com/gif-blocker.html

It prevents Firefox from loading the gif data completely, not just preventing it from being displayed

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I guess there is no way to stop the gif data being loaded. Or maybe nobody is reading these posts. ;-(

If there is anyone interested in writing an addon to stop this, I would give a donation. ;-)

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Some websites have animated images that aren't GIF images, but that are really short MP4 files and not GIF files that are covered by the image.animation_mode pref. You can possibly check this in the Inspector via the right-click context menu (Inspect Element).

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You can block files with the gif extension in most adblockers, e.g. with uBlock.

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Animated GIF images are hardly used these days, so do not get confused to think that this is about GIF images, so there are a lot more ways to animate content.

You can right-click and select "Inspect Element" to open the builtin Inspector with this element selected to see what content this is about.

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cor-el said

Animated GIF images are hardly used these days

Not my experience, that is why I am asking how to block them from loading.

cor-el said

do not get confused to think that this is about GIF images

I'm not confused. My question is about animated gifs, not mp4s.

Incidentally I found an addon that does the trick. It's called Gif Blocker. https://add0n.com/gif-blocker.html

It prevents Firefox from loading the gif data completely, not just preventing it from being displayed

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