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Why do Amazon affiliate links (iframe) result in BLANK space?

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For months I've been trying to get some Amazon affiliate links on my self hosted WP blog.

Here's the code and that's ALL on that page:

<iframe style="width:120px;height:240px;" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" src="//ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=US&source=ac&ref=tf_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=highdesertdir-20&marketplace=amazon®ion=US&placement=B007XA49BG&asins=B007XA49BG&linkId=657f1cf0e51c907c770e145146ae0076&show_border=true&link_opens_in_new_window=true&price_color=333333&title_color=396d9e&bg_color=ffffff">

   </iframe>

https://highdesertdirt.com/products-i-buy/ gives me a blank page in Firefox. Chrome displays it just fine.

What's going on with Firefox?

Thanks,

Christine

For months I've been trying to get some Amazon affiliate links on my self hosted WP blog. Here's the code and that's ALL on that page: <iframe style="width:120px;height:240px;" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" src="//ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=US&source=ac&ref=tf_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=highdesertdir-20&marketplace=amazon&region=US&placement=B007XA49BG&asins=B007XA49BG&linkId=657f1cf0e51c907c770e145146ae0076&show_border=true&link_opens_in_new_window=true&price_color=333333&title_color=396d9e&bg_color=ffffff"> </iframe> https://highdesertdirt.com/products-i-buy/ gives me a blank page in Firefox. Chrome displays it just fine. What's going on with Firefox? Thanks, Christine

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jscher2000
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Considering that the URL mentions "adsystem" it could be any number of issues.

Content Blockers: Firefox's Tracking Protection feature and extensions that counter ads and tracking may block content in websites.

Do you see a shield icon toward the left end of the address bar, near the lock icon? More info on managing the Tracking Protection feature in this article: What happened to Tracking Protection?.

Extensions such as Adblock Plus, Blur, Disconnect, Ghostery, NoScript, Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin or uMatrix should provide toolbar buttons to manage blocked content in a page. There may or may not be a number on the icon indicating the number of blocked items; you may need to click the button to see what's going on and test whether you need to make an exception for this site.

Testing in Firefox's Safe Mode: In its Safe Mode, Firefox temporarily deactivates extensions, hardware acceleration, and some other advanced features to help you assess whether these are causing the problem.

If Firefox is not running: Hold down the Shift key when starting Firefox. (On Mac, hold down the option/alt key instead of the Shift key.)

If Firefox is running: You can restart Firefox in Safe Mode using either:

  • "3-bar" menu button > "?" Help > Restart with Add-ons Disabled
  • (menu bar) Help menu > Restart with Add-ons Disabled

and OK the restart.

Both scenarios: A small dialog should appear. Click "Start in Safe Mode" (not Refresh).

Any improvement?

Considering that the URL mentions "adsystem" it could be any number of issues. '''Content Blockers:''' Firefox's Tracking Protection feature and extensions that counter ads and tracking may block content in websites. Do you see a shield icon toward the left end of the address bar, near the lock icon? More info on managing the Tracking Protection feature in this article: [[Tracking Protection]]. Extensions such as Adblock Plus, Blur, Disconnect, Ghostery, NoScript, Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin or uMatrix should provide toolbar buttons to manage blocked content in a page. There may or may not be a number on the icon indicating the number of blocked items; you may need to click the button to see what's going on and test whether you need to make an exception for this site. '''Testing in Firefox's Safe Mode:''' In its Safe Mode, Firefox temporarily deactivates extensions, hardware acceleration, and some other advanced features to help you assess whether these are causing the problem. ''If Firefox is not running:'' Hold down the Shift key when starting Firefox. (On Mac, hold down the option/alt key instead of the Shift key.) ''If Firefox is running:'' You can restart Firefox in Safe Mode using either: * "3-bar" menu button > "?" Help > Restart with Add-ons Disabled * (menu bar) Help menu > Restart with Add-ons Disabled and OK the restart. ''Both scenarios:'' A small dialog should appear. Click "Start in Safe Mode" (''not'' Refresh). Any improvement?