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Disable Web Push Notification Icon completely

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I've read this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/push-notifications-firefox

It tells me how to disable new notification requests, however when I go to website, the icon still appears. The icon still wiggles. I want to remove this ENTIRELY. Under no circumstances do I ever want to know anything about any website with notifications. It should be 100% removed because it is trash feature from trash companies.

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Is this about push notification that use a service worker to enable receiving notifications in the background or about other types of notification ?

Some related prefs on the about:config page:

Global setting Push notifications: dom.push.enabled
Global setting Web notifications: dom.webnotifications.enabled and dom.webnotifications.serviceworker.enabled
Global setting Desktop: notification.feature.enabled
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Hi NotificationsSuck, glad to see you on Mozilla Support Forum.

You can completely disable notifications from websites by following steps:-

  • Click the menu button and select Options.
  • Click Privacy & Security from the left pane.
  • Scroll to the Permissions section.
  • Click the Settings button to the right of Notifications.
  • Select the Block new requests asking to allow notifications checkbox.
  • Click the Save Changes button.

If it doesn't solved your problem, then feel free to ask in Reply Section. Thanks for raising your question in Mozilla Support Forum.

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Maybe you should read my post before replying.

This is straight from the support article, which I followed.

I still get the bouncy notification bubble in the address bar. I don't want that. When I set block new requests, I should never ever see that icon in the URL bar.

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Is this about push notification that use a service worker to enable receiving notifications in the background or about other types of notification ?

Some related prefs on the about:config page:

Global setting Push notifications: dom.push.enabled
Global setting Web notifications: dom.webnotifications.enabled and dom.webnotifications.serviceworker.enabled
Global setting Desktop: notification.feature.enabled

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Hi NotificationsSuck, that checkbox originally suppressed a drop-down, but now it seems there's never a drop-down, so I don't know whether it has any meaning any more.

You could try the preferences cor-el mentioned to disable notifications (i.e., not just the permission drop-down/icon).

If you decide not to do that, you can at least tame the wiggling of permission icons as follows:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste animate and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the permissions.postPrompt.animate preference to switch the value from true to false

(More info on about:config: Configuration Editor for Firefox.)

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You can also suppress some animations via toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled = false.

Modified by cor-el

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cor-el said

Is this about push notification that use a service worker to enable receiving notifications in the background or about other types of notification ? Some related prefs on the about:config page: Global setting Push notifications: dom.push.enabled Global setting Web notifications: dom.webnotifications.enabled and dom.webnotifications.serviceworker.enabled Global setting Desktop: notification.feature.enabled

Looks like these settings finally did it. I don't know if it's the combination of these, or if it's an individual one, but I finally no longer have that god awful absolute trash icon in my address bar.

Thank you.

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