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Is there any way to hide site status indications?

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So Firefox shows site status indications in the lower left corner. I don't know the technical term, since it's not just the one site I've allowed to send notifications. On some pages, these contrast with the background. So these flash as the page loads, and they can flash again if the page tries to load something new every 30 seconds. I am photosensitive and flashing can hurt and I want to either block this or find some way to reduce the contrast, such as showing this in a continuous bottom panel.

Is there any way to block this? And what are they supposed to be called?

So Firefox shows site status indications in the lower left corner. I don't know the technical term, since it's not just the one site I've allowed to send notifications. On some pages, these contrast with the background. So these flash as the page loads, and they can flash again if the page tries to load something new every 30 seconds. I am photosensitive and flashing can hurt and I want to either block this or find some way to reduce the contrast, such as showing this in a continuous bottom panel. Is there any way to block this? And what are they supposed to be called?

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Hi Marja

That is the statuspanel that shows the href attribute when you hover a link and where you can follow the progression of loading a web page. You can use code in userChrome.css to hide this panel.

You can use either of these two rules to still see the 'overlink' message and hide all the loading messages or hide all messages. You can use  display: none !important;  or use  opacity: 0 !important;


/* show only 'overlink' messages */
#statuspanel:not([type="overLink"]) {opacity: 0 !important;}
/* block all status messages */
#statuspanel {opacity: 0 !important;}
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Hi Marja

That is the statuspanel that shows the href attribute when you hover a link and where you can follow the progression of loading a web page. You can use code in userChrome.css to hide this panel.

You can use either of these two rules to still see the 'overlink' message and hide all the loading messages or hide all messages. You can use  display: none !important;  or use  opacity: 0 !important;


/* show only 'overlink' messages */
#statuspanel:not([type="overLink"]) {opacity: 0 !important;}
/* block all status messages */
#statuspanel {opacity: 0 !important;}
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Thank you!

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You're welcome.