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why does firefox allow some popups? Is there something else i can do to block popups?
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why does firefox allow some popups?
This is explained in the following support article:
Is there something else i can do to block popups?
Apart from the aforementioned Adblock Plus extension, you can install an extension like Yes Popups for more fine-grained control over pop-up blocking.
- The Block All setting also blocks the file picker window for file uploads.
- The Block All setting also blocks links that are set to open in a new tab/window via the target attribute.