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I removed the informationbar that shows when FF blocks a popup, I would like to get that notification again. How do I get the infobar back?

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At work we have a website which keeps trying to open pop-ups. I got tired of it and removed the notification. Now I want the notification back, but I can't find a setting for it anywhere.

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cor-el
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You should see an icon the the location bar to indicate that pop-up are blocked.

You see a pop-up block icon on the location bar that allows to make changes.
If you click that icon then the drop down list has a checkbox "Don't show info bar when pop-ups are blocked"

You can look at this pref on the about:config page and reset them via the right-click context menu:
Info bar at the top: privacy.popups.showBrowserMessage