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How do I prevent new windows?

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Greetings,

When I go to thePirateBay.com, a new window opens. The website opens a new window using Javascript (window.open). I've tried opening the site in a Private Window but it doesn't help. How can I prevent new windows from opening?

Thanks, Shane.

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What do you mean by another window opens? I see two meanings to this.

1) Another window opens without your permission containing an ad 2) A blank window opens

Can you clarify if possible?

Thanks!

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Options > Tabs = Open new windows in a new tab instead
Is that check-marked?

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It's a new window (not a tab) that is fully maximized and contains an ad.

Let me know if you need anything else.

Shane.

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the-edmeister,

Yes, it's checked.

I'm trying to prevent new windows completely for this site. I thought I could do it by opening a New Private Window, but that doesn't seem to work. Is there something that does?

Thanks, Shane.

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Thanks.

I'm still going to see if it's possible to do something like this on a per-site basis, instead of implementing this restriction for all websites.

Shane.

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It's hard to tell exactly where the popups originate. You can block the in-page ads using the YesScript extension (screen shot attached). I still get a popup randomly, but then I can follow 15 links without one. Not sure what's going on.

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I was able to find exactly where the new window opens by using Web Developer > Page Source. Can Firefox disable JavaScript for a single site, or do I have to download the extension you mentioned?

Thanks, Shane.

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Using an extension to block JavaScript on one site is easiest. Possibly you could create a rule in user.js/prefs.js as described in this article: http://www-archive.mozilla.org/projec.../ConfigPolicy.html.