Pop ups are the most annoying part when it comes to browsing the Internet and mostly those low authority sites which are desperate to make money out of anything. Basically pop ups are the unwanted windows that open up due to a java script that serves a add or an other admin’s intentional materials that for the most part are of no use to the users.
So, how to block pop ups? Its not that tough, since most of us might use chrome as it’s one of the best browsers. I’ll be demonstrating a chrome pop up blocker and also will guide you through necessary details to do so on other browser to block pop up on Mozilla Firefox, Internet explorer or safari.
Nowadays, by default browser have been programmed to block the pop ups, and pop unders as well. If you do not know how to enable/disable the pop up blocker, let me guide you through the whole process.
How To Block Pop Ups : Chrome Pop Up Blocker
First of all let me explain the by default method for blocking unwanted pop ups. To do that :
- Navigate to the top right corner of your browser, you should see button right beside the star.
- Click on that and go to settings options.
- This should open up a new tab and should give you settings for different stuffs.
- Just scroll down and hit the option that says, ” Show Advanced settings”
- After that scroll down and select content settings under private.
- After that on the next window that pops up, find Pop-ups and select the option
That’s it, you should be now browse without much worrying about the unwanted pop-ups. Cheers!
Well, if you want to download and install a extension specifically for this purpose and have to manage between websites that you do not want to load pop-ups and the websites that can download pop-ups.
There are thousands of pop-ups blocker extensions that you can get from the store, but the one I find easy to use and convenient as well is the “Better Pop Up Blocker”.
It’s easy to use, You can manage all the whitelists and blacklisted sites easily. This saves a lot of time as you do not need to get into the settings each time you need to update your settings and tons of other features.
You can get the plugin here. Better Chrome Pop Up Blocker
So, this is how to block pop ups using the chrome pop up blocker. Stay tuned for future posts on how to do this on other browsers as well. This post was totally focused on chrome users as there is a huge demand for a tutorials strictly for only the chrome browser.