Get rid of annoying popups, overlays, notifications, blur wrappers and other internet annoyances with this lightweight browser add-on.
PopUpOff is a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Microsoft Edge that gives you control over the overlays, popups, bars, panels privacy notices and other elements that need to be closed before you can view a web page.
If you’re tired of closing elements on websites, have been navigating websites with the keyboard because the slightest mouse movement can trigger an overlay, or would like to have the internet look more like it used to, give this extension a try.
Once installed an icon apears in the address bar that controls the options for the extension.
The add-on has a few modes that can be applied to any website by clicking on the icon. Hard mode removes all stuck to screen elements – even some sites that have a popup requiring registration to view, such as Pinterest. Easy mode removes all except headers and navigation bars.
The first time it’s used a short tutorial appears. It can be skipped or run at a later time.
The extension is still in development but works remarkably well. There are regular improvements though there may be a bug here and there. It doesn’t block ads and is compatible with adblockers.
PopUpOff is non-commercial, ad-free and open-source software. The source code can be found at GitHub.
There are extensions for Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Microsoft Edge. It will probably run with other Chrome based browsers as well.
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