Adblock Plus and (a little) more

Implemented site-restrictions for filters · 2008-12-21 07:34 by Wladimir Palant

A new Adblock Plus 1.0.0+ development build (2008122105) has been uploaded. String freeze for Adblock Plus 1.0.1 starts now.



  • Blockable items: Matching disabled filters now displayed — for easier re-enabling (forum topic)
  • Blockable items: New state icon for items matching disabled filters
  • Blockable items: Clicking in the State column now disables/re-enables the filter
  • Blockable items: Opening in new tab works properly in Songbird now
  • Blockable items: Searching for filter text now possible as well
  • Filter composer: extensions.adblockplus.composer_default preference now decides which suggestion should be selected by default (forum topic)
  • Filter composer: Added “Select all” and “Select none” for type checkboxes (forum topic)
  • Preferences: “Tip of the day” replaced by “Getting started” in Help menu
  • Extended list of recommended filter subscriptions and made it scrollable again
  • Filters can be restricted to some domains with the $| option (negation also possible: $, forum topic)
  • Added support for item type “media” (will be added in Firefox 3.1 for HTML audio/video tags)
  • Regression fixed: Frames are not collapsed in some situations (forum topic)
  • Fixed: Toolbar button shouldn’t have the same title as the Tools menu item
  • Fixed: Element hiding might change page layout even on whitelisted sites (forum topic, issue still exists in Firefox 2.0)
  • Fixed: Filter list in Preferences sometimes won’t update properly if filters are added/removed (forum topic)
  • Fixed: Removed filters still apply if two different filters were translated into same regular expression
  • Fixed: Filters like “[Foo]” mess up filter storage file
  • Fixed: Filter list import doesn’t remove checksum comment
  • Object tabs no longer shown for invisible objects
  • Changed placement of object tabs in document to avoid breaking some sites (forum topic)
  • K-Meleon: Fixed handling of some menu items in toolbar icon’s menu
  • Fixed: Element hiding doesn’t work for chrome documents (Firefox 2.0/Thunderbird 2.0 only, forum topic)
  • Fixed: $collapse flag not being read correctly from patterns.ini

Source code revision: 687dd3193204


Comment [3]

  1. rick752 · 2008-12-21 09:27 · #

    Wow Wladimir …. the new site-specific $domain option seems to work very well so far. I’ll test it more tomorrow. Awesome!

  2. vida18 · 2008-12-22 13:02 · #

    And Firefox 3.1 ?

    Reply from Wladimir Palant:

    What about it? Firefox 3.1 is supported, as usually.

  3. Adblock Plus Fan · 2008-12-22 18:22 · #

    So far it works great. It’s a nice christmas gift, thanks :p

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