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Element hiding helper issues

Postby Thaliel » Sun Oct 22, 2017 2:28 pm

Hiding helper is not cooperating most of the time for me. I can get the selection to show every once in a while, but mostly, clicking on "choose element to hide" results in nothing happening at all.
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby mapx » Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:42 pm

You should abandon ABP 2.9.1 and EHH (wont work anymore since FF 57 landing in november).

Install ABP beta:
https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addo ... sions/beta

and use the "block element" feature (clicking ABP icon, "block element") to replace (not so strong ...) EHH.
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby Thaliel » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:15 am

mapx wrote:You should abandon ABP 2.9.1 and EHH (wont work anymore since FF 57 landing in november).

Install ABP beta:
https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addo ... sions/beta

and use the "block element" feature (clicking ABP icon, "block element") to replace (not so strong ...) EHH.

Unfortunately, the "block element" feature is not available everywhere. Like facebook for example, where I'd really like to get rid of thise "people you might know" things and such
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby mapx » Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:21 am

if you use last beta build, try (working for me)
Code: Select all
facebook.com#?#.fbUserStory:-abp-contains(People you)


for this sort of ads on FB, "block element" is useless
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby Thaliel » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:18 am

mapx wrote:
for this sort of ads on FB, "block element" is useless

Maybe, it might still be useful for other things, though. It's really awful that the entire feature is not available on fb, and fb only, makes me really angry
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby mapx » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:29 am

"block element" in the new ABP for FF ==> click ABP icon, click "block element". Then select what do you want and a filter will be proposed (for now there are some bugs but in the final build will be correct)

Did you test the filter above ? Provide your feedback.
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby Thaliel » Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:27 pm

mapx wrote:"block element" in the new ABP for FF ==> click ABP icon, click "block element". Then select what do you want and a filter will be proposed (for now there are some bugs but in the final build will be correct)

Did you test the filter above ? Provide your feedback.



I was able to restore some old filters of mine (the new advanced filter settings are a topic of their own) to make everything I don't want to see go away. Th thing is, it just seems VERY suspicious that FB is the only page where you do not even get the block element feature at all, in any browser.
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby mapx » Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:40 pm

Did you read my post ?

for the new ABP
"block element" in the new ABP for FF ==> click ABP icon, click "block element".


for the old on FF use EHH.
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby Thaliel » Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:45 pm

mapx wrote:Did you read my post ?

for the new ABP
"block element" in the new ABP for FF ==> click ABP icon, click "block element".


for the old on FF use EHH.



Latest dev version, go to FB, click the icon, no "block element" anywhere to be found. It is just fine on any other site.
The same is happening in chrome as well as it seems
https://adblockplus.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=54145
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby mapx » Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:59 pm

oh, yeah, as I said there are still bugs (ABP or FF bugs)

errors in console:
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby Thaliel » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:08 pm

wouldn't bugs affect more than just one specific site?
I simply cannot get rid of the feeling that FB (or their advertising partners) have a deal with ABP so they removed the element blocking feature there
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby mapx » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:10 pm

FB is enforcing various policies on their pages (CSP).

Reported on the bug tracker:
https://issues.adblockplus.org/ticket/5938
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby mapx » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:11 pm

You still did not answer my question:

Did you test the filter above ? Provide your feedback.
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby mapx » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:23 pm

and btw in chrome is working fine. If does not work for you in chrome disable all other extensions and test again.
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Re: Element hiding helper issues

Postby Thaliel » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:35 pm

mapx wrote:You still did not answer my question:

Did you test the filter above ? Provide your feedback.


since I could restore my own custom filters, I had no need for the above
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