Adblock Plus and (a little) more

Adblock Plus 1.8.4 for Chrome, Opera and Safari released · 2014-09-03 20:10 by Sebastian Noack

Install Adblock Plus 1.8.4 for Chrome
Install Adblock Plus 1.8.4 for Opera (Opera 17 or higher required)
Install Adblock Plus 1.8.4 for Safari (Safari 6 or higher required)

Note: Some changes announced here didn’t actually make it into the build, these are part of Adblock Plus 1.8.5.

Changes

  • Fixed: “Block Element” dialog was sometimes covered up by other page elements (issue 703).

Chrome/Opera-only changes

  • Fixed element hiding and collapsing within inline frames on Chrome 36, Opera 23, and earlier (issue 581).
  • Fixed an issue where pages using an XSLT template were rendered blank (issue 673).
  • Made sure that bad filters cannot break extension pages (issue 926).
  • Adapted for changes in Chrome 36, Opera 23 and higher. Removed side-effects of element hiding on affected websites (e.g. Outlook 365) again (issue 1290).

Safari-only changes

  • Block in-video ads on YouTube when using the HTML5 player as well (issue 1258).
  • Worked around a JavaScript misoptimization bug in Safari 8 (issue 1273).
  • Fixed an issue which broke some websites when using EasyPrivacy (issue 649).
  • Improved performance when using many tabs (issue 654).

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