DiePopupDie: How to kill those annoying double-underlined popup thingies.
- I find it far more annoying than banner ads. You can easily disable this behavior in Opera (no addons necessary!). The main “service” of these ads is IntelliTXT?.
- In Opera 9 and above:
- Preferences >
Content > [Blocked content…] >
Click the [Add…] button on the new dialog, then enter
in the bottom pane.
Hit Enter, then [Close] this window, and [Okay] the main Preferences dialog.
- Voila. No more of these content link ads from this service on any page that you visit.
I add http//*.kontera.com/* to the list as well, and between the two of them that should kill off about 90% of the little buggers.
Ah me. Another reason to love Opera. It’s the bestest browser on the planet, bar none.
More usefully, if you use these on your site (http://www.linux.org/, I’m looking at you, especially), DON’T. There are far, far better revenue streams than pissing off your readership. Really, there is.
Thanks for listening.