Firefox - Pop-ups

Firefox for Windows

  • In Windows, from the Firefox menu, select Options.

    Firefox Windows Main Menu - Options

  • Click Content. Check or uncheck Block Popup Windows. To customize permissions for specific websites, click Exceptions…  When you are finished, click OK.
    Firefox Windows Options - Block Pop-ups

When blocking a pop-up, Firefox displays an information bar, as well as an icon in the status bar. When you click either the Options button in the information bar or the icon in the status bar, a menu is displayed with the following choices:

  • Allow/Block popups for this site
  • Edit Popup Blocker Options

Note: If you select Edit Popup Blocker Options, you can then click Exceptions next to “Block pop-up windows” and enter the URLs for any sites on which you wish to allow pop-ups.

  • Don’t show this message (info message) when popups are blocked
  • Show (the blocked pop-up)


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Firefox for Mac

  • In Mac OS X, from the Firefox menu, select Preferences

    Firefox Mac Main Menu - Preferences...

  • Click Content.  Check or uncheck Block Popup Windows. To customize permissions for specific websites, click Exceptions…
    Firefox Mac Block Pop-ups

When blocking a pop-up, Firefox displays an information bar, as well as an icon in the status bar. When you click either the Preferences button in the information bar or the icon in the status bar, a menu is displayed with the following choices:

  • Allow/Block popups for this site
  • Edit Popup Blocker Preferences

Note: If you select Edit Popup Blocker Preferences, you can then click Exceptions next to “Block pop-up windows” and enter the URLs for any sites on which you wish to allow pop-ups.

  • Don’t show this message (info message) when popups are blocked
  • Show (the blocked pop-up)
    Firefox Mac Pop-up Blocker Bar


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