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Managing Pop-ups in Firefox for PC

Last Updated: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn to manage unwanted pop-ups from Internet sites in Firefox for PC.

Solution

Need to manage pop-ups from specific sites? Learn how to enable, disable and allow pop-ups in Firefox for the PCusing the steps below. For all PC browser-related articles see Manage Your PC Browser.
 

Cox does not support all browsers. The following information is for reference only. For specific information on using Firefox versions, visit Mozilla.org. Version 3.6 is no longer supported.

 

How do I enable or disable the pop-up blocker?

 

  1. On the menu bar click Tools.
  2.  In the drop-down click Options.
  3. In the Options window, click the Content icon.
    •  To stop blocking pop-ups, remove the check from the box next to Block pop-up windows
    • To block pop-ups, add a check in the box. 
  4. Click OK and close the Content window by clicking the red X in the upper left-hand corner of the window. 

How do I allow or deny pop-ups?

 

  1. On the menu bar click Tools then in the drop-down click Options
  2. In the Options window, click the Content icon.
    • To deny pop-ups, check the box next to Block pop-up windows. No further action is needed.
    • To allow pop ups, check the Block pop-up windows box, and then click the Exceptions button next to it.
  3. Move to step 4.
  4. In the Address of website field, type in the web address from which you want to allow pop-ups. 

All other sites will be denied except the ones listed here.
 

  1. On the Allowed Sites-Popups window, click the Allow button after you have added all desired sites.
  2. Close the Allowed Sites-Popups window by clicking the red X in the upper left-hand corner of the window.
  3. Close the Content window.

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