Never see smh or theage autoplay videos again!

Posted on 20 January 2011

Do you hate Fairfax’s horrible auto-playing videos? How about their retina-searing flash ads and giant fluorescent ad-wrap-arounds? Well, worry not!

First, download Adblock/Adblock Plus:

Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/
Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom

Use the EasyList filter (this kills all the ads). Now, add the following custom filters:

(In Firefox: Tools -> AdBlock Plus Preferences -> Add Filter…)

com.au##DIV.videoWrap
com.au##.overlay.overlayPlayCountdown.overlayPrePlay.visible
com.au###video-player-content

It should look like this:

Hooray! No more stupid freaking horrible autoplay videos and ugly ads! Win!


2 responses to Never see smh or theage autoplay videos again!

  • ben dudley says:

    but dude – what if I’m a sucker and still use IE?

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