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Summary

Pop-up blockers prevent unwanted web pages from appearing on your screen while browsing the internet.  However, sometimes necessary pop-ups are blocked by the system. The pop-up blocker can be disabled for certain sites. This article gives instructions on how to turn on/off the Pop-up Blocker and how to allow pop-ups for specific websites on Firefox for Windows.

Disabling and Enabling Pop-up Blocker

  1. Open Firefox and select Options. You will either find by clicking on the orange Firefox button in the upper left corner of your browser or by selecting Tools from the menu bar and clicking Options.

  2. Select ContentYou can enable pop-up blocker by selecting the checkbox Block pop-up windows, or disable pop-up blocker by deselecting it.


Allowing Pop-ups for Certain Websites

  1. Open Firefox and select Options. You will either find by clicking on the orange Firefox button in the upper left corner of your browser or by selecting Tools from the menu bar and clicking Options.

  2. Select Content, then click Exceptions.



  3. In the Address of website field, type in the address of the website you would like to allow pop-ups for. Then select Allow. You may close the window. Your changes will be saved.

Removing Websites from Allowed Sites

  1. Open Firefox and select Options. You will either find by clicking on the orange Firefox button in the upper left corner of your browser or by selecting Tools from the menu bar and clicking Options.

  2. Select Content, then click Exceptions. (The exceptions option will only be available if you have turned on pop-up blocker.)

  3. Select the address you would like to remove and select Remove Site. You may now close the window. Your changes will be saved.