Another web page is slowing your browser

  natdoor 10:06 28 Feb 2019

I am using Firefox on Windows 10. I normally use Private Window and TA Loads new pages quickly. However, today I did not select Private Window and on every selection of a new page there was a delay, the display dropped a little and a message appeared as per the title. It said Do you want to stop it and offered Yes or No. This also happened when the ads had finished loading. Have any others experienced this behaviour, which makes using the site rather tedious, or do I have a problem? I have checked one or two other sites and do not get the same.

  alanrwood 10:20 28 Feb 2019

This site is now overloaded with intrusive adverts. I usually have sympathy with sites that depend on advertising income to survive however I do draw limits. This site lately has exceeded my tolerance and I have installed uBlock Origin and disabled Javascript for this site. It stops the big splash screen in the centre and the pop up videos on the right. The only problem is that to post a response it is necessary to unblock Javascript temporarily.

Give it a try and see what happens.

  natdoor 20:21 28 Feb 2019

Thanks for the suggestion, Alan. I will give it a try.

  natdoor 10:21 01 Mar 2019

I have installed uBlock Origin and the ads on the right do not appear. So it is more effective than Private Window. Thanks again, Alan.

  alanrwood 19:13 01 Mar 2019

Glad to help. Maybe the site owners will see some sense of proportion and dispose of some of the very intrusive advertising.

As I said before I am happy to see some advertising but if the site owners need this amount of intrusive advertising then I fear for the future of the publishing group.

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