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Author Topic: Website toolbar blocker  (Read 3391 times)

Tinman57

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Website toolbar blocker
« on: November 10, 2010, 07:09:35 PM »
  On some websites like Lockergnome, there's a toolbar that pops up on the bottom of every page.  It has shortcuts to Google, Facebook, Twitter, and a buttload more.  The problem is even if you minimize the toolbar, if you go to another page on the site the toolbar pops up again.
  To me it's nothing but a pain in the ass that gets in the way.  I'd LOVE to see an addon for IE8 (Avant front end) that would prevent this nuisance from popping up....

  Any takers?

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Re: Website toolbar blocker
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2010, 05:11:06 PM »
That looks like the Wibiya toolbar.

I wonder if you could block it simply by editing your hosts file to make wibiya.com point to 127.0.0.1, or use Adblock to make a filter for wibiya.com.


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Re: Website toolbar blocker
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2010, 09:17:00 PM »
  I tried blocking it with Addsubtract and it didn't work.  I looked at the source of the web page and saw that the toolbar is ran through javascript.....

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Re: Website toolbar blocker
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2010, 09:28:04 PM »
That looks like the Wibiya toolbar.

I wonder if you could block it simply by editing your hosts file to make wibiya.com point to 127.0.0.1, or use Adblock to make a filter for wibiya.com.

Have to block cdn.wibiya.com. I did it and it worked.

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Re: Website toolbar blocker
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2010, 01:04:33 AM »
  I tried blocking it with Addsubtract and it didn't work.  I looked at the source of the web page and saw that the toolbar is ran through javascript.....

Yep, it's javascript. Which is why you need to block the domain. *.wibiya.com or as app said, cdn.wibiya.com should do the trick.


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Re: Website toolbar blocker
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2010, 07:50:16 PM »
 :Thmbsup:  Thanks fellers, that was the problem.  I used *.wibiya.com and it didn't work.  Then put the .cdn in place of the * and it worked like a charm.  No more invasive toolbars now.    :)
  I'm so happy I could defecate....   ;D

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Re: Website toolbar blocker
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2010, 04:12:26 PM »
  And on another note, I also took out the "meebo" toolbar on SmartPlanet with adding "cim.meebo.com" to my blocked domains.....   ;D