Join Nick Brazzi for an in-depth discussion in this video Disabling the pop-up blocker, part of Up and Running with the Chrome Browser.
- Web browsers like Chrome can have multiple windows…open as we've seen before.…In fact some websites can trigger a new window…to be opened up automatically.…These are often referred to as pop-up windows…because they can pop-up on your screen…even when you didn't request them.…Pop-ups can contain any web page information…but they often contain advertisements…or other content that some people find annoying.…That's why Chrome by default has a feature that…disables pop-ups.…Let's see that.…
I'm going to go into the Tools menu,…into Settings,…and I'm looking for the Privacy section.…So I'll need to scroll down…and hit Show advanced settings…and then I can find the Privacy section.…From here I'll hit Content settings.…And then I'll scroll a bit until we see information…about Pop-ups.…So by default it's set to…not allow any site to show pop-ups.…If you want you can turn this feature off.…Then pop-ups will not be blocked.…Pop-ups have fallen out of fashion…with web designers lately.…
However there are some websites out there that still use…
- Using tabs
- Setting the homepage
- Downloading files
- Sharing links
- Creating and importing bookmarks
- Installing Chrome apps and extensions
- Saving passwords
- Managing history, cookies, and other website data
- Browsing privately
- Using Chrome on mobile devices
Skill Level Beginner
1. Basic Website Navigation
3. Browser Extensions
4. Privacy and Security
5. Using the Mobile App
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