All of the popular browsers provide a built-in pop-up blocker. 3rd party pop-up blockers were very popular in the early 2000s but with the integration of the built-in pop-up blockers, they lost their popularity. Google Chrome is the most popular browser and provides a built-in pop-up blocker. In this tutorial, we will examine how to allow or block pop-ups with Google Chrome.
Open Pop-up Blocker
In order to manage pop-up blocking, we will open the Pop-up Blocker from Google Chrome configuration. There are different ways to open the Pop-up Blocker screen. The most practical and easy way is using the following address on the Google Chrome address bar.
Alternatively, we can take the following steps to open Pop-up Blocker from the Google Chrome menus. First, we will open the
Settings from the Google Chrome menu.
In this step from the
Privacy and Security category we will click to the
Site Settings like below.
This is the last step in order to open
Pop-ups and redirects configuration like below which is under the
We will see the following screen which is used to block or allow pop-ups in Google Chrome.
Turn On or Enable Pop-ups
By default, Google Chrome is configured to block pop-ups. From the user experience and security reasons, it is recommended. We can enable the pop-ups by sliding the
Blocked configuration into the
Allowed like below.
Turn Off or Disable Pop-ups
If the pop-ups are enabled we can disable block pop-ups easily with the Block settings like below. The block setting is recommended for most of the cases.
Turn On or Enable Pop-ups For Specific Web Site
Up to now, we have enabled or disabled pop-ups in general without any exception. We can also enable or turn on pop-ups for a specific web site or domain even the pop-ups are blocked in general. We need to add given web site or domain with the
Allow by using the
Add button like below.
Below we will add the web site or domain name and click to the
Add button. For this example we will add the
kaleinfo.com domain as exception.
After adding the exception web site or domain we will see the following screen.
Turn Off or Disable Pop-ups For Specific Web Site
We can enable or turn on pop-ups in general but want to turn off or disable pop-ups for specific web sites or domains. We will use the
Block list and click to the
Add button like below.
In the following screen we will provide the domain name or web site and click to the