Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Stop Drudge Report From Refreshing

If you visit the Drudge Report often, you have probably noticed an extremely annoying feature on the site: excessive automatic page refreshing. Here's how to put a stop to The Drudge Report constantly refreshing. Answer this:

Are you tech-savvy? A geek? Nerd? Supercomputerist? Click on "Read More" and take the jump.

Everybody else click here.



# 2 Drudge's site relies upon JavaScript to reload the page. It got to be a real pain in the ass on my Maxthon browser. Maxthon rides engines of existing browsers on your system, so if Maxthon is on your computer, you may have to tinker with settings on whatever other browsers occupy space on your system, even if you [think] you never use them!

Chrome browser::: Add drudgereport.com to the exception list on chrome://settings/contentExceptions#javascript HINT : You must type out www.drudgereport.com ; not drudgereport.com to make it work.

Firefox ::: Try NoScript, an extension that will by default block JavaScript on all sites, you then specify what sites that you want to run JavaScript. https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/noscript

Alternative : YesScript, which takes the opposite tack. It allows JavaScript to run on any site, you then specify what sites you want to block JavaScript on. https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/yesscript

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