How To Block A Website That Keeps Popping Up

Block a website that keeps popping up

How To Block A Website That Keeps Popping Up
How to get rid of annoying pop up ads

Pop-ups are usually used by advertisers as a way to deliver ads, but they distract Web users from their experience and most consider them a nuisance. These ads are one of the biggest culprits, and on the mobile phone they're even more distracting than the desktop. Irrespective of the reason behind the pop-ups, blocking unwanted websites from opening automatically is helpful in ensuring a safe and uninterrupted browsing experience. In some cases, these pop-ups occur after clicking intrusive advertisements displayed by malicious sites. Thankfully, we've got a some useful tricks to tackle these annoying ads. Of course, none of the methods are completely fool-proof, so some pop-ups will inevitably squeeze their way in.

Here's how to stop pop ups appearing when browsing

Internet Explorer

Step 1
Open Internet Explorer.

Step 2
Select "Tools" (it is in the top righthand corner of the browser). Scroll down and choose "Pop-up Blocker."
Scroll over and click "Turn On Pup-up Blocker." Restart your browser.


Firefox

Step 1
Open Firefox.

Step 2
Select "Tools".  Scroll down and click "Options."

Step 3
Click the "Content" tab. Click the check box next to "Block pop-up windows."

Click the "OK" button and Restart browser.

Safari

Step 1
Open Safari.

Step 2
Click "Safari" in the main menu bar.

Scroll down and click "Block Pop-Up Windows." Restart your browser.