August 10, 2020

Pophurdle has run on 500k+ pages!

Aidan @adawg4

I still can't believe my lightweight, privacy-based popup blocker has run on this many pages.

The May autoblocking update became the August update and there's some really exciting stuff in the works. In the September update, pophurdle will have fully migrated to an analytics solution that is not Google based (ex. plausible). It still is heavily anonymized regardless, but this just helps prove the point even more.

If you have not checked it out yet, it's free!
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pophurdle/aahomkibgllnelmhgifialfohphlfjip

It helps stop the disable Adblock popups when it can while also dealing with passable paywalls when browsing. And the best part is you don't give up any private data, unlike what the alternatives take like what you type into forms (yes some extensions really do that).

I only ask for an email to send updates infrequently and never will spam you because I don't like it either.

Cheers! https://pophurdle.com/
500k total run on was achieved on July 18th.

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    What do you mean by dodging paywalls?

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      I mean like articles that ask for you to disable adblock or say you have x reads left. It doesn't dodge hard "paywalls" that you literally have to pay for. I'll change the wording a bit soon to make that more clear!

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