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AdBlock and xenforo

Discussion in 'General XenForo Discussion and Feedback' started by Mark3121, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. Mark3121

    Mark3121 Well-Known Member

    Just a heads up, had a user report he could not post in a particular thread on my board, turns out it was AdBlock causing an issue, it's very rare but causes the reply button to not work throughout the whole thread.

    I didn't believe him until I saw it for myself when using chrome, it was just one thread and a few of his pm's affected.

    I know quite a lot of people use this thing...
  2. Parminder Singh Chahal

    Parminder Singh Chahal Active Member

    You could resolve this temporarily by hiding ads from logged in members by using conditionals. I do not understand how an ad block could be causing this but hiding the block from those who have permissions to reply should resolve this for you.
  3. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    It's blocked because of the URLs. There is really nothing XenForo can do to prevent this.
  4. Mark3121

    Mark3121 Well-Known Member

    I don't have ad's on my forum so it took me ages to figure out what was causing this, seems a right pain then.
  5. DeltaHF

    DeltaHF Well-Known Member

    What is it about XenForo's URL structure that triggers an AdBlock filter?
  6. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    The word "ad" or "advertisement" in a url can trigger ad block software.

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