CommentBlocker Version History

24 versions

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Version 4.0.4.1-signed 62.6 KiB Works with Firefox 29.0 - 56.*

Changelog:
  • Add support for the new Australis theme.

Version 4.0.3.1-signed 62.0 KiB Works with Firefox 14.0 - 28.0

Changelog:
  • Now using a custom attribute instead of a class to handle meta data on pages. Fixes broken functionality with some web 2.0 websites.

Version 4.0.2.1-signed 61.9 KiB Works with Firefox 14.0 - 28.*

Changelog:
  • Remove Fennec support
  • Fix several memory leaks
  • Remove the MozAfterPaint listener in favor of a mutation observer (major performance increase)
  • Added the icon to the addon bar again as requested by users.
  • Where the addon should be visibile is now changeable through the options.

Version 4.0.1.1-signed 64.5 KiB Works with Firefox 12.0 - 20.0a1

4.0.1 changelog:
  • The addon now does not forget its settings when starting it for the second time.
  • Re-enabling the addon now shows the icon for opened sites with comments blocked as it should.
4.0 changelog:
  • The addon has been thoroughly rewritten to be restartless.
  • Blocking is now done through CSS rather than JavaScript, which improves performance.
  • The addon should now also explicitly block the disqus comment platform.
  • The options dialog is removed in favor of the new inline options.

Version 4.0.1-signed 64.4 KiB Works with Firefox 12.0 - 20.0a1

Changelog:
  • The addon has been thoroughly rewritten to be restartless.
  • Blocking is now done through CSS rather than JavaScript, which improves performance.
  • The addon should now also explicitly block the disqus comment platform.
  • The options dialog is removed in favor of the new inline options.

Version 3.0.4.1-signed 66.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 17.*

Changelog:
  • The mobile version will hide comments properly again.

Version 3.0.3.1-signed 65.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 10.*

Changelog:
  • The jail guard is now passive instead of active. This will prevent loop of death crashes on some sites.
  • More elements will be caught as comments due to a bug fix regarding lower- and uppercases.

Version 3.0.2.1-signed 65.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 9.0a1

Changelog:
  • Will now resize the preference window properly on Mac.

Version 3.0.1.1-signed 65.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 7.*

Changelog:
  • The CommentBlocker menu item will open the settings window again in Firefox.

Version 3.0.1-signed 65.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 6.*

Changelog:
  • Now supporting the Fennec platform. (Firefox for mobile devices)
  • More efficient core code of the addon.
  • Removing the about window in favor of the native about dialog.
  • Fixed a bug where no websites listed would result in an empty rule.

Version 2.2.1-signed 65.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 6.0a1

Changelog:
  • The user is no longer allowed to submit forms with hidden fields.
  • Links should now be found in Firefox to the addon's website.
  • Fixing a bug with one of the DOM parsers so it now checks element IDs as well.
  • Several minor code optimizations made to improve performance.
  • Some license and readme files are now bundled with the addon.

Version 2.1.5.1-signed 48.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0.*

Changelog:
  • Adding a menu item under the tools menu for CommentBlocker.
  • Adding new graphical elements to the preference window.
  • Optimizing existing graphical elements to appear more smooth.

Version 2.1.4.1-signed 39.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0.*

Changelog:
  • Huge speed improvements made in the real time parsing and garbage collecting.
  • Now supporting regular expressions for listed websites.
  • Now supporting * wildcard for any character for listed websites.

Version 2.1.3.1-signed 39.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0.*

Changelog:
  • Adding garbage collecting for AJAX sites.

Version 2.1.2 39.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0b7

Changelog:
  • Speeding up the jail guard.

Version 2.1.1 39.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0b7

Changelog:
  • Fixing a bug with the jail guard, where some sites' JavaScript manipulations would be blocked although blocking was off.

Version 2.1 39.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0b7

Changelog:
  • Adding preferences window for the following settings:
    • Addon icon placement (status bar and/or URL bar)

    • Behavior of addon icon (mouse clicks do what?)

    • Rules applied to listed/unlisted websites

    • Listed websites


  • Changing some methods in the algorithm for filtering, to minimize bugs and support Firefox 4.0b7

  • Adding Estonian locale

  • Adding Ukrainian locale

Version 2.0 27.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0b2

Changelog:
  • Now supporting Firefox 4.0b2

  • Moving status bar icon to the location bar instead

Version 1.2.0 24.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

Changelog:
  • Adding runtime protection against comments

  • Adding French locale

  • Adding German locale

  • Adding Serbian locale

Version 1.1.3 22.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

Changelog:
  • Adding Brazilian locale

  • Adding Chinese (simplified) locale

  • Adding Dutch locale

  • Adding Japanese locale

  • Adding Swedish locale

Version 1.1.2 13.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

Changelog:
  • Moving the document initialization code to another event, which was earlier preventing the addon from properly handling some few websites.

Version 1.1.1 12.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

Changelog:
  • Adding tab listener which was evidently lost in 1.1.0

Version 1.1.0 12.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

Changelog:
  • From now on comments will not be shown during page loads (if hidden) and the status bar icon is usable before page has finished loading.

Version 1.0.3 11.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

Changelog:
  • Fixing synchronization problem between status bar icon & unloaded page

  • Removing non-existant right click menu script