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Or use a CSS stylesheet
Authored by: gidds on Sep 18, '10 03:27:02PM

Over the past few years I've been building up a CSS stylesheet to hide adverts and other clutter, and set my preferred font face and size for body text. It's not quite as drastic as Reader, leaving the headers and site navigation and stuff, but it does make many sites dramatically more readable.

The advantage of that method is that it works in all browsers (I use both Firefox and Safari), is automatic and transparent, and partially works on new sites too.

The disadvantage is that it takes a bit of time to maintain, and it can also have negative effects (e.g. hiding stuff by mistake), though as I fine-tune it those lessen. And it can't block stuff that doesn't have something it can match on (id, class, image size, source URL, etc.). So I run AdBlock on Firefox too.

It's too big to post here (nearly 1500 lines), and is heavily slanted towards the sites I visit, but I can post snippets if people want.


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