Opened on 06/24/2015 at 03:00:28 PM

Closed on 11/10/2017 at 11:15:18 AM

#2721 closed defect (rejected)

Intended selected element is NOT blocked Though CSS properties are added in filter

Reported by: passbrains Assignee:
Priority: Unknown Milestone:
Module: Adblock-Plus-for-Firefox Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Firefox
Ready: no Confidential: no
Tester: Verified working: no
Review URL(s):

Description (last modified by greiner)

Adapted from


Windows + Vista 64bit + Firefox + English
ABP version Mozilla build

How to reproduce

  1. Install latest ABP extension on Firefox Browser
  2.  Load page
  3. Block  the 'Login' element  as shown in screenshot 1

Add the shown  filter 

  1. Refresh the page and observe.

Observed behaviour

'Login' element is NOT blocked, but  css elements are added in filter.*

Expected behaviour

Selected element shall be blocked.

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3668_1433612803_waste.jpg (173.4 KB) - added by passbrains on 06/24/2015 at 03:00:33 PM.

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Change History (4)

Changed on 06/24/2015 at 03:00:33 PM by passbrains

comment:1 Changed on 06/24/2015 at 03:00:35 PM by passbrains

1 - 24 Jun 2015 12:01:34 posted by Claudia Figura

Thank you for this bug. An incorrect filter rule will be shown. According to the ABP of Safari, you can block this element only with:

comment:2 Changed on 06/25/2015 at 01:41:09 PM by greiner

  • Component changed from Unknown to Adblock-Plus-for-Firefox
  • Description modified (diff)

From how I see it, the extension should suggest one of these filters:

  • to hide the profile button
  • to block the image
  • to block the stylesheet that sets the image

comment:3 Changed on 11/10/2017 at 11:15:18 AM by trev

  • Resolution set to rejected
  • Status changed from new to closed

Mass-closing all bugs in Adblock Plus for Firefox module, the codebase of Adblock Plus 3.0 belongs into Platform and User-Interface modules. Old bugs are unlikely to still apply.

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