What is AdBlock?

Who made AdBlock?
Michael Gundlach, a developer in the US, created AdBlock in 2009. Since then, other people have liked AdBlock so much that they've contributed code or ...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 2:37 PM
What's the difference between AdBlock and Adblock Plus (ABP)?
Despite having similar names, AdBlock (https://getadblock.com) and Adblock Plus (ABP) (https://adblockplus.org) are unrelated products developed by differen...
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017 at 8:16 AM
Is AdBlock available for Internet Explorer?
No, sorry. We make AdBlock for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, and Opera on the desktop, 64-bit iPhones and iPads running iOS 9 and later, and so...
Thu, 25 May, 2017 at 11:53 AM
How can I support AdBlock?
We love making AdBlock and are happy to let you use it for free! And we want to be perfectly clear about this: AdBlock is free. It is fully functional whet...
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018 at 6:59 PM
How can I help to translate AdBlock into my language?
This article is for folks who want to help us by translating AdBlock's interface (menus, options, and so on) into their language. If you want to change...
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017 at 3:20 PM
Isn't AdBlock destroying the web?
AdBlock has no desire to destroy the Web. We understand that many sites use advertising to pay for the content they create. But we also know...
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016 at 12:41 AM
Won’t AdBlock’s popularity destroy it?
People who love AdBlock sometimes worry about us. They worry that if AdBlock gets too popular, advertisers will retaliate somehow and AdBlock will be render...
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015 at 5:28 PM
Why can't you download ads and just hide them? Wouldn't that help support websites I like?
We get lots of suggestions about this. There are several reasons we don't allow ads to download and then just hide them. One reason is that downloading...
Sun, 31 Jan, 2016 at 2:46 PM