Answered By: Denise Brush
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015     Views: 46

You may need to disable pop-up blocking to be able to use some websites or databases.

In most browsers you have the option to either turn off your pop-up block completely or add a site to a list of pop-up blocker exceptions.

Use the links below to jump to the section that describes how to disable pop-ups for your browser.

Internet Explorer

Firefox

Chrome

Safari


Internet Explorer

  1. From the 'Tools' menu select 'Pop-up Blocker > Turn  off pop-up blocker'
    Disable Popup Blocker in Internet Explorer 

Add a site to the exceptions list

  1. From the 'Tools' menu, select 'Pop-up Blocker > Pop-up Blocker Settings'

  2. Add the site name (up to the first slash '/') and click 'Add'
    Internet Explorer Pop-up exceptions 

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Mozilla Firefox

  1. From the 'Tools' menu, select: 'Tools > Options... > Content'

  2. Un-tick 'Block popup windows'
    Disable Popup Blocker in FireFox 

Add a site to the exceptions list

  1. From the 'Tools' menu, select: 'Tools > Options... > Content'

  2. Click the 'Exceptions...' button opposite to 'block popup window'
    FireFox Pop Up Exceptions

  3. Add the site name (up to the first slash '/') and click 'Allow'
    FireFox Add Pop-up Exception 


Google Chrome

  1. Select 'Options' from the Chrome menu on a PC, or under the 'Chrome > Preference' menu on a Macintosh, and then choose 'Under the Hood'
  2. Next click the 'Content settings...' button.
    Google Chrome Pop-up Settings 
  3. Click the 'Pop-ups' tab and tick the 'All all sites to show pop-ups'
    Google Chrome Disable Pop-up blocker 

 Add a site to the exceptions list

  1. Select 'Options' from the Chrome menu on a PC, or under the 'Chrome > Preference' menu on a Macintosh, and then choose 'Under the Hood'
  2. Next click the 'Content settings...' button.
  3. Click the 'Exceptions' button.
    Google Chrome Pop-up exceptions 
  4. In the 'Pop-up Exceptions' window, click the 'Add' button and enter the site name (up to the first slash '/') and click 'OK'
    Google Chrome Add Exceptions 


Apple Safari

  1. From the 'Safari' menu, un-tick 'Block Pop-Up Windows'