New in version 2.4.1

January 15th, 2014
  • Added support for the upcoming Firefox Australis theme.
  • Default icon location is the navigation toolbar again (add-on bar is going away).
  • Fixed image preview in the list of blockable items.
  • Fixed keyboard shortcut on Mac OS X (Control key was used instead of Command).
  • Fixed: Changes to Adblock Plus options didn't always persist.

New in version 2.4 (October 10th, 2013)

  • Improved first-run page
  • Fixed: Adblock Plus icon wasn't showing up on browser startup for some users
  • Fixed: Redirect blocking wasn't working in current Firefox versions
  • Fixed: Issue reporter fails to process some console errors
  • Fixed: Adblock Plus fails to start up when updating in current Firefox nightly builds (workaround for bug 924340)

New in version 2.3.2 (July 31st, 2013)

  • Fixed an issue in the emergency notification mechanism introduced in previous release.

New in version 2.3.1 (July 24th, 2013)

  • Improved filter list downloads (
  • Implemented filter forward-compatibility proposal (
  • Implemented an emergency notification mechanism that can be used to communicate important issues.

New in version 2.3 (July 10th, 2013)

  • Removed typo correction feature
  • Better localization approach
  • Worked around a Firefox Mobile bug, selecting filter subscription is possible again
  • Fixed issue reporter breakage in current Firefox nightlies

New in version 2.2.4 (May 9th, 2013)

  • Fixed: Server names with a trailing dot were mistakenly treated as typos.
  • Fixed a Firefox 22 compatibility issue (no colors/imaages in filters list and list of blockable items).

New in version 2.2.3 (February 14th, 2013)

  • This release mostly works around breakage caused by AVG Security Toolbar 14.0.3.* extension, it prevented Adblock Plus from working correctly among other things.

New in version 2.2.2 (January 31st, 2013)

  • Worked around regression in Firefox 18 causing entries on the blockable items list to disappear and preventing context menu from working reliably.
  • Issue reporter now encourages users to enter an email address when submitting issue reports.
  • Removed Do-Not-Track handling which is redundant with Firefox supporting it as well (blog post).
  • Added support for per-window private browsing in Firefox 20.
  • Fixed: Changes in Firefox 19 broke issue reporter.
  • Fixed: "null" access keys show up in Firefox 20.
  • Fixed: Context menu broken on background images in Firefox 20.

New in version 2.2.1 (November 23rd, 2012)

  • Fixed issue affecting loading of filters in old Firefox version (including Firefox 10).
  • Fixed wrong apostrophe encoding in translations (especially Italian).