[BCAB] ad blockers

Graham Page gpage at useit.plus.com
Wed Feb 8 17:54:28 GMT 2017


Hi Joe.

I don't mind the sharing buttons too much, it is the ads that get in the way. I don't know how  the ads are written on the site I provided the link to but they made my pc run very slowly when using internet explorer. 
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> On 8 Feb 2017, at 11:42, Joe Paton <joe at vi-ability.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Adds are one of the largest impediments to easy reading of pages. I totally
> aggree with you graham.
> 
> Then there's the like, dislike, tweet, instagram facebook Linked-in and many more buttons, a real plague on our ease of reading and reading enjoyment.
> 
> Cheers.
> 
> On Wed, 8 Feb 2017 03:31:12 -0000
> "Graham Page" <gpage at useit.plus.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi all.
> 
> 
> 
> I find that, increasingly, navigating websites with jaws or NVDA is becoming
> increasingly slow due to ads that get in the way.  I could live with banner
> ads as they appeared at the top or bottom of the page but increasingly we
> are getting ads which pop up in the middle of articles that include loads of
> links about how to customise your ads, say if you don't want to see a
> particular kind of ad again etc.  in some instances such as on the MacWorld
> website, these ads really slow down reading even using an I5 processor 4th
> generation and 8 GB of ram.
> 
> 
> 
> What is the best way  of minimising the slow downs caused by these ads apart
> of course from paying not to receive them.  If I did this for all the sites
> I might occasionally   use I'd end up paying a fortune!
> 
> 
> 
> Regards
> 
> 
> 
> Graham
> 
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