How To: Block Images to Load Site Faster in Mozilla Firefox with Image Block Addon.

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Image Block is an add-on for Mozilla Firefox which has the capability to block images from loading while browsing. This add-on (extension) would be helpful when you have or connected to low speed connection. Image Block provides a toggle button to on and off the blocking of images.

Developer(s): Hemant Vats
Language support: English
Home page: Image Block
License: GNU GPL License v2.1
Support: Click Here
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Availability:
Download: Add to Firefox

HOW TO: Installing Image Block on Mozilla Firefox:

1. Go to Image Block Mozilla add-on page, or simply click on the above download link and click on “Add to Firefox“.

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2. If Mozilla Firefox asks user permission for installation of addon. Click “Allow” to continue installation, leave it to abort.

3. Image Block installation box pops-up. Click “Install Now” to continue installing add-on, “Cancel” to abort installation.

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4. On successful installation, Image Block asks user permission to restart the browser. Restart the browser to activate the add-on.

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HOW TO: Using Image Block on Mozilla Firefox:

1. On successful installation, you will notice Image Block icon either to right side of the URL bar or in Add-ons bar.

2. In order to block the image, click on the Image Block button.

Image Block Button ON:

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Image Block Button OFF:

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HOW TO: Disable/Remove Image Block from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Click on the Firefox, located at left upper corner of the web browser and go to “Add-ons”.

or press “Alt“, Menu bar pops-up, then go to Tools > Add-ons, or you can simply use shortcut key “Ctrl+Shift+A” to access add-on (extension) manger.

2. Now, click on “Disable” to disable the add-on temporarily or click “Remove” to remove the add-on permanently from the browser.

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NOTE: Both options require restart for the actions to take effect.

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