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I admit: When the push notifications from websites were new to the browser, I, as a blogger, was enthusiastic about the possibility of being able to inform loyal readers directly about a new post. Unfortunately, the whole thing has turned out to be annoying in practice, because now every second website I call up, this question window appears asking whether I might not send a push notification or a web push through the for new articles Browser would like. It would be ok if I was asked this once per domain, but no: Some domains ask this every time a page is viewed and they don't rest even if you've already clicked "NO" five times. It hurts at some point, doesn't it ?!
Unfortunately, I have only now researched how to put an end to the annoyance. I should have done it much earlier and certainly saved myself some gray hair! I will explain how it works in the following guide. The whole thing works this way only for Firefox and not for Chrome or Safari. I have it for Chrome here already explained and I will write another post for Safari shortly, but now let's start with the instructions:
Finished. You don't even have to restart and the whole magic with the push notifications should be permanently solved. I've packed my screenshots here so that you can see what the settings look like and where to look for the entries.
After following these steps, Firefox will no longer accept questions from websites regarding web push notifications, and it will no longer display any questions when a website sends a notification to your browser. That means in plain language: You have peace and quiet from the push nonsense. ;-)
The knowledgeable reader has probably already noticed that I still have push notifications in my browser. However, you are not constantly asked about it with a pop-up window, but can click on the small red and white bell symbol at the bottom left and request push notifications for my blog. It's much less intrusive and still works ... and you can unsubscribe just as quickly.
The second (even better!) Alternative is, of course, mine Sir Apfelot app to load and yourself to be entered in the newsletter. So you stay up to date in any case and can also take part in my irregular competitions and raffles!
Jens has been running the blog since 2012. He appears as Sir Apfelot for his readers and helps them with problems of a technical nature. In his free time he drives electric unicycles, takes photos (preferably with his iPhone, of course), climbs around in the Hessian mountains or hikes with the family. His articles deal with Apple products, news from the world of drones or solutions for current bugs.