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HTML5 Notification Requests

Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:03 am

I know I can block the underlying notifications, but is there any way to prevent the pop-up request "Would you like to receive notifications from this site" from ever appearing. FF50.0, FWIW.
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Re: HTML5 Notification Requests

Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:40 pm

There's a do not disturb button. Does that work?

edit: I guess that's session-only, which is dumb. :(
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Re: HTML5 Notification Requests

Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:58 pm

derFunkenstein wrote:
There's a do not disturb button. Does that work?

edit: I guess that's session-only, which is dumb. :(

I've never accepted a notification request, and all "do not disturb" does is per-session prevent notifications from coming from sites that you have authorized to push you notifications. I'm looking to block the initial request pop-up and I've yet to find a way to do so. Since they come from a separate domain, thankfully noted in the popup, I suppose I could black-hole that domain in my HOSTS file.

Oh, and about:permissions no longer exists in FF 50.1.0.
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Re: HTML5 Notification Requests

Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:20 pm

The only thing I enable notifications for is work-related Slack stuff. At least it is opt-in, but it would be nice to be able to disable the popup entirely by default.
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Re: HTML5 Notification Requests

Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:47 pm

just brew it! wrote:
The only thing I enable notifications for is work-related Slack stuff. At least it is opt-in, but it would be nice to be able to disable the popup entirely by default.

Alas, to allow a browser to do so appears to break strict W3C conformity.

https://www.w3.org/TR/push-api/
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Re: HTML5 Notification Requests

Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:55 pm

about:config and dom.push.enabled=false ?
edit: and/or dom.webnotifications.enabled=false
 
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Re: HTML5 Notification Requests

Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:03 pm

Pizzapotamus wrote:
about:config and dom.push.enabled=false ?
edit: and/or dom.webnotifications.enabled=false

Just set both to false. Will report back in a day or so.
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