How-To: Prevent “Log-In” Prompts on Websites like Quora from Obscuring Your View of the Article

Preamble.

Quora (and other websites) arbitrarily require users to log in to view articles. Communities inherently require the contribution of many, and Quora seeks to incite participation through the quick and easy creation of an account. Unfortunately, no solution exists for lurkers who wish not to log in or to create an account. This quick get-around allows you to use AdBlock Plus’ layer disabling abilities to hide that which obscures your view of the article.

Prerequisites.

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AdBlock¬†Plus, for Chrome, is required for this method. AdBlock Plus is a nifty extension that, well, blocks ads–and its implementation of what its creator’s sought out to do is both elegant and all-encompassing. AdBlock Plus even blocks YouTube ads so effectively that many users had been oblivious to their existence until an encounter with a pre-video advertisement on the computer of a peer or colleague.
Website: https://adblockplus.org/

Concept.

What we’re going to be doing is using AdBlock Plus’ “Block Element” feature to block the divs/spans that Quora is layering on top of its content page.

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