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Pop-up blockers

Parts of this website will only work properly if pop-ups are enabled for this site. Listed below are some of the most common pop-up blockers, with instructions on how to enable pop-ups. 

Internet Explorer

If your pop-up blocker is turned on (Internet Explorer's blocker is on by default) and you go to a site that has pop-ups, an information bar will appear at the top of your browser window telling you a pop-up has been blocked.

Clicking on the information bar will let you

  • temporarily allow pop-ups (from this site only)
  • always allow pop-ups from this site
  • adjust the pop-up blocker settings

If you chose to temporarily allow pop-ups, that permission will expire when you close down your browser.

Google Chrome

If your pop-up blocker is turned on (Chrome's is on by default) and the site you are on tries to send a pop-up, an icon that looks like a browser bar with a red 'x' will appear in your address bar.

Clicking on the icon will allow you to

  • always allow pop-ups from this site
  • continue blocking pop-ups
  • manage pop-up blocking

Safari

If your pop-up blocker is turned on (Safari's is on by default) and you go to a site that has pop-ups, there is no easy way to identify if a pop-up has indeed been blocked. Below are the steps you need to check and see if the pop-up blocker is enabled and disable if you choose.

  • Open Safari
  • In the very top left of your screen select 'Safari', then select 'Preferences' from the drop down menu
  • The preferences pane will open and select 'Security' on the top row
  • Uncheck the the 'Block pop-up windows' box