Learn@UW-Stout -- Allow Pop-ups on Learn@UW-Stout

In order to view certain content items, you must allow pop-ups. The process for allowing pop-us varies slightly from browser to browser. This tutorial will cover how to allow pop-ups in the latest versions of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer (10 or 11), Mozilla Firefox (40+), Safari on OS X, and Safari on iOS.

Google Chrome

  • Click the menu icon located on the top-right corner of the page.
GC menu
  • Click "Settings."
  • Select the "Show Advanced Setting" option at the bottom of the Settings page.
GC settings
  • Under the "Privacy Settings," click "Content Settings."
GC content settings
  • Scroll down to the "Pop-Ups" heading and click "Manage Exceptions."
GC manage expectations
  • In the dialog box provided, copy and paste the URL of the site you would like to allow pop-ups for. Example: Learn@UW-Stout or Access Stout.
GC copy and paste
  • Click "Done."

Internet Explorer

  • Click the gear icon located on the top-right corner of the page.
ie menu
  • Click "Internet Options" at the bottom of the drop down menu.
  • Select the "Privacy" tab.
ie privacy
  • Under the "Pop-up Blocker" heading, click "Settings."
ie settings
  • In the dialog box provided, copy and paste the URL of the site you would like to allow pop-ups for. Example: Learn@UW-Stout or Access Stout.
ie copy and paste
  • Click "Add."
  • Click "Done."

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click the menu icon located on the top-right corner of the page.
mf menu
  • Click "Options."
mf options
  • Click "Content" on the sidebar.
mf content
  • Under the "Pop-ups" heading, click "Exceptions."
mf exceptions
  • In the dialog box provided, copy and paste the URL of the site you would like to allow pop-ups for. Example: Learn@UW-Stout or Access Stout.
mf allow d2l
  • Click "Add."
  • Click "Save Changes."

Safari on OS X

Note: Safari does not allow users to unblock pop-ups for select sites. Instead, pop-ups must be allowed for all sites.
  • Click the "Safari-Preferences" option.
  • Select "Allow Pop-up Windows."
  • Select "Allow WebGL" and "Allow Plug-ins"

Safari on iOS

  • Open your "Settings" app from your Home screen.
  • Open the "Safari" settings.
ios safari settings
  • Slide the "Block Pop-ups" option from "On" (i.e. green) that blocks pop-ups to "Off" (i.e. white) that never block pop-ups.
ios allow




Keywords:learn@uw-stout, d2l, student, instructor, allow pop-ups, popups, pop ups, browsers, google chrome, internet explorer, mozilla firefox, safari   Doc ID:68358
Owner:Mike K.Group:UW Stout
Created:2016-11-04 10:55 CSTUpdated:2017-11-07 11:46 CST
Sites:UW Stout
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