At least once in your life I’m sure you’ve gone to read an article linked up from a favorite site only to find a stupid popup asking for a ridiculous amount of money to read the rest of the article. Typically the ad begging for money will block the content or just blur it all out. Pain in the ass. NSFW has a solution you could “hypothetically” use if one were so inclined…
Several sites including the WSJ have updated the paywall security. If the Outline method doesn’t work, you will need to use the following updated Github extension link.
WSJ will show you the paywall, but if you click X on the ad it will disappear.
Go to Outline.com
Copy and paste the URL of the article you want to read into the box and click Create Outline.
Every now and then, the Outline program just doesn’t cut it and won’t get past the paywall. Business Insider Prime is a good example, If by chance, the site is down or you can’t get a result to load. Try this next trick…
MAC users: Read the most up to date method at the Apple tutorial page for disabling java in Safari
Voila! You’ve “hypothetically” bypassed the paywall and “hypothetically” saved hundreds of $ in paywall news sources. Just remember to switch Java back on when closing out the article so that the rest of your browsing is unaffected.
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**For the more advanced tech guys out there, see below for a chrome extension build to bypass needing to use Outline. You will probably still have cookie popups using this method.