If you’ve been following along with posts from our Help Desk Series, then you’ve received an in-depth view of what certain Ghostery features do, how and why to use them, and more. Now that those features have been covered individually, here’s an easy cheat sheet to reference when using the Ghostery Browser Extension. Happy browsing!
|Tracker Count: Total count of trackers found and requests modified (colors correspond with the tracker categories found in the Detailed View)|
|Trust Site: Always allow tracker and disable anti-tracking on this site|
|Restrict Site: Always block trackers and protect my personal data on this site|
|Pause Ghostery: Pause the extension manually or for a set amount of time in the drop down|
|Site-Specific Trust & Restrict: Hover over specific trackers in the Detailed View while visiting a site to trust/restrict them on a site-to-site basis|
|Enhanced Anti-Tracking: Anonymize personal data points and detect additional trackers on webpages|
|Enhanced Ad Blocking: Remove visual advertisements from webpages|
|Smart Blocking: Adjust tracker blocking to optimize page performance|
Settings: Access general settings, global blocking settings, notifications, purple box, etc.
Report a broken page: Submit a ticket Ghostery Support
Submit a new tracker: Report a tracker that you encountered that may be missing from the Ghostery database
Help: Access to FAQs and contact information
About: Ghostery version, terms & conditions, privacy statement, etc.
Ghostery Plus: Upgrade to Ghostery Plus
Sign In: Log in to your Ghostery account to maintain settings between browsers