Is there any way to install uBlock Origin on Safari?
I'm currently using macOS 10.11.2 with Safari 9.0.2 on a 2012 MacBook Pro.
Now there is, thanks to a new fork of uBlock Origin for Safari by el1t. As of writing, as it's still in alpha, you will need to download the extension from GitHub and then install it by clicking on the downloaded file.
2019 Update: uBlock Origin is no longer available as of Safari 13.
More detail can be found in this GitHub Issue:
uBO will no longer [work] with Safari, use Firefox or a new "content blocker" app.
The preferred method of installation is to install from the extension gallery. This allows the extension to update automatically, and the submissions are approved by Apple.
Nope, but you can install uBlock. Unfortunately, it seems like its development has stalled recently, but it still works for the most part.
As of Safari 12.0, with the switch from the Extension Gallery to the Safari Extensions, uBlock Origin is no longer officially supported. You can read a more detailed discussion of the situation here: Safari 12 compatible versions of ad blockers fail to block many ads
There is, at least for now, an officially supported workaround on the uBlock-Safari Github page:
./tools/make-safari.shin uBlock-Safari's directory 3.Install the unpacked extension through Safari's Extension Builder
Developmenu in Safari by going to
Preferences > Advancedand checking
Show Develop menu in menu bar
You will have to repeat step 3 each time you restart Safari, but your settings will be saved, so it's only a few extra clicks.
It's impossible to know how long Apple will allow this to work, but for for now it seems to be the least bad option (and much better than using uBlock which is shady and unrelated to uBlock Origin)