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README.md

Bypass Paywalls for Firefox

Download and install the latest version

Bypass the following sites' paywalls with this extension

Algemeen Dagblad
Baltimore Sun
Barron's
Bloomberg
Bloomberg Quint
Business Insider
Caixin
Chemical & Engineering News
Central Western Daily
Chicago Tribune
Crain's Chicago Business
Corriere Della Sera
Daily Press
DeMorgen
Denver Post
De Groene Amsterdammer
De Tijd
de Volkskrant
The Economist
Eindhovens Dagblad
Examiner
Financial Times
Foreign Policy
Glassdoor
Haaretz.co.il
Haaretz.com
Handelsblatt
Hartford Courant
Harvard Business Review
Inc.com
Investors Chronicle
La Repubblica
Le Monde
Le Temps
Los Angeles Times
Medium
Medscape
MIT Technology Review
Mountain View Voice
National Post
New Statesman
New York Magazine
New Zealand Herald
Nikkei Asian Review
NRC
Orange County Register
Orlando Sentinel
Palo Alto Online
Parool
Quartz
Quora
Scientific American
Statista
SunSentinel
Telegraaf
The Advocate
The Age
The Atlantic
The Australian
The Australian Financial Review
The Boston Globe
The Business Journals
The Diplomat
The Globe and Mail
The Herald
The Hindu
The Japan Times
TheMarker
The Mercury News
The Mercury Tasmania
The Morning Call
The Nation
The New York Times
The New Yorker
The News-Gazette
The Saturday Paper
The Spectator
The Seattle Times
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Telegraph
The Times
The Toronto Star
The Washington Post
The Wall Street Journal
Towards Data Science
Trouw
Vanity Fair
Vrij Nederland
Wired

Sites with limited number of free articles

The free article limit can normally be bypassed by removing cookies for the site.*

Install the Cookie Remover Add-on.

When coming across a paywall click the cookie icon to remove the cookies then refresh the page.

*May not always succeed

New site requests

Only large or major sites will be considered. No small sites or local newspapers.

  1. Visit an article on the site you want to bypass the paywall for and copy the article title.
  2. Open up a new Private window (Ctrl+Shift+P) and paste the article title into Google.
  3. Click on the same article from the Google search results page. If it loads without a paywall you can submit a request to add the site, otherwise my extension cannot bypass it either.

Usually premium articles cannot be bypassed as they are behind a hard paywall.

Troubleshooting

  • This add-on works best alongside uBlock Origin.
  • If a site doesn't work try turning off uBlock and refreshing.

Pull Requesets

  • PRs are welcome.

Show your support

  • I am not asking for donations or anything like that, all I ask is that you star this repo.

License

Bypass Paywalls is MIT-licensed.