11 votes

Ability to hide posts that link to specific websites

I'd be interested in a feature where I can have a list of top-level domains that I want to ignore content from. For example, I'm never in a position to watch a video when I'm browsing tildes. So I'd like the option to just not see any link to youtube.com or vimeo.com. Maybe I think all content posted to example.com is inflammatory click-bait, so I just want to ignore those links, too.

Would that be possible?

12 comments

  1. [4]
    Keegan
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    Good idea. In the meantime you can filter the video and videos tags in settings if you don't want to see them.

    Good idea. In the meantime you can filter the video and videos tags in settings if you don't want to see them.

    12 votes
    1. [3]
      joplin
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      Oh, interesting. I will check that out.

      Oh, interesting. I will check that out.

      4 votes
      1. [2]
        cfabbro
        Link Parent
        Just FYI, you can access that feature by clicking your username, then "Settings", then "Define topic tag filters"... or by going here: https://tildes.net/settings/filters

        Just FYI, you can access that feature by clicking your username, then "Settings", then "Define topic tag filters"... or by going here: https://tildes.net/settings/filters

        8 votes
        1. Deimos
          Link Parent
          It's also available at the bottom of the sidebar on the home page and when you're looking at the topics in a group, inside a collapsed "Filtered topic tags" section.

          It's also available at the bottom of the sidebar on the home page and when you're looking at the topics in a group, inside a collapsed "Filtered topic tags" section.

          5 votes
  2. [4]
    pseudolobster
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    I figured out a way of doing this using ublock origin filters. Add these to your "my filters" tab in the settings: tildes.net##li:has(.topic-info-source[title="youtube.com"])...

    I figured out a way of doing this using ublock origin filters. Add these to your "my filters" tab in the settings:

    tildes.net##li:has(.topic-info-source[title="youtube.com"])
    tildes.net##li:has(.topic-info-source[title="vimeo.com"])
    

    Haven't really tested this much, but you might also have to block youtu.be.

    8 votes
  3. Deimos
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    This is definitely coming at some point, along with some other filters based on different attributes of topics. For example, every topic shows its "content type" (Video, Article, etc.) and it...

    This is definitely coming at some point, along with some other filters based on different attributes of topics. For example, every topic shows its "content type" (Video, Article, etc.) and it sounds like you'd be more interested in filtering out the Video type than doing filters on every individual domain.

    I had started some work on it a few months ago but it's been hung up for a while now. I hope to get back to it before too much longer, since I think it's a really important functionality to make it easier for people to find the topics they want to see (and avoid the ones they don't).

    8 votes
  4. [2]
    cfabbro
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    The request for an ability to hide topics is already on Gitlab and was marked as "in progress" at some point, though I don't know if there has been any since then:...

    The request for an ability to hide topics is already on Gitlab and was marked as "in progress" at some point, though I don't know if there has been any since then:
    https://gitlab.com/tildes/tildes/issues/51

    But I have now added a comment mentioning the request to be able to hide specific domains as well.

    4 votes
  5. mxuribe
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    Hi @joplin, obviously not exactly what you were asking about, but if you wish to block content beyond just on Tildes - filtering on domain name - you could also employ https://pi-hole.net Again,...

    Hi @joplin, obviously not exactly what you were asking about, but if you wish to block content beyond just on Tildes - filtering on domain name - you could also employ https://pi-hole.net
    Again, that's beyond Tildes, but wasn't sure if you knew about its existence/availability.

    3 votes